No. 2 Dickinson Runs Past No. 10 Washington College

Only 90 seconds later the Red Devils made it 14-9 when Will Scott finished off of a transition opportunity with Gleason recording the assist. The Red Devils pushed the lead to 15-9 with 5:43 left in the contest when Cherry scored unassisted. The Shoremen got into double figures with 3:12 left on a Cusick goal with an assist by Cord to trim the Dickinson lead to 15-10 and that provided the final margin.

Dickinson's Cherry tied for game-high with four assists and five points, which both led the squad. Cannon and White each had three goals to lead the Red Devils, while White added an assist for four points. Gleason had four points on a pair of goals and assists each. Beitel netted two goals for Dickinson. In goal, Greg Hanley made 14 saves for the Red Devils.

For Washington, Cord had four assists and five points to match Cherry for contest-best. The four helpers matches his personal best in assists. Campbell had a career-high four goals for the Shoremen to lead all players in the game, three of which came on man-up tallies, which is also a career-best for the junior. Cusick and Hughes both had two goals for the hosts. Trapp scooped up a game-best eight groundballs. In goal, junior goalkeeper Ted DiSalvo (Boca Raton, FL/Spanish River) had 14 saves.

The Shoremen held a 44-40 edge in shots, had a 40-34 advantage in ground balls and won 15 of the game's 29 face-offs. The hosts were 23 for 27 in clears, while the guests were 25 for 28 in clears. In extra-man situations, Dickinson was 4 for 9, while Washington was 4 for 8. Dickinson turned it over 23 times, while Washington coughed it up 18 times.

The Shoremen are back in action on Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m. against visiting #6 Salisbury in the annual War on The Shore for the Charles B. Clark Cup.

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(Chestertown, Md.) #2-ranked Dickinson survived another tough Centennial Conference test with a solid 15-10 win at Washington College on Saturday. The Red Devils improved to 12-0 on the season and raise their conference mark to 5-0.

The Shoremen put the first two goals on the board, scoring just 44 second apart to take 2-0 lead at the 11:58 mark of the first quarter. The Devils answered with goals from Tyler White (Philadelphia, Pa./Penn Charter) and Brian Gleason (Darien, Conn./Darien) to pull even at the 2:43 mark.

JD Campbell finished a Bennett Cord assist on an extra-man opportunity to give the hosts a 3-2 advantage at the end of the first quarter.

Dickinson responded with five unanswered goals in the second period to take a 7-3 lead into halftime. Five different players scored during the run while senior Matt Cherry (Bryn Mawr, Pa./Radnor) handed out two assists. White fed senior Christian Beitel (Newtown, Conn./Newtown) to trigger the run before Cherry dished out helpers to Nick Leon (Chevy Chase, Md./Gonzaga) and Chris Menard (South Hadley, Mass./South Hadley).

Junior face-off man Carter Moore (Virginia Beach, Va./Norfolk Academy) won possession and scored just seven seconds after Menard to give the Devils a 6-3 cushion with 5:26 to play in the first half. Cannon scored off a pass from Gleason at the 4:16 mark.

White broke up a three-goal run by Washington to open the second half as they cut the deficit to, 8-6, with 9:19 to play in the third. A four-goal run allowed the Devils to double-up the hosts, taking a 12-6 lead with 3:52 remaining in the quarter.

Campbell broke up the Dickinson run with a late tally, finding the net with 18 seconds left. Washington capitalized on a penalty and added another even-strength goal at the 8:56 mark to cut the Devils' lead to just three, 12-9.

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