Dickinson Upends No. 18 Washington College

CHESTERTOWN, MD -- Kelly Haglund scored the game-winning goal with 2:27 remaining as visiting Dickinson upset 18th-ranked Washington College, 12-11, in a Centennial Conference game this afternoon on Kibler Field at Roy Kirby, Jr. Stadium. The Red Devils improved to 7-5 overall and 3-2 in conference play with the win, while the loss dropped the Shorewomen to 10-2 and 3-2.

Dickinson ran off three straight goals to take a 7-4 lead on a free-position tally byClare Manoli with 2:34 remaining in the opening half. Washington cut the lead to 7-5 before halftime when senior attacker Corinne Ziccardi (Baltimore, MD/Loch Raven) scored a free-position goal with 1:18 remaining.

The Red Devils pushed the lead back to three when Carly O'Brien opened the second-half scoring with a goal with 27:24 left, but the Shorewomen ran off the next five goals, evening the score at 8-8 when senior midfielder Marissa Restaino (Media, PA/Penncrest) scored on a free-position with 16:43 left, taking their first lead of the contest on an unassisted goal by freshman attackerCarley Kendall (Harleysville, PA/Souderton Area) with 14:30 remaining, and building a 10-8 lead on a goal by senior midfielder Mollie Shipley (Denville, NJ/Morris Catholic) with 10:07 left.

Dickinson answered by scoring the next three goals as Jennifer Morrissey scored with 6:57 left and Caroline Clancy scored two goals off assists fromAli Dawson and Morrisset with 5:46 and 4:58 to go, respectively, as the Red Devils took an 11-10 lead. Shipley found sophomore midfielder Emily Hubley (West Chester, PA/Bayard Rustin) for a goal as the Shorewomen evened the score at 11-11 with 4:31 remaining.

After Haglund scored what would prove to be the winning goal with 2:27 remaining, she controlled the ensuing draw and the Red Devils were able to run out the clock.

Clancy led Dickinson with four goals, while Haglund scored two goals and Morrissey had one goal and three assists. Dawson and Kara Glazer added a goal and two assists each; Dawson also had a game-best six draw controls.

Shipley picked up her 150th career point, becoming the 11th Shorewoman ever to do so, when she assisted Hubley on Washington's first goal of the game with 25:10 to play in the first half. Shipley finished with a goal and three assists on the afternoon, while SHipley had a game-best five goals and one assist. Ziccardi had two goals and one assist in the loss.

Grace Morelli made eight saves in the win for Dickinson, while senior goalie Stephanie Seibert (Clear Spring, MD/Mercersburg Academy [PA]) made nine in the loss for Washington.

Dickinson held a 28-23 advantage in shots in the game and controlled 16 of the game's 25 draw controls.

The Shorewomen return to action Wednesday with a 4:00 p.m. Centennial Conference home game against Haverford.

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(Chestertown, Md.) Dickinson rallied past #18-ranked Washington College, 12-11, for a key Centennial Conference victory on Saturday.

First-year Caroline Clancy (Monkton, Md./Hereford) continued her strong play, scoring four goals on the afternoon. Clancy struck twice to open the game, putting the Devils up, 2-0, in the first two minutes, scoring off assists from Jennifer Morrissey (Rockville, Md./Our Lady of Good Counsel) and Ali Dawson (Carle Place, N.Y./Carle Place).

Washington answered to pull even, and the game was back-and-forth the entire way. Dawson converted a free position and Kara Glazer (Towson, Md./Towson) scored before Emily Hubley scored back-to-back goals to keep things even, 4-4, with 13:16 remaining in the first half.

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