Shorewomen Abandon Captains

CHESTERTOWN, Md. Junior midfielder Emily Hubley (West Chester, Pa./Bayard Rustin) had game-highs of five goals, seven points and eight draw controls to lead host Washington College to a 15-7 victory over visiting Christopher Newport on Sunday afternoon in a non-conference game at Kibler Field at Roy Kirby Jr. Stadium. The Shorewomen improve to 3-2 overall, while the Captains drop to 4-3.

The Shorewomen, who never trailed in the game, scored the game's first three goals to take a 3-0 lead just 4:33 into the game on a goal by freshman midfielder Katherine Vincent (Wilton, Conn./Wilton) on a feed from Hubley. The Captains would score two of the next three goals to trim the Shorewomen lead to 4-2 with 17:33 left in the first half on an Ashton Marshall goal with Emily Johnson notching the helper.

Washington however would take control of the game with the next seven goals spanning both halves to take a 11-4 lead with 27:22 remaining in the contest on a goal from sophomore attacker Carley Kendall (Harleysville, Pa./Souderton Area) on a feed from freshman midfielder Alli Dudley (New Windsor, Md./Francis Scott Key).

Christopher Newport would score the next two goals to trim the WC lead to 11-4 with 23:23 left in the second half on a Meaghan Galvin score from Erin Callahan. However, the Shorewomen would pump in the next three goals to push the lead to 14-4 with 13:54 to go on a Hubley tally from Kendall. Hubley scored all three goals in the run. The Captains scored three of the last four goals of the game to provide the final margin.

For the Shorewomen, junior attacker Caroline Lovett (Lancaster, Pa./Penn Manor) had career-bests of four points, three assists and three ground balls. Her three helpers led all players and her three ground balls was a team-best. Eisenbrandt also had four points with three goals and an assist.

Dudley and Kendall both had three points as Dudley had two assists, while Kendall had two goals. Junior attacker Catherine Stanley (Freeland, Md./Hereford) had a pair of goals for the second time in the last three games. Kendall and Vincent won three draw controls in the win. In goal, freshman Allison Remenapp (Woodbine, Md./Century) turned away seven shots to notch her first collegiate triumph.

For the Captains, Galvin, Marshall and Kylie Chaplin each had two goals each, while Callahan and Johnson handed out a pair of assists apiece. Johnson also had five ground balls to lead all participants. In goal, Hanna Slough made nine saves for Christopher Newport.

Washington enjoyed a 35-20 shot advantage and won 17 of the game's 24 draw controls. The Shorewomen were 13 for 14 in clears, while the Captains went 12 for 18 in clears. Each team had 19 ground balls in the contest. WC was 2 for 4 in free position tries, while Christopher Newport was 2 for 5. The Captains turned it over 17 times, while the Shorewomen lost it on 15 occasions.

The Shorewomen, who have now won 20 straight out of conference home contests, return to the field next Tuesday, March 25, at St. Mary's (Md.) with a 4:00 p.m. opening draw.

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