CHESTERTOWN, MD -- Three different players scored four goals each and senior midfielder Mollie Shipley (Denville, NJ/Morris Catholic) tallied four assists to go along with one goal as host Washington College defeated visiting Shenandoah University, 17-9, in a non-conference women's lacrosse this afternoon on Kibler Field at Roy Kirby, Jr. Stadium.
The Shorewomen led by as many as six goals in the first half and took an 11-7 lead into halftime. Washington held a 25-10 advantage in shots in half, but the Hornets were a perfect 5-for-5 on free-position shots.
Washington scored the first two goals of the second half to open a 13-7 lead and led by at least five goals the rest of the way. The Shorewomen kept the Hornets off the scoreboard for the final 21:48 of the contest and scored the final three goals of the game.
Junior midfielder Carly Eisenbrandt (Baltimore, MD/Towson), sophomore midfielder Emily Hubley (West Chester, PA/Bayard Rustin), and sophomore midfielder Liz Godorov (Cherry Hill, NJ/Cherry Hill West) each scored four goals in the win for the Shorewomen. Junior defender/midfielder Kathleen Maleski (Mount Airy, MD/South Carroll) scored a career-high three goals and assisted on another. Senior goalie Stephanie Seibert (Clear Spring, MD/Mercersburg Academy [PA]) made seven saves for Washington.
Liz Bereit led Shenandoah with three goals while Samantha Sisson and Mary Kogler had two goals each. The Hornets scored on their first seven free-position shots of the game before Seibert saved the final two. Ashley Cross made 14 saves in the loss for Shenandoah.
Washington controlled 17 of the game's 28 draws as Eisenbrandt controlled a career-best seven and Maleski controlled five. The Shorewomen finished the game with a 40-18 advantage in shots. Shenandoah turned the ball over 22 times to Washington's 17, marking the third time in four games this season that the Shorewomen's opponents have committed more turnovers than they have taken shots.
The Shorewomen return to action Thursday with a 12:00 p.m. game against Wheaton (MA) College in Clermont, FL.