Red Devils Rally to Knock-Off #18-Washington, 12-11
(Chestertown, Md.) – The Dickinson women's lacrosse team 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.
Glazer handed out a pair of assists and Clare Manoli (Hudson, Ohio/Western Reserve Academy) added a free position goal to give Dickinson a three-goal advantage with just 2:34 to play in the half.
Corinne Zaccardi tallied her second goal of the game to cut the Devils' lead to 7-5, at halftime.
Carly O'Brien (Cranbury, N.J./Princeton Day School) scored to open the second half before Washington went on a 5-0 run to take the lead and pull in front, 10-8, with 10:07 to play in the game.
Morrissey got the Devils back on track at the 6:57 mark, and Clancy found the net twice in just over a minute, to give the Devils an 11-10 lead with 4:58 remaining in regulation. Dawson and Morrissey recorded assists as the Devils looked to hold on.
Hubley answered once more, pulling the Shorewomen even at the 4:31 mark. Sophomore Kelly Haglund (Chevy Chase, Md./Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart) broke through to net the game-winner with 2:27 on the clock. Haglund controlled the ensuing draw and the Devils were able to hold on for the win.
Hubley led all scorers with five goals on the day as Washington falls to 10-2 overall and 3-2 in the Centennial Conference. Stephanie Seibert made nine saves and controlled three ground balls.
Clancy led the Devils with her four-goal effort while Morrissey scored once and tallied three assists. Sophomore goaltender Grace Morelli (Manhasset, N.Y./Manhasset) made eight saves to earn the win in the nets.
The Red Devils improve to 7-5 overall and 3-2 in the conference. They return home to face McDaniel College on Wednesday night at 7:00 pm.