Field Hockey drops to conference matches to end their season

The Shorewomen end their season with a 4-12 overall record and a 2-8 conference record to leave them out of conference playoffs

By Jensyn Hartzell

Elm Staff Writer  

The Shorewomen travelled to Allentown, PA this past Saturday to compete against Muhlenberg College. 

This was the final game of the season for the team and the final game of their college careers for the four seniors Sophie Grabiec, Abigail McGowan, Kylie Weiss, and Jessie Willey. 

In the first quarter, the first shot was taken by Shorewoman, junior Kailyn Brandt, but saved by the Muhlenberg goalie. Two shots were taken by the Mules, later, but saved by Shorewoman goalie, junior Kayla Zapcic. 

In the second quarter, the Mules would score once, leaving the game 0-1 Muhlenberg, in the half. 

In the third quarter, sophomore Maddie Knight would score off of a penalty corner to make it 1-1. 

This was Knight’s first career goal as a sophomore at Washington College. This would be the score going into the fourth quarter until the end.

Muhlenburg would endeup shooting once more, but Zapcic prevented it from going in.

The game went into overtime, with three more shots from Muhlenberg, two saved by Zapcic and one shot wide of the goal. 

The game thus went into a second overtime. 

In that period, the ball was assisted and shot over Zapcic’s shoulder to make the goal.

The ending score of the game was 1-2, Muhlenberg. 

Overall, there were no fouls and Washington had three penalty corners and Muhlenberg had 15. The Shorewomen had only two shots on goal compared to the Mules having nine shots on goal. 

The Mules had a season record of 10-7 after the game. They are 4-6 in the Centennial Conference. 

The Shorewomen ended their season with a 4-12 and 2-8 in the Centennial Conference. Effectively ending their season, the Shorewomen will rest until next season. 

The team stands in ninth place for the Centennial Conference this year. 

Among the team’s accolades this season is junior Grace Steele for ending her year being ranked third in the Conference in assists, at eight for the season, as well as Zapcic for being ranked third in saves for goalies at 101 saves for her season. 

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