September 13, 2008
McDaniel downs Washington and Lee in strokes
WESTMINSTER, Md. – Brooke Dixon (Clayton,
Del./Smyrna) and Kristina Skinner (Westminster,
Md./Westminster) each converted both of their penalty
stroke attempts to help McDaniel down Washington and Lee 2-1 in
penalty strokes in non-conference field hockey action on
Mandy Pickard (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll)
staked the Green Terror (2-2) to a 1-0 lead in the first half
before Christina Beneditti scored for the Generals
(0-3) with 2:15 left in regulation to force overtime.
After two scoreless 15-minute overtime periods in which McDaniel
held a 5-3 advantage in shots – after a 17-7 advantage during
regulation – the two teams went to a penalty stroke
Dixon converted the first attempt before Grace
McGee matched the effort.
After a Green Terror miss on the second attempt, Sallie
Armstrong gave W&L a 2-1 advantage with a goal in the
left corner of the cage.
With her team trailing 2-1 and facing a loss on a miss, Skinner
converted McDaniel’s final attempt of the first round of
strokes to even the competition. A General missed sent the contest
to a second round of five.
McGee hit on the first attempt for Washington and Lee before Dixon
matched to even the second round at 1.
After a General miss, Skinner made it 2-1 for the hosts before
Kaitlin Boerman (Pasadena, Md./Chesapeake)
stretched the lead to 3-1.
Armstrong cut the deficit to 3-2 but Erika Wawzyanick
(Wantage, N.J./High Point Regional) saved Washington and
Lee’s final attempt of the round to give McDaniel its second
Off a corner in the 29th minute, Pickard dodged a
defender and found the backboard to give McDaniel a 1-0 lead that
held until Lizzie Gotimer found Beneditti on a
cross in the waning moments.
Wawzyanick finished with seven saves for the Green Terror while
Caroline Habliston made 15 stops for the
McDaniel returns to action in the Centennial Conference opener at
Franklin & Marshall on Wednesday. Game time is 4:30 p.m.
Washington and Lee
(2-2) - 1
(2-3) - 2
M – Mandy Pickard, 28:14
W – Christina Beneditti (Lizzie Gotimer), 67:45
Penalty Stroke Competition
Round 1 (Tied, 2-2):
Brooke Dixon (M) – Y
Grace McGee (W) – Y
Mandy Pickard (M) – N
Sallie Armstrong (W) – Y
Kaitlin Boerman (M) – N
Emily Mathews (W) – N
Emma Ardolino (M) – N
Liz Garson (W) – N
Kristina Skinner (M) – Y
Louise Bance (W) – N
Round 2 (McDaniel, 3-2):
McGee (W) – Y
Dixon (M) – Y
Bance (W) – N
Skinner (M) – Y
Mathews (W) – N
Boerman (M) – Y
Armstrong (W) – Y
Ardolino (M) – N
Garson (W) – N
Pickard (M) – N/A
Shots: W 9, M 22. Penalty
Corners: W 15, M 17. Saves: W 15
(Caroline Habliston), M 7 (Erika Wawzyanick).