Yore converts in 34th minute

Gabrielle Yore (c) 2017 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Gabrielle Yore (c) 2017 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

WESTMINSTER, Md. – Washington (Md.) scored twice in the game's first 8:16 en route to a 7-1 victory over McDaniel in Centennial Conference (CC) field hockey action on Friday.

Gabrielle Yore (Olney, Md./Sherwood) converted the lone goal for the Green Terror (1-8, 0-4 CC), converting a penalty stroke with 1:35 to play in the first half.

Kailyn Brandt led the Shorewomen (5-5, 3-1 CC) with a goal and two assists.

Grace Steele opened the scoring, finishing a third chance on a scramble in the sixth minute.

Emily Pantazes tipped in a Brandt hit from the top on a corner in the ninth minute for a 2-0 lead.

Brandt then converted on a breakaway to make it a 3-0 game at the 27:27 mark before Yore's stroke cut the deficit to two at halftime.

Clare Ingersoll and Olivia Auer scored two minutes apart to stretch the lead to 5-1 just 3:04 into the second half.

Michaela Conners scored in the 44th minute before finding Liza Slavin just over three minutes later for the final margin.

Paige Ford (Edgewater, Md./South River) made 11 saves in the first 43 minutes in goal.

Washington finished with a 23-6 advantage in shots and 12-7 edge in penalty corners.

McDaniel returns to action at No. 11 Franklin & Marshall on Wednesday. Game time is 5 p.m.

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