Collyer makes 12 saves in victory

Elizabeth Collyer (c) 2017 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Elizabeth Collyer (c) 2017 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

WESTMINSTER, Md. – McDaniel scored the first seven goals of the game before holding on for a 12-11 victory over Roanoke in non-conference women's lacrosse action on Saturday.

Elizabeth Collyer (Rock Hall, Md./Kent County) made 12 saves in goal to lead the Green Terror (4-2), who were outshot 29-19 in the game that included a 16-9 margin in the second half.

Morgan Barlow led the Maroons (0-7) with five goals.

Emily Brownawell (Sparks, Md./Oldsfield), who finished the game with two goals and four assists, found Megan Kotelchuck (Crofton, Md./Elizabeth Seton) and Abby Phillips (New Freedom, Pa./North Harford [Md.]) 29 seconds apart for a 2-0 lead with 25:42 to play in the opening half.

Back-to-back solo runs by Brownawell doubled the advantage just three minutes later.

Olivia Geiger (Ellicott City, Md./Marriotts Ridge) and Tori Arcilesi (Bel Air, Md./Harford Tech) each scored unassisted tallies and Lindsey Farrell (Towson, Md./Loch Raven) converted a free-position shot to stretch the lead to 7-0 with 16:46 to play.

A pair of Barlow tallies two minutes apart closed the margin to 7-2.

Farrell and her sister Allison Farrell (Towson, Md./Loch Raven) made it a 9-2 game before Katie Clements closed the deficit to 9-3 just six seconds before the intermission.

Two more Barlow goals keyed a run of four straight Roanoke goals to open the second half, closing the deficit to 9-7 with 14:03 to play.

Two Geiger goals around a Hannah Taylor marker made it an 11-8 game with 7:42 remaining.

After Barlow and Kotelchuck traded tallies, Sarah Kroneberger made it a 12-10 game with 4:16 showing.

McKenna Polak made it a one-goal game on a free-position tally with 18 seconds on the clock but Geiger won her fifth draw control of the game to secure the victory.

Allison Farrell matched Geiger with five draw controls.

The Green Terror returns to action at St. Mary's (Md.) on Wednesday. Game time is 4 p.m.

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