WESTMINSTER, Md. – McDaniel needed just 30 seconds of overtime to secure a 19-18 victory over Swarthmore in Centennial Conference (CC) women's lacrosse action on Saturday.
Emily Brownawell (Sparks, Md./Oldsfield) led the Green Terror (6-8, 2-5 CC) with six goals, including the game-winner to cap a back-and-forth affair.
Sydnie Schwarz led the Garnet (10-4, 3-4 CC) with four goals, including tying the game for the ninth time with 2:50 to play in regulation.
McDaniel built a 15-11 lead 10 minutes into the second half before a Kathryn Restrepo goal with 19:16 to play started a four-goal flurry over the next eight minutes to tie the game at 15-all.
Brownawell then finished a Megan Quattrone (Carlisle, Pa./Carlisle Area) feed with 10:41 showing to put the hosts back in front before Schwarz tied the game once again with 8:05 on the clock.
Bella Levin put the visitors in front with 4:39 remaining but Brownawell once again had the answer, converting a free-position shot just 35 seconds later.
Lindsey Farrell (Towson, Md./Loch Raven) needed just 50 more seconds to finish another free position and put the hosts back in front by one before Schwarz final answer to ultimately send the game into overtime.
Quattrone won her seventh draw of the game to start overtime and went right down the field, finishing Brownawell once again for the game-winner.
Megan Kotelchuck (Crofton, Md./Elizabeth Seton) staked McDaniel to a 1-0 lead before two Elizabeth Wainwright tallies helped give Swarthmore a 3-1 advantage with 20:22 to play in the opening half.
Trailing 4-2, Brownawell found the back of the net then hit Olivia Geiger (Ellicott City, Md./Marriotts Ridge) 12 seconds apart to tie the game with 18:28 on the clock.
The teams traded tallies until Farrell scored twice and had one assist to key a 5-0 run in a 2-minute, 30-second span that gave the hosts an 11-7 advantage with 8:33 to play in the first half.
Swarthmore countered with three straight to close to within one but two Kotelchuck tallies in the final 4:14 on the first half stretched the lead back to three at the break.
Farrell added 11 draw controls to her three goals and two assists. Geiger matched Kotelchuck with three goals and an assist. Quattrone had tow goals and two assists while Annemarie Duerr (Pasadena, Md./Chesapeake) had two goals.
The Green Terror returns to action at No. 2 Gettysburg on Wednesday. Game time is 7 p.m.