No. 1 Salisbury shuts out No. 6 TCNJ
Roundup: Franklin & Marshall wins, stays perfect on season
EWING, N.J. -- Salisbury defeated TCNJ in convincing fashion as the the Sea Gulls held the Lions scoreless in a 3-0 victory .
TCNJ (10-2) obtained possession of the ball early in the game and were able to get off three shots to test Salisbury's defense but senior goalkeeper Anna Cooke (five saves) would make two saves as the defense cleared the ball out of its defensive end.
The maroon and gold's offense hit its stride nine and a half minutes into the game as senior Courtney Webster sent the ball into the back of the boards off a pass from fellow classmate Tara McGovern. Two minutes later the Lions would get a chance to even the score earning a penalty corner but would not convert the opportunity.
Salisbury (12-0) increased its lead with just 12 seconds remaining in the half scoring off a penalty corner. Senior Alison Bloodsworth sent in her eighth goal of the season, off a pass from freshman Summer Washburn, to give the Gulls a 2-0 lead going into halftime.
Entering the second half, Salisbury kept rolling along adding another goal at the 44:23 mark, off the stick of Webster, her 14th goal of the season.
No. 3 Franklin & Marshall 4, Haverford 0
LANCASTER, Pa. -- Four different players scored as Franklin & Marshall handed Haverford a 5-0 setback in Centennial Conference (CC) action Sunday afternoon. The Diplomats remain unbeaten on the year with an 11-0 mark (6-0 CC) while the Fords fell to 6-5, 3-2 CC. The victory snaps a Franklin & Marshall's four-game losing streak to the Fords.
Franklin & Marshall's defense, led by Bethany Vincent, Steph McDonald and Kimmy Fisher, limited the Fords to just four shots on goal. Avery Koep turned away all four shots to pick up her fifth shutout of the season and improve to 10-0.
No. 4 Lynchburg 4, York (Pa.) 0
HARRISONBURG, Va. -- Junior midfielder Shelly Milks scored twice Sunday afternoon as Lynchburg (11-1) defeated York College 4-0 in a non-conference contest.
Senior Tiffany Frye made two stops for Lynchburg and sophomore Melanie Tenney made a defensive save. Alanna Curtis made 13 saves for York (7-7). Lynchburg outshot the Spartans 23-4 and led in the penalty corner category 12-6.
Game information and photos compiled from athletic department websites.