Corson keeps McDaniel in mix

Katie Corson © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Katie Corson © 2010 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

Green Terror downs Washington 1-0 in key conference game

WESTMINSTER, Md. – Katie Corson (Ocean View, N.J./Ocean City) scored in the 25th minute to lift McDaniel to a 1-0 victory over Washington (Md.) in Centennial Conference (CC) field hockey action on Saturday.

The Green Terror (7-8, 4-4 CC) forged a tie with the Shorewomen (6-9, 4-4 CC) for the fifth and final playoff position with two games to play. The pair hold a half-game advantage on Franklin & Marshall, which has only one conference game to play.

Stephanie Thomson (Glen Burnie, Md./Chesapeake) made five saves for McDaniel while Shannon Davis had one save.

With 10:07 to play in the first half, Katie Jones (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) found Corson for the junior's fifth goal of the season.

Washington finished with a 15-7 advantage in shots and 16-2 advantage in penalty corners.

McDaniel returns to action at home against Johns Hopkins on Wednesday. Game time is 7 p.m.

Score by Period                               1    2    -    F
Washington (Md.) (6-9, 4-4 CC)        0    0    -    0
McDaniel (7-8, 4-4 CC)                      1    0    -    1

Scoring Summary:
M – Katie Corson (Katie Jones), 24:53

Shots: W 15, M 7. Penalty Corners: W 16, M 2. Saves: W 1 (Shannon Davis), M 7 (Stephanie Thomson).