Pair of first-timers lifts McDaniel to win

Kelly Crawford © 2009 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Kelly Crawford © 2009 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

Crawford records goal and assist for Green Terror in 2-1 win over Franklin & Marshall

WESTMINSTER, Md. - Kelly Crawford (Galloway, N.J./Absegami) recorded a goal and an assist to lead McDaniel to a 2-1 victory over Franklin & Marshall in Centennial Conference (CC) women's soccer action on Saturday.

Despite being outshot 17-8, the Green Terror (3-8-1, 2-2 CC) capitalized on its opportunities to even its conference mark with six games to play. Leanne Hollinger (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) backstopped the defense with 12 saves.

Hannah Savage tallied for the Diplomats (3-10, 1-4 CC), who also finished the game with a 7-4 edge in corner kicks.

Knotted at halftime, Cara Roig (Bel Air, Md./Bel Air) played a ball through the defense that Crawford collected before beating the Franklin & Marshall keeper and placing the ball in a wide-open backside of the net for her first collegiate tally at the 56:22 mark.

Hilary Hanus (Hockessin, Del./Cab Calloway School of the Arts) opened the scoring with her first career point in the game's 11th minute. Lisa Jurd (Columbia, Md./Hammond) played a long pass into the box from the right side that Crawford flicked off a defender right to Hanus, who found the upper half of the net.

With 3:50 remaining in the first half, Savage turned and fired from the top of the box, placing the ball just inside the upper-left corner of the net.

McDaniel returns to action at Dickinson on Wednesday. Game time is 5 p.m.

Score by Period                                    1            2            -            F
Franklin & Marshall (3-10, 1-4 CC)            1            0            -            1
McDaniel (3-8-1, 2-2 CC)                        1            1            -            2

Scoring Summary:
M - Hilary Hanus (Kelly Crawford, Lisa Jurd), 10:45
F - Hannah Savage, 41:10
M - Crawford (Cara Roig), 56:22

Shots: F 17, M 8. Corner Kicks: F 7 M 4. Fouls: F 7, M 9. Saves: F 0 (Jessica House), M 12 (Leanne Hollinger).