Sturgill provides difference

Meghan Sturgill  2012 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Meghan Sturgill 2012 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

CHESTERTOWN, Md. – McDaniel tallied a pair of first-half goals to defeat Washington (Md.) 2-1 in Centennial Conference (CC) women's soccer action on Saturday.

Meghan Sturgill (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) scored her first goal for the Green Terror (7-10-1, 2-7-1 CC) since Sept. 19.

Kelley Holocker scored for the Shorewomen (6-9-1, 2-7-1 CC), breaking up the shutout with 2:07 to play.

Erica Diffendal (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) opened the scoring, converting from 35 yards out on the right side at the 13:15 mark.

Sturgill took advantage of a misplay by defense for a wide-open tally nearly 14 minutes later.

Holocker blasted a touch pass directly off a throw-in to set the final margin.

Jan Woolley (Ephrata, Pa./Ephrata) concluded her career with seven saves on the day, finishing with 321 for her career – seventh all-time in Green Terror history.

The seven wins by McDaniel this season were the most for the team since a 7-10 season in 2006.

The Green Terror finished the game with a 16-11 advantage in shots.