BRYN MAWR, Pa. – It was Senior Day for the Bryn Mawr College field hockey team as they honored three of their own before the start of their season finale against Washington College Saturday afternoon. Before the game, the senior trio of Rachael Kahelin, Brigitta Schuchert and Faith Westdorp were joined by their parents as they were honored for their hard work and dedication to the program.
As for the game, Washington scored five unanswered goals in the second-half to knock-off the Owls 6-1 in Centennial Conference action.
Both teams went back in forth in the opening 20 minutes of action before Washington's Elizabeth Davis broke the 0-0 deadlock with help from Heather Noto in the 23rd minute. The first-half ended with the Shorewomen holding the 1-0 lead.
In the second, sophomore Kayla Bixler tied the game with an unassisted goal in the 41st minute. Bixler carried the ball into the circle before unloading a shot past an outstretched Stephanie Harryman.
After eight minutes of action, Grace Phillips gave the Shorewomen the 2-1 lead when she took a pass from Emily Bodmer and lofted it over Westdorp's head. In the 57th minute, Alli Dudley tallied her first of three goals on the afternoon to give Washington a 3-1 lead.
Noto fed Ali Grady a pass in the 66nd minute as the Shorewomen added to their lead, 4-1. Over a span of four minutes, Washington got back-to-back goals from Dudley to push their lead to five, 6-1.
Leading the Owls on the day was junior classmates Madison Beckmann and Holly Constants with six and five shots, respectively. Junior Ashley Arbuckle and Bixler took one shot each. Playing in her final collegiate game, Westdorp posted eight saves.
Bryn Mawr end the season 5-11 overall and 1-9 in conference action.