CHESTERTOWN, Md. - Sophomore Saunders Riley (Summerfield, N.C./North Guilford) scored two goals and dished out a pair of assists as the Randolph-Macon women's lacrosse team dropped an 18-11 decision at Washington College on Saturday afternoon.
Junior Alicia Hsieh (Ellicott City, Md./Centennial) netted three goals, while fellow junior Alex Lightfoot (Fairfax, Va./WT Woodson) had one goal and three assists for the Yellow Jackets (3-3). Sophomore sisters Hannah and Lexi Jones (Chestertown, Md./Kent County) both scored twice in front of their hometown crowd.
The Shorewomen (4-2) took control early, scoring the first 10 goals of the game. R-MC would register the next three scores, as a Riley goal was sandwiched in between a pair of goals from Lexi Jones as the visitors made it 10-3 with 3:41 remaining. Riley and senior Laney Dee (Norfolk, Va./Bishop Sullivan) assisted on the Lexi Jones goals. WC would scored two quick goals before Hannah Jones netted the final score of the first half as the Yellow Jackets trailed 12-4 at the break. The Shorewomen held a 20-9 advantage in shots in the first half.
WC would net the first three goals of the second half before R-MC would score three straight. Riley, Hsieh and freshman Mary Castle (Annapolis, Md./Annapolis) each scored to make it 16-7 with just under 19 minutes remaining. The Shorewomen would get the next two goals before Hsieh scored twice on assists from Lightfoot and Lightfoot got a goal on an assist by Riley to make it 17-10 with 5:35 left. After another WC goal, Hannah Jones netted the final goal of the game with 1:12 remaining to make the final 18-11.
Hannah Jones and senior Susie Snee (Bel Air, Md./John Carroll) both had four draw controls, while Hsieh picked up three for the Yellow Jackets. Sophomore Olivia Mott (Dayton, Md./River Hill) paced the visitors with four ground balls, while Lexi Jones and senior Kristin Patrick (Pasadena, Md./Chesapeake) each got three. Mott also led R-MC with four forced turnovers.
Randolph-Macon returns to action on Tuesday, March 21 for a 4 p.m. home contest against nationally-ranked Mary Washington at Day Field.