For Immediate Release · By Nairem Moran · firstname.lastname@example.org
Dover, Del. – Senior captain Brady Wolf (Reisterstown, Md./McDonogh) propelled the St. Mary's College of Maryland field hockey team to a 4-1 road win over the Wesley College Wolverines with two goals and an assist Tuesday night. The win helped St. Mary's clinch one of the five berths in the upcoming Capital Athletic Conference Field Hockey Championship Tournament, which starts October 30 with first round action.
St. Mary's (Md.) 4, Wesley 1
How It Happened
- St. Mary's came out determined, scoring all four goals in the first half and holding the Wolverines to no shots in the first 35 minutes.
- Senior forward Carly Todd (Crisfield, Md./Crisfield) started off the scoring at 9:03 as Todd ripped a shot into the lower left corner from 10 yards out.
- Sophomore forward Courtney Mellon (Mount Airy, Md./Urbana) struck next for the Seahawks with her first score of the season, putting in a rebound as the far post at 23:34.
- Wolf scored the next two in a span of 32 seconds, converting a penalty stroke at 30:33 and then deflecting a cross from sophomore midfielder Brooke Steinhoff (Urbana, Md./Urbana).
- Wesley outshot the Seahawks, 5-4, in the second half and junior forward Taylor Timmons (Dagsboro, Del./Delmarva Christian) helped the Wolverines avoid the shutout with a fast break goal at 58:56.
For the Seahawks (4-10, 2-3 CAC)
- Scorers: Wolf (2 goals, 1 assist); Todd (1 goal); Mellon (1 goal); Steinhoff (1 assist).
- Goalkeeper: Junior Alyssa Thompson (Arnold, Md./Broadneck) (0 saves, 1 goal allowed, 70:00).
- St. Mary's finished the game with 24 shots (12 on goal) and 11 penalty corners.
For Wesley (5-13, 1-3 CAC)
- Scorers: Timmons (1 goal).
- Goalkeepers: First-year Sidney Knott (Morrisville, Pa./Morrisville) (4 saves, 4 goals allowed, 35:00); First-year Makenzie McIntyre (Princess Anne, Md./Washington) (3 saves, 0 goals allowed, 35:00).
- Defensive Save: Senior defender Morgan Seymour (Smyrna, Del./Smyrna) (1).
- Wesley recorded five shots (one on goal) and four corners.
- With her five-point performance, Wolf is now fourth all-time with 14 assists, fifth with 72 points, and sixth with 29 goals. She is also tied for seventh all-time with six game-winning goals.
Up Next for the Seahawks
- 10/22 vs. No. 2 Salisbury University (11-, 3-0 CAC) – 12:00 p.m. (CAC contest)
- St. Mary's four seniors – Kevyn Jorgenson (Glenwood, Md./Glenelg Country School), Alli Szymanski (Easton, Md./Easton), Todd, and Wolf – will be recognized prior to the start of Saturday's contest.
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