Two First-Half Goals Lift St. Mary's Field Hockey to Road Win

Sydney Cline - Photo Credit: Tom Brewer
Sydney Cline - Photo Credit: Tom Brewer

For Immediate Release · By Nairem Moran · nmoran@smcm.edu

Chambersburg, Pa. – Junior forwards Courtney Mellon (Mount Airy, Md./Urbana) and Sydney Cline (Frederick, Md./Urbana) both notched a goal for the St. Mary's College of Maryland field hockey team Wednesday evening as the Seahawks picked up a 2-0 non-conference win over Wilson College.

St. Mary's (Md.) 2, Wilson 0

How It Happened

  • Mellon struck first for St. Mary's at 27:45 as she grabbed a pass from senior captain Megan Moore (Gambrills, Md./Arundel) for the 1-0 lead.
  • The Seahawk lead stretched to 2-0 nearly six minutes later when Cline corralled a loose ball and beat the goalkeeper with a shot to the left.
  • St. Mary's defense stymied the Phoenix offense, holding the hosts to just four shots.

For the Seahawks (2-3)

  • Scorers: Mellon (1 goal); Cline (1 goal); Moore (1 assist)
  • Goalkeeper: Alyssa Thompson (2 saves, 0 goals allowed, 70:00)
  • The Seahawks ended the game with 11 shots (seven on goal) and 13 penalty corners while recording their first shutout of the season.

For Wilson (3-2)

  • Scorers: None
  • Goalkeepers: Kayla Butts (1 save, 2 goals allowed, 35:00); Krista Nayadley (3 saves, 0 goals allowed, 35:00)
  • Jenna Carty recorded one defensive save.
  • The Phoenix put up four shots (two on goal) and nine corners as Wilson saw its two-game win streak snapped.

Notes

  • The Seahawks improve to 2-3 all-time against Wilson.

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • Sept. 16 vs. Roanoke (4-0) – Seahawk Stadium – 12:00 p.m.
  • St. Mary's holds a 3-2 series record against Roanoke, including winning three straight.

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