For Immediate Release · By Nairem Moran · firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Mary's City, Md. – The St. Mary's College of Maryland men's soccer team saw their 2017 campaign come to a close Wednesday afternoon in the semifinals of the Capital Athletic Conference Men's Soccer Championship Tournament. The second-seeded Seahawks dropped a heartbreaking 1-0 decision to third-seeded University of Mary Washington.
St. Mary's 0, Mary Washington 1
How It Happened
- Mary Washington put on the early pressure in the first 45 minutes, collecting six corner kicks and six shots.
- The Eagles could not break through until the 34th minute when UMW was fouled in the penalty box.
- Colin Travis fired the penalty kick high and to the left of senior captain Zack Haussler (Woodbine, Md./Glenelg) as Haussler dove right.
- St. Mary's picked up the pace in the second half with nine shots and three corners but had only two shots on frame with a few near misses.
For the Seahawks (11-7-0)
- Scorer: None
- Goalkeeper: Haussler (6 saves, 1 goal allowed, 90:00)
- St. Mary's finished the afternoon with 16 shots (four on goal) and five corner kicks.
For Mary Washington (14-4-1)
- Scorer: Travis (1 goal)
- Goalkeeper: Matt Spencer (3 saves, 0 goals allowed, 90:00)
- The Eagles tallied 11 shots (seven on goal) and nine corners in their third straight win.
- The Seahawks wrap up the 2017 season with 10-plus wins for the second season in a row and the third time in the last four seasons.
- Mary Washington avenges its 2-0 regular-season loss to St. Mary's on October 18 while improving to 40-4-3 all-time against the Seahawks.
Up Next for the Seahawks
- Season Complete
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