Seahawk Men's Soccer Exits CAC Tournament

Juwan Kearson '19 - Photo Credit: Bill Wood
Juwan Kearson '19 - Photo Credit: Bill Wood

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

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.

Notes

  • 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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