L. Brown Tallies Two Goals as St. Mary's Women's Lacrosse Takes on No. 13 Salisbury

L. Brown Tallies Two Goals as St. Mary's Women's Lacrosse Takes on No. 13 Salisbury

For Immediate Release · Saturday, April 1, 2017 · nmoran@smcm.edu

Salisbury, Md. – Junior attacker Lacey Brown (Monkton, Md./Hereford) paced the St. Mary's College of Maryland women's lacrosse team at No. 13 Salisbury University with two goals Saturday afternoon. However, an eight-goal surge by Salisbury in the second half setback the Seahawks, 13-5, in Capital Athletic Conference action on the road.

St. Mary's 5, No. 1 Salisbury 13

How It Happened

  • St. Mary's struck first as senior midfielder Erika Kopf (Annapolis, Md./Annapolis) scored an unassisted goal at 23:48.
  • The Sea Gulls then rattled off three straight to take a two-goal lead at 14:21 before L. Brown pulled the visitors within one, converting a free position shot at 11:52.
  • A pair of Salisbury goals sandwiched senior captain Abbey Harrison's (Easton, Md./Easton) free position goal at 9:59. The hosts headed into the break with a 5-3 advantage as three different Sea Gulls tallied a goal and an assist in the half.
  • The Seahawks once again notched the first goal of the half as senior captain Meg Gesner (Severna Park, Md./Severn) finished off a Kopf feed for her team-leading 24th goal of the season less than three minutes into the start of the second stanza, closing the gap to 5-4.
  • Salisbury responded by going on a 5-0 run to bolster its lead to 10-4 with 14 minutes left in the game.
  • L. Brown notched an unassisted goal for St. Mary's final score of the game as the Sea Gulls finished the game by scoring the final three goals.

For St. Mary's (6-7, 2-2 CAC)

  • First-year midfielder Kate Bartholomew (Galena, Md./Kent County) grabbed six of the Seahawks' seven draw controls.
  • Sophomore midfielder Caitlin Katchmar (Phoenix, Md./Hereford) continued her strong play with a career- and team-best two caused turnovers.
  • Sophomore goalkeeper Emma Brown (Warwick, N.Y./Warwick Valley) finished the afternoon with nine saves and a team-best three ground balls.
  • St. Mary's was 2-of-6 in free position shots.

For No. 13 Salisbury (9-3, 5-0 CAC)

  • Scorers (G-A): Gabrielle Mongno (4-0); Hannah Young (3-0); Dana King (2-1); Gabbi Nieves (2-1); Kristen Murphy (1-4); Ariana Maxwell (1-0); Alissa Talbert (0-2); Elaine Draper (0-1)
  • Goalies: Gianna Falcone (5 saves, 5 GA, 52:33); Skye Graham (0 saves, 0 GA, 7:27)

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • St. Mary's returns to Seahawk Stadium for its next game on Wednesday, April 5 when the Seahawks host the University of Mary Washington (9-4, 3-2 CAC) at 4:00 p.m. in a CAC tilt.

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