Brown Scores Five as St. Mary's Women's Lacrosse Wins Regular-Season Finale

Kerri Kline '18
Kerri Kline '18

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

Frostburg, Md. – The St. Mary's College of Maryland women's lacrosse team clinched the fourth seed in the upcoming Capital Athletic Conference Women's Lacrosse Championship Tournament with an 18-12 road win over Frostburg State University in the regular-season finale Saturday afternoon.

Junior attacker Lacey Brown (Monkton, Md./Hereford) helped the Seahawks turn around a 6-4 deficit with a career-best five goals while senior midfielder Erika Kopf (Annapolis, Md./Annapolis) contributed her seventh career hat trick as a Seahawk, tallying three goals and adding two assists.

St. Mary's 18, Frostburg State 12

How It Happened

  • After St. Mary's claimed a 3-1 lead at 26:06 behind three different goal scorers, the Bobcats used a 5-1 run to stake their first and only lead of the game, 6-4, at 18:28.
  • The Seahawks responded with a 7-0 run to head into intermission with an 11-6 advantage. Kopf, junior midfielder Kerri Kline (Hagerstown, Md./Saint James), and sophomore attacker Ali Collie (Glen Arm, Md./Dulaney) each scored twice in the run.
  • Frostburg State opened up the second half with two goals to cut the deficit to three at 24:58. As the two sides traded goals, the Bobcats would pull within three two more times before St. Mary's stretched its lead back to five at 12:37.

For St. Mary's (9-8, 5-3 CAC)

  • Senior captain Abbey Harrison (Easton, Md./Easton) collected her seventh career hat trick with a career-best three goals and finished the day with a career-high four points.
  • Collie collected her first career hat trick with a career-best three goals while Kline netted career-highs of four points, two goals, and two assists to aid in the Seahawks' third straight win.
  • Junior defender Maribeth Anderson (Phoenix, Md./Dulaney) registered season-bests of six ground balls and two caused turnovers on the defensive end while first-year midfielder Kate Bartholomew (Galena, Md./Kent County) grabbed a season-high eight draw controls for the second time and dished her second career assist.
  • Sophomore goalkeeper Emma Brown (Warwick, N.Y./Warwick Valley) made 10 stops, scooped up three ground balls, and caused one FSU turnover.
  • St. Mary's outshot the Bobcats, 40-29.

For Frostburg State (6-10, 3-5 CAC)

  • Scorers (G-A): Morgan Cavey (5-0); Nikki Hallikas (2-5); Molly Hart (1-2); Emani Byrd (1-0); Molly Biggers (1-0); Courtney Ridenour (1-0); Logan Brady (1-0); Jamie Twardowicz (0-2); Megan Hart (0-1)
  • Goalie: Dylan Teitelbaum (10 saves, 18 GA, 60:00)

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • St. Mary's will welcome back Christopher Newport University (10-7, 4-4 CAC) to Seahawk Stadium on Tuesday, April 18 at 4:00 p.m. for the first round of the CAC Tournament. In the regular-season meeting on April 12, Harrison scored with 16.6 seconds left to lift the Seahawks to a 16-15 win at home.

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