Seahawks Women’s Soccer Tops the Shorewomen for First Home Win

Jenna Pastel
Jenna Pastel

For Immediate Release · mvega@smcm.edu

St. Mary's City, Md. – The St. Mary's College of Maryland women's soccer team (2-1-0) scored five times to top the Washington College Shorewomen (2-1-0). The Seahawks would net all five goals in the second half to break the 0-0 tie. St. Mary's walked away with its first victory of the season, winning 5-0.

How It Happened
- St. Mary's and Washington College would have a scoreless first half.
- The Hawks opened up the second half at 46:20 when Gabby Encarnacion (Bel Air, Md./Bel Air) scored on a breakaway.
- At 50:57, sophomore goalkeeper Katie Flores (Towson, Md./Towson) stopped a shot by junior midfielder Maribeth Harrington (Silver Spring, Md./Academy of Holy Cross) that would have tied the game for the Shorewomen.
- At 59:40, sophomore midfielder Emily Huey (Pocomoke City, Md./Snow Hill) would capitalize on a corner kick directing it to the goal where sophomore midfielder Jenna Pastel (Silver Spring, Md./Albert Einstein) would head it to the net and make it a 2-0 game.
- Senior forward Gillian Sawyer (Columbia, Md./Wilde Lake) would have her third goal of the season and the game's third goal as she found the back of the net at 68:51. She would take advantage less than two minutes later when she made it 4-0, scoring off a rebound from sophomore goalkeeper Courtney Colbert (Egg Harbor Township, N.J./Egg Harbor).
- Pastel would have her second goal of the game after a cross from senior forward Ellen Airozo (Silver Spring, Md./Albert Einstein).


For St. Mary's (2-1-0)
- Flores would play 90 minutes and have two saves to complete the contest. 
- The Seahawks would be able to get 17 shots towards the target and conclude the game with a total of four corner kicks.

For The Shorewomen (2-1-0)
- Scorers: None
- Goalkeeper: Colbert would play 90 minutes and walk away with six saves and a record of 2-1.
- The Shorewomen would have three shots and five corner kicks.

Up Next for the Seahawks
9/10 @ Stevenson – 1:00 p.m. (non-conference match)

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