St. Mary's Women's Soccer Blanked by Lynchburg

Photo credit: Bill Wood
Photo credit: Bill Wood

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

Lynchburg, Va. – The St. Mary's College of Maryland women's soccer team faced a tough road contest Wednesday evening. St. Mary's (3-4) dropped a 5-0 decision to regionally-ranked University of Lynchburg (6-1) for its second straight loss.

St. Mary's 0, Lynchburg 5

How It Happened

  • The Hornets, who rank seventh in the South Atlantic region, outshot St. Mary's, 23-0, and posted a 4-1 margin in corner kicks for the game.
  • Lynchburg owned a 3-0 advantage by the 33rd minute as the Hornets tallied the three scores in a span of 12 minutes.
  • The Seahawks' lone corner came in the ninth minute.
  • The Hornets added to their 3-0 halftime lead as Hannah Olds netted her second of the day at 53:04 and Caitlin Mertens completed the hat trick just two minutes later.

For the Seahawks

  • Scorers: None
  • Goalkeepers: Katie Flores (4 saves, 5 goals allowed, 64:05); Ellie Marts (3 saves, 0 goals allowed, 25:55)

For Lynchburg

  • Scorers: Mertens (3 goals); Olds (2 goals); Kennedy Jakubek (2 assists); Madalyn Amos (1 assist)
  • Goalkeepers: Delia LoSapio (0 saves, 0 goals allowed, 55:05); Laura Mason (0 saves, 0 goals allowed, 34:55)

Notes

  • The Hornets are now 2-0 against St. Mary's. Last fall, Lynchburg earned a 3-2 win in the first-ever meeting between the two teams.

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • Sep. 22 at Washington Adventist (4-2) – Takoma Park, Md. – 8:15 p.m.
  • The last time St. Mary's and Washington Adventist met was on October 31, 2002 when WAU was Columbia Union College. The Seahawks notched an 8-0 win in that first-ever meeting. 

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