St. Mary's City, Md. – The first St. Mary's College of Maryland Athlete of the Month award for the 2014-15 year was given to field hockey's senior captain Olivia Edwards (Madison, Conn./Daniel Hand). The award winner is voted on by the Department of Athletics & Recreation management team.
Edwards guided the Seahawk field hockey team to a 6-3 record and a three-game win streak in the month of September. She led the squad in scoring during the month with nine goals and two assists for 20 points.
The 5-6 forward tallied at least one point in all but two of September's games. Edwards matched a career-best with three goals in a 6-2 non-conference win over Roanoke College on September 6th.
She had two additional multiple-goal games as Edwards notched two goals in a 3-2 non-conference victory over Delaware Valley College on August 29th as well as two scores, including the game-winner, in a 3-2 non-conference triumph at Bridgewater (Va.) College.
Edwards is currently tied for third in the conference with team-best 10 goals while being tied for sixth with a team-high 23 points.
The Seahawks (7-3) will be back in action this Saturday, October 11th when they take on York College of Pennsylvania in league action at 1:00 p.m. in Seahawk Stadium.
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ATHLETE OF THE MONTH HONOR ROLL
- SAILING: CATHERINE SHANAHAN, Sr., St. Petersburg, Fla.
- MEN'S SOCCER: NICK TAIT, So., Midfielder, Silver Spring, Md./Sandy Spring Friends School
- WOMEN'S SOCCER: SYDNEY LARKIN, Fy., Goalkeeper, Salisbury, Md./Parkside
- VOLLEYBALL: MANDY GOODSPEED, Jr., Middle Hitter, Columbia, Md./Atholton
PAST ATHLETES OF THE MONTH
- SEPTEMBER – Olivia Edwards, Sr., F, Field Hockey