Seahawk Women's Lacrosse Takes on No. 8 Washington and Lee

Seahawk Women's Lacrosse Takes on No. 8 Washington and Lee

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

Lexington, Va. – Senior captain Abbey Harrison (Easton, Md./Easton) tallied a goal and an assist in leading the St. Mary's College of Maryland women's lacrosse team at No. 8 Washington and Lee University Wednesday afternoon. The nationally-ranked Generals came out on top with the 14-2 non-conference win.

St. Mary's 2, No. 8 Washington and Lee 14

How It Happened

  • Washington and Lee opened up with a 3-0 lead at 24:24 before Harrison put the Seahawks on the scoreboard with an unassisted goal at 19:03.
  • The Generals rattled off 11 unanswered goals, including eight straight to end the first half and boast an 11-1 halftime advantage.
  • St. Mary's second tally came with three seconds left in the contest as sophomore attacker Ali Collie (Glen Arm, Md./Dulaney) finished off a feed from Harrison.
  • The Seahawks were shut out on the eight-meter arc, going 0-for-5 on free-position shots.

For St. Mary's (4-4)

  • In addition to her goal, Collie paced the Seahawks with two draw controls.
  • Juniors Gabby Beese (Towson, Md./Notre Dame Prep) and Maribeth Anderson (Phoenix, Md./Dulaney) and sophomore goalkeeper Emma Brown (Warwick, N.Y./Warwick Valley) all scooped up a team-best three ground balls. It was a career-high for Beese and Brown.
  • Brown finished the game with seven saves and a career- and team-best three caused turnovers while Beese added two caused turnovers.
  • St. Mary's edged the Generals in grounds, 16-13.

For No. 8 Washington and Lee (5-1)

  • Scorers (G-A): Haley Tucker (3-1); Jess Castelo (2-2); Sara Holland (2-1); Cordelia Peters (1-1); Olivia Sisson (1-1); Hayley Soutter (1-0); Maddy Graves (1-0); Brianna Hayes (1-0); Collette Murray (1-0); Mimi MacCowatt (1-0)
  • Goalies: Elliot Gilbert (3 saves, 1 GA, 30:00); Hannah Wiltshire (2 saves, 0 GA, 17:03); Ellie Aburn (0 saves, 0 GA, 6:36); Harleigh Bean (1 save, 1 GA, 6:21)
  • Washington and Lee outshot the Seahawks, 26-16, and dominated draw controls, 13-4, as Sisson won a game-high eight draws. 

Up Next for the Seahawks
St. Mary's will look to get back in the win column on Monday, March 20 when the Seahawks travel to Chestertown, Maryland to take on Washington College (3-2) in non-conference action at 6:00 p.m.

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