For Immediate Release · By Nairem Moran · firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Mary's City, Md. – Junior attacker Ali Collie (Glen Arm, Md./Dulaney) poured in a career- and game-best five goals while five other Seahawks tallied two goals to propel the No. 25 St. Mary's College of Maryland women's lacrosse team (4-3) to an 18-10 non-conference win over Roanoke College (3-3) on a beautiful Sunday afternoon.
- Shots: St. Mary's 33, Roanoke 23
- Ground Balls: St. Mary's 24, Roanoke 14
- Draw Controls: St. Mary's 8, Roanoke 19
- Free-Position Shots: St. Mary's 4-9, Roanoke 6-9
- Saves: St. Mary's 5, Roanoke 7
- Caused Turnovers: St. Mary's 7, Roanoke 4
- Turnovers: St. Mary's 12, Roanoke 22
How It Happened
- Roanoke came out firing as the Maroons posted a 3-1 lead at 23:35 as Katie Clements tallied back-to-back free-position goals in a minute span.
- The Seahawks took over and never looked back, scoring 13 straight goals to boast a 14-3 advantage at halftime. Seniors Megan Cannon (Reisterstown, Md./Notre Dame Prep), Gabby Beese (Towson, Md./Notre Dame Prep), and Lacey Brown (Monkton, Md./Hereford) and Collie finished the first half with three points each while Collie led the way with three goals.
- The Maroons opened up the second half on a 6-1 run to pull within 15-9 at 10:08 as Clements and Jenna Kuczo each scored twice in the run. Roanoke would get no closer as St. Mary's closed out the game on a 3-1 for its fourth win of the season.
Inside the Box Score
- Collie tallied a game- and season-best five points and added two ground balls while Beese finished with a season-bests of four points and three ground balls plus a career-high two goals and game-best two assists.
- Cannon chipped in two goals, career- and game-best two assists, and season-highs of two ground balls and two draw controls while sophomore midfielder Kate Bartholomew (Galena, Md./Kent County) added a season-best five draw controls, a career-high two ground balls, a goal and an assist.
- In goal, junior Emma Brown (Warwick, N.Y./Warwick Valley) picked up four saves, two ground balls, and a game-best two caused turnovers in 48:47.
- Clements paced Roanoke with four goals and 10 draw controls while Carly Schoudel posted seven saves in the loss.
Up Next for the Seahawks
- Mar. 22 vs. Randolph-Macon College (2-4) – Seahawk Stadium – 4:00 p.m.
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