Seahawk Field Hockey Stumbles at Christopher Newport

Photo credit: Bill Wood
Photo credit: Bill Wood

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

Newport News, Va. – The St. Mary's College of Maryland field hockey team dropped their second Capital Athletic Conference contest of the season Wednesday night, falling 7-0 to Christopher Newport University.

Christopher Newport 7, St. Mary's (Md.) 0

How It Happened

  • Christopher Newport, who received votes in this week's Penn Monto/NFHCA Division III Coaches Poll, claimed a 2-0 lead at halftime behind goals from midfielders Sarah Miller (Fredericksburg, Va./James Monroe) and Rachael Allshouse (Annandale, Va./Annandale).
  • The Captains tacked on five more in the final 35 minutes as Allshouse and first-year forward Bailey Miller (Gloucester, Va./Gloucester) each struck twice in second half.

For the Seahawks (3-9, 1-2 CAC)

  • Scorers: None.
  • Goalkeepers: Junior Alyssa Thompson (Arnold, Md./Broadneck) (7 saves, 7 goals allowed, 61:21); First-year Kelbey Egerland (Bel Air, Md./Bel Air) (1 save, 0 GA, 8:39).
  • Defensive Save: Senior captain Alli Szymanski (Easton, Md./Easton) (1).
  • St. Mary's finished the game with three shots (all on goal) and three penalty corners.

For Christopher Newport (10-3, 1-1 CAC)

  • Scorers: Allshouse (3 goals); B. Miller (2 goals); Josie Morgan (2 assists); Kana Hashigami (1 goal); S. Miller (1 goal); Riley Keeter (1 assist); Abby Cryts (1 assist); Alexa Weaver (1 assist).
  • Goalkeepers: Senior Bailey Lien (Mechanicsville, Va./Hanover) (3 saves, 0 goals allowed, 67:05); First-year Olivia Davis (Ashburn, Va./Briar Woods) (0 saves, 0 GA, 2:55).
  • Christopher Newport recorded 18 shots (16 on goal) and 18 corners.

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • 10/15 vs. York College of Pennsylvania (10-3, 2-1 CAC) – 1:00 p.m. (CAC contest)
  • York also received votes in this week's national poll and holds a 19-10 record over the Seahawks, including winning the last three meetings.

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