St. Mary's Field Hockey Knocked Out of CAC Tournament

Photo credit: Bill Wood
Photo credit: Bill Wood

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

York, Pa. – The 2016 campaign came to an end for the St. Mary's College of Maryland field hockey team Sunday afternoon in the first round of the 2016 Capital Athletic Conference Field Hockey Championship Tournament. Fifth-seeded St. Mary's dropped a 3-0 decision to fourth-seeded York College of Pennsylvania.

York (Pa.) 3, St. Mary's (Md.) 0

How It Happened

  • The Seahawks maintained York off the scoreboard in the first half, fending off 11 shots and 10 penalty corners.
  • York broke through in the second half as three different Spartans found the back of the cage.
  • The conference's leading scorer, sophomore forward Lindsay Nye (Duncannon, Pa./Susquenita), started off the scoring at 44:58 with a flick to the back of the goal.
  • York's second goal came off the stick of junior forward Autumn Mallory (Leonardtown, Md./Leonardtown) at 55:35.
  • Less than four minutes later, senior midfielder Alexa Taylor (York, Pa./Red Lion) put the game out of reach as Taylor tapped in a loose ball.
  • St. Mary's was unable to generate any offense in 70 minutes as the Spartan defense kept the Seahawks to zero shots for the entire game.
  • Junior goalkeeper Alyssa Thompson (Arnold, Md./Broadneck) worked hard to keep St. Mary's in the game, making a career-best 12 stops.

For the Seahawks (5-12)

  • Scorer:  None.
  • Goalkeeper: Thompson (12 saves, 3 goals allowed, 70:00).
  • St. Mary's finished the game with no shots and two penalty corners.

For York (13-5)

  • Scorers: Nye (1 goal); Taylor (1 goal); Mallory (1 goal); Meghan Heary (1 assist); Beth Patrick (1 assist).
  • Goalkeeper: Sophomore Eve Hauptle (Alexandria, Va./West Potomac) (0 saves, 0 goals allowed, 70:00).
  • The Spartans had 25 shots (15 on goal) and 17 corners.

Notes

  • Senior forward Brady Wolf (Reisterstown, Md./McDonogh) finishes her four-year career fourth all-time with 14 assists, fifth with 72 points, and sixth with 29 goals.

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