For Immediate Release · By Nairem Moran · firstname.lastname@example.org
Sparks, Md. – The No. 21 St. Mary's College of Maryland women's lacrosse team stumbled for the second time in as many games Saturday afternoon. St. Mary's (2-2) second-half comeback came up short as the Seahawks dropped a 15-10 decision to Dickinson College (2-1) on Tierney Field at the U.S. Lacrosse Hall of Fame. Senior attacker Lacey Brown (Monkton, Md./Hereford) paced the team with three points on a goal and career-best two assists.
- Shots: St. Mary's 26, Dickinson 39
- Ground Balls: St. Mary's 18, Dickinson 25
- Draw Controls: St. Mary's 15, Dickinson 11
- Free-Position Shots: St. Mary's 2-3, Dickinson 3-8
- Saves: St. Mary's 16, Dickinson 9
- Caused Turnovers: St. Mary's 8, Dickinson 14
- Turnovers: St. Mary's 27, Dickinson 16
How It Happened
- A pair of 3-0 runs in the first half allowed the Red Devils to establish a 10-5 halftime advantage. Dickinson led by six at 8:27 before first-year attacker Annalise Wrobel (Odenton, Md./Arundel), senior captain Megan Cannon (Reisterstown, Md./Notre Dame Prep) and junior attacker Ali Collie (Glen Arm, Md./Dulaney) helped cut the lead to four twice with 3:31 remaining in the half.
- The Red Devils opened up a 13-6 lead at 18:32 of the second half by scoring of the three of the half's first four goals.
- St. Mary's responded by notching three straight from sophomore midfielder Kate Bartholomew (Galena, Md./Kent County), Collie, and L. Brown to pull within 13-9 at 15:50. The Red Devils regained a six-goal margin at 11:36 before junior midfielder Caitlin Katchmar (Phoenix, Md./Hereford) netted her second of the day at 7:52 for the Seahawks' last goal of the game.
- Junior Emma Brown (Warwick, N.Y./Warwick Valley) did her part to keep St. Mary's rally alive, denying four of Dickinson's last five shots. However, the Seahawks committed four turnovers and only generated two shots on offense over the final eight minutes of the game, which were both saved by Avery Priest.
Inside the Box Score
- Along with her team-best three points, L. Brown added two caused turnovers while Katchmar finished with a career- and game-best seven draw controls plus two goals. Bartholomew collected career-highs of two goals and two caused turnovers while adding four draw controls.
- On defense, first-year defender Francesca Ziccardi (Baltimore, Md./Notre Dame Prep) contributed a season-best three ground balls and two caused turnovers while E. Brown best her career-high of 14 saves from Wednesday with 16, including 11 in the second half. E. Brown also chipped in two ground balls and a caused turnover.
- Anne Dunster paced the Red Devils with six points on two goals and four assists while Erika Bloes and Eleanor Kaestner each found the back of the net four times. Priest finished the day with nine stops, including six over the final 30 minutes, for her second win of the season.
Up Next for the Seahawks
- Mar. 13 at Occidental College (4-1) – Los Angeles, Calif. – 1:00 p.m. (PST)/4:00 p.m. (EST)
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