For Immediate Release · By Nairem Moran · firstname.lastname@example.org
Sewanee, Tenn. – The St. Mary's College of Maryland field hockey team snapped a five-game skid Sunday morning with a 2-1 overtime victory over host Sewanee: University of the South. St. Mary's rallied from a 1-0 deficit for its second win of the season.
St. Mary's (Md.) 2, Sewanee 1 (OT)
How It Happened
- Junior captain Megan Moore (Gambrills, Md./Arundel) propelled the Seahawks to victory with an unassisted goal six minutes and 12 seconds into the 15-minute extra frame.
- Following a scoreless first half, Sewanee staked a 1-0 lead at 61:31 when junior forward Virginia Barry (Greensboro, N.C./Carlisle) put back a rebound off the post.
- St. Mary's dominated the second half with 16 shots and 12 penalty corners and finally capitalized just a minute and a half after Sewanee to knot the game 1-all at 62:48. Senior forward Carly Todd (Crisfield, Md./Crisfield) notched equalizer with her team-leading fifth goal of the season.
- In overtime, both teams had a few early chances to score before Moore tipped in a loose ball for the game-winner.
For the Seahawks (2-7)
- Scorers: Todd (1 goal); Moore (1 goal).
- Goalkeeper: Alyssa Thompson (6 saves, 1 goal allowed, 76:12).
- St. Mary's finished the game with 23 shots (12 on goal) and 17 penalty corners.
For Sewanee (3-5)
- Scorer: Barry (1 goal).
- Goalkeeper: Katya Waters (9 saves, 2 goals allowed, 76:12).
- Sewanee recorded 15 shots (7 on goal) and eight corners in its fourth straight loss.
Up Next for the Seahawks
- 10/1 vs. Frostburg State University (5-3) - 11:00 a.m. (Hawktoberfest at Family Weekend)
- Saturday's matchup with Frostburg State will be the Capital Athletic Conference opener.
- The Seahawks are 9-10 all-time against Frostburg State but have won the last nine meetings.
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