Schultz Leads Men’s Basketball in Conference Loss to Mary Washington

Spencer Schultz '20 | Photo Credit: Bill Wood
Spencer Schultz '20 | Photo Credit: Bill Wood

ST. MARY'S CITY, Md. - Junior forward Spencer Schultz led the St. Mary's College of Maryland men's basketball team (6-10, 0-5 CAC) with 20 points and eight rebounds in a 79-67 loss to the University of Mary Washington Eagles (12-4, 4-1 CAC) Wednesday (Jan. 16) night in the MPOBARC Arena.

St. Mary's - 67, Mary Washington - 79

How It Happened

  • The Eagles caught the Seahawks on their heels to begin the contest by jumping out to a 9-0 lead just two minutes into the first half. Mary Washington continued to build their lead and headed into halftime with a comfortable 40-26 lead. Schultz racked up 10 points in the first half, shooting five-of-seven from the field. Justin Milstead had a solid showing in the first stanza with six points, shooting 50 percent from beyond the three-point arch, while adding four rebounds.

  • Trailing 49-37 with 16:16 left in the second half, the Seahawks put together a seven-point run to cut their deficit to 49-44. Zach Spooner started the run with a timely three-pointer and Schultz highlighted the scoring streak with an electrifying dunk.

  • St. Mary's managed to best Mary Washington in the second half, outscoring the Eagles 41-39 off a 68.2 shooting percentage from the field and draining 53.3 percent of their shots from three-point range.

Inside the Box Score

  • As mentioned, Schultz led the Seahawks with 20 points, shooting 10-of-12 from the field and adding eight rebounds.

  • Spooner shot 57.1 percent from three-point range and recorded 14 points. In addition, Milstead tallied 14 points as well, while collecting five rebounds and two assists.

  • Reggie Rouse got his teammates involved on the offensive end, dishing out a team-high eight assists on the night.

  • Greg Rowson led the Eagles in the scoring with 18 points, while Johnny Cronin tallied 16 points and nine rebounds.

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • Jan. 19 vs. Southern Virginia (4-12, 0-5 CAC) – MPOBARC Arena – Capital Athletic Conference game – 4:00 p.m.

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