SALEM, Va. - Kate Bartholomew and Ali Collie recorded five points each in a 16-11 victory over the Roanoke College Maroons (6-3) on Saturday (Mar. 23) afternoon. The No. 25 St. Mary's College of Maryland women's lacrosse team improved to 6-3 with the victory.
St. Mary's - 16, Roanoke - 11
How It Happened
Both squads exchanged goals in the first 15 minutes of action and Roanoke held a slim 5-4 advantage. Jodi Credit, Lucy Gussio, Sydni Thacker, and Bartholomew accounted for the Seahawks first four scores. Next, back-to-back goals from Gussio and Susanna Schmidt gave St. Mary's College a 6-5 lead with 11:22 left in the first half.
Roanoke evened the game at seven a piece with 5:49 remaining in the half, but the Seahawks finished strong with goals from Bartholomew and Jayne Barkman to take a 9-7 lead into halftime.
Roanoke recorded the first goal of the second half and trimmed the Seahawk lead to one. However, St. Mary's College answered with four unanswered goals for a 13-8 advantage. Gussio, Collie (2), and Thacker found the back of the cage during the scoring burst. Roanoke responded with three-straight goals, but the Seahawks crushed any hopes of a comeback with a three-goal run to end the game. Thacker, Collie, and Bartholomew accounted for the three goals to secure the victory.
Inside the Box Score
As mentioned, Bartholomew and Collie led the Seahawks on the offensive end with five points each. Gussio and Thacker followed with four points each.
Up Next for the Seahawks
Mar. 27 at Washington College - 4:00 p.m.
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