Kathleen Stevens '22 | Photo Credit: Bill Wood

Field Hockey Falls to Mary Washington In Final Seconds

ST. MARY’S CITY, Md. – The St. Mary’s College of Maryland field hockey team (12-3, 2-2 CAC) hosted the visiting University of Mary Washington Eagles (6-10, 1-3 CAC) in Capital Athletic Conference action on Saturday (Oct. 26) afternoon. The Seahawks fell to the Eagles 2-1 due to a Mary Washington goal that was scored with 15 seconds remaining.

St. Mary’s College – 1, Mary Washington – 2

How It Happened

  • The Seahawks struggled to possess the ball on their offensive end in the first and second quarters, firing off just one shot in the opening half. Mary Washington recorded seven shots in the first half but Kelbey Egerland stepped up in goal with four saves.
  • Following a scoreless third quarter, the Seahawks finally found the back of the cage in the 55th minute. Kathleen Stevens fought for possession after a shot in front of the goal and beat the opposing goalkeeper for the score. St. Mary’s College seemed to be in control of the game in the final five minutes of action until the Eagles evened the match with a goal from Izzy Scholz in the 57th minute. 
  • The game looked like it was heading to overtime with both teams knotted up at 1-1 with under a minute remaining. However, the Eagles managed to tally the game-winner off a rebound in the final 15 seconds. Jess Smith scored to seal the victory for the Eagles.

Inside the Box Score

  • Stevens recorded the lone goal of the afternoon for the Seahawks and now has three goals and nine points on the season. Sophie Carlson recorded her second defensive save of the season, which leads the team, and Angelina Arter tallied her first. In goal, Egerland collected seven saves.
  • As a team, the Eagles held the advantage in shots (20-5) and penalty corners (15-5).

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • Oct. 30 vs. Christopher Newport | 5:00 p.m. | Jamie L. Roberts Stadium

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