St. Mary's College of Maryland Field Hockey | Photo Credit: Bill Wood

Seahawks Edged by Captains in Final Regular Season Contest

ST. MARY’S CITY, Md. – The St. Mary’s College of Maryland field hockey team (12-4, 2-3 CAC) hosted the visiting No. 13 Christopher Newport University Captains (13-4, 4-1 CAC) on Wednesday (Oct. 30) evening in Capital Athletic Conference action. The Seahawks were edged by the Captains 1-0 in their final regular-season game of the season. St. Mary’s College officially locked up the No. 3 seed in the CAC Tournament and will host Southern Virginia on Saturday, Nov. 2 at 2:00 p.m.

St. Mary’s College – 1, No. 13 Christopher Newport – 0

How It Happened

  • The Captains jumped out to an early lead with the lone goal of the game in the ninth minute of action. Abby Asuncion deflected a shot that snuck by Kelbey Egerland for the lead. St. Mary’s College struggled to find scoring opportunities in the opening half with just three shots recorded.
  • In the second half, the Seahawks competed at a high level and outshot the Captains 4-1. However, CNU packed their defense in tight and made the Seahawks work for their scoring opportunities. St. Mary’s College was unable to find the back of the cage and fell 1-0.

Inside the Box Score

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • Nov. 2 vs. Southern Virginia  | 2:00 p.m. | CAC Tournament First Round | Jamie L. Roberts Stadium

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