Photo Credit: Dan Hunter,

Men’s Basketball Edged by Mary Washington on Senior Day

ST. MARY’S CITY, Md. – The St. Mary’s College of Maryland men’s basketball team (7-16, 2-6 CAC) hosted the University of Mary Washington Eagles (14-9, 4-4 CAC) on Saturday (Feb. 8) afternoon for Senior Day. The Seahawks were edged by the Eagles by a final score of 72-62.

St. Mary’s College – 62, Mary Washington – 72

How It Happened

  • The Eagles grabbed the lead to begin the game, but the Seahawks battled back to grab a 6-5 lead at the 16:18 mark for their only lead of the game. The Seahawks used a six-point scoring run for the early advantage, thanks to three-pointers from Jack Foley and Justin Milstead
  • At the 11:30 mark of the first half, Mary Washington strung together a 13-point run to take a 12-point lead over St. Mary’s College. The Eagles stretched their lead to 14 with 7:43 remaining for their largest advantage of the game. Trailing 34-24, the Seahawks finished the half strongly by tallying the final four points with scores from Reggie Rouse and Dee Barnes.
  • In the second half, the Eagles held a 12-point lead with 12:29 remaining. Next, the Seahawks recorded nine-straight points to cut the Eagle lead to three with 8:10 remaining. Miles Gillette highlighted the run with a layup and a made three-ball. 
  • Mary Washington was able to hold their lead and used a six-point scoring run with 1:26 remaining to seal the victory.

Inside the Box Score

  • Gillette led the Seahawks with a double-double, notching a team-high 15 points and 12 rebounds. Grant followed with 14 points while Barnes finished the game with 13, respectively. Barnes and Rouse hustled for a team-high two steals, while Rouse also led the team by dishing out two assists. 
  • Greg Rowson led the Eagles with a double-double, tallying 23 points and 10 rebounds.

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • Feb. 15 at Southern Virginia | 3:00 p.m. | Knight Arena

The Southern Maryland Chronicle is a local, small business entrusted to provide factual, unbiased reporting to the Southern Maryland Community. While we look to local businesses for advertising, we hope to keep that cost as low as possible in order to attract even the smallest of local businesses and help them get out to the public. We must also be able to pay employees(part-time and full-time), along with equipment, and website related things. We never want to make the Chronicle a “pay-wall” style news site.

To that end, we are looking to the community to offer donations. Whether it’s a one-time donation or you set up a reoccurring monthly donation. It is all appreciated. All donations at this time will be going to furthering the Chronicle through hiring individuals that have the same goals of providing fair, and unbiased news to the community. For now, donations will be going to a business PayPal account I have set-up for the Southern Maryland Chronicle, KDC Designs. All business transactions currently occur within this PayPal account. If you have any questions regarding this you can email me at

Thank you for all of your support and I hope to continue bringing Southern Maryland the best news possible for a very long time. — David M. Higgins II

© 2019 The Southern Maryland Chronicle. All Rights Reserved. This website is not intended for users located within the European Economic Area.