Dover, Del. – Junior attacker Ali Collie (Glen Arm, Md./Dulaney) put up career numbers Wednesday night as the St. Mary’s College of Maryland women’s lacrosse team returned to the Capital Athletic Conference action. The Seahawks (8-8, 4-3 CAC) tallied an 18-5 road win over Wesley College (6-8, 1-6 CAC) as Collie tallied career-highs of 10 points, seven caused turnovers, six assists, and six ground balls.
How It Happened
- St. Mary’s opened up a 6-0 lead at 21:43 as five different Seahawks found the back of the net. Collie notched two goals and two assists in the 6-0 run. The host Wolverines got on the scoreboard at 19:30 as Paige Brehm finished a pass from Brianna Bacon.
- Collie then assisted three of the goals in a 4-0 Seahawk run, giving St. Mary’s a 10-1 advantage at 12:36. Wesley responded with a 3-1 run to cut the deficit to 11-4 at 7:48 as Brehm scored all three goals.
- Wesley was held scoreless for the final 31 minutes of the game while the Seahawks would close out the game on a 5-0 run. St. Mary’s boasted a 15-5 margin at halftime.
Inside the Box Score
- In addition to her career numbers, Collie paced the Seahawks with four goals.
- Sophomore midfielder Kate Bartholomew (Galena, Md./Kent County) also finished with four goals and added an assist for a career-best five points while sophomore defender Dani MacDonald(Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) came up with a career-best five draw controls as St. Mary’s dominated at center with an 17-8 edge in draws.
- Junior Emma Brown (Warwick, N.Y./Warwick Valley) and first-year Aimee Uibel (Lumberton, N.J./Rancocas Valley Regional) split equal time in goal. Brown scooped up three ground balls, made two stops, and allowed five goals while Uibel had just one save in her half.
- Brehm finished with four goals and five draw controls while Shelby Schirmer turned away 14 Seahawk shots and picked up a game-best eight loose balls.
- Shots: St. Mary’s 46, Wesley 13
- Ground Balls: St. Mary’s 26, Wesley 22
- Draw Controls: St. Mary’s 17, Wesley 8
- Free-Position Shots: St. Mary’s 3-8, Wesley 2-5
- Saves: St. Mary’s 3, Wesley 14
- Caused Turnovers: St. Mary’s 22, Wesley 12
- Turnovers: St. Mary’s 14, Wesley 29
Up Next for the Seahawks
- Apr. 25 vs. No. 1 Salisbury University (14-0, 6-0 CAC) – Seahawk Stadium – CAC game – 4:00 p.m.
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By Nairem Moran · firstname.lastname@example.org