Press Release, St. Mary’s College of Maryland

ST. MARY’S CITY, Md. – The St. Mary’s College of Maryland men’s basketball team (6-7, 0-2 CAC) dropped a CAC contest Saturday (Jan. 5) evening 82-69 to the visiting Frostburg State University Bobcats (6-6, 2-0 CAC). The loss snapped the Seahawks four-game win streak.

St. Mary’s – 69, Frostburg – 82

How It Happened

  • FSU jumped on St. Mary’s early by outscoring the Seahawks 12-2 to begin the game. Trailing 38-21 with 2:45 remaining in the opening half, St. Mary’s fought themselves back into the game with eight consecutive points to end the half.Spencer Schultz,Justin Milstead,Naheed John, andZach Spoonerall drained shots during the run.
  • St. Mary’s cut FSU’s lead to eight from a clutch three-point shot from Schultz with 1:50 remaining in regulation. However, the Bobcats responded with corresponding scores to keep their distance from the Seahawks.
Phil Newsome ’19 | Photo Credit: Bill Wood

Inside the Box Score

  • Schultzpaced the Seahawks offensively with a team-best 17 points. Additionally,Schultzadded six rebounds, three assists, one steal, and one block.
  • Spoonerhad his best scoring night of the season with 15 points, while adding five rebounds coming off the bench.
  • Phil Newsomecontributed a team-high eight rebounds and tallied six points.
  • FSU’sLawerence PettisandEdwin Coleled all scorers in the contest with 22 points each.

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • Jan. 9 vs. Christopher Newport (11-2, 1-1 CAC) – Freeman Center – Capital Athletic Conference contest – 7:30 p.m.

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...