News Release, St. Mary’s College of Maryland
ST. MARY’S CITY, Md. – Kate Bartholomew‘s career day lifted the St. Mary’s College of Maryland women’s lacrosse team (2-2) to an 18-11 victory over the Marymount University Saints (3-3) on Wednesday (Mar. 6) afternoon at Jamie L. Roberts Stadium. Bartholomew netted seven goals in the victory.
How It Happened
- The offensive driven game began with three-straight scores from the Saints. Trailing by three goals with 24:16 remaining in the first half, the Seahawks answered with a three-goal run of their own.Bartholomewfound the back of the net twice during the run andSydni Thackercapped the run with a goal. Marymount wasted little time to recapture the lead with a goal just 30 seconds later. However, the Seahawks managed to put together another thee-goal scoring burst for a 6-4 lead with a little over 15 minutes left in the first half. Once again,Bartholomewbeat the opposing goalkeeper twice during the run, whileLucy Gussioscored a goal of her own. Marymount finished the opening half strong with a three-goal run and took a slim 7-6 lead over the Seahawks into halftime.
- St. Mary’s College shifted the momentum to start the second half with two-straight goals and outscored the Saints 5-2 in the first 11 minutes of the half.BartholomewandGussioboth scored twice during the scoring burst, whileThackerscored her second goal of the contest.
- Marymount came within one goal of the Seahawks with 14:39 left in regulation, but St. Mary’s College pulled away by outscoring the Saints 7-1 the rest of the way.
Inside the Box Score
- As mentioned,Bartholomewled the Seahawks with a career-best seven goals on the afternoon.Gussiofollowed with a season-best six points off of four goals and two assists in her first season with the Seahawks. In addition,Thackerhad a season-high five points from four goals and one assist.
- Mary Kate Fitz-Patrickhustled for a team-best three ground balls and caused one turnover.Stephanie Heffronproved to be a force on the defensive end with four caused turnovers, whileJodi CreditandBartholomewadded three caused turnovers each. In goal,Emma Browncollected nine saves.
Up Next for the Seahawks
- Mar. 9 vs. Kean – 12:00 p.m. – Jamie L. Roberts Stadium