BY: St. Mary’s College of Maryland Athletic Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The St. Mary’s College of Maryland baseball team (4-3) traveled to Washington, D.C. to take on the Marymount University Saints (8-3) for a neutral site game on Wednesday (Mar. 4) afternoon. The Seahawks dropped the non-conference game to the Saints by a 6-4 final score.

St. Mary’s College – 4, Marymount – 6

How It Happened

  • Jay Hammett gave the Seahawks an early 1-0 lead in the first inning when he smashed his second home run of the season. The Saints responded by evening the game at one apiece in the bottom half of the inning and went on to tack on five more runs between the second, third, and fifth innings.
  • Trailing 6-1 in the eighth inning, the Seahawks used three walks from Jake WoodJoey Bryner, and Dillon Waters to load the bases with just one out. Next, Connor Coursey stayed patient at the plate and recorded the fourth walk of the inning to plate a run. Shortly after, Bowen Plagge drove a single up the middle to bring home two more runs, bringing the score to 6-4 in Marymount’s favor.
  • In the ninth inning, Wood was able to get on base with a single for his second hit of the game, but the Seahawks stalled offensively from there to fall 6-4.
Jake Wood ’21 | Photo Credit: Bill Wood

Inside the Box Score

  • Wood and Hammett led the Seahawks from the plate with two hits each. In addition, Wood drew one walk and Hammett tallied one RBI with his solo home run. Plagge paced the Seahawks with two RBI.
  • Mark Smith started the game on the mound for the Seahawks and threw six innings. Smith allowed five earned runs but struck out three batters. Nick Testoni and Will Spanoghe pitched in relief and held the Saints scoreless.

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • Mar. 6 vs. Bronx Community College | 1:00 p.m. (DH) | Hawk’s Nest

David M. Higgins II is an award-winning journalist passionate about uncovering the truth and telling compelling stories. Born in Baltimore and raised in Southern Maryland, he has lived in several East...