ST. MARY’S CITY, Md. – Thirteen different Seahawks scored at least one goal as the St. Mary’s College of Maryland men’s lacrosse team dominated in their home-opener on a chilly Saturday afternoon. St. Mary’s College (3-0) remained undefeated on the young season with a 16-4 non-conference victory over McDaniel College (1-1).
How It Happened
- Sophomore attackman Johnny McGrain (Timonium, Md./Dulaney) notched a goal and an assist as the Seahawks jumped out to a 3-0 lead with 6:52 left in the first period.
- McDaniel responded with back-to-back goals from Patrick Fegan and Nick DeLoriers to trim the deficit to 3-2 with 2:59 remaining in the first.
- St. Mary’s College then rattled of seven unanswered goals, including two in the final 2:40 of the first frame, to stake a 10-2 advantage at halftime. Senior attackman Jude Brown (Bel Air, Md./John Carroll) notched two goals and an assist while McGrain added a pair of helpers in the 7-0 run.
- The Green Terror netted the first goal of the third period before St. Mary’s College found the back of the net four consecutive times, a goal and an assist from senior Jack Brocato (Baltimore, Md./St. Paul’s), to stretch its lead to 14-3 with 9:27 to go in the game.
- After DeLoriers scored his second of the afternoon, junior Walker Krizman (Damascus, Md./Damascus) and sophomore midfielder Mark LoPresto (Elkton, Md./Tome) combined for the Seahawks’ final two goals.
Inside the Box Score
- The Seahawks outshot McDaniel, 56-23, on their way to a season-best 16 goals while St. Mary’s College claimed the ground ball battle, 46-15, as Brown scooped up seven and junior midfielder Mitch Boudreau (Catonsville, Md./Catonsville) picked up five.
- Of the seven extra-man opportunities in the game, only the Green Terror recorded a man-up goal, going 1-for-5.
- Face-offs went to the Seahawks as Boudreau won 9-of-16 to lead the team to a 14-of-23 effort at the X.
- Brown finished the afternoon with his 12th career hat trick, tallying four points on three goals and an assist.
- Senior captain Abe Hubbard (Owings, Md./Northern) was next with two goals and a career-best two assists.
- Sophomore defenseman Ethan Little (Bel Air, Md./C. Milton Wright) paced the defense with four ground balls and two caused turnovers.
- Senior captain Kyrle Preis (Upper Falls, Md./Loyola Blakefield) matched his season-high with 11 saves and added two ground balls.
- DeLoriers led the Green Terror in their first loss of the season with two goals and an assist while Brighton Lorber posted 18 stops.
Up Next for the Seahawks
- Mar. 2 at Marymount (Va.) (1-1) – Arlington, Va. – 4:00 p.m.
- Mar. 5 vs. Shenandoah (3-1) – St. Mary’s City, Md. / JLR Stadium – 1:00 p.m.