ST. MARY’S CITY, Md. – Five players registered multiple-goal games Saturday afternoon as the St. Mary’s College of Maryland men’s lacrosse team rolled to their fifth consecutive win. The Seahawks (5-0) cruised to a 16-0 advantage before finishing up the day with a 20-4 non-conference victory over the Shenandoah University Hornets (4-2).
How It Happened
- In the first quarter, St. Mary’s College opened a 5-0 lead behind a goal and two assists from first-year midfielder Aiden Doyle (Arnold, Md./Broadneck) while senior attackman Jude Brown (Bel Air, Md./John Carroll) added a goal and one helper.
- The hosts tacked on six more in the second period as Brown put up three goals and an assist and Doyle chipped in a pair.
- Shenandoah held the Seahawks to just three goals in the third frame, including a buzzer beater by Doyle off an assist from first-year midfielder Nate Hochrein (Baltimore, Md./Towson).
- Sophomore midfielder Brett Weiner (Reisterstown, Md./Dulaney) stretched St. Mary’s lead to a 16-goal margin at the 8:44 mark of the fourth stanza with his first two goals of the season.
- SU finally made the scoreboard as the Hornets rattled off four unanswered goals in a four-minute span to avoid the shutout. Tyler Held scored twice while Chris Baker had two helpers.
- The Seahawks finished out the game with four straight goals in the final 2:24 of the contest.
Inside the Box Score
- For the third time this season, the Seahawk defense held an opponent to five goals or less.
- St. Mary’s College posted a 57-22 shot advantage as well as a 31-24 margin in ground balls.
- Face-offs were even at 13 wins each.
- Both sides scored two man-up goals.
- The loss snaps the Hornets’ three-game win streak.
- Brown recorded his 14th career hat trick and fourth in a row this season with five goals while adding three assists for eight points. He also contributed two ground balls and one caused turnover.
- Doyle collected his second consecutive hat trick on four goals while chipping in a season-best two helpers for six points.
- Weiner notched his first career hat trick with his first three goals of 2022.
- Senior midfielder Samuel Jaudon (Catonsville, Md./Catonsville) matched his career-high with a game-best eight ground balls as Jaudon won 9-of-14 face-offs.
- Senior captain Kyrle Preis (Upper Falls, Md./Loyola Blakefield) tallied four stops in 38:22 before being relieved by junior Ben Robertson (Davidsonville, Md./South River), who made four saves as well.
- Mark Isabelle made 16 saves in goal for Shenandoah, giving up 15 goals in 49:32.
Up Next for the Seahawks
- Mar. 12 at No. 6 Lynchburg (3-1) – Lynchburg, Va. – 1:00 p.m