ST. MARY’S CITY, MD – Coming off a two-game win streak the Seahawks were ready to host their next opponents, the Haverford Fords. Though St. Mary’s took an early lead, the Fords made a comeback and secured their victory in a fourth-quarter battle. 

How it Happened

  • St. Mary’s took off at the opening draw, quickly scoring two goals in the first five minutes of play. Nancy Slaughter and Lucy Gussio each recorded a goal in the first period. Haverford held the Seahawks to these two points in the first period. St. Mary’s blocked out the Fords for just over half of the first quarter before Haverford broke through, going on a four point streak before time expired. (2-4). 
  • Haverford doubled their score over the course of the second quarter. Seahawk Colin Horton capitalized on a man up opportunity with three seconds left in play. 
  • St. Mary’s turned the tables on the Fords in the third quarter, tallying seven goals while limiting Haverford to just two points. Colin Horton scored her second point in a row just 45 seconds into play for the Seahawks. Nancy SlaughterLucy Gussio and Colin Horton all scored again for Seahawks, closing the gap to just two points against the Fords. Haverford extended their lead back to three points before Kelly Emge worked to score two points to put the Seahawks back by one. Lucy Gussio struck again for the Hawks, tying the game with just over a minute left in the period. The Seahawks dominated the Fords in the third period, controlling eight of the 10 draws and outshooting them on goal eleven to four.
  • Bella Dunigan scored her third goal of the season in the fourth quarter to give the Seahawks a one point advantage over Haverford. Haverford tied the game just two minutes later and wouldn’t let go of the lead again for the rest of the match. Colin Horton put up one more point for the Seahawks before time ran out (12-16). 
Colin Horton vs. Haverford Credit: Gabby Plummer / St. Mary's College of Maryland

Inside the Box Score

  • For the second match in a row, Maddie Clemmer put up 11 saves in the 60 minutes of play. 
  • Colin Horton tallied four goals to lead St. Mary’s in today’s match, brining her total to 15 for the season 
  • Lucy Gussio sits as the top scorer for the Seahawks this season thus far with 19 points across five games. 
  • Stephanie Heffron and Lily Davison each caused two turnovers against the Fords. Haverford gave up 19 turnovers in total throughout the match; eight of those caused by Seahawks. 

Up Next

The Seahawks continue their stay at home and host No.24 Washington College in a non-conference contest. The game is set to start at 3:30 PM on March 16th. 


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