SALISBURY, Md. – Sophomore forward Alex Ochman (Rockville, Md./T.S. Wootton) netted his second career goal, but the St. Mary’s College of Maryland men’s soccer team (0-1-1) came up in a 3-1 loss to Gettysburg College (1-0-0) Saturday afternoon (Sep. 3) at the Elmer Lord Tournament hosted by Salisbury University.

How It Happened

  • Jack Carroll put Gettysburg on the scoreboard first as Carroll converted a penalty kick in the 22nd minute for the Bullets’ first goal of the season.
  • Carroll struck again two minutes later as he finished in delivery from Athi Msiza to give Gettysburg a 2-0 lead at 23:32.
  • St. Mary’s College headed into halftime down 2-0 as the Bullets posted a 9-4 advantage in shots as well as a 5-1 margin in corner kicks.
  • Gettysburg earned another penalty kick in the 68th and this time, Connor Fife converted for his first goal of 2022 and a 3-0 Bullet lead.
  • Ochman helped the Seahawks avoid the shutout loss with his score in the 80th minute, connecting on a pass from junior forward Jason Caro (Lanham, Md./Good Counsel) to cut the deficit to 3-1.

Inside the Box Score

  • St. Mary’s picked up its offensive tempo in the second half, firing off six shots and earning a 3-1 lead in corners, but the Bullets finished the game with a 17-10 shot and a 6-4 edge in corner kicks.
Luke Duswalt vs. Stevenson (9.1.22) Credit: Bill Wood

St. Mary’s College Game Notes

  • Senior Liam DeLone-Bellsey (Takoma Park, Md./Montgomery Blair) made a season-best six stops in goal.
  • Ochman tallied a goal on three shots while Caro contributed an assist and two shots.
  • This is the Seahawks’ third straight loss against Gettysburg.

Gettysburg Game Notes

  • Carroll finished the game with two goals on four shots while Msiza added an assist and three shots.
  • Kevin Muhic needed one save in recording his first win of the season.

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • Sep. 4 vs. Shenandoah (1-0-0) – Salisbury, Md. (Elmer Lord Tournament) – 12:00 p.m.

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