ST. MARY'S CITY, Md. - Kate Bartholomew's career day lifted the St. Mary's College of Maryland women's lacrosse team (2-2) to an 18-11 victory over the Marymount University Saints (3-3) on Wednesday (Mar. 6) afternoon at Jamie L. Roberts Stadium. Bartholomew netted seven goals in the victory.
St. Mary's - 18, Marymount - 11
How It Happened
The offensive driven game began with three-straight scores from the Saints. Trailing by three goals with 24:16 remaining in the first half, the Seahawks answered with a three-goal run of their own. Bartholomew found the back of the net twice during the run and Sydni Thacker capped the run with a goal. Marymount wasted little time to recapture the lead with a goal just 30 seconds later. However, the Seahawks managed to put together another thee-goal scoring burst for a 6-4 lead with a little over 15 minutes left in the first half. Once again, Bartholomew beat the opposing goalkeeper twice during the run, while Lucy Gussio scored a goal of her own. Marymount finished the opening half strong with a three-goal run and took a slim 7-6 lead over the Seahawks into halftime.
St. Mary's College shifted the momentum to start the second half with two-straight goals and outscored the Saints 5-2 in the first 11 minutes of the half. Bartholomew and Gussio both scored twice during the scoring burst, while Thacker scored her second goal of the contest.
Marymount came within one goal of the Seahawks with 14:39 left in regulation, but St. Mary's College pulled away by outscoring the Saints 7-1 the rest of the way.
Inside the Box Score
As mentioned, Bartholomew led the Seahawks with a career-best seven goals on the afternoon. Gussio followed with a season-best six points off of four goals and two assists in her first season with the Seahawks. In addition, Thacker had a season-high five points from four goals and one assist.
Mary Kate Fitz-Patrick hustled for a team-best three ground balls and caused one turnover. Stephanie Heffron proved to be a force on the defensive end with four caused turnovers, while Jodi Credit and Bartholomew added three caused turnovers each. In goal, Emma Brown collected nine saves.
Up Next for the Seahawks
Mar. 9 vs. Kean - 12:00 p.m. - Jamie L. Roberts Stadium
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