ST. MARY'S CITY, Md. – The Marymount University women's lacrosse team traveled to St. Mary's College of Maryland on Wednesday in a matchup of former Capital Athletic Conference foes, falling 18-11.
The Saints jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first six minutes of the game, as junior Bridgette Stacom netted two goals. She tallied her first less than two minutes in, before senior Jessica Crew scored at the 26:21 mark to double the lead.
Stacom added her next score at 24:16 for the three-goal lead.
The Seahawks fought back to tie the score, 3-3, and the teams would battle back-and-forth from there.
After Crew notched her second score, St. Mary's netted three-straight to take a 6-4 lead with just over 15 minutes to play in the first half.
Crew responded by finding the back of the net three more times in the final 15 minutes of the period. She tallied an unassisted score, before taking helpers from junior Madison Davis and Stacom, to give the Saints a 7-6 lead at the break.
Crew had five goals in the first half to lead the team at halftime.
St. Mary's came out of halftime on a 4-1 run to regain the lead. Junior Eliana Cassel scored the Saints' goal to tie the game, 8-8, but two Seahawk goals grabbed a 10-8 lead.
Crew added three more goals in the second half for the Saints, but it would not be enough, as St. Mary's went on to take the win.
Crew finished the game with a career-high eight goals, needing only 11 shots.
Senior Holly Reik played all 60 minutes in goal in the game, making 16 saves.
The Saints will be back in action at Occidental College on Monday, March 11; the game is set to begin at 4 p.m.