Saint Mary's (md) vs. Hampden-sydney
March 5, 2005
The Game Story:
St. Mary's City, MD -- The St. Mary's College men's lacrosse team
lost to #14 Hampden-Sydney College in a non-conference game on
Saturday afternoon by a final score of 14-6. With the loss, the
Seahawks fall to 1-3 overall, while the Tigers improve to 2-0 with
the win.

Hampden-Sydney opened scoring in the first half with an unassisted
goal from sophomore midfielder Thomas Jennings, and never looked
back. After the first quarter, the Tigers led the Seahawks, 5-1, as
St. Mary's scored their lone goal of the quarter on freshman
midfielder Stu Wright's (Bethesda, MD/Good Counsel) goal at 8:43.

St. Mary's capitalized on a few extra-man opportunities to tighten
the game up, scoring two goals in the second quarter. Junior attack
Pat Donovan (Arnold, MD/Spaulding) scored the first extra-man goal of
the game off of an assist from junior attack Dave Mueller (Baltimore,
MD/North County), then assisted on the next off of a strong shot from
freshman midfielder Cyrus Albertson (Chevy Chase, MD/St. John's
College) with one second remaining in the half. The Seahawks trailed
7-3 at halftime.

Going into the second half up by four goals, the Tigers continued to
outshoot and outscore the Seahawks, scoring three times in the third
quarter, and four in the final period. The Seahawks closed scoring in
the game, when senior attack Shane Baxter (Woodbine, MD/Glenelg)
scored the fourth extra-man goal of the game for the Seahawks off of
a pass from Mueller with 41 seconds remaining in play.

For the Seahawks, junior goalkeeper Rich Barr (Salisbury,
MD/Worcester Prep) had nine saves in 60 minutes of play. For
Hampden-Sydney, senior goalkeeper Jeremy Bull had seven saves on 22
shots faced in 53:25, while his replacement, sophomore Greg Frankoski
closed the game with one save and five shots faced in 6:35 of play.

The Seahawks will host Wittenberg (OH) on Wednesday, March 9, in a
non-conference contest. The contest is scheduled to start at 3:30
p.m.