Saint Mary's (md) vs. Wittenberg
March 9, 2005
The Game Story:
St. Mary's City, MD -- Senior attackers Pat Schmidt (Chestertown,
MD/Queen Anne's) and Shane Baxter (Glenelg, MD/Woodbine) and junior
attacker Dave Mueller (Baltimore, MD/North County) all recorded six
points apiece in leading the St. Mary's College men's lacrosse team
to a 20-5 non-conference victory over Wittenberg University on
Wednesday afternoon at Seahawk Stadium.

With the win, the Seahawks improve to 2-3 overall on the season, with
all three losses coming to teams currently ranked in the top twelve.
Wittenberg falls to 0-2 overall on the season with the loss.

The Seahawks scored first with a goal from junior midfielder Jon Beam
(Millersville, MD/Severna Park) with the assist credited to freshman
attacker John Oliver (Newtown, CT/Newtown). The Tigers answered with
their own goal just 34 seconds later with senior attacker Trevor
Carlson finding the back of the net on a pass from sophomore attacker
Adam Morrison to tie the game at 1-1.

The Seahawks responded by scoring the final three goals of the first
quarter and the first four goals of the second quarter to take an 8-1
lead with 5:47 remaining before halftime. Baxter tallied two goals
and two assists during the 7-0 run, while Schmidt scored two goals
during the stretch for the Seahawks.

The Seahawks took an 11-2 lead at halftime and extended it to 17-4
after three quarters of play. Both teams emptied their benches in the
fourth quarter as the game was well out of reach.

Schmidt scored five goals and added one assist for the Seahawks.
Baxter contributed with four goals and two assists while Mueller
added three goals and three assists. Junior attack Pat Donovan
(Arnold, MD/Spaulding) and freshman midfielder Stu Wright (Bethesda,
MD/Good Counsel) both added two goals and one assist on the
afternoon.

Sophomore goalkeeper Rich Barr (Salisbury, MD/Worcester Prep) played
the first half in net for the Seahawks. Barr allowed two goals with
six saves on ten total shots. Sophomore Matt Wiest (Portland,
OR/Oregon Episcopal) played 20 minutes and allowed two goals with
five saves on nine total shots. Freshman Justin Woodford
(Lutherville, MD/Dulaney) played the final ten minutes between the
pipes and allowed one goal with two saves while facing six total
shots in the contest.

For the Tigers, junior midfielder Cory Windle scored two goals with
junior attacker Sammy Hong adding one goal and one assist. Morrison
added two assists in the contest.

Sophomore goalkeeper Pat Garlock started and played the first three
quarters in net for the Tigers. Garlock allowed 17 goals with 15
saves while facing 47 total shots. Freshman Andy Shively played the
final 15 minutes in net. He allowed three goals with two saves on ten
total shots.

The Seahawks (2-3) will return to action on Monday, March 14, when
they face SUNY-Potsdam in a neutral site contest over Spring Break.
The game is scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m. in Orlando, Florida.