Saint Mary's (md) vs. York
April 5, 2003
The Game Story:
Gjerulff Leads Seahawks To 9-2 Over York College

St. Mary's City, Md. -- Sophomore attacker Adam Gjerulff (Rockville, MD/Georgetown Prep) scored three goals and added three assists in leading the St. Mary's College Seahawks to a 9-2 Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) victory over the visiting York College Spartans on Saturday afternoon. With the win, the Seahawks improve to 4-5 overall and 2-1 in the CAC, while the Spartans fall to 3-3 overall and 1-3 in the CAC with the loss.

The Seahawks scored first in the contest when freshman midfielder Matt O'Neill (Annapolis, MD/Annapolis) scored off of an assist from sophomore attacker Kevin Whalen (Bethesda, MD/Georgetown Prep). The Spartans tied the contest at 1-1 by the end of the first period when sophomore midfielder John Cannon scored with the assist credited to freshman midfielder Josh Papson, with just 44 seconds remaining in the period.

St. Mary's College took a 2-1 lead in the opening minutes of the second period when freshman attacker Pat Donovan (Arnold, MD/Spaulding) scored an extra-man goal with the assist going to Gjerulff. The Spartans would again come back and tie the contest when senior midfielder Jason Kemper scored an unassisted extra-man goal. that tied the contest at 2-2 going into halftime.

The Seahawks pulled away and put the contest out of reach in the second half by holding the Spartans scoreless for the final 30 minutes of play. Sophomore midfielder Ryan McCauley (Crofton, MD/Arundel) scored the eventual game-winning goal off of an assist from freshman attacker Dave Mueller (Baltimore, MD/North County) with 6:15 remaining in the third period. The Seahawks would extend their lead to 4-2 by the end of the third period when Gjerulff scored the first of his three goals, off of an assist from junior attacker Greg Scagliotti (Allentown, PA/The Hill School).

St. Mary's College owned the fourth period of play, scoring all five goals in the period. Gjerulff lead the way in the period with two goals and two assists, while Mueller added one goal and two assists in the fourth period of play.

Sophomore Miguel Snyder (Annapolis, MD/Seneca Valley) started and played all 60 minutes in net for the Seahawks to earn the win. Snyder allowed just the two goals on 21 total shots while making seven saves in the contest. Senior Evan Mazzocchi started and went the distance in goals for the visiting Spartans. Mazzocchi allowed nine goals on 57 total shots, with 14 saves.

The Seahawks (4-5, 2-1) will return to action on Saturday, April 12, when they host CAC opponent, Goucher College. That contest is scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m.