Hood vs. Saint Mary's (md)
February 19, 2008
The Game Story:
ST. MARY'S CITY, Md.--The Hood College men's lacrosse team (0-1, 0-1 CAC) dropped a 21-4 decision to the St. Mary's College (Md.) Seahawks Tuesday in the season opener for both schools.

Three of Hood's four goals came on man-up opportunities. Jason Anderson netted a pair of goals while Michale Matteson and Blake Rust also found the back of the net for Hood. Will Oconis tallied a pair of assists while Anderson was credited with an assist on Rust's tally in the first quarter.

After one quarter of play, the Blazers trailed just 3-1, but the Seahawks outscored Hood 9-1 in the second quarter to break the game open. Twelve different players scored for St. Mary's, which outshot Hood 53-14.

Sam Hofmann started in goal for Hood and registered 10 saves over three-plus quarters. Nicholas O'Brien played the final 13:10 in the net and turned away six shots.

Hood returns to action Saturday hosting Virginia Wesleyan College in its home opener at 1 p.m. at Thomas Athletic Field.