Women's Lacrosse Defeated on Road at St. Mary's (Md.)

Women's Lacrosse Defeated on Road at St. Mary's (Md.)

ST. MARY'S CITY, Md.—The Southern Virginia University women's lacrosse team fell to host St. Mary's College by a 19-4 score Saturday afternoon at Seahawk Stadium in St. Mary's City, Md.

The Seahawks (5-5) set the pace in the first half, leading 7-0, before the Knigths (1-7) scored two unanswered goals. Southern Virginia could not maintain its run, surrendering six goals to close the half.

St. Mary's remained in control out of the break, outscoring the Knights 6-2 in the second half.    

St. Mary's outshot the Knights by a 25-8 ratio and won the ground ball battle, 17-12. The Seahawks also earned 17 of 25 draw controls for the game, while the Knights were able to convert on one of two free position shot opportunities.

Freshman Claire Houghtaling scored two goals to lead Southern Virginia on the afternoon. Zoe Bradshaw and Rainey Whitworth contributed one goal apiece to round out the scoring.

Kathryn Lyman started at goalie for the Knights and logged a save on the afternoon.

The Knights return to action this Tuesday in a matchup against conference foe Frostburg State. The first faceoff is scheduled for 5 p.m. at The Fields.