FROM STAFF REPORTS
Hannah Ashby had 14 saves in goal and Julia Albert scored five goals to pace the seventh-ranked University of Mary Washington women’s lacrosse team to a 12–5 Capital Athletic Conference victory over host St. Mary’s College on Saturday.
Allison Davis scored three goals in a game that saw the favored Eagles stumble out of the gate, falling behind the Seahawks early, 3–0. UMW then scored five unanswered goals to take a 5–3 lead into the locker at halftime. The Eagles continued to control the ball and the clock in the second half, outscoring the Seahawks 7-2 and coasting to the victory.
Paige Haskins won five ground balls and created five turnovers for the Eagles (12–2, 3–1), who host 10th-ranked Catholic University on Tuesday at 4 p.m.
The Eagles watched a 3–2 first-quarter lead slip away to visiting St. Mary’s College, then staged a determined rally of their own only to come up short in a 12–10 CAC loss at the Battleground Athletic Complex.
Logan Green and Cole Hagan got the Eagles going with first-quarter goals, but the Seahawks scored five of the next seven goals to lead 7–5 at halftime. St. Mary’s expanded its lead to 10–5 in the third quarter before UMW responded. Three goals by Chris White and solo tallies by Hogan and Sean Tuite brought the Eagles within one. But the Seahawks scored with under 3:30 to play and held on for the victory.
Lucas Whittie had eight saves in goal for the Eagles (7–8, 1–3), who face third-ranked York in Pennsylvania on Saturday.
Entering the game with Frostburg State leading UMW 4–1, Eagles reliever Megan Hibbs checked the Bobcats to one run over four innings and UMW’s offense erupted for six runs in the sixth to cap a rally and post an 8–5 victory in the opening game of a CAC doubleheader in Frostburg, Md.
Courtney Shea doubled in a pair of runs in the clutch sixth inning. Juliet Truslow doubled and drove in a pair of runs and Danielle Newman scored twice.
The nightcap ended after press time.
The Eagles (16–14, 6–1) host Southern Virginia for a doubleheader on Friday, beginning at 4 p.m.
R H E
UMW 100 016 0 — 8 11 3
Frostburg St. 003 200 0 — 5 10 3
Jamie Putrell, MEGAN HIBBS (4) and Rachel Porchie. KATELYN MERHLING, Emily Moll (5) and Carly Wirth.
The Eagles couldn’t contain Penn State-Harrisburg’s hot bats, dropping a CAC doubleheader to the Lions at Dickinson Stadium. Game scores were 10-3 and 17-7.
In the opener, Christian Hague gave Eagles starter Tyler Ray a boost with a solo home run, helping UMW forge a 3-2 lead through the fifth inning. But the Lions, behind Casey Winters’ double and four RBIs, rallied for the 10–3 victory. Ray struck out seven but gave up five earned runs in taking the loss.
In the nightcap, the Lions ganged up on starter Marcell Barrett for 10 earned runs and took control of the contest early. Nick Bass drove in three runs for the Eagles while Hague, David Lambertson and Kevin France drove in a pair each.
The Eagles (9–16, 3–10) host Averett at Dickinson Stadium on Tuesday at 3 p.m.
R H E
PSU 020 000 323 — 10 10 2
UMW 011 010 000 — 3 3 1
MICHAEL DE LEON, Tyler Jackson (8) and Tyler Aug. TYLER RAY, Cole Gabriele (8) and Kevin France.
R H E
PSU 340 403 300 — 17 18 1
UMW 031 030 000 — 7 12 2
ZACH GETTYS, Tyler Jackson (5), Phoenix Spiller (8) and Ethan Kell. MARCELL BARRETT, Chris Kenyon (4), Alex Ford (7), Nick Bass (7) and Kevin France.
Friday’s late result
The Eagles hung tough with the Lions through six innings, trailing 3–2, when Penn State–Harrisburg exploded for six runs off reliever Stephen Johnson in the seventh inning and posting an 11–5 CAC victory.
Eagles starter Hank Biggs (5–3) gave up three runs on five hits and three walks while striking out six in taking the loss. Johnston doubled and drove in two runs.
R H E
PSU 120 000 620 — 11 13 1
UMW 000 200 300 — 5 9 2
TRAVIS VAN HOUTEN and Tyler Aug. HANK BIGGS, Stephen Johnson (7), Zach Calloway (8), Cole Gabriele (8) and Kevin France.