ST. MARY'S CITY, Md. - St. Mary's used 7-1 runs to start both halves to claim a 20-9 win over Wesley in a Capital Athletic Conference contest.
A goal by Ryan Alexander with 13:46 left in the half gave the Seahawks (5-3, 2-0 CAC) a 7-1 lead before goals by Brad Smith (Glen Burnie, Md./Old Mill), Jack Skeels (Roseland, N.J./West Essex Regional) and Eric Crumbock (Levittown, Pa./Truman) shaved it to a five goal deficit, 9-4 at the intermission.
St. Mary's built its lead to 11, 16-5, at the beginning of the fourth quarter. Wesley tried to mount a comeback, but the Seahawks matched the Wolverines' four goals down the stretch.
Smith finished with five points for Wesley on three goals and two assists. Brad Bivins (Dover, Del./Caesar Rodney) added a goal and two assists.
Jimmy Colliflower (Westminster, Md./Westminster) had seven ground balls and caused four turnovers. Stephen Taylor (Bel Air, Md./C. Milton Wright) won 9-of-13 face offs.
Michael Mules led all players for St. Mary's with five goals and three assists for eight points. Patrick Mull added a goal and four assists. Both Albert Mitchell and Pete Windsor had seven ground balls.
Michael McGuigan (Middletown, Del./Middletown), Marcus Giarusso (Camillus, N.Y./Marcellus) and Corey Bousquet (Ridge, N.Y./Longwood) split time in goal for Wesley. McGuigan made 12 saves, Giarusso stopped a pair and Bousquet netted five.
Stu Wheeler played the first 40 minutes and made six saves to lead the Seahawks.
The Wolverines travel to Marymount (Va.) on April 3.