Wolverines fall to Powerful St. Mary's

Wolverines fall to Powerful St. Mary's

Box Score

Dover, Del. - St. Mary's (Md.) remained undefeated on the season as they dispatched overmatched Wesley College 6-1 in a Capital Athletic Conference matchup.

The loss marks the fourth straight defeat for the Wolverines who also fall to 1-4 in conference play. 

The Seahawk's struck first in the 14th minute when Bridget McGovern put the ball past Wesley goalie Kim Fearnbach (Pennington, N.J.). Fearnbach was peppered with 17 shots before being replaced by reserve keeper Christine Oliver (Milville, N.J.) in the 56th minute.

Wesley showed some early spark, knoting the score at 1-1 in the 21st minute. Sophomore Julia DeFelice took a rush up the right side and chipped the ball over the outstreched hands of Seahawk goalie Elizabeth Benge. Benge needed to make only 2 saves on the day.

The poweful Seahawks then scored 5 unanswered goals to win going away in the rain soaked afternoon. Sophia Esparza scored 18 seconds after Wesley tied the game, which would be her first of three goals in the game.

Other Seahawks adding goal were Lauren Carrier in the 25th minute, and Taylor Cervenka in the 68th minute. Esparza scored in 48th and 51st minute.

Wesley hosts Marymount (Va.) on Thursday, Oct. 2 at 7:00 p.m.