Seahawks Spring Break Sports Recap 2012


Over spring break, March 10-18, baseball, men’s tennis, and men and women’s lacrosse all played games while other students went home or on vacation for their breaks.

Baseball started spring break’s string of games on the tenth with a game against York College of Pennsylvania. Seahawks won the first game 15-3,  but lost the second game 4-3. On the eleventh, Seahawks beat York by winning their final game 4-3. The baseball team has won many games this season, and with the games won against Alburtus Magnus College, Head Coach Lew Jenkins had his 300th and 301st career victories. The team next plays a home game against Washington College on March 20.

On the March 13, women’s lacrosse lost 16-3 to Messiah College. The St. Mary’s athletic website says, “Seahawk senior goalie Colleen Simpson finished the afternoon with 13 saves, four ground balls, and one caused turnover as Simpson faced 39 shots.” The team won their two previous games against Haverford College and Washington College that happened earlier in the semester. So far the team has had three wins and four losses. Their next game is a non-conference home game against Goucher College on March 20.

The men’s tennis team has done nothing but win this spring break. While none of their games have been conference matches, the team has won every single game they have played at Hilton Head, South Carolina.

Their most recent win was against Messiah College, where the team won every match. First singles player Andrew Gear ‘14 won his match 6-0 , 6-1.  The team plays Lancaster Bible College next. It is a non-conference away game at 3:30 p.m. on March 23.

Men’s lacrosse had two wins and one loss over break. The team won against Muhlenberg College 13-11 on the tenth, lost 7-6 to Denison College on the fourteenth, and won against Frostburg State University on the seventeenth. The team has had three wins and three losses in the season overall.

League commissioner Tom Byrnes announced over break that Senior Captain Peter Windsor earned the Capital Athletic Conference Men’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week. Men’s lacrosse’s next game is on March 21 against Marymount University. It is a home conference game that starts at 4:00 in the afternoon.