St. Mary's 13, Catholic 3

Feb. 19, 2002

ST. MARY'S CITY, Md. - Catholic dropped its 2002 opener as St. Mary's downed the Cardinals, 13-3, in a CAC contest Tuesday afternoon. Eric Slagle led CUA with two goals and Ryan Welsh added a goal and an assist.

The Seahawks (1-0, 1-0 CAC) had five players score two goals. SMC's Greg Scagliotti led all scorers with two goals and an assist.

Matt Monfet made 17 saves for Catholic (0-1, 0-1 CAC) while Seahawk keeper Mike Watkins posted nine stops. St. Mary's held a 44-31 ground ball advantage and outshot Catholic 39-17. Each team was successful on 1-of-5 extra man opportunities.

The Cardinals resume action on Saturday as they host perennial powerhouse Salisbury in a CAC tilt starting at 1 p.m.