St. Mary's 18, Catholic 4 April 19, 2002

ST. MARY'S CITY, Md. - Catholic had its 2002 season come to an end as the Cardinals fell in the semifinals of the CAC tournament to top-seeded St. Mary's, 18-4, Friday afternoon.

St. Mary's Meg McFall, the CAC's leading goal scorer, led all scorers with six goals. Senior Kate Abbonizio (Upper Darby, Pa./ Archbishop Pendergrast) led CUA with two goals, both in the second half.

The Seahawks, unbeaten and ranked No. 4 in the country in the latest IWLCA Top 20, raced out to 7-0 first-half lead before sophomore Ali Jarden (Red Bank, N.J./Red Bank Catholic) scored an unassisted tally with nine minutes in the period.

Freshman Kristen Wisniewski (Wilmington, Del./Brandywine) also scored for Catholic.

SMC then put the game away by outscoring CUA 10-4 in the second half including six unanswered goals to end the game.

Team 1 2 Final
Catholic (10-8) 1 3 4
St. Mary's (14-0) 7 11 18

CUA - Abbonizio 2, Jarden, Wisniewski
SMC - McFall 6, Story 2, Holmes 2, Schmoeller 2, McDermott 2, Cannavino 2, Libertini, Mann

CUA Assists - Finnerty 2, Gateau
SMC Assists - Holmes 2, Sloane, Schmoeller

CUA Amanda Lewis 60:00 min 18 GA 15 saves
SMC Jen Chumley 60:00 min 4 GA 4 saves