On Feb. 9th St. Mary’s Baseball lost its season opener against Randolph-Macon, but managed to split the double header the next day. The team won in the nightcap 4-0 while Randolph-Macon won the first half 4-3. The baseball team was supposed to play again on Saturday February 16, but was unable to due to weather conditions. They will play at home next Saturday, Feb. 23, against Widener University in a non-conference double header.
Men’s Basketball won their fifth consecutive Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) Regular-Season Title after their 89-80 against the University of Mary Washington. This along with Wesley College’s loss to Salisbury University means that St. Mary’s has the CAC title. The team will have a first round bye in the upcoming CAC Men’s Basketball Championship Tournament. Junior Brendan McFall commented, saying, “This is our fifth consecutive CAC regular title, so that’s pretty sweet. As long as we can do our best next Thursday and Saturday, hopefully we can bring back the CAC crown.”
The women’s Basketball team also finished out its season against Mary Washington University. Even though St. Mary’s finished the half seven points ahead, Mary Washington ended up winning 58-33. The Women’s team also will play in CAC Championships, beginning against Salisbury on Feb. 19. Junior Myeisha Wallace commented, saying, “I hope we end the season as conference champions. My expectations for the championships are that we prove how good we really are by maintaining a full 40 minutes at our best. We have shown the ability to compete with any team in our conference.”
Women’s Lacrosse was supposed to have their first contest against Washington and Lee University on February 20. Washington and Lee, However, was unable to field a team due to injuries, illnesses, and “violation of team expectations.” Because of this the Women’s Lacrosse team will open against Dickinson College on Saturday February 23.
Men’s Lacrosse won its season-opening game against Roanoke 13-12. Sophmore Nate Babcock and first year Conor Jordan both collected hat tricks. Men’s Tennis was less successful, losing to Mary Washington 8-1. More information about teams and games can be found at www.smcmathletics.com.