Emmitsburg, Md. (March 13, 2013)--Mount St. Mary's fell to George Washington, 16-7, on Wednesday afternoon at Waldron Family Stadium on campus. Erin Seipp and Hannah Gutcher each scored a pair of goals for the Mount in the loss.
George Washington (5-2) started the game strong, outscoring the Mountaineers 8-1 over the first 11 minutes of the game. After a pair of Colonial goals to open the scoring, Seipp got the Mount on the scoreboard to cut the deficit to 2-1. George Washington countered with six unanswered goals to make it 8-1. Jordy Bathras had three goals for the Colonials in the opening 11 minutes.
The Mount fought back, scoring the next three goals to cut the deficit to 8-4. Seipp's second free position goal of the game started the strea. Gutcher added her first goal of the game to make it 8-4, and Mary MacAdam made it a four-goal game with 4:30 left in the contest. George Washington, however, got a goal from Jamie Bumbardner with just 10 seconds left in the first half for a 9-4 lead.
Mount St. Mary's (1-6) fought back again, scoring the opening two goals of the second half to make it 9-6. Gutcher started the scoring just over two minutes into the half with her second goal of the game. Allie Fife's goal with 21:54 left made it a three-goal game.
George Washington, however, sealed the win by scoring the next six goals for a 15-6 advantage.
Nicole Lacey scored five goals for George Washington in the win while Bumgardner chipped in four goals and four assists. Bathras finished with four goals with Terasa Vassallo adding two scores in the victory.
Sarah Jane Leder posted 11 saves for Mount St. Mary's with Jess Hicks finishing with seven saves for George Washington.
George Washington outshot the Mount, 16-7, in the game while holding a 28-24 advantage in ground balls.
The Mount is back in action on Friday with a 7:00 p.m. game at UMBC.