WASHINGTON –The Catholic University men’s soccer team picked up a 3-0 win vs. St. Mary’s College (Md.) in non-conference action on Tuesday, Sept. 17 in Washington, D.C., at the CUA Soccer Field.
At 14:34 into the game, Ian Smith (Maple Glen, Pa./Upper Dublin) notched the first goal for the Cardinals as he buried the ball that Hunter Horvath (Southlake, Texas/Southlake Carroll) flicked into the box. The 1-0 advantage held until halftime as Catholic led 10-to-1 in shots over St. Mary’s.
Michael McCurnin (Newark, Del./Archmere Academy) opened up the second half scoring for Catholic, when he headed home a cross from Smith at the 60:11 mark. Earl Hamilton (Fort Washington, Md./Gonzaga) tallied the final score for the red and black as he took a pass from McCurnin and finished in the left corner to put the Cardinals up 3-0 for good.
The Cardinal defense limited the Seahawks to just three shots for the game. Cam McGrory (Concord, Mass./Concord Carlisle) registered two saves in the win.
For the game, Catholic held the advantage in shots (24-to-3) as well as corner kicks (10-to-1).
The Cardinals (4-2-1) return to action this Saturday, Sept. 21 when they travel to No. 16 Salisbury (5-1) for a 2:00 p.m. kickoff.
For more information on CUA Men's Soccer, visit the official athletics website www.cuacardinals.com.