WESTMINSTER, Md. – McDaniel made the game's lone goal in the 75th minute stand for a 1-0 victory over St. Mary's (Md.) in non-conference women's soccer action on Tuesday.
Maggie Quinn (Crofton, Md./Archbishop Spalding) tallied her first collegiate goal to lift the Green Terror (3-0) to its first 3-0 start in 10 seasons.
Kelsey Wirtz made four saves in goal for the Seahawks (2-2), who finished the game with a 13-10 advantage in shots, including holding a 10-4 advantage in the second half.
McDaniel carried play for the better part of the first half but could not capitalize on any of its six shots. A St. Mary's defender stopped a shot on the goal line at point-blank range and the Green Terror chipped a shot just over the cross bar as the best opportunities in a scoreless first half.
After the Seahawks returned the favor and carried play through the first 20 minutes of the second, Liz Beall (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) played a ball through the defense on the ground that Quinn collected as she beat her defender. With the keeper coming out to play her, Quinn slid the ball into the far side of the net at the 74:07 mark.
The defense, led by Jan Woolley's (Ephrata, Pa./Ephrata) four saves, withstood a St. Mary's flurry at the end for its second shutout of the year.
The Green Terror opens the Centennial Conference schedule at home against Muhlenberg on Saturday. Game time is 4 p.m.