By Nelson Coffin, Baltimore Sun Media Group
5:56 PM EDT, September 7, 2013
Sophomore star Ellie Carson's hat trick powered St. Stephen's & St. Agnes past host Roland Park Country School, 3-1, in the final game of the Sally E. Nyborg Invitational Tournament on Saturday afternoon.
Sophomore forward Andi Weinberg notched the only goal for the Reds (2-1), who beat Westminster, 2-1, in the morning game of the six-team event that also featured Fallston, Bethesda-Chevy Chase and Severna Park.
Weinberg's goal was assisted by Landon Warren, who shared scoring honors against Fallston with fellow junior midfielder Abbey Roswell. Senior forward Natalie Faust and junior forward Molly O'Hern had assists in the Reds' win.
St. Stephen's & St. Agnes, which topped Bethesda-Chevy Chase, 2-0 in its first game, held off a strong Roland Park rally behind junior goalie Ellice Manure (5 saves).
A stout defensive effort by Severna Park only allowed one shot on goal while posting a pair of shutouts over Fallston, 2-0, and Bethesda-Chevy Chase, 1-0.
Senior defender Emma Slattery notched the only goal for Severna Park against the Barons. Senior defender Maeve Doherty and sophomore forward Eva Klaus scored to beat the Cougars.
The annual event is held in honor of the memory of former Reds player Sally Elizabeth Nyborg, who died from complications caused by lupus. Proceeds from the tournament went to the Sally Nyborg Foundation for Lupus Research, which helps fund lupus research at Johns Hopkins Hospital.