Mariner Report: Week of October 2, 2017

Mariner Report: Week of October 2, 2017

Men’s Cross Country

Maine Maritime Academy men's cross country placed sixth out of seven teams, with a team score of 168, on Saturday at the Bowdoin Invitational.

Brandon Goud (Wiscasset, Maine) completed the 8k course with a time of 28:41.9 to lead the Mariners among the 91 runners.

The Mariners return to action this Friday, October 6 at the Colby College Invitational. Last season, Spencer Boonstra led the Mariners at the Colby Invite, placing 12th out of 52 runners.

Women’s Cross Country

Maine Maritime Academy women's cross country placed seventh with a team score of 218 on Saturday at the Bowdoin Invitational.

Sierra James (Campton, N.H.) was the top finisher for the Mariners completing the 6k course in a time of 28:03.0 to finish 49th out of the 89 runners.

The Mariners return to action this Friday, October 6 at the Colby College Invitational. Last season, Jessica Faltings led the Mariners at the Colby Invite, placing 25th out of 46 runners. 

Football

James Ferrar (Cumberland, Maine) surpassed 2,500 career rushing yards in Saturday's 45-0 Maine Maritime Academy football loss to WPI in NEWMAC play. 

Maine Maritime returns to action this Saturday at MIT for a 12:00 pm NEWMAC matchup.

MIT holds a 5-0 all-time advantage over the Mariners, including a 30-13 victory over the Mariners last season in Castine.

Golf

Erich Klopfer (Palm Harbor, Fla.) and Joey Moir (Bangor, Maine) each carded a 79 to lead Maine Maritime Academy golf at the University of New England Invitational on Tuesday. The Mariners finished six out of six teams with a score of 335. 

The Mariners return to action this Thursday, October 5 when they host the Mariner Invitational at the Augusta Country Club. Last season, Erich Klopfer finished 16th overall to lead the Mariners at the Mariner Invitational. The Mariners finished fourth overall with a team score of 338 (+62).

Men’s Soccer 

The Mariners went 1-1-1 last week in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) action. Husson edged the Mariners on Wednesday night, 2-1 but the team rebounded with a 2-1 victory over Johnson State on Saturday. The Mariners tied with Lyndon State on Sunday, 1-1. 

This week, the team travels to Bates College this Tuesday night for a non-conference matchup at 8:00 pm. Bates holds an 11-1 all-time record over the Mariners, including a 6-0 record when hosting. The Mariners fell to Bates 7-0 last season.

Women’s Soccer

The Mariners went 2-1 this week. On Thursday the team lost a 3-2 heartbreaker to Bowdoin College in non-conference action but bounced back this weekend with back-to-back NAC wins against Johnson State and Lyndon State.

This week the Mariners host Husson this Saturday for a NAC matchup at 1:00 pm. The Eagles hold an 18-3-4 all-time record over the Mariners, including a 6-3-2 record when playing in Castine. In the last three meetings, the Mariners are 2-1. Last season the Mariners fell to Husson 1-0 in Bangor.

Volleyball

The Mariners went 2-1 this week, falling to Bates 3-1, in a closely contested match. Maine Maritime opened up NAC play with a clean sweep of Saturday’s matches against Lyndon State and Johnson State.

This Saturday, the Mariners travel to the University of New England for a pair of non-conference matches beginning at 1:00 pm against Southern Maine. The Mariners play the Nor’easters at 3:00 pm.

Earlier this season the Mariners defeated UNE 3-2 in their season opener, but fell to Southern Maine 3-1. Historically, the Mariners are 2-5 all-time against UNE, and 6-7 against Southern Maine.