WATERVILLE, Maine – Maine Maritime Academy women's lacrosse fell to the University of Maine at Farmington, 10-1, on Wednesday afternoon in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) action at Thomas College.
Despite an early goal by Farmington's Danielle Conway, the two teams battled back-and-forth until the Beavers scored four goals in the final 15 minutes of the half to take a 5-0 lead into halftime.
The Beavers scored five goals in the second half to take a 10-0 lead, but Maine Maritime's Madison Barry (Stoneham, Mass.) broke up the shutout, with her 11th goal of the season, at 1:32 but UMaine-Farmington held on for the win.
Defensively, Christina Wilson (East Danbury, Conn.) and Sydney Adams (Trumbull, Conn.) led the Mariners with four ground balls each, Wilson and Morgan Maxwell (Windham, Maine) both scooped up three ground balls, and Briana Obshatkin (Dedham, Mass.) led the team with two draw controls.
Conway, Rhi Jackson, Carly Raymond, and Sierra Gilley led the Beavers with two goals each, while Alaina Shorey and Nicole Schofield both tallied a goal. Jackson led the team with nine ground balls and seven caused turnovers, while Raymond led the team with three draw controls.
Sierra James (Campton, N.H.) recorded three saves in net for the Mariners in the loss, while Farmington's Samantha Bickford earned the win in goal stopping all eight shots she faced in just under 53 minutes of play.
The Mariners fall to 5-3 overall and 3-2 in the conference, while the Beavers improve to 5-3 on the season and 3-2 in the NAC. Maine Maritime returns to action on Saturday, April 15 when they host Colby-Sawyer College at 1:00 pm for Senior Day.