Saturday's Game: Maine Maritime Academy (0-2, 0-0 NAC) vs. SUNY Canton (4-1, 1-0 NAC), 2:30 p.m., Ritchie Field, Castine, Maine.
Sunday's Game: Maine Maritime Academy vs. NVU-Lyndon (0-2), 12:00 p.m., Ritchie Field, Castine, Maine
Series Histories: This is the first-ever meeting between SUNY Canton and the Mariners. The Mariners hold a 2-0 all-time advantage over the Hornets.
Last Meeting: Maine Maritime Academy women's lacrosse defeated Lyndon State College 17-2, last season on April 14 in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) action at Varsity Field.
Madison Savary (Bath, Maine) led Maine Maritime with four goals, an assist, a ground ball and a caused turnover, Madison Barry (Stoneham, Mass.) added a hat-trick and a pair of assists to go with a ground ball and a caused turnover and Sydney Adams (Trumbull, Conn.) also net a hat-trick while scooping up five ground balls, four draw controls and causing two turnovers.
Christina Wilson (East Granby, Conn.) added two goals, an assist, four ground balls and two caused turnovers, Morgan Libby added two goals, a game-high six ground balls, four draw controls and a caused turnover and Shelby O'Neil added a pair of goals, three ground balls and a caused turnover.
Taylor Cavaliero and Elizabeth Start added goals for the Hornets, Mikayla Hodge added a team-high three ground balls and Michaela Columbia led all players with four caused turnovers.
In net, Maine Maritime's Sierra James (Campton, N.H.) stopped eight shots in the victory, while Lyndon's Paige Daley recorded six saves in the loss.
The Mariners won the battle of ground balls, 25-18 and draw controls 12-9, while also outshooting the Hornets 29-16.
Maine Maritime Academy's Last Game: Maine Maritime Academy women's lacrosse fell to SUNY Maritime, 16-3 on March 9 in non-conference action at Clean Harbors Stadium in the second day of the Maritime Classic.
SUNY scored three goals in the opening minute to jump out to a 3-0 lead. Madison Barry put the Mariners on the board late in the first half, but the Privateers took a 10-1 lead into halftime.
The Privateers added four-straight goals to open up the second half, before Madison Savary added her second goal of the season on an assist from Courtney Davidson (Harpswell, Maine) at 10:39. SUNY tallied three more goals late in the game to capture the win.
Barry, Savary and Olivia Le Blanc (Conifer, Colo.) tallied the goals for the Mariners, Christina Wilson led the team with three draw controls and goalie Sydney Cole (Westbrook, Maine) led the Mariners with three ground balls while making 14 saves in net.
Krista Deleva led the Privateers with seven goals, two assists, a ground ball and a caused turnover, Catherine Pfundstein added five goals, an assist, three ground balls, three draw controls, and a caused turnover and Sara Wright contributed three goals, three assists, nine draw controls, six ground balls, and two caused turnovers. In net, Esmeralda Hernandez tallied six saves to earn the victory for SUNY.
The Privateers held a 15-5 advantage in draw controls and a 28-15 advantage in ground balls.
SUNY Canton's Last Game: Eight different players found the back of the net as Molly Denny posted eight points and MaryClare added seven as the SUNY Canton women's lacrosse team shut down Thomas College in a 17-0 win in the North Atlantic Conference (NAC) opener for both teams on Saturday afternoon.
Denny led all players with eight points on four goals and four assists, while Bowes recorded a game-best five goals to go with two assists and four draw controls.
Jessica Pele added two goals and one assist, EllaRose Lemay scored her first two collegiate goals and Devin Kelly added a goal and assist. Allison Wakefield, Cecelia Neally and Logan Bush also scored once each with Emily Vogt and Lindsey Ingram earning an assist apiece.
The Roos held Thomas scoreless in the opening half taking an 11-0 advantage into intermission. Denny had three goals and two assists in the opening 30 minutes, while Jessica Pele and MaryClare Bowes had two goals and one assist each.
The SUNY Canton defense was stellar throughout not allowing a single shot on goal until Nicole Piskorowski made a save with 50 seconds remaining. Madison Leary did not allow a goal improving to 4-0 on the season, while Piskorowski played the entire second half.
Arianna Cannistraro took the loss making six saves in the first half.
The Roos held the upper hand in shots (38-2), shots on goal (27-1), ground balls (28-14) and draw controls (19-0).
NVU-Lyndon's Last Game: The Northern Vermont University-Lyndon women's lacrosse team was defeated by Thomas College, 17-3, on Tuesday evening.
Thomas ran out to a 11-2 halftime advantage on the strength of four goals from Alexis Felch, three from Nikki Bradstreet, and a pair from Meredith Wheeler. Lyndon posted two unassisted goals in the opening half, one from Tori McCormack and one from Felisha Olmstead. The Terriers outshot the Hornets 30-6 in the opening stanza.
Thomas tacked on six more goals in the second half, while Olmstead notched her second score of the game. Felch found the net three more times for Thomas to end the night with seven goals. Bradstreet added another goal and finished the evening with three assists. Hornet goalie Zoe Pierce-Olhson stopped 15 Hornet shots, while Terrier goalies Arianna Cannistraro and Addyson Bond each made one save. Thomas outshot Lyndon 45-15 and recovered 31 ground balls to 17 for the Hornets.
The Mariners: After two games, the Mariners average 2.50 goals and 10.5 shots per game.
In net, Sydney Cole leads the team with 23 saves and a team-high nine ground balls.
The Roos: After five games the Kangaroos average 14.40 goals and 29 shots per game, while averaging 41.9 percent on free position shots, and 12.00 draw controls per game.
MaryClare Bowes leads the Kangaroos with 17 goals, while Devin Kelly has a team-high 11 assists. Mia Jermano leads the team with 14 ground balls and 13 cause turnovers and both Logan Bush and Kelly have a team-best 13 draw controls.
In net, Madison Leary leads the team with 16 saves.
The Hornets: After two games the Hornets averages 2.00 goals and 8.00 shots per game, while averaging 50.0 percent on free position shots and 9.5 draw controls per game.
Felisha Olmstead leads the Hornets with two goals, Tori McCormack leads the team with seven ground balls and Bayla Stewart has a team-best seven draw controls and five caused turnovers.
In net, Zoe Pierce-Olhson leads the team with 19 saves.