Wednesday's Game: Maine Maritime Academy (1-3) vs. UMaine-Farmington (1-5), 5:00 p.m., Ritchie Field, Castine, Maine.
Series Histories: The Beavers hold a 4-1 all-time advantage over the Mariners. The Mariners took the last meeting in 2018, at Ritchie Field.
Last Meeting: Maine Maritime Academy women's lacrosse fought back from a 7-3 deficit at halftime to defeat UMaine-Farmington 10-7 last season on March 28, 2018 in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) action at Ritchie Field.
Carly Raymond put the Beavers on the board first at 27:01, but the Mariners used back-to-back goals from Sydney Adams (Trumbull, Conn.) and Shelby O'Neil to take a 2-1 lead at 19:09. The Beavers answered with six-unanswered goals, highlighted by three goals from Raymond, to take a 7-2 lead, but O'Neil added a goal with 11 seconds remaining to cut the Beavers' lead to 7-3 entering halftime.
Madison Barry (Stoneham, Maine) added her first goal of the game 61 seconds into the second half to close the gap to 7-4, and O'Neil scored back-to-back goals, including a man-down goal to bring the Mariners within one (7-6). Adams and Barry put the Mariners up by one (8-7) with free position goals and Madison Savary (Bath, Maine) and Adams added goals late in the game to secure the victory.
O'Neil ended the afternoon with four goals and two ground balls, while Adams recorded a hat-trick, five ground balls, five draw controls and a caused turnover and Barry contributed two goals, an assist, a ground ball and a caused turnover. Savary chipped in with a goal and an assist, while also scooping up two ground balls. Morgan Libby scooped up a game-high seven ground balls, while also recording three draw controls and two caused turnovers.
Raymond led the Beavers with four goals, an assist, five draw controls, four ground balls and two caused turnovers while teammate Keilly Lynch tallied two goals, three draw controls, two ground balls and a caused turnovers.
In net, Christina Wilson (East Granby, Conn.) tallied nine saves, six ground balls and two caused turnovers in the victory, while Farmington's Heather Boland stopped four shots in the loss.
The Mariners won the battle of the ground balls 31-23, but the Beavers edged the Mariners in draw controls, 10-8. Maine Maritime went 2-for-5 on free position shots while the Beavers came up empty on all three of their attempts.
Maine Maritime Academy's Last Game: Maine Maritime Academy women's lacrosse picked up their first victory of the season with a decisive 18-1 victory over NVU-Lyndon on Sunday afternoon at Ritchie Field.
The Mariners scored six goals in the first six minutes, led by two goals from Sydney Adams and never looked back, taking a 13-0 lead into halftime and claiming the 18-1 win.
Christina Wilson and Madison Barry added two goals each, Wilson contributed an assist and a game-high seven ground balls while Barry chipped in with a team-high three assists and Sierra James (Campton, N.H.) added the other goal of the Mariners.
Felisha Olmstead tallied the Hornets' lone goal, Bayla Stewart led the team with four ground balls and Michaela Columbia recorded a team-high four draw controls and two caused turnovers. In net, Zoe Pierce-Olhson tallied seven saves in the loss.
The Mariners dominated ground balls 28-11 and held an 11-10 edge in draw controls.
Umaine-Farmington's Last Game: UMaine-Farmington's women's lacrosse team fell to SUNY-Canton on Sunday afternoon, 19-3 on Bernatchez Field on the campus of Thomas College.
Heather Boland started in goal for the Beavers, making 10 saves on 22 shots as Lydia Wasina played the second half making five saves on 12 shots.
Samantha Cross scored one goal on one shot with three ground balls and five draw controls as Isabella Monbouquette scored one goal with three ground balls and three caused turnovers.
Alyssa Dolley scored one goal as Nicole Mercier had four ground balls.
Madison Leary got the win for the Kangaroos after seeing two shots and making one save. Nicole Piskorowski made one save on three shots.
Maryclare Bowes scored three goals on 10 shots as Stephanie Thayer scored three goals with two ground balls and one caused turnover.
Molly Denny scored three goals with four ground balls, one draw control, and one caused turnover.
The Mariners: After four games, the Mariners average 7.00 goals and 16.00 shots per game, while averaging 22.2 percent on free position shots and 8.50 draw controls per game.
Madison Savary leads the Mariners with eight goals, Madison Barry leads the team with three assists and Sydney Adams leads the team with 12 draw controls. Chloe Smedley leads the team with eight caused turnovers and in net Sydney Cole leads the Mariners with 33 saves, while both Cole and Christina Wilson lead the team with 13 ground balls.
The Beavers: After six games the Beavers average 6.17 goals and 15.00 shots per game, while averaging 30.0 percent on free position opportunities and 9.17 draw controls per game.
Keilly Lynch leads the team with 10 goals, Azure Illiano leads the Beavers with five assists, and Samantha Cross has a team-best 22 draw controls. Isabella Monbouquette leads the team with 25 ground balls, and both Monbouquette and Cross lead the Beavers with 11 caused turnovers.
In net, Heather Boland leads the team with 31 goals, for a 37.8 a save percentage.