Game Notes: Maine Maritime Academy vs. Thomas College

Game Notes: Maine Maritime Academy vs. Thomas College

Saturday's Game: Maine Maritime Academy (1-5) vs. Thomas College (2-3), 1:00 p.m., Ritchie Field, Castine, Maine.

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Series History: The Mariners are 2-2 all-time against the Terriers, and 1-1 when hosting.

Last Meeting: Shelby O'Neil scored seven goals and dished out an assist to lead Maine Maritime Academy women's lacrosse to an 18-6 victory over Thomas College on last season on April 23, 2018 in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) action at Bernatchez Field.

The Mariners jumped out to a 4-1 lead, led by a pair of goals from O'Neil, but the Terriers used a three-goal run to tie the game at 4-4 with 11:38 to go in the first half. Madison Savary (Bath, Maine) sparked a three-goal run for the Mariners with a goal at 9:24 and the Mariners took a 9-5 advantage into halftime. 

Madison Barry (Stoneham, Mass.) opened up the scoring in the second half as the Mariners added nine goals in the second half to take the 18-6 victory.

O'Neil tied the Maine Maritime single-game record for most goals in a game (7) and most points in a game (8), while also leading all players with six draw controls and contributing a ground ball and a caused turnover. Sydney Adams (Trumbull, Conn.) added four goals, five draw controls and a caused turnover and Barry ended the evening with a hat-trick and an assist. Christina Wilson (East Granby, Conn.) tallied a pair of goals to go along with three ground balls and two caused turnovers and both Savary and Olivia Le Blanc (Conifer, Colo.) chipped in with goals. 

Amira Jones led the Terriers with a hat-trick, three draw controls, and two ground balls while Nikki Bradstreet added a goal and two assists, and Kimberly Banks led all players with six ground balls and five caused turnovers.

Maine Maritime's Sierra James (Campton, N.H.) earned the victory in net stopping 14 shots and scooping up three ground balls, while Sydni Collier stopped 12 shots in the loss for Thomas College. 

Maine Maritime Academy's Last Game: Maine Maritime Academy women's lacrosse fought back from an 11-4 deficit early in the second half, to make it a one-goal game with five minutes to play, but Husson University hung on for a 12-10 victory on Tuesday afternoon at Boucher Field.

Sydney Adams scored her first goal of the afternoon just 55 seconds into the game, and Madison Savary added her first goal of the game four minutes later to put the Mariners up 2-0.

The Eagles used a six-goal run to take a 6-2 lead into the final 10 minutes of the first half, but Madison Barry added a free position goal to cut the lead to 6-3 with seven minutes remaining. The Eagles scored two more to close out the first half and took a 8-3 advantage into halftime.

Husson added two goals to start the second half, before Barry picked up her second goal of the game at 23:43. Mary Cushing added a goal for the Eagles to make it 11-4, but the Mariners went on a six-goal run of their own, highlighted by five goals from Adams, to close the gap to 11-10 with five minutes to play. Maddy Olsen added a goal to give the Eagles some breathing room at 3:55 and Husson escaped with the victory.

Adams led the Mariners with a career-high six goals and added one assist, five ground balls, three draw controls and a caused turnover.

Barry finished the afternoon with two goals, Savary recorded one goal, one assist and a ground ball and Sierra James tallied the other goal for the Mariners, while scooping up five ground balls, three draw controls and causing a turnover.

In net, Sydney Cole (Westbrook, Maine) collected eight saves in the loss for the Mariners. 

Olsen led the Eagles with four goals, four ground balls, a game-high eight draw controls and a caused turnover, Cushing added two goals and two assists, Cali Newton contributed a pair of goals and an assist and Jordyn Labrie tallied two goals.

Husson's Mallory Burchill tallied 13 saves in the win.

The Eagles held a 16-8 advantage on draw controls and a 27-20 edge in ground balls. The Mariners went 70 percent on free position chances, while the Eagles went 50 percent and the Mariners held a 29-27 shot advantage.

Thomas College's Last Game: The Thomas College women's lacrosse team fell to UMaine-Farmington 14-5 in a non-conference game last Saturday afternoon.

The Beavers scored twice in the opening five minutes, before Thomas got on the board with a Mackenzie Driscoll goal at the 23:04 mark. UMF scored twice over the next eight minutes, then Tanasia Eldon scored to make it 5-2. Farmington scored four straight, before Thomas closed the half with goals by Meredith Wheeler and Samantha Griffin to make it 9-4 at the half. 

The scoring slowed in the second half, with Wheeler picking up Thomas' lone goal as they fell 14-5. 

Arianna Cannistraro took the loss in net, making 12 saves.

The Mariners: After six games, the Mariners average 7.50 goals and 20.67 shots per game, while averaging 39.3 percent on free position shots and 8.83 draw controls per game.

Sydney Adams leads the Mariners with 12 goals and 19 draw controls, Madison Barry leads the team with four assists, and Christina Wilson has a team-best 22 ground balls and 12 caused turnovers. In net, Sydney Cole has 50 saves for a 41.0 save percentage. 

The Terriers: After five games, the Terriers average 8.00 goals, and 24.00 shots per game while averaging 6.3 percent on free position shots and 7.60 draw controls per game. 

Nikki Bradstreet and Alexis Felch lead the Terriers with 11 goals each. Bradstreet also leads the team with eight assists, 27 ground balls, and 10 caused turnovers. Tanasia Eldon leads the team with 13 draw controls. In net, Arianna Cannistraro leads the team with 28 saves for a 37.8 save percentage.