Wednesday's Game: Maine Maritime Academy (3-5, 1-1 NAC) vs. UMaine-Farmington (5-7, 1-2 NAC), 4:00 p.m., Bernatchez Field, Thomas College, Waterville, Maine.
Series Histories: The Beavers hold a 5-1 all-time advantage over the Mariners.
Last Meeting: Maine Maritime Academy women's lacrosse fell to UMaine-Farmington 8-7 on March 27 at Ritchie Field.
Madison Barry (Stoneham, Mass.) put the Mariners on the board at 28:37, but the Beavers built a 3-1 lead. Christina Wilson (East Granby, Conn.) and Barry added goals to tie the game at 3-3 and the two teams exchanged goals late in the game to enter halftime deadlocked at 4-4.
Farmington took a 5-4 lead on a goal from Kaya Backman at 27:05 in the second half, but a free position goal from Sierra James (Campton, N.H.) tied the game at 5-5 at 20:13. The Beavers orchestrated a three-goal run led by back-to-back goals from Isabella Monbouquette to take a 8-5 lead with just over six minutes to play. The Mariners fought back with two late-game goals from Wilson and James, but the Beavers hung on for the victory.
Barry, James and Wilson led the Mariners with two goals each, while Madison Savary (Bath, Maine) added the other goal. Wilson led the Mariners with five caused turnovers and also contributed six ground balls and two draw controls, while James led the team with seven ground balls, and added a draw control and a caused turnover.
In net, Sydney Cole (Westbrook, Maine) stopped nine shots for the Mariners.
Backman and Monbouquette led the Beavers with three goals apiece, Samantha Cross led the team with four draw controls, and goalie Sydney Booth led UMF with six ground balls, while collecting six saves in the first half.
The Beavers edged the Mariners in ground balls 36-34, but the Mariners held an 11-6 advantage in draw controls.
Maine Maritime Academy's Last Game: Maine Maritime Academy women's lacrosse fought back from a first half deficit to defeat Thomas College 13-6 on Saturday afternoon in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) action at Bernatchez Field.
The two teams exchanged goals early in the game until the Terriers used a three-goal run to take a 5-2 lead. The Mariners responded with two-unanswered goals late in the first half to cut the Terriers' lead to 5-4 entering halftime.
Sierra James scored a goal with 28:27 to go, and sparked a six-goal run for the Mariners. The Terriers found the back of the net once in the second half, while the Mariners continued to add on the goals and cruised to the 13-6 victory.
Sydney Adams (Trumbull, Conn.), Madison Barry and Madison Savary each tallied hat tricks to lead the Mariners. Adams led all players with nine draw controls. James, Julia Dillon (Norway, Maine), Olivia Le Blanc (Conifer, Colo.), and Christina Wilson added the other goals for the Mariners, while Wilson led Maine Maritime with five ground balls and five caused turnovers and Sydney Cole captured her second win in net, stopping five shots.
Alexis Felch and Mackenzie Driscoll led the Terriers with two goals each, Felch also led the team with three ground balls while Nikki Bradstreet led Thomas with four draw controls and Tanasia Eldon added a team-high four caused turnovers. Arianna Cannistraro collected 10 saves in net for Thomas.
The Mariners edged the Terriers in ground balls 20-17 and draw controls 13-8.
Umaine-Farmington's Last Game: UMaine-Farmington fell to Saint Joseph's College of Maine, 15-3 on Monday night at the SJC Athletic Complex.
Heather Boland started in goal for the Beavers followed by Lydia Wasina playing in the second half. Boland made five saves as Wasina made three saves on a total of 23 shots.
Kaya Backman scored for the Beavers on four shots with four ground balls and Keilly Lynch notched an assist with two ground balls and seven draw controls.
Samantha Cross and Isabella Monbouquette each scored one goal and Monbouquette tallied an assist.
Madelyn Nelson notched five saves for the Monks on eight shots in 60 minutes of work.
Logan Champlin scored three goals on three shots with one assist while notching six ground balls and caused four turnovers.
Kara Kelly scored three goals as well with one assist, and four ground balls alongside Emily Ryan and Kayla Kelly who each scored two goals.
Maddy Beaulieu, Josie Ring, and Molly Barr each scored one goal with four ground balls combined.
The Mariners: After eight games, the Mariners average 9.25 goals and 23.88 shots per game, while averaging 43.5 percent on free position shots and 10.13 draw controls per game.
Sydney Adams leads the Mariners with 19 goals and 36 draw controls, Madison Barry leads the team with six assists, and Christina Wilson has a team-best 33 ground balls and 21 caused turnovers. In net, Sydney Cole has 52 saves for a 38.6 save percentage.
The Beavers: After 12 games the Beavers average 9.00 goals and 21.92 shots per game, while averaging 31.3 percent on free position opportunities and 10.50 draw controls per game.
Isabella Monbouquette leads the team with 29 goals and 39 ground balls, Keilly Lynch leads the Beavers with 19 assists, and Samantha Cross leads the team with 44 draw controls and 20 caused turnovers.
In net, Heather Boland leads the team with 64 saves, for a 41.8 a save percentage.