Saturday's Game: Maine Maritime Academy (3-6, 1-2 NAC) at NVU-Lyndon (0-9, 0-3 NAC), 11:00 a.m., Lyndon Intramural and Practice Field, Lyndonville, Vt.
Series History: The Mariners hold a 3-0 all-time advantage over the Hornets.
Last Meeting: Maine Maritime Academy women's lacrosse picked up their first victory of the season with a decisive 18-1 victory over NVU-Lyndon on March 24 at Ritchie Field.
The Mariners scored six goals in the first six minutes, led by two goals from Sydney Adams (Trumbull, Conn.) and never looked back, taking a 13-0 lead into halftime and claiming the 18-1 win.
Christina Wilson (East Granby, Conn.) and Madison Barry (Stoneham, Maine) 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.
Maine Maritime Academy's Last Game: Maine Maritime Academy women's lacrosse fell to UMaine-Farmington, 16-9 on Wednesday afternoon in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) action at Thomas College.
The Beavers jumped out to a 5-0 lead, before the Mariners scored four-unanswered goals of their own to close the gap to 5-4 with 15:13 remaining in the first half. UMF used a three-goal run to rebuild a 8-4 lead but Olivia Le Blanc scored back-to-back goals to cut the deficit to 8-6. Isabella Monbouquette added a goal in the final seconds of the first half to send the Beavers into halftime with a 9-6 lead.
Farmington scored four-unanswered goals to open up the second half, and held the Mariners to just three goals for the remainder of the game, to claim the 16-9 victory.
Madison Barry led the Mariners with four goals, three ground balls, two draw controls and a caused turnover.
Sydney Adams tallied a hat trick, a team-best five draw controls, two ground balls and a caused turnover, while Le Blanc ended the afternoon with two goals, a ground ball and a caused turnover, and Sydney Cole tallied five saves, four ground balls and a caused turnover in net for the Mariners.
Monbouquette led the Beavers with six goals, two assists, a ground ball and a caused turnover, while teammate Kaya Backman tallied five goals, three ground balls and a caused turnover. Samantha Cross tallied a game-high seven draw controls and five ground balls, while adding two caused turnovers and a goal and in net Heather Boland tallied 11 saves for the win.
The Beavers edged the Mariners in ground balls, 18-17 and draw controls, 13-12.
NVU-Lyndon's Last Game: Northern Vermont University-Lyndon fell to Husson University 23-2, on Thursday afternoon in North Atlantic Conference action.
Husson ran out to a 17-0 halftime lead and cruised the rest of the way. Maddy Olsen led the Eagles with five goals. Mary Cushing and Jordyn Labrie added four goals each. Cushing also recorded four ground balls and seven draw controls and Ashley Cummings was credited with three assists.
Felisha Olmstead got the Hornets on the scoreboard with an unassisted goal with 13:09 to go in the game. Bayla Stewart tallied Lyndon's only other goal, an unassisted tally with 5:53 remaining.
The Eagles outshot the Hornets 38-9 and held a 26-14 advantage in ground balls and a 16-10 edge in draw controls. Mallory Burchill got the win in goal, making four saves, while Zoe Pierce-Olhson stopped seven shots in the loss.
The Mariners: After nine games, the Mariners average 9.22 goals and 23.78 shots per game, while averaging 45.5 percent on free position shots and 10.33 draw controls per game.
Sydney Adams leads the Mariners with 22 goals and 41 draw controls, Madison Barry leads the team with six assists, and Christina Wilson has a team-best 35 ground balls and 22 caused turnovers. In net, Sydney Cole has 61 saves for a 36.7 save percentage.
The Hornets: After nine games the Hornets averages 1.89 goals and 6.78 shots per game, while averaging 41.2 percent on free position shots and 9.11 draw controls per game.
Felisha Olmstead leads the Hornets with nine goals, Michaela Columbia leads the team with 18 caused turnovers and Bayla Stewart has a team-best 31 ground balls and 27 draw controls.
In net, Zoe Pierce-Olhson leads the team with 87 saves for a 33.3 save percentage.