Tuesday's Game: Maine Maritime Academy (4-6, 2-2 NAC) vs. Husson University (7-5, 3-1 NAC), 4:00 p.m., Ritchie Field, Castine, Maine.
Series History: The Eagles hold a 6-0 all-time record over the Mariners, including a 2-0 record when playing in Castine.
Last Meeting: 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 April 2 at Boucher Field.
Sydney Adams (Trumbull, Conn.) scored her first goal of the afternoon just 55 seconds into the game, and Madison Savary (Bath, Maine) 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 (Stoneham, Mass.) 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 (Campton, N.H.) 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.
Maine Maritime Academy's Last Game: Maine Maritime Academy women's lacrosse captured a 24-3 North Atlantic Conference (NAC) victory over NVU-Lyndon on Saturday morning.
The Mariners jumped out to an 8-0 lead and never looked back, taking a 16-2 lead into halftime and outscoring the Hornets 8-1 in the second half.
Olivia Le Blanc (Conifer, Colo.) led the Mariners with a career-high six goals, one assist, one ground ball and two caused turnovers. Madison Savary added five goals, two assists, one ground ball and one caused turnover and Sydney Adams contributed five goals, one assist, two draw controls and a caused turnover.
Madison Barry added three goals, three assists, five draw controls, and a ground ball, Christina Wilson (East Granby, Conn.) added two goals, an assist, a team-high six draw controls, two ground balls, and a caused turnover, and Kristen Gier (Cary, Ill.), Catherine Mahoney (Plymouth, Mass.) and Sierra James grabbed the other goals for the Mariners.
In net, Sydney Cole tallied three saves and a ground ball to earn the win for the Mariners.
Michaela Columbia led the Hornets with two goals, three draw controls and two caused turnovers, Felisha Olmstead tallied the other goal, and led the Hornets with a six draw controls and in net Zoe Pierce-Olhson tallied five saves in the loss.
Husson University's Last Game: The Husson women's lacrosse team defeated Thomas College 14-9 on Saturday at Boucher Field.
Mary Cushing opened the scoring for the Eagles just 90 seconds into the half. The Eagles followed up with goals from Maddy Olsen, who also had four assists on the half, Riana Winslow, and a first-half hat-trick from Jordyn Labrie to put them up 8-0 with 11:47 to play. Thomas cut into the lead with three late goals in the half from Mackenzie Driscoll, Meredith Wheeler, and Alexis Felch. With 0.8 seconds remaining before the halftime whistle was blown, Olsen added another goal for the Eagles to send Husson into the break up 9-3.
Thomas started off the half with two goals from Nikki Bradstreet and Driscoll. Cali Newton added a goal for the Eagles, before the Terriers tucked another pair past Mallory Burchill in net to cut Husson's lead to three, 10-7, with 17:47 left to play.
The Eagles scored three late-game goals to claim the 14-9 victory, despite being outscored 6-5 in the second half.
Cushing posted a career-high six goals on ten shots, seven ground balls and three caused turnovers, while Labrie added on four and Olsen had a game-high four assists.
Driscoll tallied four goals, while Bradstreet and Aurora LaClair had two assists apiece. Bradstreet had a team-high seven ground balls plus a game-high four caused turnovers.
Burchill made 10 saves to earn the win for the Eagles while Arianna Cannistraro recorded five saves for Thomas.
The Mariners: After 10 games, the Mariners average 10.70 goals and 24.70 shots per game, while averaging 46.4 percent on free position shots and 10.70 draw controls per game.
Sydney Adams leads the Mariners with 27 goals and 43 draw controls, Madison Barry leads the team with nine assists, and Christina Wilson has a team-best 37 ground balls and 23 caused turnovers. In net, Sydney Cole has 64 saves for a 37.2 save percentage.
The Eagles: After 12 games the Eagles average 10.33 goals and 21.67 shots per game, while averaging 45.3 percent on free position shots and 10.58 draw controls per game.
Mary Cushing leads the Eagles with 39 goals, 39 ground balls, 50 draw controls and 20 caused turnovers and in net, Mallory Burchill has 134 saves for a 50.8 save percentage.