CASTINE, Maine – Maine Maritime Academy women's soccer defeated NVU-Johnson 7-1 on Saturday evening in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) play at Ritchie Field.
The Mariners improve to 11-2-1 on the season with the victory, setting a new program record for wins in a single-season, and a perfect 6-0 in NAC play. The Badgers fall to 7-8 on the season and 2-4 in the conference. Maine Maritime returns to action on Tuesday, October 23 when they host Thomas College in the regular season finale for both teams at 4:00 pm.
Margot Simeon (Findlay, Ohio) put the Mariners on the board in the sixth minute when she placed the ball into net following a corner kick by Lewis. Just a few minutes later, Adeline Davis (Dresden, Maine) found the back of the net when she redirected a shot by DeFrank after a corner kick from McIntire.
Eryn Doiron (Wilton, Maine) added her 16th goal of the season, tying the Maine Maritime single-season record, in the 16th minute. Simeon added her second goal of the game in the 29th minute to give the Mariners a 4-0 lead and Autumn Acord (Richmond, Maine) rounded out the scoring in the first half with her second goal of the year to send the Mariners into halftime with a 5-0 lead.
Lewis added a goal of her own in the 68th minute and just seconds later DeFrank added her third goal of the year to make it 7-0.
Kaitlin Boucher scored the lone goal for the Badgers in the 75th minute, breaking up the Mariners' shutout against NAC opponents this season.
Emily Conway (Charleston, S.C.) earned her 10th victory of the season in net, tying the MMA single-season record for goalie wins, logging nearly 70 minutes of shutout play, while Boucher got tagged with the loss for the Badgers, allowing five goals in net before entering the field.
The Mariners held a 28-4 advantage in shots and a 15-0 advantage in corner kick opportunities.