NAC Tournament: The Mariners claimed the top seed in the conference tournament after posting a perfect 8-0 record in North Atlantic Conference play and earned the right to host Friday and Sunday's NAC Championship Tournament.
2019 NAC WOMEN'S SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP SCHEDULE
All start times and dates are subject to change
Quarterfinals • Saturday, November 2 or Sunday, November 3
Semifinals • Friday, November 8
Championship • Sunday, November 10
Maine Maritime's Post Season History Against Teams in the Tournament: This is the first-ever meeting between Maine Maritime and SUNY Delhi in the NAC Tournament. The Mariners have faced UMaine-Farmington twice and Husson seven times. Most recently the Mariners faced UMaine-Farmignton last season in the NAC Semifinals, falling to the Beavers, 1-0. The Mariners have faced off against the Beavers once in the quarterfinals, and once in the semifinals, while they have faced the Eagles six times in the quarterfinals and once in the semifinals. Maine Maritime is 0-2 in the post season against Farmington, but hold a 4-1-1 advantage in their last six meetings overall and 1-6 against Husson in the post season but hold a 4-3 record in their last seven meetings overall.
The Mariners: Under the direction of NAC Coach of the Year, Seth Brown, in his seventh season, the Mariners compiled an 11-4 overall record. The Mariners went 8-0 against NAC opponents. This is the first time the Mariners have entered the NAC Tournament as the top seed.
Eryn Doiron (Wilton, Maine) led the Mariners with a program record 20 goals on the season, while Kelsey Bern (Castle Rock, Wash.) led the team with five assists. Emily Conway (Charleston, S.C.) led the Mariners in net with 49 saves and a.790 save percentage.
The Eagles: This season the Eagles went 7-5-1 overall and 6-1-1 in conference, to claim the second seed. Head Coach Amanda Cummings is guiding the Eagles in her fifth season at the helm.
Bri Saulter and Mackenzie St. Pierre lead the Eagles with five goals each, while Saulter leads the team with five assists. In net, Shie Smith leads the way with 48 saves and a .762 save percentage.
The Beavers: This season the Beavers compiled a 8-9-1 overall record and 5-2-1 in conference. Molly Wilke leads the Beavers in the ninth season at the helm. The Beavers are coming off a 4-1 victory over Thomas in the quarterfinals last Saturday.
McKenna Brodeur leads the Beavers with 16 goals and 10 assists on the season. Callie Hammer leads the Eagles with 134 saves and a .832 save percentage.
The Broncos: New NAC member, SUNY Delhi enters the Tournament after posting a 9-6-2 overall and 5-2-1 in conference. Head Coach Lauren MacKay is in her third season at the helm. The Broncos picked up a 5-0 victory over SUNY Canton last Sunday in the quarterfinals.
Kelsey Innes and Alexa DuBois lead the Broncos with 15 goals each on the season, while Micayla Slattery leads the team with nine assists. Rachel Scoones leads the way in net with 80 saves and a .800 save percentage.
NAC Honors: Maine Maritime Academy's senior midfielder Eryn Doiron was named the 2019 North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Women's Soccer Player of the Year, while sophomore midfielder Margot Simeon (Findlay, Ohio) was tabbed the 2019 NAC Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Year, and first-year forward Laura Blue (Brisbane, Australia) earned 2019 NAC Women's Soccer Rookie of the Year Honors.
Maine Maritime Academy Head Coach Seth Brown (Seventh Season) was named the 2019 NAC Women's Soccer Coach of the Year, while placing seven players on All-Conference Teams. Junior goalkeeper Emily Conway and defender Caitlin Paradis (Ashland, Maine) joined Doiron, Simeon and Blue on the NAC First Team and senior forward Kelsea Anair (Richmond, Maine) earned a spot on the NAC Second Team. Senior defender Lilah Chaar (Stockton Springs, Maine) earned a spot on the 2019 NAC Women's Soccer Sportsmanship team.
Husson's Allison Carey was named the Senior Scholar Athlete.
What's Next?: The NAC Champion will receive an automatic berth to the 2019 NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Championship.