Mariner Report: Week of September 18, 2017

Mariner Report: Week of September 18, 2017

Men's Cross Country

Zachary Kinsman led Maine Maritime Academy men's cross country to a 28th place team finish out of 40 teams on Saturday at the UMass.-Dartmouth Invitational.

The Mariners return to action this weekend when they host the Mariner Invitational in Belfast at the Troy Howard Middle School on Saturday.

Women's Cross Country

Maine Maritime Academy women's cross country placed 37th out of 40 teams on Saturday at the UMass.-Dartmouth Invitational. Freshman Olivia Smith led the Mariners with a time of 24:37 on the 5K course to finish 243rd out of 299 runners.

The Mariners return to action this weekend when they host the Mariner Invitational in Belfast at the Troy Howard Middle School on Saturday.

Football

The Mariners fell to Massachusetts Maritime 34-25 on Saturday in the 45th Annual Admiral’s Cup. Maine Maritime returns to action this Saturday against the United State Merchant Marine Academy. This is the first meeting between Maine Maritime and Kings Point since 1964 when Maine MMA came away with a 19-12 victory.

Golf

The Mariners finished seventh last Wednesday at the UMaine-Farmington invitational and sixth at the two-day MEIGA Championships, led by Chance Whittemore who placed 12th overall. This week, the Mariners hit the links at the two-day Husson Invitational beginning on Saturday. Last season the Mariners took sixth at the event, led by Joey Moir who shot finished 12th overall.

Men’s Soccer

Maine Maritime went 0-1 last week, dropping their conference opener to Colby-Sawyer College on Saturday night, 4-1. The Mariners look to rebound quickly, when they host Thomas College on Tuesday night and travel to New England College on Saturday.

The Terriers hold a 30-9-4 all-time record over the Mariners, including a 15-5-2 record when playing in Castine. Last season the Terriers defeated the Mariners 7-1 in Waterville.

The Mariners are 2-2-2 all-time against the Pilgrims, including a 1-1-1 record when playing in New Hampshire. Last season the Mariners defeated NEC 2-1 on Homecoming weekend led by goals from Dalton Moore and Matthew Caron.

Women’s Soccer

Maine Maritime went 0-1 last week, dropping their conference opener to Colby-Sawyer College on Saturday night. The Mariners look to rebound quickly, when they host Thomas College on Tuesday night and travel to New England College on Saturday. The Mariners will also host Wheaton College on Sunday afternoon in non-conference action.

The Mariners hold an 11-7-2 all-time record over the Terriers, including a 5-2-1 record when hosting. In the last five matchups, the Mariners are 4-0-1. Last season the Mariners picked up a 3-0 victory, with goals from Eryn Doiron and Makayla Lewis.

The Pilgrims hold a 5-1 all-time record over the Mariners, including a 2-1 record when hosting Maine Maritime. Last season the Mariners fell 1-0 to the Pilgrims on Homecoming. In 2015, Maine Maritime claimed their first-ever win over NEC.

Sunday’s matchup will be the second meeting between Wheaton and Maine Maritime. Last year in the first-ever meeting, Wheaton claimed a 1-0 win in Norton, Mass.

Volleyball 

The Mariners went a perfect 4-0 last week, first with a 3-0 win over Husson in non-conference action and then sweeping matches against SUNY Maritime, Merchant Marine and Massachusetts Maritime to claim the Eighth Annual Maritime Classic, for the second straight year.

Maine Maritime hosts Unity on Wednesday night before traveling to Connecticut for three non-conference matches.

The Mariners are 19-0 all-time against Unity, including a 3-0 win in the last six meetings.

This weekend will be the first-ever meetings between the Mariners and Saint Joseph’s College of Connecticut Trinity College and Mount Saint Mary.