BOSTON, Mass. – Maine Maritime Academy women's lacrosse fell to Wheelock College, 17-6 in their season finale on Saturday night in non-conference action.
The Wildcats jumped out to an 8-2 lead in the first half. The Mariners scored two early goals in the second half to cut the deficit to 8-4, but Wheelock hung on for the victory.
Briana Obshatkin (Dedham, Mass.) led the Mariners with four goals and one assist, while scooping up four ground balls, tallying three draw controls and a caused turnover. Julia Dillon (Norway, Maine) and Bethany Pare (Saco, Maine) added the other goals for the Mariners. Sierra James (Campton, N.H.) led Maine Maritime with three caused turnovers, Haley Eckert (Harrington, Maine) tallied a team-high four draw controls, and Christina Wilson (East Granby, Conn.) scooped up a team-leading five ground balls.
Colleen Macdonald led the Wildcats with seven goals and two assists, while scooping up five ground balls, causing two turnovers and tallying a draw control. Alexah Mellis scored four goals, Katie Frade net a hat trick, while leading the team with five draw controls and scooped up five ground balls and Georgia Schindele added two goals and two assists. Gabrielle Haywood led Wheelock with four caused turnovers.
In net, Wilson tallied 13 saves in the loss, while Wheelock's Meghan Lewis stopped 10 shots in net in the victory.
The Mariners conclude their season with a 6-8 record, while the Wildcats improve to 9-6 overall.