Game Notes: Maine Maritime Academy at Mitchell College

Game Notes: Maine Maritime Academy at Mitchell College

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Monday's Game: Maine Maritime Academy (2-3, 1-3 NAC) at Mitchell College (2-3, 1-1 NECC), 4:00 p.m., Alumni Field, New London, Conn.

Series History: This is the first-ever meeting between Maine Maritime Academy and Mitchell College.

Maine Maritime Academy's Last Game: Maine Maritime Academy women's lacrosse fell to Husson University 15-8 on Wednesday afternoon in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) action at Ritchie Field. 

Maddy Olsen put the Eagles on the board first, but the Mariners responded with back-to-back goals from Shelby O'Neil (Bar Harbor, Maine) and Madison Barry (Stoneham, Mass.) to take a 2-1 lead. The two teams exchanged goals before the Eagles scored two-straight to close out the half with a 4-3 advantage. 

Husson scored six-unanswered goals to open up the second half. Madison Savary (Bath, Maine) tallied back-to-back free position goals to close the Eagles' lead to 10-5, and consecutive goals from Sydney Adams (Trumbull, Conn.) and O'Neil closed the lead to 12-8 at 6:14. The Eagles scored three goals in the final six minutes to hang on for the 15-8 victory.

Savary led the Mariners with a hat-trick, two assists, three ground balls and two caused turnovers, while both O'Neil and Barry net two goals. O'Neil also chipped in with four ground balls and four caused turnovers, while Barry tallied four ground balls, three draw controls and two caused turnovers. Adams added a goal, a team-high five ground balls and two caused turnovers.

Paige Daigle led the Eagles with four goals, while Amanda Deshaies and Maddy Olsen each net hat-tricks. Deshaies also dished out three assists, while leading all players with 11 draw controls. 

Christina Wilson (East Granby, Conn.) recorded 12 saves in net in the loss for the Mariners, while Mallory Burchill tallied seven saves in the victory for the Eagles.

The Eagles edged the Mariners in groundballs, 28-24 and draw controls 16-8.

Mitchell College's Last Game: The Mitchell College women's lacrosse team dropped a 20-3 decision at Wheelock College on Saturday afternoon in New England Collegiate Conference action. 

The Wildcats raced out to an 8-0 lead in the opening 13:39 of the contest and cruised to the finish. Colleen Macdonald led Wheelock with five goals and one assist while Katie Frade, Alexandra Clark and Ashley Eppolito added three goals apiece.

Kate McCormack netted a pair of goals and added an assist to lead the Mariners. Lindsey Fairbank also found the back of the net once as Mitchell dropped to 1-1 in conference play.

McCormack accounted for both of Mitchell's goals in the first half. She took a free position shot that beat Wildcats' goalie Erin Sior to bring the score to 8-1. McCormack scored again two minutes, although the half would end with Wheelock leading 12-2.

Wheelock outscored Mitchell 8-1 in the second half. The Mariners scored their final goal of the afternoon when McCormack connected with a streaking Fairbank with 5:04 remaining in the contest.

Sior faced 10 shots and finished with five saves. Mitchell goalie Gillian MacLellan faced 39 shots and made six saves.

Maine Maritime Academy: After six games the Mariners are averaging seven goals and 17.3 shots per game, while allowing opponents to score 11.87 goals per game. The squad averages 8.17 draw controls per game and 45 percent on free position opportunities.

Shelby O'Neal leads the Mariners with 13 goals, including five free position shots, 18 draw controls and 11 caused turnovers, Madison Savary leads the team with five assists, and Morgan Libby (Brunswick, Maine) leads the team with 21 ground balls.

In net, Christina Wilson has 63 saves for a 47.0 save percentage.

Mitchell College: After five games the Mariners are averaging 7.4 goals and 20.8 shots per game, while allowing opponents to score 14.2 goals per game. The team averages 9.4 draw controls per game and 32.2 percent on free position opportunities.

Kate McCormack leads Mitchell with 16 goals, four assists, 22 draw controls, 18 ground balls, and 11 caused turnovers. In net, Gillian MacLellan has 45 saves for a 38.8 save percentage.