ORONO, Maine — Annabelle Hamilton tallied a hat trick as the University of Maine picked up its fifth straight field hockey victory by defeating Quinnipiac 5-3 on Friday evening.
Zoe Berkey scored first for the Black Bears (6-4) as she buried the rebound of her own shot, beating Quinnipiac goalkeeper Nicole Lewis.
Hamilton scored the next two off penalty corners 1:25 apart, Becca Paradee tapped the ball out of the air and into the net off a rebound of a Hamilton shot and Hamilton completed her hat trick off another penalty corner.
Quinnipiac (4-4) scored when Jennalise Taylor ripped a shot past Maine goalkeeper Alicia Frisch in the first half, and Danielle Allan and Christa Romano scored in the second half.
Frisch made a pair of saves for Maine, while Lewis posted six saves for the Bobcats. The Black Bears outshot Quinnipiac 17-7.
Thomas 3, Johnson State 0
WATERVILLE, Maine — Thomas shut out Johnson State in a North Atlantic Conference men’s soccer match Friday night.
Michael Hand scored two goals to increase his conference-leading mark to nine, scoring in all six contests thus far for Thomas (5-0-1).
Hand scored the game winner just one minute into the contest off picking up a loose ball in front of the net, and burying it past Badger keeper Ryan Belen. Dakota Duplisse would extend the Terrier lead at the 15:24 mark from a cross by Joshua Phelps, who would be credited with the assist.
Hand would strike again at 23:48 for an unassisted tally.
Mikkail Crockwell would be credited with the shutout victory, his third this season. Crockwell and Winston Trott combined for two saves and counterpart Belen had seven. Thomas outshot Johnson State (0-8) 24-6.
Johnson State 2, Thomas 1
WATERVILLE Maine — Johnson State slipped past Thomas in a North Atlantic Conference women’s soccer match Friday afternoon.
Kajsa Kaufeldt netted the Terriers (2-5) lone goal in the losing effort.
The conference tilt was scoreless until the 42:45 mark when Kaufeldt picked up a feed in the slot from Bronte Howorth, slipping past the defensive line and booted a shot past Badger keeper Katja Langmaid.
Johnson State (5-2) would rebound scoring two goals in the second half to secure the victory. The first coming in the 54th minute as Shannon Grier would strike one past Terrier netminder Kate Thibodeau. At 63:18 Ally Bataille would pick up Kyle Kellard’s free kick in the box, to secure the game-winner for the Badgers.
In net, Thibodeau turned away 10 shots while her counterpart, Langmaid, tallied five saves.
The Badgers held a 17-7 advantage in shots and an 11-2 edge in corner kicks in the victory.