FARMINGTON, Maine – Junior Jenna Silliboy scored twice and three other players added a goal apiece Wednesday as the University of Maine-Farmington broke into the win column with a 5-0 triumph over Lyndon State in a North Atlantic Conference women’s soccer match at Prescott Field.
Senior Kayla Tuttle scored the first goal for UMaine-Farmington’s (1-3-1, 1-0-0 NAC), gently tapping in a cross inside the 6-yard box from fellow senior Renee Dupre. Silliboy made it 2-0, finishing a cross from junior Ava Amador.
The Beavers scored three goals in a span of 6 1/2 minutes in the second half.
Silliboy scored unassisted, Baylee Doughty converted an Amador cross and Bridget Humphrey scored off a Heather King assist.
Beth Lebel logged four saves in the shutout. Marley Harmon started in goal for the Hornets (1-4, 0-1 NAC) and charted 10 saves, while Emily Strese made one stop.
At Castine, Husson University of Bangor and Maine Maritime Academy played to a 0-0 draw through two overtimes in their mutual North Atlantic Conference opener.
Jess Poulin made four saves for the Eagles and Taylor O’Malley gathered in 10 saves for the Mariners.
At Waterville, Megan Fortier and McKayla Blanch scored goals in the first 4:09 of the contest as Colby College took a nonconference win over the University of Maine-Farmington at Bill Alfond Field.
Erika Johnson and Misha Strage each provided a goal and an assist for the 3-1 Mules, while Kellie Walsh added an assist. Sarah Evans and Michelle Burtt combined for two saves.
Curran Brierley racked up 19 saves for the 1-2 Beavers.
NASHUA, N.H. – Thomas was able to get back to the .500 mark, shutting out Daniel Webster in a nonconference contest. Miranda Tinsman had two goals in the winning effort.
Thomas (3-3) first cracked the scoring affair at the 11:18, as Tinsman found a pass from Brittany Premo that she buried in the back of the net. Michelle Green would tally the second goal of the game at the 27 minute mark, getting an assist from Erica Blake. Tinsman would add another in the 30th minute to add to the Terrier lead going into halftime.
The Terriers would continue their offensive pressure in the closing stanza, as Lauren Hachey added to the lead at 47:50 on a feed from Gabrielle Willey. Brooklyn Curry added the final Thomas marker at the 62nd minute on an unassisted goal.
Overall, Thomas outshot 0-4 Daniel Webster 37-1, while having a 33-2 advantage in penalty corners.
Abbie Charrier Brittany Fox combined for the shutout for the Terriers with each playing one half. Eagle net minder Teresa Moscati finished with 25 saves in the loss.
At Castine, nothing was decided after 110 minutes of Wednesday as Maine Maritime Academy and Husson University of Bangor played to a 0-0 draw in double overtime.
Brian Potter made three svaes for the Eagles (0-4-2, 0-0-1 North Atlantic Conference), while Jesse Perkins had four stops for the Mariners (2-3-2, 0-0-1 NAC).
At Standish, Senior Fabrice Iraduha (Portland, Maine/Portland) scored a pair of goals to propel Saint Joseph’s College past the University of New England (3-2-1, 0-1-0 CCC), 2-1, in a non-conference men’s soccer match at Westerlea Way Field on Wednesday afternoon.
Iraduha scored off a Zach Johnson (Westbrook, Maine) feed, just 2:12 into the game and notched his second with 2:05 remaining in the first half for the 4-2-1 Monks.
Sean Goodrich scored off an Anthony Freangione assist for 3-2-1 UNE of Biddeford.
Scott Benner made one save for the winners and Aidan McParland had four for the Monks.