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Bangor, Maine — In its first time on the hardwood for the 2017-18 season, the University of MBangor, Maine — In its first time on the hardwood for the 2017-18 season, the University of Maine women’s basketball team dropped a 68-49 exhibition decision to visiting Stonehill on Saturday at the Cross Insurance Center.

Blanca Millan and Fanny Wadling paced Maine’s scoring efforts with nine points each while Julie Brosseau and Maddy McVicar each chipped in seven.

It was also the first chance for the newcomers to see time on the floor for the Black Bears, as five freshmen logged minutes in the exhibition contest. Dor Saar, who started at guard, led the newcomers with eight points and five rebounds in a team-high 33 minutes of action.

Stonehill’s Kelly Martin led all scorers, finishing with a double-double, 24 points and 10 boards.

The Black Bears finished the contest 12-for-59 from the floor (35.6-percent) while Stonehill hit seven of 18 attempts from 3-point rang, finishing at 43.6-percent from the floor.

Stonehill jumped out to a five point edge in the first quarter before Maine put together a comeback. A jumper from Maddy McVicar to end the quarter began the sprint before a pair of free throws by Fanny Wadling knotted the score at 11-all.

The Skyhawks pushed the lead to three before together a 12-2 run which saw their lead stretch to 13.

Stonehill led 35-23 at the break.

Maine was unable to cut the lead under double-digits in the second half. Stonehill took its largest lead of the game with just over two minutes to play when Samantha Hyslip’s free throw gave the visitors a 22 point advantage.

A late bucket from Kat Williams finished the contest but Maine would come up short, falling 68-49.

The Black Bears officially open the 2017-18 regular season on Friday, Nov. 10 when they host Tulane at Memorial Gym in the Tip-off Tournament at the Memorial Gymnasium. Start time is set for 6 p.m. For tickets, please visit GoBlackBears.com or call the UMaine ticket office at 207.581.BEAR.aine women’s basketball team dropped a 68-49 exhibition decision to visiting Stonehill on Saturday at the Cross Insurance Center.

Blanca Millan and Fanny Wadling paced Maine’s scoring efforts with nine points each while Julie Brosseau and Maddy McVicareach chipped in seven.

It was also the first chance for the newcomers to see time on the floor for the Black Bears, as five freshmen logged minutes in the exhibition contest. Dor Saar, who started at guard, led the newcomers with eight points and five rebounds in a team-high 33 minutes of action.

Stonehill’s Kelly Martin led all scorers, finishing with a double-double, 24 points and 10 boards.

The Black Bears finished the contest 12-for-59 from the floor (35.6-percent) while Stonehill hit seven of 18 attempts from 3-point rang, finishing at 43.6-percent from the floor.

Stonehill jumped out to a five point edge in the first quarter before Maine put together a comeback. A jumper from Maddy McVicar to end the quarter began the sprint before a pair of free throws by Fanny Wadling knotted the score at 11-all.

The Skyhawks pushed the lead to three before together a 12-2 run which saw their lead stretch to 13.

Stonehill led 35-23 at the break.

Maine was unable to cut the lead under double-digits in the second half. Stonehill took its largest lead of the game with just over two minutes to play when Samantha Hyslip’s free throw gave the visitors a 22 point advantage.

A late bucket from Kat Williams finished the contest but Maine would come up short, falling 68-49.

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