ORONO, Maine — The University of Maine field hockey team racked up 12 goals on Tuesday afternoon, the second most in a single game in program history, as the 24th-ranked Black Bears defeated Bryant College 12-1.
UMaine (2-1) was led by Libby Riedl’s three goals and three assists, with the Bears outshooting the Bulldogs 34-2 and owning a 7-0 edge in penalty corners.
Riedl’s nine points in a single game is the second highest in program history. Both Kelly Newton in 2009 (vs. Pacific) and Gina Ferazzi in 1983 (vs. UMaine-Presque Isle) tallied 10 in a game.
Riedl’s three assists ties 12 other Black Bears for the most assists in a game
Ella Mosky chipped in with two goals and two assists while Samantha Wagg had two goals plus one assist.
Madison Cummings posted two goals and Brianna Ricker a goal plus an assist. Casey Crowley and Riley Field each had one goal. Emma Cochran and Emily Corbett had to make just one save between them.
The last time the Black Bears scored at least 10 goals in a game came on Sept. 24, 2011, against Lehigh in a neutral site contest at Quinnipiac University.
For Bryant, Miranda Grundy and Lyndsay Swantson combined for six stops. Victoria Newbill scored off an Emily Perryman assist with about five minutes left in the game.
The Black Bears scored seven goals in the first half.