Castine, ME - The Lyndon State College women's soccer team dropped the back half of their weekend Maine swing, falling 3-0 at Maine Maritime Academy on Sunday afternoon. With the loss the Hornets fall to 0-8-1 overall and 0-4-1 in North Atlantic Conference play. Maine Maritime improves to 4-8 overall and 3-2 in the NAC.
The Mariners fired 18 shots in the opening half, but only found the back of the net once. In the 25th minute, Allison Butler (Bangor, ME) took a feed from Susana DeFrank (Temecula, CA) and snuck a shot past Hornet goalkeeper Johanna Sargent (Randolph, VT).
Maine Maritime put the game away with a pair of second half goals. Eryn Doiron (Wilton, ME) and DeFrank both tallied to make it 3-0 Mariners.
The Mariners outshot the Hornets 27-1 for the match. Sargent stopped 12 shots, while Mariner keeper Emily Conway stopped the only shot that she faced.
Despite the setback Lyndon coach Katy Ebner was encouraged by her team's play. She commented "We played well and are putting together everything that we've been working on. Injuries and a lack of subs have hurt us quite a bit, but the 11 we have have been workign very well together." Ebner also sepcifically credited Sargent, along with Brooke Breault (Albany, VT) and Michaela Columbia (Orleans, VT) for their play.
The Hornets will host Colby-Sawyer College in another NAC contest next Saturday. Kickoff is 1:00 pm on Varsity Field. Maine Maritime hosts Husson University next Saturday.