Farmington, ME - The Northern Vermont University-Lyndon women's soccer season came to an end on Tuesday afternoon when the Hornets came up on the short end of a 5-0 score against the University of Maine at Farmington. The Hornets' loss, combined with SUNY Canton's 3-1 win over NVU-Johnson, eliminated Lyndon from North Atlantic Conference post-season contention. The Hornets close the 2018 campaign with a 5-9-1 overall record, including a 1-5-1 mark in NAC play. UMF improves to 5-12 overall and 5-2 in conference.
The Beavers jumped in front just ten minutes into Tuesday's contest when McKenna Brodeur took a pass from Ashley Gleason and put it past Hornet goalkeeper Victoria McCormack (East Lyme, CT). UMF's Lydia Roy made it 2-0 just over five minutes later, then Brodeur scored again in the 27th minute to give the Beavers a 3-0 lead at the halftime break.
UMF continued to get the best of play in the second half. Brodeur scored on a penalty kick in the 69th minute, then Hadlee Yescott closed the scoring with a goal in the 87th minute to account for the final score.
UMF outshot Lyndon 28-1 over the contest. The Hornets' Teagan Carpenter (Danville, VT) shot over the goal in the 72nd minute accounted for the only Lyndon scoring opportunity. McCormack and Lauren Young (Danville, VT) combined for 12 saves while UMF keepers Callie Hammer and Mikayla Cameron combined for a clean sheet without having to make a save.