LEICESTER, Mass. - UMaine-Farmington field hockey dropped a hard-fought contest to Manhattanville 3-1 in a New England Collegiate Conference game played at Becker College. UMF grabbed a 1-0 lead early in the third quarter, but Manhattanville responded with three unanswered goals to secure their fifth conference win.
HOW IT HAPPENED
- After a scoreless first half, Junior Kasey Talarico scored off the only penalty corner the Beavers received. Emily Tolman assisted on the play.
- Robin Boot responded with a goal off a scramble in front of the cage to tie the game.
- Ameerah Thomas score twice in the fourth to put the game out of reach for UMF
INSIDE THE BOX
- Manhattanville held a 17-5 advantage in shots, 15 of the 17 in the second half. The Valiant also had a 15-1 edge in penalty corners.
- First-year goalie Katelyn Rouleau made seven saves and was tabbed with the loss in the cage.
- Zoe Fillebrown made one save in earning the win.
UMF will play in its home opener on Tuesday as they host Husson in a conference contest starting at 3:00 pm.