Maine-Farmington Edges St. Joseph's (ME) on Late Goal

FARMINGTON, Maine -- Amie Daniels (Lewiston, ME) cashed in a free-position shot with 2:02 left in the game to lift the University of Maine at Farmington women's lacrosse team past St. Joseph's College 10-9 today at Prescott Field.

The Beavers -- in their first season of varsity play -- improved to 2-4 with a trip to Thomas College slated for Thursday. The game is scheduled to start at 4:00 p.m. The Monks dropped to 5-6 with a game against Lasell on Saturday at 1:00 p.m.

Daniels led the Beavers with four goals and an assist with three of her scores coming off free-position opportunities. Daniels also snared five draws. Lucy Sargent (York, ME) notched a hat trick in the victory with Kaeleigh Barker (Chichester, NH), Kara Hudson (Wells, ME) and Ashley Wentworth (North Berwick, ME) each scoring a goal. Wentworth also collected 10 ground balls.

Andrea Knox (North Waterboro, ME) recorded 11 saves for the Beavers, who held a 32-28 edge in shots.

Alyssa Marchant (Wakefield, MA) scored four goals and dished out an assist for the Monks, while Amelia Santos (Beverly, MA) supplied a goal and three assists and Lizzie Farley (Scarborough, ME) two goals and an assist. Vanessa Brooks (Bath, ME) and Jaimee Brett (Otisfield, ME) each chipped in a scoring.

Taylor Allison (Pawtucket, RI) stopped 13 shots for St. Joseph's.

After a 4-4 halftime score, the Beavers were able to use a man-up opportunity to take a 9-7 lead on unassisted markers by Hudson and Wentworth with 16:28 left to play in the game. A drought followed for Farmington with St. Joseph's clawing back into the game on scores by Farley and Brett to even action at 9-9 with 5:28 on the clock.

The Beavers had been without a goal for more than 14 minutes when Daniels was able to take advantage of a free-position shot to put the hosts ahead 10-9. Knox made a doorstep save on Brett bid with under 30 seconds left and the Beavers made the clear to come away with the 10-9 win.

2009-04-14



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