Farmington Falls to New England College

Henniker, N.H. Eight different players netted goals leading New England College past the visiting University of Maine Farmington Beavers 20-6 Saturday afternoon.

With the win the Pilgrims even their overall record at 8-8 and improve to 4-1 in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) play. The loss drops the Beavers to 4-5 on the season and 2-3 in the NAC.

NEC would start the scoring just over a minute into the game as senior Chantale Lacroix (Manchester, N.H.) would record her 31st goal of the season assisted by Amanda Naimie (York, Maine). The Pilgrims would follow the opening goal with eight more scores going up 9-0 at the 10:20 mark in the first.

Farmington would get on the scoreboard with five minutes remaining in the half as Emma Morrison (Saco, Maine) would record her team-leading 23rd goal of the season on a Beaver free-position. The Beavers would continue their attack closing out the half with three more goals, including a free-position goal by Marisa Hanning (Hebron, Maine), to head into halftime trailing just 9-4.

NEC would come out of the second half and explode for four straight goals building their lead back up to 13-4. Farmington would answer with two goals of their own but that is as close as the Beavers would get as the Pilgrims would close out the half with seven straight goals solidifying the 20-6 victory.

Leading the way for the Pilgrims was Amanda Naimie who finished with four goals and four assists. NEC's Emily Bamberger (Brimfield, Mass.) recorded three goals and dished out six assists, while Chantale Lacroix finished with two goals and four assists.

Leading the way for Farmington was Emma Morrison who finished with two goals.

Picking up the win in goal for NEC was Rebecca Harvey (Natick, Mass.) who finished with eight saves. In goal for Farmington was Hannah Goodenow (Freeport, Maine) who recorded an impressive 11 saves on the afternoon.

2012-04-21



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