Waterville, Maine – The Thomas College Field Hockey team defeated the Sharks of Simmons College 3-2 in a North Atlantic Conference match-up this afternoon. With the win the Terriers improve to 4-5 overall (2-1 NAC) while the Sharks fall to 5-5 overall (0-3 NAC).
Senior Brittany Moore jumpstarted the Terrier offense when she tallied the first goal of the game 53 seconds into the match. The Terriers struck again four minutes later when first year Jaclyn Hartwell netted her first collegiate goal.
The Sharks were held scoreless in the first half by a very strong Thomas defense led by sophomore goal keeper Sofia Sourgiadakis who stopped seven of the eight shots.
At halftime the scoreboard read 2-0 Thomas.
Monica Doucette got Simmons on the scoreboard when she scored off of a corner taken by Courtney St. Pierre at the 40:06.
The Sharks got their second goal when Aslyn Dindoff found the back of the goal at the 63:47 mark.
Sourgiadakis records the win, while Renna Smith shoulders the loss for the Sharks.
The Terriers are back in action when they face off under the lights at cross-town rival Colby on September 28th at 7 p.m. The Sharks resume play Wednesday when they travel to Smith College no a non-conference match up.