WATERVILLE, ME- The Thomas women's lacrosse team got off to a fast 4-0 start against North Atlantic Conference opponent Green Mountain and would not let up en route to an 18-6 victory on Saturday afternoon.
The win improves the Terriers record to 9-4, (4-1 NAC) on the season while the Eagles fall to 2-9 (0-5 NAC). It also keeps Thomas alone in second place in the NAC standings, trailing only Castleton.
Senior captain Ceara DiBiase (Westbrook, Maine) and sophomore captain Jennifer Day (Gardiner, Maine) led the way for Thomas on the afternoon, as DiBiase tallied a game-high six goals to go along with two assists, while Day put in five goals with a game-high five assists.
The Terriers jumped out early on the Eagles with four unanswered goals, and would ride that early momentum to a 12-4 halftime lead. The second half was more of the same as Thomas scored the first four goals in that half as well.
Also contributing to the goals scoring for the Terriers were sophomore Brittany Premo (Concord, N.H.) with three goals, junior Miranda Tinsman (Belgrade, Maine) with two, and freshman Khamaree Owens (Waldorf, Md.) with two.
Green Mountain was led by senior Bryanna Astor (Milltown, N.J.) and junior Corinne Colpitts (Groveland, Mass.) with three goals apiece.
Freshman Brittany Fox (Lovell, Maine) recorded five saves in the winning effort for Thomas, while junior Virginia Anderson (Silver Spring, Md.) had six in a losing cause for the Eagles.
Thomas took advantage of 26 Green Mountain turnovers to post 33 shots versus only 12.
The Terriers close out the regular season on Sunday afternoon when they host NAC foe New England College at 12pm on the Black Field.