WLAX: Thomas Falls to MMA on Senior Day

WLAX: Thomas Falls to MMA on Senior Day

WATERVILLE, Maine – The Thomas College women's lacrosse team fell to Maine Maritime Academy 13-6 in a North Atlantic Conference (NAC) game on Saturday afternoon on Bernatchez Field.

The Terriers struck first with a goal by Mackenzie Driscoll (North Andover, Mass.) less than three minutes in. MMA struck back three minutes later to knot it 1-1. Thomas regained the lead at the 23:06 mark when Alexis Felch (Laconia, N.H.) scored on a free position shot to make it 2-1. The Mariners evened the score again, before the Terriers scored three unanswered to take a 5-2 lead. Meredith Wheeler (Westbrook, Maine), Felch and Driscoll each netted one in the stretch. The Mariners scored two late in first to cut the Thomas lead to 5-4 at the half.

The Terrier offense went cold in the second, with Nikki Bradstreet (Topsham, Maine) scoring the lone goal while MMA scored nine to take the 13-6 win.

Arianna Cannistraro (Waltham, Mass.) took the loss in the cage for Thomas, making 10 saves.

SENIOR CELEBRATION

Prior to the game, seniors Samantha Griffin (Union, Maine) and Natalie Corrigan (Oakland, Maine) were honored for playing in their final home game.

WHAT'S NEXT

Thomas will travel to Northern Vermont University-Lyndon on Wednesday, April 17 for a NAC game at 4:00 PM.