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With Contributions from Colby Sports Information

WATERVILLE, Maine – The Thomas College women's soccer team fell to crosstown rival Colby College, 6-0, in a non-conference matchup on Wednesday afternoon at Smith Field.

The Mules (2-0-1 overall) remain unbeaten after three games while the Terriers drop to 0-4 on the season.

Colby back Sofia Oliveira set up the first goal of the game when her cross from the left side was touched in by Emily Martin at 15:13 of the opening half.  Elizabeth Barry added another goal at 39:26 for a 2-0 Mule lead.  Kara Wilson had a pass from the right side to Barry, who settled the ball and hit her shot inside the left post.  The Mules took a 3-0 halftime lead after Olivia Greif scored just 56 seconds after Barry's goal. Martin had her second assist of the season when her pass from the right side found Greif for a one-touch.

The Terriers kept it a three-goal game for the opening 27 minutes of the second half. Barry beat a defender on the right side and found Greif, who settled the ball and shot to the right corner at 72:30.  Katherine Gillespie's cross from the right side was put in by Ally Ingraham for her first goal of the season just 2:04 after Greif's goal. Gillespie closed out the scoring with just 1:15 to play off a second assist from Wilson on a cross from the right side.

Thomas goalkeeper Kayla Gordon (Wiscasset, Maine) made 11 saves in the effort.  Dani Lonati and Shannon Gray shared the shutout for the Mules. Lonati had the lone save for Colby in the first half, while Gray played the final 45 minutes.

Colby outshot the Terriers 23-1 and held a 10-0 advantage in corners.  Taylor Peno (Hooksett, N.H.) had the Terriers lone scoring chance.

The Terriers will begin their North Atlantic Conference schedule on Saturday, September 16 as they host Husson University at 3:30 p.m. on Smith Field.