Field Hockey Drops Non-Conference Game to Colby

Field Hockey Drops Non-Conference Game to Colby

WATERVILLE, Maine – UMaine-Farmington field hockey dropped a non-conference game to Colby College 4-0 on Wednesday night at Colby College.  


The loss drops the Beavers to 5-8 overall on the season. The Mules improve to 9-3 overall.

By the Numbers

* Sophomore Georgia Cassidy scored two first-half goals to get Colby out to a quick 3-0 lead at the break.

*Colby outshot UMF in the First half 10-1, but the Beavers toughened up in the second half and were only outshot 11-9.

*UMF goalie Alyssa Arsenault (5-7) had 12 saves to 8 by Colby goalie Rylie Whitmyer (8-3)

*Andrea Stemm led the Beavers with five shots, four on goal.

How it Happened

Cassidy scored two first-half goals and teammate Merel van Gijzen added another goal in the 30th minute to give the Mules a 3-0 halftime lead.  Colby dominated the action in the first half, holding a 10-1 advantage in shots and 3-1 in penalty corners. 

UMF would turn things around in the second half with more offensive pressure.  The Beavers took nine shots in the second half but were unable to find the back of the cage.  Stemm and Jenessa Talarico led the UMF attack with five and three shots, respectfully. 

Colby added a fourth goal early in the second half by Eleanor Fitzgerald to produce the final of 4-0. 

Up Next

UMaine-Farmington travels to Colby-Sawyer for a North Atlantic Conference match-up with the Chargers at 12:00 pm on Saturday (October 14).