BANGOR, Maine - Husson field hockey (3-2) tallied four unanswered goals en route to a 4-1 victory over conference rival, University of Maine-Farmington (0-7), in a non-conference game at the Winkin Sports Complex on Saturday night.
The Beavers opened the scoring with just under five minutes into the game as Alex Bessey took a penalty corner, pushing the ball out to teammate Emily Tolman who passed it right back. Bessey hit the back of the net for the Beavers' lone goal of the contest as UMF jumped ahead, 1-0.
In the second quarter, Caroline Johnson made a big look towards net off a penalty corner but Beavers' goalie Katelyn Rouleau had other ideas as she made the save. A minute later, Johnson continued her pursiot towards her first collegiate goal after being on the receiving end of a one-time from Ryley Newcomb, Johnson snuck a shot into the bottom left corner to tie the game at ones.
Husson's Leigha Carrier subbed onto the field midway through the third quarter and made an immediate impact, receiving a pass from Kolby Kain, she scored on the one-timer as yet another Eagle achieved her first collegiate goal.
In the opening minute of the final quarter, the Eagles doubled their lead, 3-1, thanks to a scramble in the circle that was finished off by a diving effort from Adelle Foss, slapping the ball into the net to record her 4th goal of the season.
The Eagles capped off the scoring as the final seconds of the match tickey away. Karen Stemm took a penalty corner and found teammate Katie Perkins at the top of the arc. Perkins fed Victoria Friend the final tally of the night, finding the far post as the Eagles came away with the 4-1 victory.
Kimmie Goddard got the start in net for the Eagles as she made two saves in 45 minutes of action before Andrea Shaggy came into the game and played the final 15 minutes. Shaggy stepped in front of three shots to close out the game. Rouleau made nine saves for the Beavers throughout the night.
The Eagles get a couple days rest before traveling to Lewiston, Maine as they take on #15 Bates University on Tuesday, September 24th at 7 p.m.