Farmington, ME -- The Green Mountain College men's lacrosse team dropped its sixth straight game to the University of Maine at Farmington in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) action today at Prescott Field. The Beavers' balanced attack resulted in a15-4 victory to mark its first NAC win of the season.
The Eagles (0-6 overall, 0-3 NAC) are headed to Thomas College for a 1:15 p.m. match, while the Beavers (2-5 overall, 1-2 NAC) are scheduled to host Castleton State College Saturday at 12:30 p.m.
Brandon Melville (Farmington, ME) scored four goals and an assist to pace the Beavers with Tennessee Peters (Scarborough, ME) chipping in three goals and an assist and David Grainger (Lexington, MA) and Brandon Monroe (Oakland, ME) added two tallies each. Matt Roy (Kents Hill, ME) supplied three assists to go along with a goal in the win, while David Cram (Northbridge, MA), Michael Keim (Veazie, ME) and Jake Linkletter (Athens, ME) rounded out the scoring with a goal each.
The Beavers outscored Green Mountain 5-1 in each of the first two quarters to take a 10-2 lead. Melville and Peters each posted a pair of scores in the opening half. After an exchange of scores in the third, UMF netted the first four goals of the fourth, while holding the Eagles scoreless until the final 1:39 to close out the 15-4 win.
Hunter Rowell (West Paris, ME) worked the first three quarters for UMF with two saves, while Aaron Burr (Brooklyn, CT) made one save in the fourth. Mike Foley (Byfield, MA) grabbed nine ground balls to lead the team.
Luke Carey (Brooklyn, NY) made 12 saves for Green Mountain. Carey was peppered by 44 UMF shots, while the Eagles took 14.