Eagles Close out 2017 with a Loss to Mariners

Eagles Close out 2017 with a Loss to Mariners

POULTNEY, Vt . Green Mountain closed out its regular season with a 5-0 loss to Maine Maritime Academy in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) women's soccer action on Sunday afternoon at Eagles Game Field.

The Eagles honored their lone senior, Mollie O'Hara, in a small ceremony before the game presenting her with a senior photo and flowers.

Maine Maritime (7-10-0, 5-4-0 NAC) dominated time of possession in the game and scored several times in the early going to put the Eagles in a hole.

The Mariners' Susana DeFrank opened the scoring in the 5th minute of play with an unassisted marker to give the visitor's the early lead.

Emily Wyman then scored back-to-back goals just over six minutes apart to extend the Mariners' lead to 3-0 after 13 minutes of play. Wyman's second goal was a nice set up as the trio of Eryn Doiron, Makayla Lewis and Wyman played tic-tac-toe before Wyman deposited the goal in the back of the net.

Allison Boulier registered an unassisted goal in the 18th minute to give the Mariners a 4-0 lead which they would take into halftime.

The Mariners controlled the tempo for the remainder of the game in the second stanza cycling the ball and generating a few scoring opportunities, but the Eagles' keeper kept the visitors off the scoreboard on all but one occasion as Miranda McIntire converted a pass from Boulier to close out the scoring.

MMA outshot GMC (5-9-1, 1-7-1 NAC) by a total of 31-2 and held the advantage in corner kicks, 11-0.

Emily Conway earned the shutout in net for the visitors making just one save of the afternoon. Jessica Casey (St. Albans, Vt.) was busy in net for the Eagles stopping 12 in the loss.

Green Mountain finishes the 2017 with the most wins since 2009 when the team registered six wins. Maya Golowasch scored the second most goals (12) as a freshman since the Eagles joined the NAC in 2008 and as of this writing Jessica Casey led the NAC with 154 total saves.