Field Hockey Upended at Salem State

Field Hockey Upended at Salem State

SALEM, Mass - UMaine-Farmington dropped its fourth straight game to open the 2019 season to Salem State 3-1.  UMF surrendered three first-half goals and then dominated play in the second-half but could only come up with a single goal. The loss drops the Beavers to 0-4 and with the win the Vikings improve to 2-1.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Casie Curtin scored off an Allison Couillard pass in the 10th minute to give Salem State a 1-0 lead.
  • Melanie Mason and Mikayla Mason set up the next Vikings' goal with a give and go as Melanie Mason found a wide-open Jullian Danton for the second goal.
  • Curtin scored again before the half, sending Salem St. to halftime leading 3-0
  • Sophomore Chloe Horn scored unassisted for UMF to cut into the lead.

INSIDE THE BOX

  • UMF outshot Salem State 12 to 8 and also had more penalty corners 12 to 7
  • Vikings' goalie Kellie McCarthy made nine saves on ten shots to earn the win
  • Katelyn Rouleau saved two on five shots to be tabbed with the loss
  • Junior Kasey Talarico led UMF with four shots on goal.
  • Junior Alex Bessey, first-year classmates Olivia Kunesh, and Emily Tolman added two shots on goal.

UP NEXT

UMF will play its fifth straight road game, traveling to Wellesley on Saturday, September 14th for a 12:30 pm start.