WATERVILLE, ME – The Thomas College field hockey team was defeated by Saint Joseph's (Maine), 1-0, in a non-conference matchup on Tuesday evening at Bernatchez Field.
The Terriers drop to 3-8 (1-1 NAC) on the season in the loss while the Monks improve to 5-5 overall in the victory.
The first half was held scoreless with most of the play remaining at midfield. The Terriers outshot the Monks by a 4-3 margin.
Deep into the second half the Monks broke open the scoring in the 67th minute as Hayley Winslow netted the game-winner off the initial Caitlyn Poulin (Knox, Maine / Mt. View) defensive save. The Terriers made a last second effort to even the score but came up short in a 1-0 defeat.
Senior Abbie Charrier (Waldo, Maine / Mt. View) stopped three shots in the loss for the Terriers while Megan Baker turned aside all two shots in the shutout victory for the Monks.
Thomas will return to North Atlantic Conference play on Saturday, October 8, as they travel to Colby-Sawyer in a 12:00 p.m. game.