April 8, 2014

Day Reaches Milestone as Terriers Defeat UMF, 17-3

WATERVILLE, ME – Thomas junior Jennifer Day had a career-high nine goals in route to her 100th career goal as the Terriers defeated University of Maine at Farmington 17-3 in a North Atlantic Conference (NAC) women's lacrosse tilt on Tuesday evening.

Day becomes the third member of the 100 goal club in program history, joining former teammates Megan Denby and Ceara DiBiase.

With the victory Thomas improves to 3-0 in conference and 5-4 overall, while UMF falls to 2-6, 0-3 NAC.

Thomas jumped out to an early 3-0 lead with a quick hat-trick by Day less than five minutes into the contest. Farmington got on the board at 18:13 on a free position shot by Alaina Shorey to cut the Terrier deficit to two.

The hosts proceeded on a 7-0 run to end the first half, including a pair of goals by Katlyn Cash to take a nine goal advantage into halftime.

Miranda Tinsman and Jillian Lambert each found the back of the net to start the second half, followed by two UMF goals scored by Maddi Kadnar and Ayla Allen. The Terriers went on a 5-0 run to end the contest, including Day's 100th tally at the 7:37 mark that was assisted by Erin Nelligan.

Allie McCarthy recorded the victory between the pipes, making eight saves in the winning effort, while her counterpart Hannah Goodenow suffered the loss with nine saves.

Thomas held a 37-20 advantage in shots and a 39-22 edge in groundballs, while UMF controlled the draw controls, 17-4.

The Terriers will return to action on Saturday, April 12 as they host Castleton in a rematch of the 2013 NAC Championship. Game time scheduled for 11:00 AM with a recognition of the seniors playing in the contest prior to the start of the game.