Lyndonville, VT - The Northern Vermont University-Lyndon women's soccer season came to an end on Tuesday afternoon, as the Hornets fell to the University of Maine at Farmington, 8-0. The Hornets finish 1-13 overall and 1-7 in North Atlantic Conference play. UMaine-Farmington improves to 7-9-1 on the season and 5-2-1 in conference.
Mckenna Brodeur's unassisted goal in the seventh minute put the Beavers in front. Brodeur then assisted on a Haley Fletcher goal in the 33rd minute to extend the UMaine-Farmington lead to 2-0 at the half.
The Beavers broke the game open with three goals, one by Fletcher and two by Emily Larochelle, in a three minute stretch starting 11 minutes into the second half. Brodeur and Fletcher each notched unassisted goals later in the half and an own goal in the final minute completed the scoring.
The Beavers outshot the Hornets 25-9 and were awarded five corner kicks to none for Lyndon. Hornet goalkeeper Victoria McCormack (East Lyme, CT) made nine saves, while UMaine-Farmington keepers Callie Hammer and Chelsea Davis each played a half and each made two saves in posting the combined shutout.
Tuesday's game was the final one for Lyndon seniors Jessica Hillman (Gardener, ME) and Eleanor Harrington (Fareham, Hampshire, UK). The Hornets expect 15 players, including 13 freshmen or sophomores, to return next season.