Sevey’s Seven Points Highlights Dominating Effort Against Quinnipiac
HAMDEN, Conn. – Nicole Sevey tallied eight total points (three goals, two assists), two shy of the program single-game record, to spark the Black Bears offense as the team rolled over Quinnipiac in Hamden, Conn., 5-2, winning back-to-back contests this weekend. With the win the Black Bears improve to 2-3 while Quinnipiac drops to 1-3.
The Black Bears got off to yet another quick start, scoring within the first 10 minutes for the third time this season.
Sevey opened the scoring at the 5:46 mark, recording her second goal of the season, tallying the marker off a penalty corner.
Sevey struck again, making it 2-0 shortly thereafter, finding the back of the cage four minutes later. Sydney Veljacic was credited with the lone assist.
The Bobcats cut the deficit in half at the 13:38 mark as Kristen Engelke netted her fourth goal of the season. Christa Romano recorded the lone assist.
The Black Bears struck once more in the first half as Sevey recorded her third goal of the contest, scoring off a pass from Cassidy Svetek, 20:01 into the game, making it 3-1, Black Bears.
While the second half remained quiet for much of the frame, the Bobcats broke through in the 65th minute to threaten the Black Bears lead. Jess Rusin, recorded the tally with Ashleigh Allen and Lea Dietrichs recording the assists.
The Black Bears didn't let that pressure affect them however, as Maine scored two late markers to put the game out of reach. Annabelle Hamilton recorded both tallies. The first goal came with three minutes left to go in regulation time. Becca Paradee and Sevey recorded the assists on the goal. Hamilton also put the icing on the cake with one second left to go as she connected with passes from Paradee and Sevey again.
Sevey finished her strong day with eight points, (three goals nd two assists) while Engelke and Rusin led the way for the Bobcats with a marker each.There was no shortage of big producers for the Black Bears as Hamilton found the back of the net twice, while Veljacic recorded two assists. Paradee also finished the day with a pair of assists.
Natasha Ford earned her second win of the season making two saves and allowing two goals while Quinnipiac goalkeeper Megan Conboy, tallied 11 saves while allowing five goals.
Maine once again controlled offensive play leading in shots, 23-11 and penalty corners, 11-7.
The Black Bears will now have a week to prepare for a tough weekend tournament in Burlington, Vermont from Sept. 14-15. Maine will take on Virginia on Saturday at 11 a.m. and Brown on Sunday at 2:30 p.m.