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Women's Soccer Falls to Binghamton in America East Opener
ORONO, Maine -- The University of Maine women's soccer team dropped a 3-0 decision to Binghamton on a hot Sunday afternoon in Orono, Maine. Maine falls to 3-4-1 on the season and 0-1-0 in America East Conference play, while Binghamton improves to 4-5-0 on the season and 1-0-0 in conference play.
Maine's Kaitlyn MacIsaac (Bedford, Nova Scotia) was named the America East Player of the Game for the Black Bears, while Taylor Kucharski, who had a goal and an assist, took the honors for the Bearcats.
Binghamton struck first when Kucharski fed Jamie Holliday. She was able to get ahead of the Maine defense and broke in alone on keeper Meagan Price-Leibenzeder. She beat Price-Leibenzeder for her first goal of the season. The Bearcats took the 1-0 lead into intermission.
Binghamton extended the lead to 3-0 with a pair of goals in just over two minutes in the second half. Kucharski scored off a lose ball in the box at 67:11. Connie Gormley then scored off a direct kick at 69:23 as the ball found the top right hand corner of the goal.
Christine Dubuc led the Maine offense with a pair of shots.
Binghamton outshot Maine 11-7 in the game.
Maine keeper Price-Leibenzeder made three saves in the game. She falls to 3-4-1 on the season. Binghamton keeper Carrie Martin made four saves to record the shutout. She improves to 4-4-0 on the season.
The Black Bears return to action on Sunday, Oct. 2 when they hosts Binghamton in a rematch of the 2010 America East Championship game. Kick-off is scheduled for 12 noon.