Stony Brook, NY – The University of Maine women's soccer team dropped a 5-1 decision against Stony Brook on Thursday night. Maine falls to 6-6-2 (2-3-1) on the season with the loss, while Stony Brook improves to 8-5-2 (2-3-0) on the season.
Larissa Nysch gave Stony Brook a 1-0 lead at 15:19 as she took an assist from Regan Bosnyak. Nysch wasted little time as she scored on a header less than one minute later off a Taryn Schoenbeck feed. The first half would end with a 2-0 advantage to Stony Brook.
Raven Edwards found the back of the net at 56:55 has she fired the ball off the deflection. Taryn Schoenbeck gave the Seawolves a 4-0 lead as she intercepted the ball on the left wing and dribbled it in the zone where she would find far post shot. Aley Leonardi would score the fifth and final goal for Stony Brook as she took a cross from Danielle Fuller at 78:05 for the tap in.
Alex Abrahams (Oakville, Ontario) scored her first goal for the Black Bears on a free kick at 79:02, curling it inside the near post from 25 yards out.
The Black Bears saw Megan Price-Leibenzeder (Surrey, British Columbia) saw her record fall to 0-2-0 with the loss as she allowed five goals while saving nine shots. Price-Leibenzeder made a fantastic save as she dove across to pull the ball off the line on an open net chance by the Seawolves.
Ashley Castanio was in net for Stony Brook as she allowed one goal while saving two shots on goal.
Stony brook held a 29-12 shot advantage over the Black Bears.
Maine returns to action on October 14 when it hosts New Hampshire at 1:00 PM at Alumni Field in Orono, Maine. The Black Bears will host Albany on October 18 for senior day. Game time is slated for 3:00 PM.