Castine, ME – The UMPI Owls competed in their first North Atlantic Conference match of the year vs Maine Maritime Academy. The Owls went on to lose the game, 5-1 bringing them to a 0-1 NAC record.
The game was even for the first 15 minutes of the match, as both teams fought for any edge. MMA was able to sneak a goal in past Savanah Rodriguez in the 15th minute, followed by another goal at the 22-minute mark, giving them a two-point lead. The Owls were able to answer back just before the half with a goal by Rhylee Kinney (Presque Isle, ME) in the 42nd minute. The Mariners second half put the game away with goals in the 51st, 55th and 67th minutes to extend their lead.
The Owls will finish the weekend hosting Fisher College Falcons in UMPI's first home game of the year.