Sports Digest: UMaine edges Vermont in field hockey

UMaine field hockey beats Vermont, 2-1

Danielle Aviani and Casey Crowley each scored for the University of Maine (16-3, 6-1) and the Black Bears held on for a 2-1 win over Vermont (4-14, 2-6) in an America East game at Orono on Friday afternoon.

Aviani opened the scoring 10 minutes into the game and Crowley added the game-winner in the 50th minute. Vermont closed out the scoring with 2:01 left.

WOMEN’S HOCKEY: Alyson Matteau scored three minutes into overtime off a feed from Audra Richards as the Black Bears women’s hockey team (4-4-0, 2-2-0) defeated the Friars (0-6-0, 0-2-0) 2-1 at Alfond Arena in Orono.

After two scoreless periods Kendra Goodrich put Providence ahead 1-0 on an unassisted goal midway through the third period.

Maine tied the game on on Brooke Stacey’s late goal.

Megan Treacy stopped 27 shots for the Black Bears, while Madison Myers stopped 16 for the Friars.

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