Bangor, ME - On a cold, wet, snowy day at Boucher Field, Husson's women's lacrosse program honored its four seniors and went on to defeat Green Mountain College in a North Atlantic Conference matchup. The Eagles scored the first six goals on the afternoon and shook off a late three-goal run by the visiting Eagles to secure the victory.
Kim Gambon became the programs all-time leader in assists in the game. Gambon had impressive two goal day with two assists on five shots to help lead the Eagles to the win on senior day.
Husson did well most of the containing the Green Mountain attack. Other than the final run of three goals late in the second half, Husson answered each GMC goal with runs of several goals.
Husson earned a 20-7 advantage in shots, only turned the ball over 19 times to GMC's 34 and converted 17 of 21 clear attempts. The home team Eagles also scooped up 37 ground balls, good for 17 more than visiting Green Mountain.
In a ceremony before the game, the four seniors gathered on the field with family and friends to recognize their efforts both on and off the field for the past four years. Husson seniors include Kim Gambon, Amanda Burns, Caitlyn Stauffer and Kayleigh Piccirillo, who played the past two seasons along with four years with women's soccer.
With the win Husson improves to 2-7 and 2-2 in the NAC while Green Mountain falls to 0-6.
The Eagles will be back in action on Wednesday the 16th to take on UMaine Farmington in their final home contest of the year.