WATERVILLE, Maine -- A gritty attack in the second half was not enough against NESCAC rival Middlebury college. The Mules fell behind early, as Middlebury managed to score several goals quickly on a combination of sharp passing and free position shots. At half, the score was 10-1.
The Mules were resilient in the second half, matching the Panthers 4-4, including two goals that were shorthanded. Robin Pirie got the offense started for the Mules in the first half with an unassisted goal before Emma Banks scored early in the second half on a free position shot. Grace Crowell and Grace Langmuir added shorthanded goals, then Bridget Horwood scored the last goal for Colby with 1:18 left in the game. Goalie Izzy Scribano tallied 9 saves, but the Mules lost 14-5.
The Mules will take the field again at Bowdoin College on Wednesday, April 10th at 7pm.