Mariners Move on to NAC Semifinals with 12-5 Win Over Thomas



CASTINE— Freshman attacker Brian Corain (Berwick) had a 6 point afternoon as the Maine Maritime Academy Mariners beat the Thomas College Terriers 12-5 in a North Atlantic Conference Quarterfinal men’s lacrosse game played Saturday afternoon at Ritchie Field.

The ball squirts out during a face off between MMA’s Philip McNerney (13) and Mitch Bickford (8) of the Terriers.—MIKE OLES

The ball squirts out during a face off between MMA’s Philip McNerney (13) and Mitch Bickford (8) of the Terriers.—MIKE OLES

CASTINE — Freshman attacker Brian Corain (Berwick) had a 6 point afternoon as the Maine Maritime Academy Mariners beat the Thomas College Terriers 12-5 in a North Atlantic Conference Quarterfinal men’s lacrosse game played Saturday afternoon at Ritchie Field.

Devin Cooper (24) of the Mariners hammers Thomas attacker Jeremy Parmely (18) during MMA's NAC quarterfinal win over the Terriers.—MIKE OLES

Devin Cooper (24) of the Mariners hammers Thomas attacker Jeremy Parmely (18) during MMA’s NAC quarterfinal win over the Terriers.—MIKE OLES

With the victory, MMA improves to 8-3 while Thomas ends their season at 4-7. MMA will move on and play at Mount Ida on Wednesday.

MMA (8-3,7-2 NAC) got 4 goals from sophomore Chris Keiley and 3 goals from senior Garrett Lake. Brian Corain collected 2 goals to go along with his 4 assists while Nick Lund added 2 goals and an assist. The Mariners had 11 assists in their 12 goals. Daniel Redmond (Westbrook) made 20 saves for the Mariners on 45 Thomas shots picking up his school record 8th win of the year. Peter Betti (Upper Saddle River, NJ) led the Mariners with 9 ground balls in the game.

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