Monks Blow Past Beavers, 5-0

Monks Blow Past Beavers, 5-0

STANDISH, Maine – Saint Joseph's College (6-1) toppled UMaine-Farmington (0-6), 5-0, in non-conference field hockey action at the SJC Athletics Complex on Wednesday evening.


Sophomore Emma Rutledge (Alfred, Maine) opened the scoring when she netted her third goal of the season off a Libby Pomerleau (Limerick, Maine) pass 9:25 into the game. Just over four minutes later, sophomore Meghan Hill (Brookline, N.H.) tallied her third strike of the year off a Maddy Beaulieu (West Gardiner, Maine) feed.

Pomerleau and Rutledge connected again at the 23:49 mark, with the former scoring her second of the year and the latter dealing her fourth assist of the season.

Early in the third quarter, Alexa Gutowski (Conway, N.H.) closed out the scoring with a pair of markers in a matter of two minutes. Freshman Sophia Jacques (Peru, Maine) was credited with an assist on Gutowski's first tally.


Saint Joseph's held the lead in shots (20-7), shots on goal (15-7), and penalty corners (11-5) in the victory.


SJC junior Alexandria Simpson (Pascoag, R.I.) made thre saves in 45 minutes of play before giving way to sophomore Isabella Anton (Mount Vernon, N.H.), who posted three stops in the fourth quarter.

UMF freshman Katelyn Rouleau (Freeport, Maine) faced 14 shots and made nine saves in the losing effort.


With the victory Saint Joseph's improves to 13-16 all-time versus UMaine-Farmington and has now defeated the Beavers in seven-consecutive meetings. The five-goal margin of victory is the most recorded by the Monks in the history of the series.


Saint Joseph's will host conference-rival Albertus Magnus College on Saturday at 4:00 PM.




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Founded in 1912 by the Sisters of Mercy in Portland, Maine, Saint Joseph’s College is Maine’s Catholic liberal arts college in the Mercy tradition. We are inclusive of all faiths, including no faith. The 474-acre campus, located on the shore of Sebago Lake in Standish, Maine offers more than 40 undergraduate programs and a Division III athletic program to a population of approximately 1,000 on-campus students. A pioneer of distance education since the 1970s, the College also provides online certificates and undergraduate and graduate degrees for thousands more working adults who reside in more than 20 other countries. In 2015 the College was selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to receive its Community Engagement Classification, highlighting the College’s focus on community service throughout its mission and daily interactions within local, regional, and global communities. In 2018, Princeton Review recognized SJC as one of its “Green Colleges” for its sustainability initiatives. Learn more at