Courtesy: Tim Fitzgerald/CMU Athletics
Chippewas Shutout by Maine, 2-0

ORONO, Maine - The Central Michigan field hockey team was unable to score in its 2-0 loss against Maine on Sunday, September 22. 

The Black Bears (4-4) strived to score right off the bat until Holly Stewart responded at the 18:28 mark putting Maine ahead 1-0 in the first half. The goal marked Stewart's fifth of the season and was assisted by Annabelle Hamilton. 

The Chippewas (2-6) struggled to get a shot off in the first half until the 25:58 when Simone Lazar shot the ball wide. CMU had 11 shots with senior forward Bailey McKeon, junior midfielder Mary Alice Moore, and freshman midfielder Maude Stalars combining for six shots on goal. 

With her eighth season start, goalkeeper Sadie Reynolds saved six shots and played all 70 minutes of the game.

Late in the second half, Maine's Danielle Aviani scored her first goal of the season off a back hand in front of the cage at 11 feet. 

CMU will be back in action on Friday, September 27 at 1 p.m. in a neutral site contest versus UC Davis. The contest will be played at Ball State.