GORHAM, ME - Lindsay Jackson (Readfield, ME) scored the game's final to goals to lift the University of Southern Maine field hockey team to a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over Western Connecticut State University on Saturday afternoon.
The Colonials, now 3-8 overall and 1-6 in the Little East Conference, raced out to a 1-0 lead in the 13th minute when freshman Carly Matasavage (Middlebury, CT) scored her third goal of the season off a feed from the top of the circle from Allie Noteware (New Milford, CT).
Jackson, a junior out of Maranacook High School, tallied her second and third goals of the season for the Huskies. The first of the afternoon came at the 20:12 mark of the first half and was set up by a pass from Kaylie Andrews (Kittery, ME).
With 11:37 remaining in regulation, Jackson scored an unassisted goal and Southern Maine held on the rest of the way and are now 5-6 overall and 4-3 in the conference.
Amanda Kasbohm (York, ME) earned the win in the cage on Saturday. She did not have to make a save as Western's only shot came off the stick of Matasavage. The Huskies had a 14-1 shot advantage in the win.
Kristy Trotta (Danbury, CT) made seven saves for the Colonials.
Southern Maine travels to Bowdoin College on Monday, October 3 for a 6 pm match with the Polar Bears. Western travels to Manhattanville College on Wednesday for a 4:30 meeting with the Valiants.