Senior forward Brittany Dougherty scored a goal for the Black Bears

Orono, Maine - The University of Maine women's ice hockey team fell to out of conference opponent Dartmouth College on Saturday afternoon by a score of 6-1. With the loss, the Black Bears fall to 2-11-1 on the season while the Big Green improve to 5-4-2.

Reagan Fischer got Dartmouth on the board first at 7:01 of the first period. Karlee Odland notched the assist on the even scoring opportunity. Camille Dumais beat the Maine goalie with just 6 seconds left in the first period to give the Big Green a 2-0 lead; Fischer notched the assist on the goal.

Laura Stacey wasted little time in the second period as she found the back of the net at 2:08 to give Dartmouth a 3-0 lead. Lindsey Allen tallied the assist on the goal. Fischer netted her second goal of the game at 4:46 with Dumais and Jenna Hobeika notching the assist.

Dumais picked up her second goal of the contest at 12:39 of the third period off the Lisa Berreman and Sasha Nanji assist.

Brittany Dougherty (Chesterfield, Michigan) netted the puck at 17:59 of the third period to cut the Dartmouth lead to 5-1. Dougherty's goal was unassisted as she was able to beat the goalie on a breakaway scoring opportunity.

Dumais notched the hat trick goal at 19:28 on the Dartmouth power play opportunity with Fischer scored the assist on the goal.

Brittany Ott (St. Clair Shores, Michigan) got the start for the Black Bears between the pipes, allowing six goals while saving a game high 55 shots on goal. Ott sees her record fall to 2-6-1 with the loss.

Lindsay Holdcroft picked up the win in goal as she allowed one goal and tallied 14 saves in the contest; Holdcroft sees her record improve to 4-3-2.

The Big Green held a 61 to 15 shot advantage over the Black Bears.

Maine went 0 for 3 on the power play while Dartmouth went 1 for 6.

Maine returns to action Sunday afternoon as it hosts Dartmouth for game two action; puck is slated to drop at 3:00 PM. The Black Bears will host Union College next weekend for a December 14 and 15 contest. Puck is slated to drop at 7:00 PM on Friday and 2:00 PM on Saturday.