Vermont Knocks Off UMaine Women 55-52 [VIDEO]
The UMaine women's basketball team opened their America East Conference schedule with a dud. A 55-52 loss at Vermont.
The Black Bears jumped out to a 13-3 start but the Catamounts regrouped and outscored Maine 15-3 in the second quarter and led 23-16 at the half.
UVM never trailed in the second half.
The Bears did make a late comeback and pulled within a point down the stretch but Vermont hit enough free throws to hold off Maine.
Laia Sole led the Bears with 21 points. Maine was playing without Sigi Koizar who has a leg injury.
Kylie Butler led UVM with 12.
Maine drops to 7-9 (0-1 AE). Vermont is now 4-9 (1-0 AE).