Bates defeated UMaine Orono the Bobcats' first home game of the season. Rachel Laaff '10 opened the scoring in the second period, followed by a goal by Lauren Slipp '10. Diane Brackett '11 got her first goal of the season in the third period, followed quickly by another goal by Rachel Laaff. Emily Bechtold '13 contributed 2 assists, while Eve Boonseng '11 and Kathleen Boyland '11 each had one assist. UMaine capitalized on a power play opportunity with 5 minutes left, ending the game at 4-1.