The UMaine field hockey team will have to settle for a school record tie for best start to a season. A 4-1 loss to Harvard Sunday afternoon gives the Black Bears a loss for the first time this fall.

The #13 Bears are now 8-1. The #20 Crimson improve to 7-1.

Maddie Earle scored three times for Harvard.

Emily Hindle had the lone goal for Maine.

The Black Bears start America East Conference play next weekend.