Boston U. halts Maine’s 11-match field hockey win streak

Posted Oct. 09, 2011, at 10:04 p.m.
Last modified Oct. 10, 2011, at 2:02 a.m.

ORONO — Nicole van Oosterom and Macey Gaumond scored goals 41 seconds apart midway through the first half as No. 19 Boston University defeated 10th-ranked Maine 2-1 in an America East field hockey clash Sunday to end the Black Bears’ 11-game winning streak.

BU is now 8-5, 2-0 in AE play, while Maine dips to 11-2 overall, 1-1 in the conference.

Van Oosterom gave BU a 1-0 lead 16:51 into the first half, regaining possession after having the ball poked away by Maine goalie Brittany Fleck and blasting a shot from the right side of the circle while falling down.

Guimond then controlled the ball for the Terriers in the circle during a subsequent rush before flicking the ball through a crowd and past Fleck to give BU a 2-0 lead.

Maine clused the gap to 2-1 midway through the second half on a goal by Zoe Berkey. The play began with a penalty corner in which Jocelyn Mitchell inserted the ball to the top of the circle, where Berkey made the stop, then dribbled to her right before unleashing a shot past BU goalie Valentina Certa.

Cerda made five saves on eight Maine shots, while Fleck made three saves on six BU shots.

UMF 2, HUSSON 0

At Bangor on Sunday, Hermon’s Lily Barry scored twice on assists from Kashley Weymouth to help the University of Maine at Farmington to the victory.

Curran Brierley made 21 saves in goal for the Beavers.

UMASS DARTMOUTH 2, USM 0

At Gorham on Saturday, Beanor Taylor and Erica Allan each scored to lift UMass-Dartmouth to victory.

Kelsey Gallo made 12 saves in goal for 7-5 UMD, while Kayla Kennedy made seven saves for the 6-7 University of Southern Maine.

WOMEN’S HOCKEY

MAINE 5, QUINNIPIAC 4

At Orono on Saturday, Danielle Ward scored 2:32 into overtime to lift unbeaten Maine to its fourth victory.

The goal was Ward’s second of the game for Maine, which also got goals from Missy Denk, Myriam Croussette and Brittany Dougherty, who scored with 30 seconds left in the third period to cap Maine’s rally from a 4-1 deficit and force overtime.

Brittany Ott and Kylie Smith combined on 18 saves in goal for 4-0 Maine.

WOMEN’S SOCCER

MAINE 2, UMBC 1

At Orono on Sunday, Sady Tobin scored twice, including the game-winner with 16 minutes left in the game, as the University of Maine edged Maryland-Baltimore County.

Tobin’s first goal came on a header off Lisa Bijman’s corner kick. Her second goal was on a 35-yard shot over UMBC goalie Lauren Kadet.

Rachael McKeen scored for 0-11-2 UMBC.

Megan Price-Liebenzeder made four saves in goal for 4-6-1 Maine. Kated made six stops for UMBC.

RIVIER 2, SAINT JOSEPH’S 1

At Standish on Sunday, goals by Mariah Payne and Deanna Cetto helped Rivier College improve its record to 4-6-1.

Casey Monaghan scored for 5-4-2 Saint Joseph’s.

Christine Surber made four saves for Rivier while Jaci Lorenzen made three stops for Saint Joseph’s.

UM-FORT KENT WINS PAIR

At Fort Kent on Sunday, Whitney Sinclair scored four goals and assisted on the other two as the University of Maine-Fort Kent improved to 10-0 with a 6-1 win over the University of Moncton.

Donike Ferriera had the other two goals and Marie-Pier Daze had two assists. Theresa Biggs had one assist and Sydney Proctor finished with four saves.

Julie Owen scored the game-opening goal for Moncton off a Juline Belliveau assist. Ednie Limage made one save for 3-3 Moncton.

At Fort Kent on Saturday, Sinclair scored three goals as UMFK cruised past SUNY-Canton 7-0.

Biggs added two goals for Bengals while Victoria Dubois-Iredale and Jamie Pelletier each scored once and goalie Proctor made one save to preserve her eighth shutout of the season. Laura Pratt and Colleen Fagan combined on two stops for 3-9 SUNY-Canton.

UMPI 14, FISHER 0

At Presque Isle on Saturday, Lainey Herring and Desiree Smith each scored three goals as the University of Maine at Presque Isle defeated an undermanned Fisher College team.

Chelsea Lynds-Beaulieu and Jackie Poulin each added two goals for 6-4 UMPI, while Jennifer Ouellette, Audra Kirk, Elizabeth Keagan and Katie Pelletier each scored once.

UMPI goalie Taylor Ussery was not required to make a save against 0-9 Fisher, which began the match with just eight players and quickly was reduced to seven when one player was sidelined by injury.

UM-MACHIAS 2, SMCC 0

At Machias on Saturday, goals by Emma Legallais and Cayla Thomas lifted the University of Maine at Machias to victory.

Stephanie Wunderley preserved the shutout with six saves in goal for the Clippers, while Callie Day made nine saves for Southern Maine Community College.

UMF SPLITS TWO MATCHES

At Farmington on Sunday, Alida Peake of Penobscot and Noelle Morton each had a goal and an assist as the University of Maine at Farmington topped Green Mountain College 4-1.

Danica Wilson and Jenna Silliboy also scored for 4-6-3 UMF, while Beth Lebel made one save in goal.

Erin Burch scored for 0-8-1 Green Mountaink, while Emma Lord made 16 saves.

On Saturday, Courtney chadburn and Kelsey Lenney each had a goal and an assist as Castleton (Vt.) State earned a 4-0 victory over the Beavers.

Hannah Corkum and Kelly Tetreault also scored for the 9-4 Spartans, while Ericka Davis made four stops in goal.

Beth Lebel and Crystal Johnson combined for two saves for the University of Maine at Farmington.

PLYMOUTH STATE 2, USM 0

At Plymouth, N.H., on Saturday, Sammi Jo Saltalamacchia and Laura Davis each scored a second-half goal to propel Plymouth State to the win.

Angelina LaBroad made one save in goal for the 4-7 Panthers, who ended a six-game losing streak. Kat Rothe made seven saves for the 2-10 University of Southern Maine.

MEN’S SOCCER

UMF 2, GREEN MOUNTAIN 1

At Farmington on Sunday, goals Jake Constantine and Sean Raph lifted the University of Maine at Farmington past Green Mountain College.

Jordan Hale assisted on Constantine’s goal, which gave the 6-5 Beavers a 1-0 first-half lead. Raph scored unassisted in the second half to extend the margin to 2-0 before Green Mountain’s Chris Gaskin scored with 3:35 left.

Tennessee Peters made seven saves in goal for UMF, while Nate Kishbaugh made nine saves for 1-9-1 Green Mountain.

UMFK POSTS TWO SHUTOUTS

At Fort Kent Sunday, Phathizwe Sacolo had a pair of goals and an assist as UMaine-Fort Kent improved to 12-1 with a 4-0 win over the University of Moncton.

Jermaine West and Keith Williams II had the other goals with Jaime De Abreu and Wilfried Monthe collecting assists. David Girouard wasn’t required to make a save.

Samuel Charron made three saves on 13 shots for 5-7 Moncton.

At Fort Kent on Saturday, Sacolo scored three goals as the Bengals defeated SUNY-Canton 5-0.

Girouard made one save to earn the shutout in goal. Sankung Sillah and Homero Flores made zero saves in goal for 9-6-1 SUNY-Canton.

UMPI SPLITS TWO MATCHES

At Presque Isle on Sunday, Abdulai Jagana scored the game winner for SUNY-Canton with 10 minutes remaining in the second half and assisted on an insurance goal six minutes later to lead the Kangaroos to a 2-0 victory over the University of Maine-Presque Isle.

Sankung Sillah made five saves on 10 shots for 9-6-2 SUNY-Canton. Richard Felbaum stopped four of 11 shots for the 3-8 Owls.

At Presque Isle on Saturday, UMPI ended a seven-game losing streak with an 11-1 victory over a Fisher College team that due to a small roster played the contest with just seven players.

Kyle Corrigan had three goals and three assists for UMPI, while Aaron Hutchins and Kobe Ashkir each scored twice. Carl Nemer, Craig Maffei, Joel Massa and Germaine Chambers each added a goal.

Keven McLaurin scored for 0-9 Fisher.

Felbaum and Josh MacKinnon made one save on six Fisher shots. John Del Valla made eight saves on 33 UMPI shots.

UM-MACHIAS 1, SMCC 1 (OT)

At Machias on Saturday, Frank Zeba scored on a Stefan Zalucky assist late in the first half to lift the University of Maine of Machias to the tie. Nick Broadhurst had scored earlier in the first half for Southern Maine Community College.

Luis Herrera made eight saves on 16 shots for UMM, while Corey Grigas made 12 saves on 16 shots for SMCC.

CASTLETON STATE 1, UMF 0 (OT)

At Farmington, Trevor Kotardy scored 5:21 into overtime to give Castleton (Vt.) State the victory.

Nate Koenemann made two saves in goal for 7-4-1 Castleton, while Derek Reilly made four saves for the 5-5 University of Maine at Farmington.

SAINT JOSEPH’S 4, RIVIER 0

At Standish on Sunday, Joe Murphy scored his first two collegiate goals to help the Monks get past winless Rivier.

Ali Hersi and Zack Johnson also scored for 7-4 Saint Joseph’s, while Monks goalies Kenny Grade and Robert Petrosillo combined to make one save.

Bryan King made 14 stops for 0-8 Rivier.

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