Husson men beat Castleton State for NAC soccer championship

Posted Nov. 06, 2011, at 9:57 p.m.

BANGOR — Zach Emeigh scored on a rebound with 1:37 remaining in the game Saturday to lift Husson University to the North Atlantic Conference men’s soccer championship with a 3-2 victory over Castleton State at Boucher Field.

Phil Frost notched the first two goals for the 12-6-2 Eagles, scoring one in each half. Tyler Metevier and Mike Desmond each picked up an assist. Brian Potter made six saves on 15 shots.

Nate Koenemann made three saves on 15 shots for 13-6-1 Castleton.

Saint Joseph’s 4, Norwich 1

At Standish, Saturday, four different Saint Joseph’s players contributed a goal as the second-seeded Monks defeated fourth-seeded Norwich University in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Championship.

Zach Johnson and Mike Sanfilippo each scored a goal in the first half for 14-5 Saint Joseph’s. Dan McIntyre and Ali Hersi each added a goal in the second half. Kenny Grade stopped five of 15 shots.

Christian Hallstrom made two saves on 22 shots for 11-9 Norwich.

Women’s Soccer

UMFK 2, Ohio Midwestern 1

At Asheville, N.C., Saturday, Whitney Sinclair registered both goals for the University of Maine-Fort Kent, including the game-winner midway through the second half, as the Bengals topped Ohio Midwestern University for their second straight USCAA national championship.

Castleton 1, Husson 0

At Castleton, Vt., Saturday, Courtney Chadbun scored with just over 20 minutes remaining in the game to lead Castleton State College by Husson University in the North Atlantic Conference championship game.

Ericka Davis blocked one of five shots for 17-4 Castleton.

Jessica Poulin made seven saves on 28 shots for the 9-12 Eagles. Amanda Gifford, Alexandra Laniewski and Poulin were named to the all-tournament team.

Field Hockey

Husson 2, Saint Joseph’s 1

At Standish, Saturday, fifth-seeded Husson University bested second-seeded Saint Joseph’s College in the third set of penalty strokes to win the North Atlantic Conference championship.

Sabrina Vaillancourt scored for the 11-8 Eagles on a penalty corner 7:19 into the game. Kristen Capen made 17 saves, including 12 in overtime.

Peyton Dostie tied the game with a goal in the 23rd minute for the Monks (13-6). Meaghan Johnson stopped 12 of 14 shots.

Bowdoin 2, Middlebury 1

At Brunswick, Sunday, Liz Clegg scored the game-winning goal with 1:48 remaining in the game to lead top-seeded Bowdoin College by Middlebury College in the New England Small College Athletic Conference championship.

With the win, the undefeated Polar Bears (17-0) earn the NESCAC’s automatic bid to the NCAA Division III tournament.

Ella Curren notched Bowdoin’s first goal with 25:25 left in the game. Kayla Lessard made seven saves on 15 shots.

Becca Shaw stopped six of 14 shots for 14-3 Middlebury.

Women’s Hockey

Maine 3, Providence 3

At Providence, R.I., Saturday, Brittany Ott made 20 saves on 23 shots for the Black Bears as the University of Maine and Providence College battled to a tie.

Brittany Dougherty, Brittney Huneke and Myriam Croussette each scored a goal for the Black Bears.

Providence’s Ashley Cottrell tied the game 3-3 with less than five minutes remaining. Nina Riley stopped 25 of 28 shots for the Friars.

Providence 7, Maine 4

At Providence, R.I., Sunday, Providence College scored on three of its four power-play opportunities en route to victory over the University of Maine.

Seven different players recorded a goal for Providence (3-6-3). Nina Riley and Hillary Drake combined for 31 saves on 35 shots.

Jennifer More, Tori Pasquariello, Chloe Tinkler and Myriam Croussette each scored a goal for the 6-5-1 Black Bears. Brittany Ott and Kylie Smith combined to make 32 saves on 39 shots.

Men’s Basketball

Paul Smith’s 62, EMCC 60

At Bangor, Sunday, Chib Belonwu collected 22 points to propel Paul Smith’s College by Eastern Maine Community College.

Kashean Alston chipped in with 16 points for 2-1 Paul Smith’s.

Kyle Pluchino scored 13 points to pace 1-1 EMCC. Thelbert Green scored 11 points while John Caputo added 10.

UMFK splits two

At Lynn, Mass., the University of Maine-Fort Kent split a pair of weekend games, losing to Roberts Wesleyan College 79-74 on Saturday before defeating Fisher College 76-62 on Sunday.

In Saturday’s game, Mike Stone and William Kent-Harris scored 17 points apiece to lead Roberts Wesleyan to victory.

Jeremy Thomas notched a game-high 28 points for the Bengals. Pablo Llamas scored 15 points while Othniel Hyliger added 13 points and seven rebounds.

In Sunday’s game, Manny Odugbela collected 25 points to spark the 3-1 Bengals. Jeremy Thomas had 18 points and seven rebounds. Yan Brylowski scored 13 points while Llamas added 11.

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