CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Kameron Klauber scored five goals, giving her 24 on the season, and assisted on another to power the Massachusetts Institute of Technology past Husson University of Bangor in an NCAA Division III field hockey playoff game.
The Engineers (18-3) move on to the second round Saturday against Denison at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, while the Eagles concluded an 11-9 season.
Kimberly Barker and Molly McShane scored the other goals and Jenna Klein made four saves on 12 shots.
Kristen Capen made 15 saves on 36 shots for the Eagles.
Worcester St. 2, UNE 1At Worcester, Mass., Gaby Gonet scored on the first extra penalty kick, lifting the top-seeded Lancers to a 2-1 victory over the upset-minded, eighth-seeded Nor’easters.Alice Read tied the game for the University of New England of Biddeford (12-2-4) with a goal in the 89th minute off assists from Nicole Faircloth and Ellie Arsenault. Jess Woodworth made seven saves on 17 shots.Sarah Rafferty scored for Worcester State off a Brianne Beckman assist late in the first half. Angiezaka Sychtysz made five saves on 15 shots.
EMCC 95, UM-Augusta 68At Augusta, John Caputo scored a game-high 23 points and the Golden Eagles outscored the Moose 49-25 in the second half to earn the victory.Thelbert Green tossed in 19 points and Michael Baltimore netted 18 for 3-1 Eastern Maine Community College of Bangor. Jefe Dubois and Edison Pierre added 13 and 12 points, respectively.Eric Gagne paced the University of Maine-Augusta (2-2) with 14 points. Darius Vanegas and Leo Familia tallied 13 points each and A.J. Coleman added 11.Halftime: EMCC 46-43.
Notre Dame Prep 84, MCI 73
At Fitchburg, Mass., Myles Davis scored 21 points and Shaquille Jones added 19 as Notre Dame Prep opened its season with an 84-73 New England Prep School Athletic Conference men’s basketball victory over the Maine Central Institute Postgraduates on Wednesday evening.
Notre Dame led 41-33 at halftime, and while MCI closed the gap to one point during the second half, the defending NEPSAC champions never led.
Jared Brandon paced 0-1 MCI with 20 points, while James Farr scored 13 points and Tobe Okafor added 10.
MCI plays its home opener against the Winchendon (Mass.) School at 1 p.m. Sunday at Wright Gymnasium in Pittsfield.