HAMDEN, Conn. — The University of Maine’s Nicole Sevey tallied eight total points (three goals, two assists), two shy of the program single-game record, to lift the Black Bears by Quinnipiac 5-2 in field hockey action Saturday.
The Black Bears got off to a quick start, scoring within the first 10 minutes for the third time this season.
Sevey opened the scoring at the 5:46 mark for 2-3 Maine, recording her second goal of the season, tallying the marker off a penalty corner.
Sevey struck again, making it 2-0 shortly thereafter, finding the back of the cage four minutes later. Sydney Veljacic was credited with the lone assist.
The Bobcats cut the deficit in half at the 13:38 mark as Kristen Engelke netted her fourth goal of the season. Christa Romano recorded the lone assist.
The Black Bears struck once more in the first half as Sevey recorded her third goal of the contest, scoring off a pass from Cassidy Svetek, 20:01 into the game.
Annabelle Hamilton added two goals for the Bears, who had a 23-11 shots advantage over Quinnipiac (1-3).
At Springfield, Mass., Husson shout out Plymouth State 2-0 on Saturday, but lost to Brockport 5-0 on Sunday in the Zenaty Invitational final.
Melissa Souza and Mariah Arno each scored a goal for Husson in Saturday’s game and Maicee Gustin made four saves. Liz Noddin and Britt Mellor each notched an assist.
On Sunday, Brockport scored four unanswered goals to roll by the Eagles. Brockport’s Lindsay Farrell recorded 11 saves and Gustin finished with 14.
Noddin was named to the all-tourney team.
At Bangor, Michael Daniel scored in the 57th minute to give the University of Southern Maine Huskies an overtime tie with host Husson in the New Balance Challenge Cup on Saturday.
USM and Husson are both 0-3-1.
Husson grabbed the lead in the 55th minute when Antone Cooper found the back of the net off an assist from junior Andrew Austin.
Less than two minutes later, Daniel took a feed from junior Tyler Rand and beat Husson junior goalkeeper Brian Potter.
USM took a 1-0 lead in the 17th minute when Rand scored. Husson needed less than two minutes to get the equalizer as freshman Jimmy Fitzpatrick scored, converting an assist from Joshua Bean.
At Presque Isle Saturday, Zach Johnson recorded a pair of assists to spark St. Joe’s, which outshot UMPI 42-5.
Kyle Shangraw, Fabrice Iraduha, Jason Wade and Calvin Servaes each scored a goal for the winners.
UMPI’s Caleb Bragg-Grady made 19 saves.
At Oneonta, N.Y., Hartwick scored touchdowns on its opening two drives of the game and never looked back in the mutual opener Saturday. The Hawks racked up five passing touchdown and accumulated 403 yards of offense while holding the Eagles to a just 147.
Hartwick sophomore quarterback John Garcia, who was making his first starting appearance, threw for five touchdowns in the game. Senior wideout Frankie Molina only caught four balls all day, but all four were for touchdowns. He accumulated 87 receptions yards on the day.
Husson scored a second-quarter touchdown when Ryan Stroud hit Caleb King for a three-yard TD pass.
Husson running back passed the 1,000-yard career rushing mark as he finished with 46 yards in the game.
At Staten Island, N.Y., Maine (3-1-1) struck first with a goal at 61:06 when Jordan Pellerin crossed the ball to Camille Varin-Tremblay and her shot found the upper right hand corner of the net, beating diving Seahawk keeper Katie Marcy.
Wagner (4-0-1) tied the game at 1-1 just over eight minutes later. After a Seahawks corner kick, Jackie Nicholas gained control of a ball in the box and beat Maine keeper Lauren Swant.
Swant finished with four saves and Marcy had one.
At Boston on Sunday, Courtney Hill and Sydney Costa each scored two goals to spark the Eagles over Wheelock 8-0.
Lacey Kent-Webber, Michaela Bicknell, Desiree Hamler, and Rachel Moroney each added a goal.
On Saturday, Eastern Nazarene beat Husson 3-1 at Quincy, Mass., on three goals by Jules Speno. Lacey Kent-Webber scored for Husson.
At Waterville on Saturday, Thomas (1-3) jumped out to a 4-0 first-half lead en route to the win over UMaine-Presque Isle (2-2).
Bronte Howorth, Elizabeth Goodall, Elizabeth Anderson, Renee Libby, Kajsa Kaufeldt, Lindsey Hoopingarner and Haylee Cote each scored a goal for Thomas.
UMPI’s Amanda Larrabee made 14 saves.
At Northhampton, Mass., on Saturday, Smith (2-0) got the only goal they would need in the 13th minute, as Jordan Houston slipped in GiGi Ross, who beat Beth Lebel to the far post for her first goal of the season. Five minutes later, Smith doubled their advantage. It was Houston who again turned provider, playing a ball to the feet of Eriksen, who slotted home past Lebel.
Lebel finished with nine saves for UMF (0-1).
At Waterville on Saturday, Jordan Grant scored two goals for the second straight game as the University of Southern Maine Huskies shut out the Maine Maritime Academy Mariners in the Terrier Women’s Soccer Classic hosted by Thomas College.
Shannon Brozyna and Emily Staples each added a goal for 3-1 USM. Taylor O’Malley made 12 saves for 1-3 MMA of Castine.
UMF 2, Rivier 2
At Nashua, N.H., Sunday, Lauren Tamposi’s goal with 3:22 left in regulation gave Rivier the tie with UMaine-Farmington.
Keli McLellan notched a first-half goal for UMF from a Katie Clark pass and Alexandra Crocker added a second-half goal when she converted a through-ball from Bridget Humphrey.