College roundup: Anna Maria rallies from 16-point halftime deficit, beats MMA football team

Posted Sept. 15, 2013, at 8:40 p.m.

CASTINE — Anna Maria totaled 210 passing yards and 322 on the ground and rallied from a 42-26 halftime deficit to defeat Maine Maritime Academy 55-49 Saturday in college football action.

Michael Fahey ran for 217 yards and scored four times for 0-1 MMA. Billy Wetherbee added 170 yards on the ground and two scores as the Mariners finished with 532 yards and seven rushing TDs.

Robert Small led the Anna Maria rushing attack with 240 yards and four touchdowns and quarterback Gregory McGoldrick was 12 of 19 for 161 yards and one touchdown.

Anna Maria (1-1), trailing 49-47 with 2:30 left, scored the winning TD on a drive that got new life on a fourth-and-long when MMA was whistled for an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty. Three plays later, McGoldrick hit Josh Sundquist for a 29-yard TD pass.

Springfield 36, Husson 0

At Springfield, Mass., on Saturday, Springfield rolled up 416 yards and held Husson to 166 en route to the win.

Louis Fenaroli put Springfield on the board with a 1-yard run with 8:20 left in the first quarter. Blake Joppy also had a one-yard TD run in the first half as the Pride improved to 2-0 while Husson slipped to 0-2.

Ellis Throckmorton paced the Husson defense with 12 tackles, a forced fumble and fumble recovery. Stephan Dance added 10 tackles. Kyle McKinnon led the offense with 80 yards on 17 carries.

Field hockey

UMF 3, Endicott 1

At Farmington on Saturday, University of Maine at Farmington senior Kaitlyn Bullen assisted on the game-winning goal and later scored an insurance goal to lead the Beavers.

UMF sophomore Delainey Kein slapped home her first career goal for the game winner just 2:19 into the second half, and only 50 seconds after Endicott had knotted the game at 1-1. Bullen passed the ball right across the crease to Kein, who was waiting by the post to the right of Endicott goalie Lizetta Solarik.

Anna Maria 2, Thomas 0

At Waterville on Sunday, Kylie Dalbec scored a first-half goal and Luigina Cerro added one with six minutes left in the second to give Anna Maria (4-3) the victory over Thomas (2-3).

Thomas goalie Jasmine Bishop made four saves..

Maine 6, Brown 0

At Burlington, Vt., on Sunday, Annabelle Hamilton, Holly Stewart and Marissa Shaw each scored two goals as the Black Bears improved to 3-4.

Cassidy Svetek and Sydney Veljacic each notched an assist for Maine and goalie Natasha Ford made one save in her first shutout.

Women’s soccer

Richmond 0, Maine 0

At Richmond, Va., on Sunday, Maine’s Lauren Swant made four saves and Richmond’s Emily Kelly made five as the teams battled to a double-overtime draw during a tourney at Virginia Commonwealth.

Maine is now 3-2-2 and Richmond is 2-4-2.

UMFK 4 MMA 0

At Fort Kent on Sunday, Arian Leberge-Pelletier scored three second-half goals to propel the University of Maine-Fort Kent by Maine Maritime Academy.

After a scoreless first half, UMFK responded with four second-half scores that included a goal by Kayla Richards and two assists from Victoria Dubois-Iredale.

UMFK outshot MMA 43-3 with MMA’s Taylor O’Malley making 21 saves.

Bowdoin 2, UMF 0

At Farmington on Sunday, a first-half penalty kick goal and an insurance marker in the second half carried visiting Bowdoin by UMF.

The Polar Bears’ Evan Fencik converted a PK attempt in the 26th minute to give Bowdoin a 1-0 lead and Audrey Phillips added a second-half goal.

Bowdoin outshot UMF 25-1 with UMF’s Beth Lebel making four saves and Amy Jones making three.

Men’s soccer

UMFK 2, MMA 0

At Fort Kent on Sunday, Kennard Brown had a goal and an assist to lead the University of Maine-Fort Kent past Maine Maritime Academy.

Brown scored in the 12th minute and then helped set up Justin Soontiens for an insurance goal in the 46th minute as UMFK improved to 5-0-0. MMA (2-2-1) was outshot 33-5 overall as Jesse Perkins made 10 saves.

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