UMaine field hockey team shuts out UMass Lowell

Posted Sept. 28, 2013, at 8:39 p.m.
Last modified Sept. 29, 2013, at 8:01 p.m.

ORONO, Maine — The University of Maine women’s field hockey team received second-half goals from Holly Stewart, Fran Rowley and Jessica Skillings to pull away from new America East member UMass Lowell 4-0 Saturday.

Annabelle Hamilton scored a first-half goal for the 5-4 Black Bears.

Nicole Sevey, Becca Paradee, Danielle Aviani and Stewart added assists and Natasha Ford made two saves on five shots.

Melanie Hopkins made 10 saves for the River Hawks.

Husson wins two

At Bangor on Saturday, Sabrina Vaillancourt scored three goals and assisted on another as Husson upended New England College (N.H.). On Sunday, Husson reeled off a single-game record of 68 shots en route to its 6-0 win over Rivier

Samantha Blanchard had two goals and Maria Arno had the other for the Eagles on Saturday. Liz Noddin, Logan Wilson and Taylor Lovely had assists and Maicee Gustin made one save on two shots.

On Sunday, Sarah Eastman and Vaillancourt each scored two goals to lead the Eagles (6-2, 3-0 North Atlantic Conference).

Lovely and Mariah Arno each added a goal while Vaillancourt, Lindsey Arno and Mariah Arno each notched an assist.

UMF 5, Colby-Sawyer 3

At Farmington on Saturday, Kashley Weymouth and Kaitlyn Bullen each scored two first-half goals to power the University of Maine-Farmington to victory over Colby-Sawyer 5-3. On Sunday, Castleton shut out UMF 2-0.

Rebecca Young added a goal wihle Weymouth, Chelsea Morley and Emily Lewia provided assists for the Beavers. Curran Brierley made one save.

Jess Buckley, Brittany Grandbois and Nichole Danehy scored for Colby-Sawyer (4-5, 0-2 NAC). Jodi Dumayne and Kasey Redmond combined to make eight saves.

Kristy Pinkham scored in the first half and Blake Wardwell scored in the second on Sunday for Castleton (5-4, 3-0).

Brierley made 11 saves for UMF (3-3, 2-1).

Middlebury 2, Colby 0

At Middlebury, Vt., Catherine Fowler’s first-half goal was the only one Middlebury would need Saturday to post a NESCAC win over Colby College of Waterville.

Lauren Berestecky scored the other goal for the Panthers (5-1-1, 3-1 NESCAC). Emily Knapp made three saves.

Sarah Evans made nine stops for the Mules (4-2, 2-2 NESCAC).

Men’s soccer

Husson splits weekend

At Poultney, Vt., on Saturday, second-half goals by Stephen Berenyi and Cooper Antone gave Husson a 2-0 North Atlantic Conference victory over Green Mountain College. On Sunday, Husson tied Castleton State 1-1 at Castleton, Vt.

Joshua Bean and Andy Stevick assisted on Berenyi’s goal, while Jimmy Fitzpatrick set up the Antone tally for the Eagles (2-4-2, 2-0-1 NAC).

On Sunday, Husson’s Charles Bujambi scored off a corner kick from Joshua Bean with 6:52 left in regulation to send the game into overtime. Castleton had scored about eight minutes earlier.

Brian Potter made 10 saves for Husson (2-4-2, 2-1-1 NAC).

UMPI 10, Fisher 4

At Boston on Saturday, Derek Healy racked up six goals to power the University of Maine-Presque Isle to the win.

Marc Reynolds added two goals while Erik Gumaer scored one and assisted on three others for the 4-5 Owls.

Fisher is 1-5.

UMFK 7, Vermont Tech 0

At Randolph, Vt., Sunday, Kyle Robin tallied three assists and added a goal to lead the UMaine-Fort Kent to victory. UMFK remains unbeaten at 7-0-0 while VTC fell to 3-7-0. Darren Claveraly made 27 saves on 34 UMFK shots in the loss.

SMCC 5, NMCC 0

At South Portland, Brett Stilwell and Nicholas Oram each scored two goals to lead Southern Maine Community College by Northern Maine CC on Sunday.

NMCC goalie Lucas Flewelling made 12 saves on 29 shots.

MMA splits weekend

At Castleton, Vt., Castleton State scored four times in a 10-minute span of the first half Saturday to beat the Mariners 5-0. On Sunday, MMA beat Green Mountain College 4-0 in Poultney, Vt.

Owen Fellows netted a goal and dished off two assists for the Spartans (5-2-1, 2-1 North Atlantic Conference).

Jesse Perkins and Benjamin Cummings combined for two saves for Maine Maritime Academy of Castine.

On Sunday, Nicholas George, Chad McDonnell and Bryan Soucy each scored a first-half goal to spark MMA. MMA (4-4-2, 2-1-1 NAC) added an own goal in the second half and Perkins and Cummings combined for five saves.

Bowdoin 10, UMF 0

At Farmington on Sunday, Bowdoin (2-2-2) outshot UMaine-Farmington (1-4-1) 28-4, including a 25-1 margin in the first half alone, en route to the win.

Austin Downing paced Bowdoin with three goals.

UM-Machias 5, SMCC 0

At Machias on Saturday, Alfredo Palacios scored a hat trick as the Clippers beat the Seawolves.

Southern Maine Community College of South Portland dropped to 4-4-1.

Middlebury 5, Colby 0

At Middlebury, Vt., the Panthers scored three goals in a span of 2:54 in the first half Saturday to blow the game open.

Adam Glaser scored three goals for Middlebury, while Dan Skayne and Jory Makin netted a goal each.

Women’s Soccer

Husson splits weekend

At Poultney, Vt., Whitney Cross posted a goal and an assist on Saturday to lead the Eagles to the North Atlantic Conference win, 3-1. On Sunday, Castleton beat Husson 3-0.

Becca Jones and Courtney Hill each scored a goal for Husson University of Bangor. Jess Poulin made three saves.

On Sunday, Mallory Costello scored a first-half goal and Castleton added two in the second half to beat the Eagles. Poulin made 13 saves for Husson, 3-6-1 overall and 1-2-1 in the NAC.

Maine 2, UMBC 1

At Orono, Maine’s Alex Abraham’s intercepted an attempted clear by a UMBC defender and fired a shot by goalie Lauren Kadet in the final three minutes to give the Black Bears the victory.

Joanie L’Abbe scored Maine’s first goal on a free kick, but UMBC equalized at the 59th minute on Amira Wolcott’s goal.

Lauren Swant made one save for 4-3-3 Maine (1-0 America East) and Kadet made three for UMBC (5-3-2, 0-1).

UMPI splits weekend

At Boston on Saturday, Jen Ouellette scored two goals, including the unassisted game-winner 2:44 into the overtime period, as the Owls edged the Falcons, 3-2. On Sunday in Standish, Saint Joseph’s defeated UMPI 6-0.

Mikaelah Tracy scored the other goal for University of Maine-Presque Isle.

Fisher slipped to 3-5.

Hannah LeBlanc scored two goals to lead St. Joe’s and Megen Pollini notched three assists. Sam Peters, Kim Jordan, Jodi Pollack and Doe Leckie each added a goal.

St. Joe’s is now 8-1 and UMPI is 3-6-1.

UMFK 9 VTC 0

At Randolph, Vt., Katherine Ferland scored three goals and added an assist to lead UMaine-Fort Kent Sunday.

UMFK improved to 6-1 while VTC dropped to 0-7-1. Kimika Forbes and Jessica Kozachuck combined to make 3 saves on 3 shots for the win.

MMA splits weekend.

At Castleton, Vt., Dominique Valancius led Castleton with a pair of goals, while Mallory Costello dished out a pair of assists in Saturday’s 6-0 North Atlantic Conference victory over Maine Maritime Academy of Castine. On Sunday in Poultney, Vt., MMA beat Green Mountain College 2-0.

Taylor O’Malley and Patricia Dunford teamed up to make 17 shots for the Mariners on Saturday.

In Sunday’s game, Dani Holt scored a first-half goal off a Briana Obshatkin assist for MMA and Victoria Cooper added an unassisted goal at the 55th minute as the Mariners improved to 3-5-2 overall, 2-1-1 in the NAC.

UM-Farmington 5, Thomas 0

At Farmington, Ava Amador accounted for three goals Saturday to power the Beavers to the North Atlantic Conference win.

Renee Dupre and Jenna Silliboy each scored a goal for the University of Maine-Farmington (4-3-1, 3-0 NAC). Kayla Tuttle and Sarah Pokorny each notched two assists and Alexandra Crocker added one.

Beth Lebel and Amy Jones combined to make five saves.

Kate Thibodeau and Paige Leary teamed up to make 10 saves for Thomas College of Waterville (3-6-0, 1-2-0 NAC).

Middlebury 2, Colby 1

At Middlebury, Vt., Kate Raszke and Katlyn Casey scored second-half goals Saturday to lift the Panthers to a NESCAC win over the Mules.

Elizabeth Foody made four saves for Middlebury (5-1-1 overall, 3-1-1 NESCAC).

Annie Papadellis staked Colby College of Waterville to a 1-0 lead in the first half. Emily Brook finished with 12 saves for the Mules (1-4, 0-4 NESCAC).

Women’s Hockey

Boston Blades sweep Maine

At Alfond Arena in Orono, Jessica Koizumi scored twice to help the Boston Blades beat the University of Maine in a Saturday exhibition game. On Sunday, the Blades beat Maine 3-2.

Eve Boissonneault scored both goals for UMaine. Kelsey MacSorley, Emilie Brigham and Kayla Kaluzny kicked in assists and Meghann Tracy made 21 saves.

On Sunday, Casey Picket scored off a pass from Jessica Koizumi at 12:39 into the third period to give the Blades hte win.

Jess Vallotton scored 2:47 into the second period for Maine and Kayla Kaluzny converted on the power play about 17 minutes later.

Football

WNE 59, MMA 0

At Springfield, Mass., the Golden Bears amassed a school-record 740 yards, including 580 on the ground, in a New England Football Conference rout of the Mariners on Saturday.

Terrence N’Dabian compiled 152 yards on six carries, including touchdown runs of 50 and 68 yards, to pace Western New England (1-2, 1-0 NEFC). Kevin Cook carried 16 times for 122 yards and three scores (1, 1 and 28 yards) and Alejandro Colon netted 91 yards on 17 attempts.

The hosts led 7-0 after the first quarter, but tacked on 28 points in the second quarter to take a commanding lead.

Billy Wetherbee ran for 68 yards on 21 carries for Maine Maritime Academy of Castine (0-3, 0-1 NEFC), which managed only 207 total yards.

Ryan O’Neal finished with 61 yards on eight carries and caught three passes for 33 yards.

Thomas Kinton spearheaded the MMA defense with 18 tackles while Andy Martel had 12 tackles, Christopher Ford was credited with 11 tackles and Jonathan Ware made 10 tackles.

Middlebury 27, Colby 10

At Middlebury, Vt., Matt Crimmins’ 15-yard interception return for a touchdown 14 seconds into the fourth quarter snapped a 10-10 deadlock and propelled the Panthers to the NESCAC victory over the Mules.

Middlebury seized the upper hand with a 77-yard scoring pass from McCallum Foote to Matthew Minno and Michael Dola added a 27-yard field goal to finish off the victory for 2-0 Middlebury.

Justin Ciero paced 1-1 Colby College of Waterville by completing 23 of 38 passes for 203 yards, including a 7-yard scoring toss to Luke Duncklee (5 receptions, 24 yards). Ciero also rushed for a team-high 50 yards on 14 carries.

Louw Scheepers kicked a 27-yard field goal as the Mules rallied from 10-0 halftime deficit to tie the game.

Foote went 30-for-46 passing with 349 yards and had a 21-yard TD toss to William Sadik-Kahn (7 rec., 81 yds.).

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