October 23, 2017
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University of Maine collects field hockey win over Vermont

Belfast’s Madison Cummings scored her fifth and sixth goals of the season and she also picked up an assist as the University of Maine’s field hockey team beat the University of Vermont 4-0 in an America East game on Sunday afternoon in Orono.

UMaine is now 8-4 overall, 2-1 in America East, while Vermont fell to 4-8 and 0-3.

Libby Riedl opened the scoring with her sixth of the season as she converted a breakaway off a Brittany Smith pass 14:42 into the game. Cummings expanded the lead 5:38 later by converting a rebound.

Cummings tipped home a Casey Crowley pass in the second half before assisting on Brianna Ricker’s eighth just 45 seconds later.

Emma Cochran made two saves on five shots for the Black Bears while Lena Benwood had 12 on 25 shots for the Catamounts.

Husson 5, Colby-Sawyer 1

At Bangor on Saturday, Lauren Russell scored a pair of goals and Mikayla Toth had a goal and two assists as Husson University improved to 6-3 overall, 3-0 in the North Atlantic Conference.

Taylor Shaw and Kolby Kain scored the other Husson goals. Sadie Royer had two assists and Alison Leighton had one. Anne Marie Provencal made eight saves.

Paige Viens scored for Colby-Sawyer, which is 7-5 and 1-2, respectively. Alie Jones had an assist and Abby Ladd made eight saves.

Women’s soccer

Vermont 1, Maine 0

At Burlington, Vermont on Sunday, Savana Yurick directed a Colby Snyder cross under the crossbar with just 10:16 remaining to give Vermont its victory over UMaine.

Coco Speckmaier made three saves on six shots for UVM, which is now 6-5-2 overall and 2-1-1 in America East play.

Samantha Cobotic came on to replace the injured Annalena Kriebisch in the first half and finished with four saves for UMaine, which is now 4-8-1 and 2-3. Kriebisch had made one stop.

UVM had 22 shot attempts.

Husson splits

The Husson University split a pair of road games over the weekend, earning a hard-fought 1-0 North Atlantic Conference win over Maine Maritime Academy in Castine on Saturday before dropping a 4-0 non-conference game to Bowdoin College in Brunswick on Sunday.

On Sunday, Morgen Gallagher scored a first-half goal and Talia Missan, Julie Patterson and Nikki Wilson added second-half scores as Bowdoin upped its record to 7-3-1.

Sabrina Albanese made two saves on four shots for the Polar Bears.

Sami Ireland made 13 saves on 27 shots for 6-5 Husson.

Brianna Saulter rattled a shot off the crossbar in the first half for Husson.

On Saturday, Leah Hibbard scored her 16th goal of the season with 26:59 remaining off a Taylor Fortin pass as Husson moved to 5-1 in conference play.

Ireland wasn’t required to make a save on seven MMA attempts.

Emily Conway made four saves on seven shots for MMA, which is now 4-9 and 3-3.

SUNY-Canton 3, UMPI 0

At Presque Isle on Sunday, Madison Rowe, Kristina DiNardo and Rebecca DiNardo scored in the first 12 minutes to give the Roos from SUNY-Canton (N.Y.) their victory over the University of Maine-Presque Isle.

The Roos are now 5-5.

Allie Lopez made 10 saves for 1-6 UMPI.

UM-Fort Kent 4, SUNY-Canton 2

At Fort Kent, Tolu Oyeniyi scored a pair of goals and also had an assist and Sherifa Sumalia had a goal and two assists to lead UMFK past SUNY-Canton (N.Y.) on Saturday.

Sabrina Brooks had the other UMFK goal and she also picked up an assist.

Madison Rowe and Bailey Grace scored for SUNY-Canton.en’s Ice Hockey

Maine 3, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 2

At Troy, New York, sophomore center Lydia Murray scored with just 6:36 remaining in the third period to supply the Black Bears with their victory over RPI.

UMaine improved to 3-1 which is its best start since the 2011-12 season when the Black Bears opened the season with four consecutive wins.

Murray fired home a rebound after RPI goalie Lovisa Selander had made back-to-back saves off Tereza Vanisova and Cailey Hutchison.

Jessica Jacques staked UMaine to a 1-0 lead in the first period but Marisa Raspa answered with a power play goal just 1:54 later.

Ebba Strandberg’s power play tally restored the one-goal lead for UMaine later in the first period.

Sabrina Repaci scored the equalizer 4:43 into the third period for 0-4 RPI.

Hutchison and Strandberg each had an assist to go with their goals and Vanisova picked up two assists. Brittany Kucera also had an assist as did Hutchison.

Carly Jackson finished with 20 saves for UMaine.

Selander wound up with 28 stops for the Engineers.-

Men’s soccer

Unity 1, UM-Presque Isle 0

At Presque Isle on Saturday, Drew Lidner’s goal at the 29:42 mark gave Unity College its sixth win against four losses and a tie.

Sam Napper mada three saves on six shots for the winners.

Matt Manter made three saves on 15 shots for the 2-7 Owls, who had to play with 10 men for 73:27 after one of their players picked up a red card.

UM Fort Kent 6, College of St. Joseph’s 0

At Fort Kent on Sunday, Mark Parchment had a goal and two assists as the University of Maine-Fort Kent upped its record to 9-0.

Shawn Genus had a goal and an assist and Carlos Crusat-Lopez, Ayooluwatomi Sowole, James Blanchett and Damine Rakine had the other goals. Stuart Conway had an assist and Butch Forbes had one save.

Maxwell Singh had four saves on 10 shots for 7-5 College of St. Joseph’s from Vermont.

 


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