ORONO – Kallie Aldus tipped in a shot by Stephanie Gardiner with 12 seconds remaining to lift the University of Maine to a 2-1 victory over Michigan in a college field hockey game Thursday.

Alicia Mayer gave the Wolverines (0-3) a lead at 3:54 of the second half, but Kelly Newton pulled the Black Bears (2-1) even 10 minutes later.

Maine’s Brittany Fleck and Michigan’s Christi Barwick each made six saves.

ST. JOSEPH’S 2, FRAMINGHAM STATE 0: Kayla Nowell converted a penalty stroke in the sixth minute and Sarah Bartell added a goal with 8:26 remaining to lead the Monks past the Rams in a season opener at Framingham, Mass.

Meaghan Johnson made five saves for the shutout. Allesha Kenyon had 13 saves for Framingham State.


COLBY: Cape Elizabeth High and 2008 Colby grad Nick Kline was named assistant coach of the Nordic ski team.

Kline twice reached the NCAA Division I championships with the Mules.


(2) OHIO STATE 45, MARSHALL 7: Terrelle Pryor tossed three touchdown passes, Brandon Saine ran for 103 yards and two scores, and Ohio State rolled past Marshall in a season opener at Columbus, Ohio.

Pryor completed 17 of 25 passes for 247 yards and TDs covering 6 and 11 yards to De-Vier Posey and 65 yards to Dane Sanzenbacher before 105,040 at Ohio Stadium.

The last time Ohio State fans saw Pryor playing, he was having the game of his career and leading the Buckeyes to a 26-17 win against Oregon at the Rose Bowl in January.

The Thundering Herd fumbled the opening kickoff and were down 14-0 before running their first play in Ohio State territory.

Ohio State’s defense limited Marshall to 44 yards on the ground and 199 total. Brian Rolle picked off Brian Anderson’s pass and returned it 30 yards for a touchdown late in the second quarter.

(13) MIAMI 45, FLORIDA A&M 0: Jacory Harris threw for 210 yards and three touchdowns before sitting out the second half, Leonard Hankerson caught six passes for 115 yards and two scores, and Miami (1-0) rolled past Florida A&M (0-1) at Miami.

Damien Berry had a 32-yard touchdown reception for the Hurricanes, who were up 35-0 after the first 25 minutes. Lamar Miller and Mike James had touchdown runs for Miami, and Ray-Ray Armstrong returned an interception 22 yards for another score.

Philip Sylvester rushed for 45 yards for the Rattlers.

UTAH 27, (15) PITTSBURGH 24: Freshman Brian Blechen intercepted a pass on the first play of overtime, setting up Joe Phillips for a 21-yard field goal that gave Utah a win at Salt Lake City.

Pittsburgh rallied with 14 points in the fourth quarter, for-cing overtime on Dan Hutchins’ 30-yard field goal on the final play of regulation.