PORTLAND – Lauren Santo scored three times and Mary Vaughan had a goal and four assists to lead the University of Southern Maine to an 11-3 victory over UMaine-Farmington in a women’s lacrosse game Thursday at Memorial Field.

Jess Gassman and Samantha Purcell each added two goals for Southern Maine (1-2), which led 7-1 at halftime.

Amie Daniels scored twice for the Beavers (0-2).


FITCHBURG STATE 2, ST. JOSEPH’S 0: The Falcons’ Tynan Flegg struck out three and scattered five hits in a shutout of the Monks (2-5) at Auburndale, Fla.

Freshman catcher Alex Lorenc led the Monks with two hits, including a double.

Fitchburg (3-6) took advantage of three St. Joe’s errors in the first inning to put a run across and added an insurance run in the sixth with help from the Monks’ fourth miscue.

Monks starter Nick Whittaker gave up five hits, a walk and had a strikeout in four innings.


COLBY 13, PLYMOUTH STATE 3: John Jennings had four goals and one assist to lead the Mules (2-0) past the Panthers (1-1) in Waterville.

Ian Deveau and Mark Squicciarino both scored two goals and had three assists for the Mules.

Colby got the edge in possession as Craig Bunker won 12 of 14 faceoffs.


UNE 7, MCLA 0: Beth Smith was 4 for 4 with three runs and Ashley Gott was 3 for 4 with two runs and two RBI to lead the Nor’easters (3-5) past the Trailblazers (3-7) at Fort Myers, Fla.

Megan Gauger and Erin Grover also drove in two apiece.

ST. JOSEPH’S 10, CURRY 3: The Monks (4-2) scored five runs in the fourth to take a 7-2 lead over the Colonels (0-5) at Fort Myers, Fla.

Heather Tripp had two hits and two RBI and Connie Grovo drove in three runs. Maddie Kluna struck out 13, walked none and allowed three unearned runs on four hits.

St. Joseph’s also lost to Franklin & Marshall, 9-1.

ALBRIGHT COLLEGE 3, UNE 2: Jaime Weckesser allowed six hits and struck out three to lead the Lions (5-6) over the Nor’easters (2-5) at Fort Myers, Fla.

Albright scored three runs in the bottom of the fifth to break a open a scoreless game with hits from Marguerite DeLucas and Olivia Merrill and two UNE errors.