WATERVILLE – Rachel Friedman scored three goals to help Hamilton to a 9-4 win over Colby in a New England Small College Athletic Conference women’s lacrosse quarterfinal Saturday.

The loss ended a 15-game home unbeaten streak for the second-seeded White Mules (13-2).

Seventh-seeded Hamilton (7-9) scored the final three goals of the first half to take a 4-2 lead. Rachel Griffin pulled Colby within one 3:32 into the second, but Friedman and Katie D’Antonio scored in the next 3:15 to make it 6-3.

TRINITY 15, BATES 4: Megan Leonhard scored four goals to lead the top-seeded Bantams (14-1) past the No. 8 Bobcats (7-8) in a NESCAC quarterfinal at Hartford, Conn.

AMHERST 9, BOWDOIN 7: Allie Horwitz scored four times to give the fourth-seeded Lord Jeffs (12-3) a NESCAC quarterfinal win over fifth-seeded Bowdoin (10-6) in Amherst, Mass.

USM 19, UMASS-DARTMOUTH 8: Jacki Kelly scored five goals to lead the Huskies (7-10, 3-3 Little East) past the Corsairs (5-12, 0-6) at Gorham.


GORDON 9, UNE 8: Dan Perednia scored 1:08 into overtime to lift the fifth-seeded Fighting Scots (8-7) over the fourth-seeded Nor’easters (9-9) in a Commonwealth Coast Conference quarterfinal at Biddeford.

USM 12, SALEM STATE 8: Nate Prince scored three goals, and Dan Thomas had two goals and two assists to help the Huskies (6-9, 3-4 Little East) get past the Vikings (4-12, 1-6) at Gorham.

BOWDOIN 6, WESLEYAN 4: Billy Berger scored twice during a 6-0 run that gave the third-seeded Polar Bears (12-4) a 6-1 lead over No. 6 Wesleyan (9-6) in a NESCAC quarterfinal in Brunswick.

CONNECTICUT COLLEGE 11, COLBY 6: Stephen Eicher and Andrew Freedman each scored twice as the No. 4 Camels (10-5) defeated No. 5 Colby (9-5) in a NESCAC quarterfinal in New London, Conn.


COLBY, TRINITY SPLIT: Lindsay Peterson’s two-run double keyed a four-run sixth inning in a 4-3 victory by the Mules (12-20, 2-10 NESCAC) over Trinity (13-18, 3-9) in the first game in Hartford, Conn.

Colby had one hit in a 7-0 second-game loss.

BATES 4, BOWDOIN 2: Alayna Garbarino had an RBI single during a two-run fourth inning as Bates (18-10, 5-5 NESCAC East) kept its playoff hopes alive by defeating Bowdoin (26-12, 6-4) in Brunswick.

MAINE SWEEPS UMBC: Jessica Burk had two hits and an RBI and scored a run as the Black Bears (14-26-1, 5-7-1 America East) won the opener 7-1, then added two hits, two RBI and two runs scored in a 9-1 six-inning win over visiting Maryland-Baltimore County (19-27, 1-13).

EASTERN CONNECTICUT SWEEPS SOUTHERN MAINE: Molly Rathbun (25-1) had two wins and 19 strikeouts over a combined 72/3 innings as Eastern Connecticut (36-1, 14-0 Little East) took a pair of 9-0 wins over the Huskies (4-34, 2-10) at Gorham.


BOWDOIN SWEEPS TUFTS: Sam Canales hit a walk-off RBI single to cap off a five-run seventh inning for the Polar Bears (21-14, 8-4 NESCAC) as they rallied for an 8-7 win over Tufts (20-11, 4-8) in the opening game at Brunswick.

Bowdoin also won the second game, 4-2.

ST. JOSEPH’S 6, ANNA MARIA 3: Joe Coyne went 2 for 3 with three RBI to lead the top-seeded Monks (34-5, 16-2) over third-seeded Anna Maria (22-15, 13-6) in the semifinals of the GNAC tournament at Providence, R.I.

St. Joseph’s will meet No. 4 Suffolk today.

ALBANY SWEEPS MAINE: Craig Lepre tripled home Brian Bullard in the top of the 10th to give the Great Danes (14-26-1, 8-5 America East) a 1-0 win over the Black Bears (21-19, 7-4) in the second game at Orono.

D.J. Hoagboon hit a two-run triple in the fifth to help Albany take a 4-2 win in the opener.

SOUTHERN MAINE SWEEPS KEENE STATE: Forrest Chadwick hit a pair of homers to lead the Huskies (19-16, 9-3 Little East) to a 9-6 win over the Owls (26-11, 8-4) in the first game at Keene, N.H.

In Game 2, David Ricker went 2 for 4 with a home run and three RBI to lead the Huskies to a 6-3 victory.

BATES SWEEPS COLBY: Mike Ciummei hit an RBI double and Kevin Davis added an RBI single during a six-run seventh inning for the Bobcats (20-15, 4-7 NESCAC East) in a 7-2 win over the Mules (16-6, 3-8) in the opening game of a doubleheader at Waterville.

In Game 2, Ryan Curit put the game out of reach with an eighth-inning two-run homer as the Bobcats held on for a 7-4 win.