Saturday, March 8, 2014
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The four remaining regular-season games are league games, including Saturday’s match in Biddeford against the University of New England.
If his history against Maine colleges is an indication, expect Hoxsie to find his scoring touch.
He had two goals earlier this year at home against St. Joseph’s. The last time he played at UNE, as a sophomore, he had three goals and an assist.
Another local having a strong season for a top team in the CCC is Gordon senior goalkeeper Tim Hardy of Gorham. Hardy has started 11 of 14 games for the Fighting Scots, who are 13-1 overall and 4-1 in the CCC.
Hardy is 10-0-0 and has a .72 goals-against average in his first season as the primary keeper. Hardy did suffer a recent injury.
Elsewhere around the CCC, Curry College senior midfielder Ethan Wajer of Newcastle (Lincoln Academy) has made 10 starts this season with one assist for Curry (6-5-3, 2-2-2). ... At Nichols College, junior midfielder Daniel Snyder of Kennebunk and freshman back Aaron Sinclair have played limited roles. Snyder does have five starts for the Bison (8-1-4, 3-1-1) ... Wentworth Institute of Technology junior Connor Gullifer of Scarborough has started every game for the Leopards (2-11) in the midfield.
• Bryant University sophomore goalkeeper Chris Knaub of Yarmouth picked up his second straight shutout and third of the season in a 1-0 win against Robert Morris last Friday. Knaub has allowed two goals in his last four games to lower his GAA to 1.44.
• Southern Maine Community College forward Nicholas Oram of Topsham (Mt. Ararat) and defender Jacob Smith of Gorham helped the Seawolves improve to 8-4-1 overall and 7-2-1 with a win against Central Maine CC.
Bentley University sophomore defensive lineman Jeff Amell of Bar Mills (Bonny Eagle) was in on four tackles, including one for a loss, in a 56-13 victory at winless Pace on Saturday.
Bentley’s defense held Pace to 59 rushing yards on 33 carries.
Stonehill sophomore Analise Kump of Falmouth won her singles match 6-0, 6-0 and was part of a winning doubles team as Stonehill beat LeMoyne College, 9-0. Kump is 7-1 in singles, having moved from No. 4 to No. 3 in the order, with six 6-0, 6-0 wins. She and teammate Meryl Lawrence are 6-3 in doubles, mostly as the No. 2 team.
• St. Michael’s College sophomore Charlie Merry of Kennebunk played in the singles and/or doubles lineup in all four fall matches. Saint Michael’s went 0-4. Merry was 0-3 in singles playing at No. 4 and 5 with a pair of three-set losses and was 0-2 at third doubles.
Bentley sophomore Malcom Ayres of Damariscotta (Lincoln Academy) had the second-best round on the second day of competition, a 4-over 74, to finish tied for 10th at the St. Rose Shootout at Pinehaven Country Club in Guilderland, N.Y.
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