Saturday, March 8, 2014
From Staff Reports
ORONO — Mark Anthoine had two goals and two assists, Cam Brown and Blaine Byron each finished with a goal and three assists, and the University of Maine buried Massachusetts with a six-goal second period on the way to an 8-4 nonleague victory at Alfond Arena.
The Black Bears (3-2) faced deficits of 1-0 in the first period and 2-1 in the second before pouring it on over the last 11 minutes of the second.
Maine took the lead on goals by Brian Morgan at 9:06 and Brown at 11:14. Byron added a power-play strike at 13:59, and the Black Bears turned it into a rout with tallies from Anthoine and Scarborough’s Jake Rutt in the final minute.
Martin Ouellette made 28 saves for the Black Bears.FIELD HOCKEY
BOWDOIN 4, COLBY 0: Rachel Kennedy scored twice during a four-goal outburst in a 10-minute span of the second half as the Polar Bears (12-1, 8-1 NESCAC) beat the Mules (8-5, 4-5) at Brunswick.
Bowdoin extended its home winning streak to 40 games, which is a school record and the longest active streak in Division III.
Emily McColgan and Katie Riley each added a goal.
SOUTHERN MAINE 5, WESTERN CONNECTICUT 2: Peyton Dostie scored three goals and also had an assist as the Huskies (8-10, 5-5 Little East) cruised to a win over the Colonials (4-12, 1-9) at Danbury, Conn.
Natalie Harkins added two goals and an assist for the Huskies.
UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 4, NICHOLS 0: Hannah Tavella scored a pair of goals early in the second half to break open a 1-0 game as the Nor’easters (12-5, 10-0 Commonwealth Coast) clinched the top seed in the conference tournament with a win over the Bison (6-11, 6-5) at Biddeford.
Holly Smith made seven saves as UNE recorded its fifth straight shutout and extended its scoreless streak to 364 minutes. Casey Clark and Erin Bibber added a goal apiece. Clark also had one assist.
WILLIAMS 1, BATES 0: Caitlin Conlon scored with 5:29 left in regulation to lift the Ephs (5-8, 3-6 NESCAC) over the Bobcats (4-10, 1-8) at Williamstown, Mass.
Becca Otley finished with 19 saves for the Bobcats.
ST. JOSEPH’S 2, COLBY- SAWYER 0: Meghan Williams opened the scoring in the 23rd minute and Elizabeth O’Neal added a goal less than 10 minutes later to lead the Monks (13-2, 7-2 GNAC) to a win over the Chargers (6-11, 1-8) at New London, N.H.WOMEN’S SOCCER
SOUTHERN MAINE 2, RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE 0: Katie Cobb finished with six saves to record her third shutout of the season as the Huskies (5-11-1, 2-4 Little East) downed the Anchorwomen (5-9-1, 1-5) at Gorham.
USM opened the scoring in the 38th minute when Mariah Cropley drove home a loose ball following a corner kick.
Kelly Burrell added an insurance goal on a penalty kick in the 73rd minute.
BOWDOIN 2, COLBY 0: Kiersten Turner opened the scoring 4:26 into the second half on an assist from Jamie Hofstetter as the Polar Bears (10-2-1, 6-2-1 NESCAC) beat the Mules (5-6-2, 1-6-2) at Brunswick.
Hofstetter added an insurance goal 12 minutes later. Bowdoin keeper Bridget McCarthy made five saves to record the shutout.
LASELL 4, ST. JOSEPH’S 1: Lauren Chouinard scored the only goal for the Monks (14-3, 9-2 GNAC) in a loss to the Lasers (13-3-1, 10-0-1) at Newton, Mass.
ENDICOTT 8, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 1: The Nor’easters (8-8-1, 4-3-1 Commonwealth Coast) got a first-half goal from Margaret Palmer, but Endicott (12-5-1, 7-1) scored six goals over the final 19 minutes to pull away at Biddeford.
WILLIAMS 3, BATES 0: Kristi Kirshe scored in the 15th minute and the Ephs (9-2-2, 6-2-1 NESCAC) added a pair of insurance goals midway through the second half against the Bobcats (4-8-1, 1-7-1) at Williamstown, Mass.MEN’S SOCCER
BOWDOIN 4, COLBY 1: Zach Danssaert scored one goal and assisted on two others, and the Polar Bears (8-2-3, 5-2-2 NESCAC) produced three second-half goals against the Mules (4-9, 0-9) at Brunswick.
Ben Brewster added a goal and an assist. Matt Dias Costa and Sam White also scored.
Colby tied the game at 1-1 in the 23rd minute on a goal by Keith Chernin.
WILLIAMS 1, BATES 0: Jonathan Westling scored in the 31st minute and the Ephs (9-4, 6-3 NESCAC) held off the Bobcats (4-7-2, 0-7-2) at Williamstown, Mass.
ENDICOTT 3, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 0: Brion Likaj scored a pair of goals as the Gulls (9-8, 4-4 Commonwealth Coast) scored three times in the second half to beat the Nor’easters (6-8-3, 1-6-1) at Biddeford.
Aidan McParland finished with 10 saves for UNE.
LASELL 3, ST. JOSEPH’S 0: Mike Skelton collected two goals and an assist as the Lasers (12-3-1, 7-1-1 GNAC) scored three second-half goals to beat the Monks (10-7-1, 6-3) at Newton, Mass.
Scott Benner finished with four saves for the Monks.
RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE 5, SOUTHERN MAINE 0: Jose Zarraga scored a pair of goals for the Anchormen (7-5-4, 2-2-2 Little East) in a win over the Huskies (0-16-1, 0-6) at Providence, R.I.
Matthew Willis finished with four saves for USM.MEN’S BASKETBALL
SMCC 59, ST. THOMAS 52: Tong Akot had 15 points and 11 rebounds for the Seawolves in a season-opening win at Auburn.
Jon Amabile chipped in 14 points and Scott Proudman had 11.