Friday, December 13, 2013
From staff reports
BIDDEFORD - Megan Fortier and Ellie Donohue scored goals within the first two minutes, and Donohue added another later as the Colby Mules picked up a 3-0 shutout against the University of New England during non-conference field hockey action.
The win was the second straight for the Mules (2-2), while Big Blue drops to 3-3.
Fortier tucked home a rebound at the left post to put the Mules in front 1:18 into the match, and then Fortier set up Donohue just 20 seconds later.
Donohue scored again just over two minutes into the second half, getting the slightest touch on Caroline Keaveney's drive from the edge of the arc.
Colby goalkeeper Michelle Burt made five saves during each half, including a sliding stop early in the second half to deny a fast break.
Kaitlyn Warren blocked three for the Nor'easters, who finished with advantages in shots (16-10) and penalty corners (13-5), but were held scoreless for the first time in 14 games.
SOUTHERN MAINE C.C. 15, UM-AUGUSTA 0: Sixteen Seawolves had at least a goal or an assist as SMCC (4-2, 4-1 YSCA) dominated the Moose (0-4, 0-3) in Augusta.
ST. JOSEPH'S 2, UM-FARMINGTON 0: Zach Johnson and Calvin Sarvaes scored second-half goals to lift the Monks (3-4-1) over the Beavers (1-5) at Farmington.
Scott Benner earned the shutout with four saves.
CLARK 2, UNE 1: Oscar Zapata scored from Josh Demers at 4:20 of the second overtime period to lift the Cougars (4-3) over the Nor'easters (3-4) at Worcester, Mass.
Zachary Doenmez put Clark on top in the third minute. Zack Bunnell pulled UNE even.
WELLESLEY 2, UNE 1: Megan Turchi scored in the 85th minute to lift the Blue (4-2-1) over the Nor'easters (3-5) at Wellesley, Mass.
Wellesley's Jennifer Marble started the scoring in the 51st minute; Jackie Dickerson evened it in the 76th.
SALEM STATE 4, USM 0: Kelly Birchmore scored twice and CeCelia Cresta-Devine had a goal and two assists to lead the Vikings (4-2) past the Huskies (1-6) at Gorham.
ST. JOSEPH (CONN.) 3, ST. JOSEPH'S 0: Sara Barnick scored twice and Patricia Nolan had a goal and an assist to lead the Blue Jays (6-1, 4-0 GNAC) past the Monks (3-2, 0-2) at West Hartford, Conn.