November 2, 2012

College Roundup: Nor'easters upset 4-3 in tourney

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BIDDEFORD - An overtime goal lifted third-seeded Nichols (13-7) over the second-seeded Nor'easters (10-9) in a Commonwealth Coast Conference field hockey semifinal at Biddeford.

Emily Koehler had converted a penalty stroke for UNE with 11:35 remaining in regulation to knot it at 3-3.

UNE's first two goals came from Casey Clark and Laura Egounis, while Kaitlyn Warren had nine saves for the Nor'easters.


BRIDGEWATER ST. 3, SOUTHERN MAINE 0: The second-seeded Bears (17-2) shut out the seventh-seeded Huskies (9-12) in a Little East Conference quarterfinal at Bridgewater, Mass.

Kayla Kennedy made eight saves for the Huskies.


WESTERN CONN. 2, SOUTHERN MAINE 0: Western Connecticut scored just 18 seconds in as it recorded a first-round win over the sixth-seeded Huskies (3-14) at Danbury, Conn.

Katie Cobb made four saves for the Huskies.


SMCC, 77, UNITY 25: Rogetta Donalson scored 13 points, and Nyalieb Deng and Esther Palmieri each chipped in 10 as the Seawolves (3-0) handled the Rams at South Portland.

Five other Seawolves had at least six points led by Tiana Burton and Maria Veino with nine apiece.


SMCC 89, UNITY 61: Jon Amabile had 15 points and the Seawolves (3-0) outscored the Rams 48-32 in the second half for the win at South Portland.

Tyheem Simon had 12 points and Emmanuel Donalson finished with 11 for SMCC.


MIAMI 30, VIRGINIA TECH 12: Stephen Morris threw for two early touchdowns, both set up by Virginia Tech (4-5, 2-3) miscues, and the Hurricanes (5-4, 4-2) took a step forward in the chase for the Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal Division title.

Duke Johnson had a 7-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter and finished with 217 all-purpose yards for Miami.


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