STANDISH – Jackie Lorenzon had four saves and the St. Joseph’s women’s soccer team opened the season with back-to-back shutouts for the second time in program history by beating the University of Maine at Farmington 4-0 Thursday.

Jessica Needham scored on a corner kick from Elizabeth Theberge in the 14th minute against the Beavers (0-1-1).

Jessica Capozzi added two goals for the Monks (2-0) in the final 10 minutes of the first half, and Mikayla Call pushed the lead to 4-0 when she scored 10 minutes into the second half.

The Monks previously opened with two shutouts in the 1998 season.


USM 2, GORDON 1: Kailey Bubier scored the winning goal in the seventh minute of overtime to lead the Huskies (2-2) over the Scots (0-3) at Wenham, Mass.

Bubier pulled USM into a tie in the 59th minute, and Kayla Kennedy made eight saves for the win.


ST. JOSEPH’S 1, WOR-CESTER STATE 0: The Monks (2-1) took advantage of an own-goal in the 20th minute to edge the Lancers (1-3) at Worcester, Mass.

The goal occurred when Paul Robbins of St. Joseph’s sent a pass into the penalty box that deflected off a Worcester State defender into the goal.

Nick Campasano stopped five shots for the shutout.


BATES: Vantiel Elizabeth Duncan of Topsham, a 2010 graduate of Bates, is one of 30 finalists for the NCAA woman of the year award, which recognizes graduating athletes who have distinguished themselves in academics, athletics, service and leadership.

The winner will be announced on Oct. 17.

A four-year member of the indoor and outdoor track and field teams, Duncan was a six-time NCAA All-American, a seven-time All-NESCAC recipient and a four-time NESCAC All-Academic recipient.