COLUMBUS, Ohio – David Pless of Bates took first place in the shot put Saturday at the NCAA Division III indoor track and field championships.

Pless improved his own school record with a toss of 56 feet, 6 inches. Pless’ teammate Ethan Waldman finished sixth in 53-113/4, as both earned All-American status. 

MAINE: Riley Masters finished ninth in the mile run at the NCAA Division I championships at College Station, Texas. His time was 4 minutes, 2.04 seconds.

Riley also qualified for the 3,000 finals, finishing 17th in 8:19.95.


N.C. STATE 3, MAINE 2: Landon Warren hit a two-run homer in the fifth inning as the Wolfpack (9-10) rallied from a 2-0 deficit to beat the Black Bears (7-18) at Raleigh, N.C.

Maine grabbed a 1-0 lead on an RBI single by Lindsey Jenkins in the second inning, and Jennifer Eberhardt scored on a groundout in the third to give the Black Bears a 2-0 lead.

Ashley Kelley pitched a three-hitter and struck out three for the Black Bears.


USM 14, FARMINGDALE STATE 5: Josh Mackey had a double, two triples and two RBI, and Mike Eaton doubled, tripled and drove in four runs as the Huskies (2-1) cruised past the Rams (5-4) at Farmingdale, N.Y.

Nick Grady added a triple and a home run for the Huskies, who broke open the game with four runs in the sixth inning.

MAINE 10, ROLLINS 4: Troy Black had three hits and three RBI and scored twice to lead the Black Bears (5-12) past Rollins (15-7) at Winter Park, Fla.

Black singled home two runs and also scored to highlight Maine’s four-run fourth inning.

BATES, BERRY SPLIT: Mike Antonellis allowed one unearned run in five innings to lead the Bobcats (4-7) to a 3-1 victory over the Vikings (12-8) in the opener at Rome, Ga.

Berry got 18 hits in a 15-2 victory in Game 2.


HOOD 15, ST. JOSEPH’S 3: Kris Miner had four goals and two assists and Corey Roberts scored three times to lead the Blazers (2-2) past the Monks (2-2) at Frederick, Md.

Spencer Hunt scored two goals and Jake Ricciardi added a goal and an assist for the Monks, who trailed 6-1 at halftime.

WESLEYAN 7, BOWDOIN 6: Max Landow scored three goals, including the winner with 1:22 left in the game, to lead the Cardinals (3-0) past the Polar Bears (0-1) at Brunswick.

Russell Halliday and Keegan Mellhorn each scored a pair of goals to lead the Polar Bears. Halliday also had two assists.

COLBY 6, WILLIAMS 5: John Jennings scored on an assist from Ian Deveau with 35.4 seconds left in overtime to lift the Mules (1-0, 1-0 NESCAC) over the Ephs (0-1, 0-1) at Waterville and give Coach Justin Domingos a win in his debut.

Jennings and Mark Squicciarino each had two goals for the Mules, and Deveau added one goal and three assists.

USM 11, HUSSON 3: Freshman Dylan Bousquet-Smith scored four goals to lead the Huskies (1-2) past the Eagles (0-2) at Bangor.

Kayle Hamilton scored two of his three goals in the first 4:12. Mark White and Marc Stannard each added two goals, and White and Willie Joy each had two assists. Kyle Dussault had six saves.

Ben Landry, Ben Potter and Mitch Heaps scored for Husson.

MIDDLEBURY 14, BATES 6: David Hild scored six goals and the Panthers (1-0, 1-0 NESCAC) raced to a 9-2 halftime lead and downed the Bobcats (2-2, 0-1) at Middlebury, Vt.

Luke Charest had three assists to lead the Bobcats, who had six players each score a goal.


MIDDLEBURY 10, BATES 9: Sally Ryan scored her fifth goal of the game with 3:44 left in overtime as the Panthers (1-0, 1-0 NESCAC) beat the Bobcats (0-2, 0-1) at Lewiston.

Briana Gross had four goals and two assists and Lindsay Thompson scored one goal and assisted on two to pace the Bobcats.

BOWDOIN 15, WESLEYAN 11: Elizabeth Clegg, Chelsea Albright and Carolyn Gorajek each scored three goals to pace Bowdoin (1-0) over Wesleyan (2-1) at Middletown, Conn.

COLBY 13, WILLIAMS 12: Kate Pistel scored with 5:25 left to lift the eighth-ranked Mules to a season-opening win over the ninth-ranked Ephs at Williamstown, Mass.

Katie Griffin led the Mules with three goals and Pistel and Lindsey McKenna each scored two. Goalie Sarah Warnke finished with 14 saves.