MEDFORD, Mass. – Ryan Molloy scored with four-tenths of a second remaining in regulation to lift top-ranked Tufts to an 11-10 win over No. 7 Bowdoin on Saturday in the semifinals of the NESCAC men’s lacrosse tournament.

Bowdoin (8-7) trailed 10-5 in the fourth quarter before tying it with 4:09 remaining on Billy Bergner’s third goal of the game. Mark Flibotte had three goals during the stretch.

Molloy and Matt Witko each scored three goals for Tufts (14-2), which plays No. 3 Middlebury today for the championship.


COLBY 14, BOWDOIN 7: Claire Donegan and Kate Pistel each had three goals and two assists to lead the third-seeded Mules (13-3), who used a 7-0 run over the final 12 minutes to pull away from the second-ranked Polar Bears (14-3) in a NESCAC semifinal at Hartford, Conn.

Colby advances to its fifth straight NESCAC Championship game, where it will face top-seeded Trinity today at noon.

Lindsey McKenna added three goals for the Mules. Carolyn Gorjek scored four goals for Bowdoin.


BOWDOIN SWEEPS MIDDLEBURY: The Polar Bears (22-12) ended a four-game losing streak with 7-2 and 16-7 wins over the Panthers (14-13) in a doubleheader at Brunswick.

Christian Martin struck out six in a five-hitter in the opener. Brett Gorman went 2 for 3 with a double and four RBI.

In game two, Bowdoin used an 11-run second to take a 13-1 lead. Tim McGarry had a triple, single and four RBI and Kyle LeBlanc had a home run, two RBI and three runs scored.

MAINE SWEEPS ALBANY: Joey Martin went 4 for 5 with a home run, five RBI and three runs scored and Justin Leisenheimer hit a pair of homers and drove in four runs to lead the Black Bears (21-21, 11-5) to a 19-6 win over the Great Danes (17-24, 9-6) in the opening game of a doubleheader at Albany, N.Y..

Maine completed the sweep with an 8-3 win in game two behind a pair of homers and five RBI from Alex Calbick.


MAINE, HARTFORD SPLIT: Terren Hall went 2 for 3 with a home run, four RBI and two runs scored to lead the Black Bears (18-27, 7-9 America East) as they scored six runs in the first two innings and held on for a 6-5 win over the Hawks (8-34, 3-14) in the opening game of a doubleheader at Orono.

Hartford earned a split with an 8-6 victory in game two.

Jennifer Eberhardt went 2 for 2 with two RBI and two runs scored for the Black Bears.


WNEC 7, UNE 4: Second-seeded Western New England College (27-16) scored five runs in the third inning and held on to eliminate fourth-ranked University of New England (27-17) in the Commonwealth Coast Conference tournament.

UNE got one run back in the top of the fifth inning on consecutive doubles by Stephanie Podolski and Marie Mantelli.

The Nor’easters added three more runs on a homer by Mantelli in the top of the seventh.


Bates seniors Brett Epler (decathlon) and Ethan Waldman (discus) won their events Friday at the New England Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Cambridge, Mass.