BRUNSWICK — The Bowdoin field hockey team used a 43-shot attack to overwhelm the University of Southern Maine 4-2 on Tuesday.

Becka Sarson set up Ariel Kaplan in the 17th minute to give the Huskies (4-4) an early lead. Bowdoin (3-0) answered just 34 seconds later when Cathleen Smith scored on a rebound. The Polar Bears took the lead at 21:31 as Smith tipped in a long ball from Emily French. Ellen Curren and Katie Herter added second-half goals for Bowdon while Kaplan kept the Huskies alive with her second goal.

Southern Maine keeper Kayla Kennedy knocked away 17 shots. Goalie Kayla Lessard did not have a save for the Polar Bears.


UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 2, COLBY 0: Goalie Kaitlyn Warren made 14 stops to get the shutout as the University of New England (8-0) remained unbeaten with a nonconference win over Colby College (0-3) at Waterville.

The Mules outshot the Nor’easters 20-10 but Warren was up to the challenge for her third shutout of the season.

Michelle Oswald scored off a penalty corner in the fourth minute for UNE. Oswald later set up an insurance goal in the 19th minute with a centering pass to Hayley LaPointe.


SALEM STATE 2, SOUTHERN MAINE 1: Senior forward Jackie Gauthier scored both goals for Salem State (4-3-1) in a victory over the University of Southern Maine (2-5-0) at Salem, Mass.


ST. JOSEPH’S 3, UM-FARMINGTON 0: Joe Murphy scored a first-half goal and Robert Petrosillo made six saves to earn his first career shutout as the Monks (4-2) downed the Beavers (2-3) at Standish. Zach Johnson and Ross Suleski added second-half goals.