GORHAM – Mazen Aljari recieved a pass from Nate Rossignol and sent a shot past the scrambling goalkeeper from eight yards out in double overtime as the University of Southern Maine edged Keene State 2-1 in a Little East Conference men’s soccer match on Sunday.

The game was scoreless until the 76th minute, when Chase Cote scored off a rebound to give the Huskies (2-6, 2-0) the lead.

The Owls (3-4-1, 1-1) scored the equalizer on a corner kick with 14.6 seconds left in regulation despite playing two men down.

Jeremy Turner finished with eight saves for the Huskies, who won despite being outshot, 16-8.

COLBY 3, UM-FARMINGTON 0: Jon Stronach scored a pair of goals, including what proved to be the winner 28:03 into the game, to lead the Mules (3-2) past the Beavers (3-4) at Farmington.

Nate Tolman also scored a goal and Nick Aubin added a pair of assists for the Mules, who outshot the Beavers, 18-1.

WILLIAMS 1, BOWDOIN 0: Daniel Morrisroe scored on an assist from Nick Pugliese with 7:50 left in regulation to lift the Ephs (3-1-1, 3-1-1) over the Polar Bears (3-2-1, 0-2-1) in a NESCAC game at Williamstown, Mass.

Will Wise had two saves for the Polar Bears.

BATES 2, THOMAS 0: John Murphy broke a scoreless tie with a goal in the 61st minute and added a second goal 10 minutes later to lift the Bobcats (2-3) to a win over the Terriers (4-2) at Lewiston.

ST. JOSEPH’S 3, ANNA MARIA 0: Zach Johnson opened scoring with a goal 15:59 into the game and added an assist in the second half as the Monks (5-2, 2-1) beat Anna Maria (0-7-1, 0-2) in a GNAC game at Standish.


BOWDOIN 1, WILLIAMS 1: Louise Johnson finished with eight saves for the Polar Bears (2-2-2, 0-2-2) as they played to a draw against the Ephs (4-1-1, 2-0-1) in a NESCAC game at North Adams, Mass.

Molly Popolizio scored on assists from Ellery Gould and Caroline Logan on a header off a corner kick in the 17th minute to give Bowdoin a 1-0 lead.

BINGHAMTON 3, MAINE 0: Taylor Kucharski collected one goal and one assist to lead the Bearcats (4-5, 1-0) to a win over the Black Bears (3-4-1, 0-1) in an America East opener at Orono.

Binghamton opened the scoring at 15:17 and added two insurance goals in the first five minutes of the second half.

Meagan Price-Leibenzeder had three saves for Maine.

ST. JOSEPH’S 9, PINE MANOR 0: Doe Leckie scored two goals and assisted on another and Ashley Beaulieu collected one goal and two assists to lead the Monks (3-2-2, 2-1-2) as they cruised to a GNAC win over the Gators (1-6, 1-4) at Standish.

Laura DiMillo added one goal and one assist for the Monks.


ST. JOSEPH’S 8, RIVIER 0: Sarah Bartell collected three goals and one assist and Tara Cowin scored twice as the Monks (5-2) cruised past the Raiders (2-7) at Standish.

Renee Leach, Rachelle Messuri and Meghan Carr added one goal apiece for the Monks.

St. Joseph’s keeper Meaghan Johnson finished with six saves.

BOWDOIN 3, WILLIAMS 1: Cathleen Smith scored her team-leading fifth goal of the season just 1:50 into the game and Katie Herter and McKenna Teague each added first-half goals as the fourth-ranked Polar Bears (5-0, 3-0) downed the Ephs (3-3, 1-3) in a NESCAC game at Williamstown, Mass.

MAINE 3, QUINNIPIAC 2: Kelly Newton tipped in a rebound from her own shot just 46 seconds into overtime to lift the 14th-ranked Black Bears (10-1) to a 10th straight win in a non-league game against the Bobcats (6-3) at Hamden, Conn.

BABSON 4, BATES 1: Caroline Malone scored two times during a 10-minute span in the first half to lead the Beavers (6-3) over the Bobcats (2-4) at Lewiston.

Bates keeper Becca Otley had 15 saves. Sarah Merullo scored for Bates with 16 seconds left.


AP POLL: Another decisive victory away from home pushed LSU to No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll for the first time since 2007. The Tigers bumped Oklahoma from the top spot after winning 47-21 at West Virginia on Saturday night.

The Sooners had been No. 1 since the preseason. They stayed unbeaten with a 38-28 victory at home against Missouri.

SEC: The Southeastern Conference says Texas A&M is will join the league, effective July 2012.

NEW MEXICO: Mike Locksley, whose three years as football coach at New Mexico have been marked by losses and off-field problems, was fired Sunday.