STANDISH – Amanda Sebastiao handled the early work while Meaghan Johnson took over late to preserve a 2-1 win for the St. Joseph’s field hockey team over Husson on Wednesday.

Sebastiao opened the scoring in the 31st minute, scoring off a rebound from a shot taken by teammate T.J. Cowin. Sebastiao gave the Monks (7-2, 5-0 NAC) a 2-0 lead in the 44th minute, scoring off a rebound from her own shot.

The Eagles (7-3, 3-2) got back in the game eight minutes later when Mariah Arno beat Johnson, the St. Joseph’s goalie, on a penalty shot.

Johnson finished with six saves for the Monks. Husson keeper Kristen Capen knocked away nine.

BOWDOIN 5, BATES 0: Ella Curren scored three goals to give the Polar Bears (7-0, 5-0 NESCAC) their 27th consecutive victory over the Bobcats (2-6, 1-4), in Lewiston.

PLYMOUTH STATE 4, SOUTHERN MAINE 1: Four players scored as the Panthers (9-1, 5-1 Little East) defeated the Huskies (6-7, 3-3) at Plymouth, N.H.


SMCC 3, EMCC 0: Freshman forward Bethany Gullbrand scored the winning goal four minutes into the game as Southern Maine Community College shut out Eastern Maine Community College at South Portland.

Freshman Molly Gallagher made it 2-0 in the 40th minute off a feed from Noelle Cooper.

Senior Cady Gagnon booted the final goal, assisted by Ali Waterman, with five minutes remaining.

BATES 4, SOUTHERN MAINE 0: Dakota Donovan and senior Courtney Talcott scored two goals apiece to give the Bobcats (2-3-2) a decisive win over the Huskies (2-9) at Lewiston.

Bates scored three goals before intermission, outshooting Southern Maine 27-4 in the first half.

Bates held a 44-13 edge in shots.


THOMAS 2, SOUTHERN MAINE 0: Khamisi Lightbourne redirected a cross from Matt Ford in the 30th minute to give the Terriers (5-4) the winning goal against the Huskies (2-9) at Gorham.

GORDON 3, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 0: Gordon College (3-5-3, 2-0-2) tallied three second-half goals to defeat the University of New England (2-8, 1-4) in a Commonwealth Coast Conference match at Wenham, Mass.

Devid Egeler scored the first goal in the 65th minute with help from Kellen Kasiguran.