SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Casey Clark scored twice in the opening 9:44 and the unbeaten University of New England field hockey team went on to a 3-1 victory against Western New England in a Commonwealth Coast Conference game Monday.

Michelle Oswald added a goal, the 36th of her career for UNE (13-0, 5-0 CCC), moving her into a tie for second in program history.

Freshman Kaitlyn Warren turned aside six shots for UNE against Western New England (4-10, 2-3).

MAINE 5, HOLY CROSS 1: Alexa Binnendijk and Holly Stewart each scored twice as the Black Bears (12-2) downed the Crusaders (1-12) at Orono.

Zoe Adkins also scored and Kelly Newton had two assists.

Maine outshot Holy Cross, 22-3.


SOUTHERN MAINE CC 3, CENTRAL MAINE CC 0: Blais Whitney had a goal and an assist as the Seawolves (10-2-1, 10-0-1 Yankee Small College) shut out the Mustangs (3-5-1, 3-5-1) at South Portland.

Wadah Al-Shammari and Kyle Ehlers also scored.

Corey Grigas had three saves for the shutout

ST. JOSEPH’S 4, JOHNSON & WALES 2: Zach Johnson scored the eventual winner at 66:42 as the Monks (8-4, 5-0-2 Great Northern Athletic) beat the Wildcats (4-9-1, 2-4-1) at East Providence, R.I.

After Mike Sanfilippo put in a cross from Johnson at 17:40, Ross Suleski scored six minutes later for the Monks. Ali Hersi also scored for St. Joseph’s.


ST. JOSEPH’S 2, JOHNSON & WALES 2: Jaci Lorenzen had a career-high 12 saves for the Monks (5-4-3, 4-3-3 Great Northern Athletic) against the Wildcats (7-4-2, 6-1-2) at Standish.

Danielle Daigle scored first for St. Joseph’s, on a header off a corner kick by Catherine Murch. After Johnson & Wales scored early in the second half, Katherine Chambers gave the Monks a 2-1 lead, but the Wildcats tied it for good two minutes later.


ARIZONA: Coach Mike Stoops was fired halfway through his eighth season, two days after the Wildcats lost their fifth straight game, 37-27 at previously winless Oregon State.

UTAH: Quarterback Jordan Wynn will have surgery on his left shoulder in the next 10 days and miss the rest of the season.


TEXAS CHRISTIAN accepted an invitation to join the Big 12.

BIG EAST schools have authorized the conference to add enough members to have 12 teams for football.

The Big East is down to six football schools: West Virginia, Louisville, Cincinnati, South Florida, Rutgers and Connecticut.


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