BIDDEFORD – Celeste Swain tipped in a cross from Ellery Gould with 13 minutes remaining as Bowdoin rallied for a 3-2 victory over the University of New England in a women’s soccer game Tuesday.

Gould scored the tying goal in the 52nd minute, assisted by Amanda Kinneston.

Molly Popolizio gave the Polar Bears (4-3-3) a 1-0 lead 2:47 in, but the Nor’easters (9-2-2) tied it on a penalty kick by Alice Read in the 16th minute and went ahead 2-1 when Read converted a pass from Katie Caron in the 42nd minute.

BATES 9, UM-FARMINGTON 0: Kara Stefanik scored two goals and the Bobcats (3-4-2) took a 5-0 first-half lead and routed the Beavers (4-7-3) at Farmington.


COLBY 1, THOMAS 0: Andrew Meisel scored off a header from Noah Randall with 1:51 left in overtime to lift Colby (6-4) past visiting Thomas (7-5) at Waterville.

Ben Joslin made four saves for the shutout. Shaquille Trott had five saves for Thomas.


BATES 4, USM 3: Riley Kundtz had two goals and one assist as the Bobcats (3-7) got past the Huskies (6-9) at Gorham.

Kundtz scored in the 12th minute, assisted by Kelly McManus, and Michelle Brady scored unassisted five minutes later for a 2-0 lead.

Kailey Bubier scored the first of her two goals to pull USM within 2-1, but Bridget Meedzan scored off a penalty corner to make it 3-1.

Natalie Harkins scored 1:37 into the second half for the Huskies before Kundtz scored in the 54th minute to give Bates a 4-2 lead.

COLBY 3, HUSSON 2: Charlotte Deavers scored two goals in the first five minutes of the second half to help Colby (2-7) over Husson (7-5) at Bangor.


SOUTH CAROLINA: Quarterback Stephen Garcia was dismissed from the team for failing a required alcohol test, a person familiar with the decision said on condition of anonymity because the school had not announced specifically why Garcia had been dismissed.

Athletic Director Eric Hyman said Garcia did not adhere to agreed-upon guidelines for his reinstatement from suspension this summer.

OHIO STATE: The Ohio State Lantern reported the university paid a Columbus law firm nearly $142,000 to represent Ohio State athletes during recent NCAA investigations into their eligibility.

Larry James, who has represented several suspended players, said the money has not come from the university’s general fund, but he directed questions to Ohio State.

TEXAS TECH: Running back Eric Stephens is out for the season after dislocating his left knee in last weekend’s 45-40 loss to Texas A&M.