HARTFORD, Conn. – Ella Curren scored on an assist from McKenna Teague on a penalty corner with 12:25 left as Bowdoin remained unbeaten with a 1-0 victory over Trinity in a New England Small College Athletic Conference field hockey game Saturday.

Kayla Lessard swept away a late chance on a penalty corner by the Bantams (9-4, 5-4 NESCAC) and finished with two saves as the Polar Bears (13-0, 9-0) clinched the top seed in the conference tournament.

MIDDLEBURY 10, BATES 0: Lauren Greer finished with three goals and two assists to lead the 10th-ranked Panthers (11-2, 7-2) over the Bobcats (3-10, 1-8) at Lewiston.

Bates goalie Jillian Conway made 15 saves.

WILLIAMS 3, COLBY 0: Emily Jablonski had two goals and one assist as the Ephs (7-6, 4-5 NESCAC) scored three second-half goals to pull away from the Mules (4-9, 1-8) at Williamstown, Mass.

Michelle Burt made eight saves for the Mules, who were outshot 19-9.

CASTLETON STATE 4, ST. JOSEPH’S 3: Kealy Chipman registered her fourth hat trick of the season and the Spartans (10-7, 8-0 NAC) withstood a late charge to defeat St. Joseph’s (9-5, 7-1) at Castleton, Vt.

Peyton Dostie put the Monks on the board with less than eight minutes remaining. Seven minutes later, T.J. Cowin one-timed home a Melanie Allen centering pass.

Renee Leach finished the Monks’ scoring, converting Cowin’s assist after a penalty corner.

UNE 4, WNE 1: The Nor’easters (15-1, 7-1 Commonwealth Coast Conference) scored four times in the first 15:29, including the first of two goals by Hannah Tavella 1:33 in, to beat Western New England (4-13, 2-5) at Biddeford.

Bree Tupper and Emily Koehler also scored for UNE, and Kaitlyn Warren made three saves.

MAINE 3, RUTGERS 1: Alexa Binnendijk’s goal gave the 13th-ranked Black Bears (15-3) a 1-0 lead 26:34 into the game against Rutgers (4-11) in Amherst, Mass.

Kelly Newton and Megan Miller also scored for Maine, and Brittany Fleck made three saves.

USM 2, FITCHBURG STATE 0: Kailey Bubier scored her team-leading seventh goal of the season just two minutes into the second half to lead Southern Maine (8-10, 5-5 Little East) over the Falcons (7-8, 4-6) in Fitchburg, Mass.

After a scoreless first half, Bubier poked home a loose ball. Whitney McDaniel, from Ariel Kaplan, made the lead 2-0 with 15 minutes to play.

Kayla Kennedy made nine saves for the Huskies.


UCONN 3, MAINE 0: The Huskies (1-5-1, 1-1 Hockey East) took the lead 16:47 into the first period on a power-play goal by Sami Evelyn and defeated Maine (5-3, 1-1) in Storrs, Conn.

Black Bears goalie Brittany Ott made 15 saves.


MIDDLEBURY 1, BATES 0: Ali Omsberg scored off a loose ball inside the penalty box in the 68th minute as the Panthers (9-3-1, 6-2-1 NESCAC) edged the Bobcats (5-5-2, 2-5-2) at Lewiston.

Annie Burns finished with eight saves for the Bobcats.

WILLIAMS 2, COLBY 1: Brett Eisenhart scored the tying goal on a diving header off a cross by Allison Magruder, and Lilly Wellenbach took a through ball from Nicole Stenquist to score the winning goal with 9:26 left as the 10th-ranked Ephs (10-2-1, 7-1-1 NESCAC) rallied to beat Colby (6-6-1, 2-6-1) in Williamstown, Mass.

The Mules then went ahead 9:29 into the second half on a goal by Kate Laxson.

BOWDOIN 3, TRINITY 2: Ellery Gould scored her second goal of the game 5:07 into overtime to lift the Polar Bears (6-4-3, 2-4-3 NESCAC) to a win over the Bantams (5-6-2, 2-5-2) at Hartford, Conn.

Trinity took a 2-1 lead with 11:21 left in the game, but Bowdoin tied the game just 32 seconds later when Amanda Kinneston scored on an assist from Celeste Swain.

ST. JOSEPH’S 1, ST. JOSEPH’S (CONN.) 1: Katherine Chambers scored in the 25th minute for the Monks (6-4-4, 5-3-4 GNAC) in a tie against the Blue Jays (11-5-1, 8-4-1) at Standish.

Jacqueline Lorenzen made seven saves for the Monks.

UNE 1, ENDICOTT 0: Lauren Blaisdell scored her fourth winning goal of the season in the 36th minute as the Nor’easters (11-2-2, 7-0-1 Commonwealth Coast) blanked the Gulls (10-6, 6-3) at Biddeford.

Jess Woodworth finished with 10 saves to earn her seventh shutout of the season.

E. CONN. STATE 2, USM 0: Tamar Merheb and Daniela Marchitto scored second-half goals to give the Warriors (8-8, 5-1 Little East) a victory over Southern Maine (2-12-1, 0-5-1) in Mansfield, Conn.

USM goalkeeper Kat Rothe made seven saves.


MIDDLEBURY 1, BATES 0: Martin Drolet scored on a shot from 30 yards with 4:55 left to lift the Panthers (6-3-3, 2-3-3 NESCAC) over the Bobcats (4-9, 0-9) at Lewiston.

Bates keeper Greg Watts finished with six saves.

TRINITY 2, BOWDOIN 0: Dan Mayernick scored in the 19th minute and Julian Gocksch scored 4:30 into the second half as the Bantams (7-4-2, 5-2-2 NESCAC) downed the Polar Bears (4-6-3, 1-6-2) at Hartford, Conn.

UNE 2, ENDICOTT 1: Steve Contestabile scored late in the first half and Kyle McGlone added the winner midway through the second half and the Nor’easters (3-10, 2-6 Commonwealth Coast) held on to edge the Gulls (7-7-3, 4-3-2) and snap a seven-game losing streak at Biddeford.

Anthony Frangione and Kiel Hiller each collected an assist for UNE.

SOUTHERN MAINE CC 3, NEW HAMPSHIRE TI 2: Peter Dore, Jonathan Coyne and Blais Whitney each scored as the top-seeded Seawolves won a Yankee Small College Conference semifinal at Concord, N.H.

Corey Grigas made 12 saves for SMCC.

ST. JOSEPH’S 3, MOUNT IDA 1: Zach Johnson scored a pair of goals to lead the Monks (11-5, 7-3 GNAC), who scored three second-half goals to rally from a 1-0 halftime deficit against the Mustangs (7-8-1, 4-5) at Standish.

Jack LaFreniere also scored a goal for the Monks and Kenny Grade finished with four saves.

E. CONN. STATE 6, USM 0: Matt Furman scored twice as Eastern Connecticut State (11-4-1, 6-0 Little East) rolled by the Huskies (3-13 2-4) at Gorham.

Southern Maine goalkeeper Alex Charette had three stops before giving way to Ian Dollen-Oliveto, who did not have a save.

WILLIAMS 1, COLBY 0: Phil Vestergaard put a penalty kick into the right corner in the 15th minute, lifting the Ephs (7-3-2, 5-2-2 NESCAC) over Colby (6-6-1, 2-6-1) in Williamstown, Mass.

Ben Joslin had three saves for the Mules.


HOLLAND 84, SOUTHERN MAINE CC 78: Leo Morris scored 20 points for Holland during a season-opening victory in South Portland.

Josh Mackie hit six 3-pointers to help lead SMCC with 20 points.