STANDISH – Zach Johnson tied a single-season scoring record as St. Joseph’s earned a 4-1 victory over Emmanuel in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference men’s soccer semifinal Thursday.

Johnson tapped in a rebound of Teddy Palmer’s shot in the 30th minute to give the second-seeded Monks (13-5) a 2-0 lead over the sixth-seeded Saints (11-6-4). It was his 16th goal of the season, giving him a share of the school record set by Jesse Beer in 2000.

Ross Suleski opened the scoring in the 11th minute when he converted a throw-in to the box by Zak Hollingshead.

In the second half, Mike Sanfilippo scored off a cross from Johnson, and Nick Lemieux headed in a pass from Alex Day.

Kenny Grade made five saves for the Monks, who will host fourth-seeded Norwich in the championship game at 2 p.m. Saturday.

FLORIDA COLLEGE 3, SOUTHERN MAINE C.C. 1: Nick Broadhurst converted a penalty kick, but the Seawolves were eliminated in the opening round of the USCAA tournament at Swannanoa, N.C.


UNE 2, NICHOLS 1: Emily Koehler scored with 17:22 left to give the second-seeded Nor’easters (18-2) a win over the third-seeded Bison (9-9) in a Commonwealth Coast Conference semifinal at Biddeford.

Michelle Oswald passed to Koehler following a penalty corner.

Casey Clark gave UNE a 1-0 lead when she tucked in a rebound 12:50 into the game. Barbara Roy tied it in the 46th minute.

Kaitlyn Warren made a season-high 17 saves for the Nor’easters, who will play at Endicott in the championship game at 1 p.m. Saturday.


FLORIDA STATE 38, BOSTON COLLEGE 7: EJ Manuel threw for one touchdown and ran for another as the Seminoles (6-3, 4-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) opened a 28-point halftime lead and coasted past the Eagles (2-7, 1-5) at Chestnut Hill, Mass.

Manuel completed 12 of 16 passes for 180 yards. Devonta Freeman ran for 62 yards and two touchdowns

Boston College, which had gone to a bowl game for 12 straight years, is guaranteed its first losing season since 1998 and was eliminated from bowl contention.