BABSON PARK, Mass. – Zach Danssaert scored the game-winning goal with 4:04 remaining as the Bowdoin College men’s soccer team (3-1-0) handed 10th-ranked Babson (5-1-1) its first loss of the season on Sunday.

Will Wise needed just one save to secure his third straight shutout for the Polar Bears. Babson goaltender Jackson Klein finished with three saves.

BATES 0, TRINITY 0: Bates goalie Zach Shabman made five saves to hold up his end of a scoreless tie with Trinity College, at Lewiston.

Goalkeeper James Ciano handled eight shots in goal for the visitors. The Bobcats are now 1-2-1 overall and 0-2-1 in NESCAC play. Trinity stands at 2-1-1, 1-1-1 in the conference.


MAINE 2, RHODE ISLAND 1: Eve L’Abbe gave the Black Bears a two-goal lead when she scored in the 86th minute and Maine (4-3-1) went on to defeat Rhode Island (6-3-1), at Kingston, R.I.

Camille Varin-Tremblay had the only goal of the first half, just four mintes in, off a pass from Charlene Achille.

Rhode Island’s Ashley Evangelista scored on a free kick in the final minute to spoil the shutout for Maine keeper Lauren Swant, who had three saves in the game.

BATES 2, TRINITY 1: Lily Peterson headed in the game-winning goal with 3:47 left in the second period to give Bates (1-3-0, 1-3-0 NESCAC) a victory over Trinity College (1-3-0, 0-3-0), in Lewiston.

Camille Smith set up the game-winning play when she boomed a free kick from just inside midfield.

The Bobcats took the lead in the 20th minute when Karen Lockhart kicked in a loose ball from five feet out after Trinity keeper Monika Difiorio knocked down a shot from Sam Rose.

Trinity then tied the game in the 48th minute when Abbey Lake got off a left-footed shot from the right baseline that slipped past Bates keeper Anabel Schmelz into the far left corner of the goal.

Schmelz finished with six saves in the contest.


TRINITY 2, BATES 0: Sarah Duncan and Hadley Ducan had a goal apiece as Trinity (3-0, 3-0 NESCAC) defeated Bates (1-3, 0-3), in Lewiston.

Sarah Duncan scored on a penalty corner in the 23rd minute and Hadley Duncan scored out of a scramble in the second half.

Bates goaltender Becca Otley made eight saves in the loss. Trinity’s Anne Scalamnbrino had two stops.

MAINE 3, UNIVERSITY OF THE PACIFIC 2: Cassidy Svetek scored 14:41 into overtime to help Maine (5-4) salvage a victory over the University of the Pacific (3-5) in a game played at Durham, N.H.

The Black Bears held a 20-1 edge in penalty corners and out- shot the Tigers, 34-13, but Jenna Vivian scored 29:48 into the game to give Pacific the lead.

Hannah Keating scored for the Black Bears five minutes later and Maine took the lead in the 58th minute with a goal from Zoe Berkey on a penalty corner.

The Tigers stayed in the game with a goal from Dinah Compton 38 seconds before the end of regulation.

On the game-winning play, Berkey was at the top of the circle and pushed a pass inside to Svetek who was in the middle of the circle and scored into an open cage.

Maine goalie Sydney Kolsher made six saves. Maggie Corder kept Pacific in the game with 17 saves.

COLBY 2, UM-FARMINGTON 1: Megan Fortier snapped a 1-1 tie when she scored 9:32 into the second half to give the Mules (1-2) a win over UMF (1-3), at Waterville.

All three goals in the contest came off penalty corners. Caitlin Murray put the Mules ahead 5:49 into the game with assists from Kellie Walsh and Lucy Gerrity.

Chelsea Morley countered for the Beavers seven minutes later, assisted by Emma Daniel and Lily Barry.

Natalie Fischer assisted on Fortier’s game-winner, directing a blast at the goal that was deflected by Fortier.

Michaelle Burt and Sarah Evans split time in goal for the Mules but recorded no saves. Goalie Curran Brierley made 11 stops for the Beavers.

ST. JOSEPH’S 1, SIMMONS 0: Freshman forward Amanda Celata broke a scoreless tie with 15 seconds left to give St. Joseph’s (4-2, 2-0 NAC) a victory over Simmons College (1-5, 0-1), at Standish.

Simmons was attempting to clear the ball with time winding down. Theresa Hendrix stole the ball in the right corner and dished off to Allyson Allard, who sent the ball across the goal mouth.

Celata took the feed and one-timed it into the lower right corner.

Senior keeper Taylor Allison made one save for the shutout. Simmons goalie Renna Smith made eight saves in the loss.