MEDFORD, Mass. – Scott Blumenthal’s goal in the 84th minute gave Tufts a 2-1 victory over Bowdoin in a NESCAC men’s soccer game Wednsday.

The Polar Bears (8-4-2, 4-4-2) took a 1-0 lead 17 minutes into the game on Andrew Jones’ 40-yard blast. Tufts (8-3-3, 5-2-3) evened the score 20 minutes later when Jason Kayne chipped the ball over the head of Bowdoin keeper Will Wise.


COLBY 3, BATES 2: Nick Aubin found the upper left corner of the goal from 25 yards out to give Colby (4-8-2, 1-7-2) an overtime, season-ending victory over the Bobcats (4-8-2, 1-7-2) in Lewiston.

Colby also got a goal from Matt Giron and added an own goal.

Bates’ goals were scored by Luis Pereira and Nick Barron.


COLBY 2, BATES 0: Annie Papadellis scored twice to give the Mules (8-6, 4-6) a season-ending victory over Bates (4-9-1, 1-8-1) in Waterville and the sixth seed in the New England Small College Athletic Conference playoffs.

Papadellis’ goals were assisted by Amanda Findlay and Maddie Tight.


USM 3, NEW ENGLAND COLLEGE 2: Cristina Mountain scored the winning goal in overtime while Ariel Kaplan scored the other two goals for the Huskies (8-11) in a win over the Pilgrims (8-11) at Gorham.

After Katherine Rich and Rachel Carnaroli scored late for New England, Kaplan forced overtime with her fifth goal in the 69th minute.

Kayla Kennedy stopped 17 shots for the Huskies.


COLBY 4, BATES 3: The Mules (6-8, 2-8 NESCAC) built a 4-0 lead, then held off the Bobcats (4-10, 1-9) in the second half at Lewiston.

Colby’s goals were scored by Megan Fortier, who had two, Misha Strage and Ellie Donohue.

Caroline Falcone, Riley Kundtz and Lexie Carter each added late goals for Bates.


PLYMOUTH STATE. 2, ST. JOSEPH’S 1: Jackie Morin got the winning goal with five minutes remaining to give the Panthers (10-5) a win over the Monks (9-7) at Plymouth, N.H.

Lauren Carroll also had a goal for Plymouth State, while Meghan Williams scored for St. Joseph’s.


TUFTS 3, BOWDOIN 1: Dakota Sikes-Keilp, Cathleen Smith and Chelsea Yogerst scored as the Jumbos (13-1, 9-1 NESCAC) beat the visiting Polar Bears (12-2, 8-2) at Medford, Mass.

Bowdoin’s goal was an unassisted effort by Lia Sagerman.