STANDISH — Bailey Cutler scored from Kelsey Dumond 12 minutes into overtime, lifting St. Joseph’s College to a 2-1 win over Simmons on Saturday afternoon that gave the Monks the regular-season Great Northeast Athletic Conference field hockey title.

The Monks (13-2, 6-0) will host a conference semifinal Nov. 5 against the winner of the Lasell-Anna Maria first-round game on Nov. 1.

Mary Neidhardt started the scoring for Simmons (11-5, 5-1) 8:44 into the second half, but Dumond tied the game just 28 seconds later.

Emma Astbury had one save for St. Joseph’s. Brianna Rastello had seven for Simmons.

BOWDOIN 4, COLBY 1: Juliana Fiore scored twice, and the Polar Bears clinched a home game in the New England Small College Athletic Conference quarterfinals with a win against the Mules in Waterville.

Fiore opened the scoring off a penalty corner in the 27th minute. Rachel Kennedy made it 2-0 four minutes later.


Fiore one-time a pass from Kelsey Mullaney in the 46th minute on a play that started on a corner. Colby’s McKayla Blanch and Bowdoin’s Adrienne O’Donnell rounded out the scoring.

Hannah Gartner had four saves for Bowdoin. Sarah Evans had 17 for Colby.

USM 3, WESTERN CONNECTICUT 1: Peyton Dostie scored twice to lead the Huskies’ (8-10, 5-5 Little East Conference) past Western Connecticut State (9-8, 6-4) in Gorham.

Allison Ward also scored for Southern Maine, and Amanda Kasbohm made six saves for Southern Maine.

ALBANY 3, MAINE 0: Paula Heuser scored two goals off penalty corners in the first 10 minutes to lead host Albany (14-2, 4-0 America East) over the University of Maine (10-7, 3-1).

Laura Page, who assisted on both of Heuser’s goals, capped the scoring with 11:39 left in the first half.


WILLIAMS 3, BATES 1: Katie Gallop tapped in Emma Grauberger’s cross 17 minutes into the second half to give Williams (8-6, 5-4 NESCAC) the lead in a win over the Bobcats (4-10, 0-9) in Lewiston.

Delaney Nalen put Bates ahead seven minutes into the second half, but Annie VanWagenen countered for the Ephs four minutes later.

Hannah Goodrick added the final goal for Williams.


BOWDOIN 3, COLBY 0: Maggie Godley scored twice to lead the Polar Bears (10-3, 7-2 NESAC) past the Mules (6-7-1, 2-6-1) in Waterville.

Godley notched the first goal of the game in the 12th minute off a feed from Jamie Hofstetter. She added her second in the 49th, and Evan Fencik finished the scoring with 1:12 remaining.


Bridget McCarthy stopped six shots for the shutout. Brook had 11 saves for Colby.

USM 2, RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE 2: C.C. Pelletier converted a feed from Amy Jose midway through the second half to pull the Huskies (2-13-2, 0-5-1 LEC) even with host Rhode Island College (2-12-1, 0-5-1).

Jose scored a first-half goal and Marissa Temple made 10 saves for Southern Maine.

ROGER WILLIAMS 1, UNE 0: Jessica Valenti scored off a cross from Mariah Kaiser with 1:15 remaining to push the Hawks (14-2-3, 6-0-2 Commonwealth Coast Conference) past the Nor’easters (11-3-1, 5-2-1) in Bristol, Rhode Island.

Sydney Martin had three saves for the shutout. Brielle Robinson made seven stops for UNE.

EMMANUEL 1, ST. JOSEPH’S 0: Kelsie Dumas slipped an unassisted goal past Brooke Troup 22:18 into the game, providing the only goal during Emmanuel’s (11-8) win against the Monks (8-9-1) in Standish.


Victoria Laroche had two saves for Emmanuel, and Troup seven for St. Joe’s.

WILLIAMS 3, BATES 0: Alex McInturf headed in a corner taken by Jacqueline Simeone in the first half to put Williams (13-1, 8-1 NESCAC) ahead, and Alison Magruder and Maddie Swarr added second-half goals in a win over the Bobcats (7-7, 3-6) in Lewiston.


COLBY 1, BOWDOIN 0: Fred Randall scored with less than 12 minutes remaining to give the Mules (6-5-3, 2-5-2 NESCAC) a win over the Polar Bears (8-6, 4-5) in Waterville.

Andrew Woonton’s cross from the left side was hit in the air by Keith Chernin to Randall, who chested the ball in while on the run with 11:50 remaining.

Peter Quayle needed to make just two saves for Colby. Polar Bears keeper Stevie Van Siclen had four saves.


ST. JOSEPH’S 2, EMMANUEL 0: Jack Murray had a goal and an assist as the Monks (5-14) scored in each half to beat Emmanuel (5-9-2) in Standish.

Murray one-timed a pass from Sean Baker with five minutes left in the first half, and then combined with Austin Bell to set up Victor Santos’ goal with two minutes left in the game. Scott Benner made one save to earn the win.

BATES 1, WILLIAMS 1: Bates (4-8-2, 2-6-1 NESCAC) ended an 18-game losing streak to Williams (7-5-2, 5-3-1), battling to a draw in Lewiston.

Nate Merchant scored a first-half goal for Bates after Williams’ Chris Condor opened the scoring 39 seconds into the match.

ROGER WILLIAMS 2, UNE 1: Andrew Carlson scored twice and the Hawks (9-6-2, 4-3-1 CCC) held off the Nor’easters (9-5-2, 3-4-1) in Bristol, Rhode Island.

Erik Holmquist scored off a deflected shot early in the second half but Tom Mangels made three of his five saves in the second half to preserve the win.


RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE 4, USM 0: Emmanuel Asiedu had two goals and an assist to lead the Anchormen (10-5-1, 3-2-1 LEC) past the Huskies (2-13-2, 0-5-1) in Gorham.

Rhode Island goalkeeper Adam Ghazal made two saves. Southern Maine’s Charles Mull and Elijah Leverett combined for eight.


MAINE 4, BOSTON UNIVERSITY 2: The Black Bears (3-5-1, 2-1-0 Hockey East) exploded for three goals in a seven-minute span in the third period to snap a 1-1 tie and beat the sixth-ranked Terriers (4-2-1, 1-1) in Orono.

Emilie Brigham scored the tiebreaking goal at 12:46. Audra Richards made it 3-1 a minute later, then added an empty-net goal with 57 seconds remaining.

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