Emmanuel knocks out St. Joe’s women’s soccer

Kelsie Dumas scored a pair of goals to lift second-seeded Emmanuel to a 2-0 win over seventh-seeded St. Joseph’s College in a Great Northeast Athletic Conference women’s soccer quarterfinal Sunday at Boston.

Brooke Troup stopped eight of the 10 shots she faced for the Monks, who finished 8-10-2. Victoria Laroche made six saves in the shutout for the Saints (12-9).

WOMEN’S RUGBY: Bowdoin’s won its third consecutive New England Small College Rugby Conference title Saturday, beating Tufts 44-0 in Bruns-wick.

The Polar Bears (8-0) advance to play in the Rugby Fall 15s national championships, hosted by the American Collegiate Rugby Association.


MLS: Bradley Wright-Phillips and Peguy Luyindula scored, and the New York Red Bulls beat D.C. United 2-0 at Harrison, New Jersey, in the first leg of the Eastern Conference semifinals.


MLB: The Twins have offered Paul Molitor, a Hall of Fame player and a coach on Ron Gardenhire’s staff last season, a contract as the 13th manager in team history, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the search.


NEW ENGLAND FOOTBALL LEAGUE: Phil Warren and John Wiechman both rushed for a pair of touchdowns to lead the Southern Maine Raging Bulls to a 41-3 semifinal win Saturday over the Boston Bandits at Memorial Field in Portland.

The Bulls advance to play the Connecticut Panthers in the final at 7 p.m. Saturday at Fitzpatrick Stadium.


FORMULA ONE: Lewis Hamilton got the better of Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg once again, winning the U.S. Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, to edge closer to his second world championship.

It was the fifth straight win for Hamilton, who leads Rosberg by 24 points with two races remaining.


U.S. CHAMPIONSHIPS: Erin Hamlin had the fastest time in all four runs to beat Summer Britcher by 1.134 seconds for the women’s title in Lake Placid, New York.

Chris Mazdzer won the men’s title.

USA Luge plans to reveal the World Cup team for the fall portion of the schedule on Monday. Hamlin, Mazdzer and Julia Clukey of Augusta are assured spots based on their performances last season.

– From staff and news services