CLINTON, N.Y. — Olivia Raisner and Megan O’Connor scored in the first three minutes of overtime, and the fifth-ranked Bowdoin College women’s lacrosse team improved to 4-0 with an 8-7 victory over Hamilton College on Saturday.

Caroline O’Connor scored with 35 seconds left for Hamilton, but Bowdoin’s Lindsay Picard won the ensuing draw and the Polar Bears ran out the clock for their third NESCAC win.

It was the third time in four seasons Bowdoin needed overtime to beat the Continentals (3-1, 2-1).

Raisner and O’Connor each had two goals. Bowdoin’s Mettler Growney had the final score in regulation with 18:37 left to play, tying the game at 6.

COLBY 11, TUFTS 6: Eleventh-ranked Colby (4-1, 2-1 NESCAC) outscored fourth-ranked Tufts 7-1 in the second half to come away with a victory at Medford, Massachusetts.

Sara Miller contributed three goals for the Mules. Abby Hooper and Dana Swaffield added two goals apiece, and Lexie Perticone provided four assists.

The Jumbos led 3-0 barely four minutes into the game.

Colby outscored the hosts 10-2 over the final 47 minutes.

TRINITY 15, BATES 8: Eight players scored for Bates, but the Bobcats (4-3, 1-2 NESCAC) fell to Trinity (4-1, 2-1) at Garcelon Field in Lewiston.

The Bobcats stayed within two goals most of the game, but six unanswered goals in the final 15 minutes made the difference for the Bantams.

Martha Griffin had five goals and two assists for Trinity. Moriah Greenstein led Bates with a goal and two assists.

ST. JOSEPH’S 21, ST. JOSEPH (CONN.) 2: Lizzie Calnan scored three first-half goals to help the Monks (4-1, 1-0 Great Northeast Athletic Conference) build a 14-0 halftime lead over the Blue Jays (0-1, 0-1) in Portland at Deering High’s Memorial Field.

Calnan finished with four goals for the Monks. Kat Gadbois also had four goals, Elyse Caiazzo added three goals and two assists, and Mary Leasure contributed two goals and seven assists.

Emily Bourassa stopped 17 shots for the Blue Jays, while Michelle Cunha only needed to make two saves for the Monks.

MIT 20, USM 6: Emily Young scored eight goals as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (6-0) crushed the University of Southern Maine (0-4) at Cambridge, Massachusetts.

The Huskies trailed 11-5 after the first half.

Julia Pearl scored twice for the Huskies. Sarah Pelligrinelli, Sam Campobasso, Anh Nguyen and Lauren Lessard had a goal apiece for Southern Maine.


NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS: Mardene Haskell of Colby placed fourth in the women’s slalom at Lake Placid, New York, to capture first-team All-America honors.

Haskell’s two-run combined time of 1 minute, 57.44 seconds was .92 seconds behind winner Monica Huebner of the University of Denver.

The Mules finished 12th overall (men’s and women’s combined) with 109 points. Colby was eighth among women’s teams with 99 points and seventh among women’s Alpine teams with 94 points.

Colorado finished first with 505 points.


BATES 3, WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON 2: Victoria Fitzgerald singled in the winning run in the bottom of the eighth to lift Bates over Washington & Jefferson (0-2) at Clearwater, Florida.

Jen Bahm hit a solo homer in the top of the second for the Presidents, but Bates countered in the bottom of the inning when Anna Berenson’s squeeze plated Brenna Callahan.

Emily Watson’s sacrifice fly put Washington & Jefferson ahead in the top of the extra inning, but Lockhart singled home Berenson before scoring on Fitzgerald’s winning hit.

The Bobcats (1-5) later lost to Bethel (Minnesota), 4-1.

CENTRAL CONNECTICUT 5, MAINE 3: The Black Bears ran into a dominant pitcher, and fell to Central Connecticut State (7-2) in Clearwater, Florida.

Laura Messina struck out 13 and allowed just one earned run in a complete game for the Blue Devils.

Emj Fogel led the offense for Maine, going 2 for 3.

LIU-BROOKLYN 4, MAINE 2: Nicole Archer hit a two-run homer to help Long Island-Brooklyn open a 3-0 lead, and the Blackbirds (8-19) held off the Black Bears, who finished their Florida trip at 11-13.

Janelle Bouchard scored Maine’s first run on a groundout by Jessica Burk in the third, then drove in Felicia Lennon with a double in the seventh.

UNE 6, MCLA 2: Winning pitcher Abby Lambert drove in three runs as the University of New England (2-0) defeated Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (0-2) at Hancock Park in Clermont, Florida.

The Nor’easters scored three runs in the top of the first on an error, a wild pitch and a fielder’s choice to take the lead for good.

Lambert allowed two runs on five hits with two walks and one strikeout. Sara Pelky took over with two outs in the sixth and allowed one hit.

The Nor’easters later lost to Tufts, 8-7.