FARMINGTON — The University of New England scored four times in the first half and cruised to a 5-0 win over the University of Maine at Farmington in a women’s soccer game Sunday.

Jessica Meader, Brionne Turcotte, Kara Hecker and Becca Murphy scored in the first half for UNE (2-0). Taylor Usko added a second-half goal.

Brielle Robinson, Emily Ashman and Molly Early combined to earn the shutout for UNE. Sam Hatch had seven saves for UMF (0-1).

HUSSON 1, ST. JOSEPH’S 0: Alison Boulier took a pass from Myra Degree and kicked a 15-yard shot past keeper Michelle Cunha midway through the second half, providing the margin of victory for Husson (1-0-1) in a win over St. Joseph’s (1-2) in the Husson Classic at Boucher Field in Bangor.

Husson keeper Kayla Gordon stopped all three shots she faced.

Cunha blocked eight of the nine shots she faced for the Monks.

NORTHEASTERN 3, MAINE 0: Hannah Lopicculo scored two goals and assisted on a third as the Huskies (5-1) pulled away from the Black Bears (3-2) in Orono.

Lopicculo scored the only goal of the first half, on a shot that ricocheted off the post. Three minutes into the second half, Lopicculo’s cross was put into the open net by Kaya Cappuzzo.

Carly Wilhelm set up the final goal, stealing the ball from Maine keeper Claudia Dube-Trempe and feeding Lopicculo for the goal.

Maine managed just one shot. Dube-Trempe made two saves.

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SOUTHERN MAINE 4, SUNY BROCKPORT 0: Allison Ward scored a pair of goals to lift the Huskies (2-1) over the Golden Eagles (1-1) in the Dottie Zenaty Invitational at Springfield, Massachusetts.

Ward converted one of USM’s seven penalty corners to give the Huskies a 1-0 lead 17 minutes into the match. Tayla Smedberg and Kyrstyn Keating added unassisted goals in the 28th and 30th minute as USM outshot the Golden Eagles 10-4 in the opening half.

Southern Maine’s offense controlled play in the second half, and the Huskies outshot the Golden Eagles 9-0. Ward broke through in the 58th minute for the final goal.

Southern Maine’s Amanda Kasbohm made two saves for the shutout.

SUNY Brockport’s Paula Arno and Sarah Beam combined for six saves.


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