HAMDEN, Conn. — The University of Maine scored three unanswered goals in the second half Thursday, pulling away to a 4-1 victory against Quinnipiac in a nonconference field hockey game.

Marissa Shaw gave the Black Bears (6-1) the lead after 4:02. The Bobcats (1-6) tied it just before halftime on a goal by Meghan McCullough.

Samantha Wagg regained the lead for Maine in the 48th minute. Jessica Skillings and Aviani Danielle added goals in the final five minutes.

Emma Cochran made three saves for Maine. Meaghan Conaboy had eight stops for the Bobcats.

SOUTHERN MAINE 2, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 1: Jessica Boghosian took a feed just inside the circle from Leanne Reichert and scored 10:11 into overtime as the Huskies (4-2) beat the Nor’easters (4-3) at Gorham.

Michaela Demers of USM sent in a ball that Tayla Smedberg redirected in with 5:39 left in the first half.

Vonde Saunders tied it 8:45 into the second half on a redirect of an Olivia Madore shot.

Amanda Kasbohm stopped six of the seven shots she faced for the Huskies.


THOMAS 2, ST. JOSEPH’S 1: William Nilson collected a high bouncing ball at the top of the box in the 86th minute and tapped it in to lift Thomas (2-2) over the Monks (2-3-1) at Standish.

The Terriers took a 1-0 lead after 18 minutes into the match on a goal by freshman Josh Emard. In the 53rd minute, freshman Brett Mattos tied it from Austin Bell.

Scott Benner had five saves for St. Joseph’s.

Joakim Sternas finished with six for Thomas.

BATES 6, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 0: Peabo Knoth scored three goals as the Bobcats (3-0) cruised past the Nor’easters (2-4) at Lewiston.

Luis Pereira had a pair of goals and two assists, P.J. DiBenedetto added a goal and David Murphy and Justin Yacovino provided assists.


(11) CLEMSON 20, LOUISVILLE 17: Deshaun Watson threw two touchdown passes, Wayne Gallman ran for 139 yards and visiting Clemson (3-0, 1-0 Atlantic Coast) held off Louisville (0-3, 0-1).

Louisville started its third quarterback in three games with Kyle Bolin, and used freshman Lamar Jackson and sophomore Reggie Bonnafon behind center in a search for offensive consistency.

FLORIDA: The Gators will start redshirt freshman quarterback Will Grier in its Southeastern Conference opener at Kentucky.

PITTSBURGH: Coach Pat Narduzzi declined to name a starting quarterback for Saturday’s game against Iowa, saying he’ll wait until just before kickoff to make his decision between Chad Voytik and Nate Peterman.

PURDUE: Police said they arrested freshmen cornerbacks Evyn Cooper and David Rose for trying to stealing bicycles.