MIDDLETOWN, Conn. — Kara Finnerty scored two of Bowdoin’s four first-half goals, and the Polar Bears cruised to a 4-0 victory over Wesleyan in a NESCAC field hockey game on Saturday.

It was the third straight shutout for Bowdoin (4-0, 3-0), which did not allow a shot on goal, with Clara Belitz and Lizz Rill splitting time in the cage.

Elizabeth Bennewitz and Kimmy Ganong also scored for the Polar Bears.

The Cardinals fell to 1-3, 0-1.

COLBY 2, WILLIAMS 1: Kallie Hutchinson and Tori Brown scored in the second half, and the Mules (2-2, 1-1 NESCAC) held on to beat the 23rd-ranked Ephs (2-2, 1-1) at Williamstown, Massachusetts.

Hutchinson gave Colby a 1-0 lead with 13:48 remaining on a penalty corner taken by Anna Rudinski.

Brown added her first collegiate goal three minutes later.

Hannah Goodrick converted a penalty stroke for Williams with 2:23 remaining.

TUFTS 2, BATES 0: Shannon Yogerst scored midway through the first half and the 12th-ranked Jumbos (3-0, 2-0 NESCAC) held on to beat the Bobcats (2-2, 1-2) at Medford, Massachusetts.

Annie Artz completed the scoring with 9:14 left.

Adelae Durand and Alyssa Souza combined for 11 saves for the Bobcats.

UNE 7, WESTERN NEW ENGLAND 0: Nicole Matarozzo scored 38 seconds into the game and added another goal and an assist as the University of New England (5-1, 1-0 Commonwealth Coast) cruised past the Golden Bears (2-3, 1-1) at Biddeford.

Kersey Boulay added a pair of goals, and Alex Staples, Vonde Saunders and Bridget Cavanaugh also scored.

WESTFIELD STATE 1, USM 0: Holly Brouillette scored off a pass from Megan Evans early in the first half and the Owls (6-1, 2-1 Little East) beat Southern Maine (3-4, 2-1) at Gorham.

Brouillette scored in the seventh minute, hitting the ball into the right side of the cage.

JOHNSON & WALES 2, ST. JOSEPH’S 1: The Wildcats (3-3, 2-0 GNAC) took a 2-0 second-half lead and held off the Monks (1-3, 1-1) at Providence, Rhode Island.

Giovanna Ciavardoni redirected a Shaina Thompson shot in the 46th minute, and Johnson & Wales increased its lead 10 minutes later on an own goal as a shot deflected off Kara Kelly.

Libby Pomerleau scored for the Monks 31/2 minutes later, putting in her own rebound.


MAINE MARITIME 42, MASS. MARITIME 35: Jacob Doolan scored on a 9-yard scamper with 19 seconds left, and the Mariners (1-1) edged Massachusetts Maritime (1-1) at Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, to win the 44th annual Admiral’s Cup.

The Buccaneers rallied from a 21-0 deficit and took a 35-34 lead early in the fourth quarter on Chris Haggerty’s 5-yard run and Ryan Quinn’s extra point.

Corey Creeger produced five touchdowns for Maine Maritime, rushing for 64 yards and three scores while going 6 of 10 passing for 144 yards and two TDs. Doolan finished with 154 yards on 21 carries.


UNE 3, SALVE REGINA 0: Katie Beaudoin and Taylor Littlefield scored first-half goals, Taylor Usko added one in the second and the Nor’easters (4-1, 2-0 CCC) beat the Seahawks (4-3, 1-1) at Biddeford.

Brielle Robinson made three saves for the shutout.

ST. JOSEPH’S 6, RIVIER 2: Haley DaGraca scored three goals to lead the Monks (3-3-1, 1-0-1 GNAC) past the Raiders (1-3-1, 0-2) at Nashua, New Hampshire.

Sarah Comtois added two goals and Hailey Tarr also scored for the Monks, who led 5-0 at halftime.

BOWDOIN 3, WESLEYAN 1: Nikki Wilson broke a scoreless tie with 10 minutes left in the first half and the Polar Bears (3-1, 2-1 NESCAC) went on to beat the Cardinals (2-2, 0-1) at Middletown, Connecticut.

Bowdoin extended its lead with a goal from Talia Missan in the 66th minute. The Cardinals scored less than three minutes later, but a goal from Morgen Gallagher in the 75th minute put the game out of reach.

Rachel Stout made five saves for Bowdoin.

WILLIAMS 1, COLBY 0: Sarah Kelly scored in the 64th minute to lead the Ephs (4-0, 3-0 NESCAC) over the Mules (2-2, 0-2) at Williamstown, Massachusetts.

Kelly ripped a 25-yard shot that went off the lower part of the crossbar and over the line.

Samantha Rizzo made six saves for Colby, which was outshot 20-3.

TUFTS 5, BATES 2: The Jumbos (3-0-1, 2-0 NESCAC) scored three times in the first half held on to beat the Bobcats (2-3-0, 0-3) at Somerville, Massachusetts.

Alex Kronson, Lexie Miller and Margaret Zahrah scored in a 10-minute span to give Tufts a 3-0 lead at halftime.

Bates never got closer despite second-half goals from Olivia Amdur and Brigid Quinn.

RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE 2, USM 1: Eleni Grammas scored her second goal of the game in the 73rd minute to lead the Anchormen (2-3, 1-0 LEC) over the Huskies (3-3, 0-1) at Providence, Rhode Island.

Jessica Preble scored for Southern Maine early in the second half.


BOWDOIN 1, WESLEYAN 0: Moctar Niang scored in the 16th minute off a pass from Ethan Ellsworth and the Polar Bears (3-1, 1-1 NESCAC) held on to beat the Cardinals (2-1-1, 0-1) at Middletown, Connecticut.

Stevie Van Siclen made four saves for the shutout.

WILLIAMS 2, COLBY 1: Mark Sisco-Tolomeo scored with 12:53 remaining to lift the Ephs (3-0-1, 2-0 NESCAC) past the Mules (1-2-1, 0-1-1) at Williamstown, Massachusetts

Damian Glass of Williams broke a scoreless tie with two minutes left in the first half.

Colby responded with a goal from Jansen Aoyama early in the second half.

TUFTS 3, BATES 0: Gaston Becherano scored two goals to lead the Jumbos (1-2-1, 1-0-1 NESCAC) over the Bobcats (2-2-1, 0-1) at Medford, Massachusetts.

Becherano opened the scoring eight minutes in, then extended the lead late in the second half off a pass from Dexter Eichorst, who scored four minutes later.

Robbie Montanaro made 11 saves for Bates.

UNE 0, SALVE REGINA 0: Elijah Everett stopped four shots for the Nor’easters (1-2-3, 0-1-1 CCC) as they played to a draw against the Seahawks (0-5-1, 0-1-1) in Biddeford.

Michael Payan had two saves for Salve Regina.

RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE 3, USM 1: Komla Dogbey had two goals and an assist as the Anchormen (4-2) beat the Huskies (0-4-2) in a Little East Conference opener at Gorham.

Charlie Mull scored for Southern Maine in the 65th minute.

ST. JOSEPH’S 1, RIVIER 0: JoJo Strobino scored with 10:12 remaining to lift the Monks (4-1-2, 1-0 GNAC) over the Raiders (2-3, 0-2) in Nashua, New Hampshire.

Brett Matos assisted on Strobino’s goal. Blake Mullen stopped one shot for the shutout.