MEDFORD, Mass. — Erin Sanders and Mary Travers scored five minutes apart midway through the first half as Tufts beat the University of New England 2-0 in the second round of the NCAA Division III field hockey tournament Saturday.

Sanders scored on a penalty corner off a feed from Travers 17:22 into the first half to give Tufts (17-2) a 1-0 lead. Travers scored off a rebound of her own shot in the 23rd minute.

Tufts advances to play Skidmore, a 2-0 winner over St. Joseph’s, in the NCAA regional final.

Holly Smith made nine saves for UNE (20-4), which was outshot, 20-3.

SKIDMORE 2, ST. JOSEPH’S 0: Becca Halter and Kayla Rose each scored second- half goals as the Thoroughbreds (17-5) beat the Monks (14-8) in the second round of the NCAA Division III field hockey tournament in Medford, Massachusetts.

After a scoreless first half, Halter scored an unassisted goal in the 42nd minute. Rose extended Skidmore’s lead 22 minutes later, scoring off a feed from Caroline Saros.

Skidmore advances to play Tufts in the NCAA regional final.

Megan Baker made four saves for the Monks.


SOUTHERN MAINE 2, SALVE REGINA 1: Emilee Burris scored midway through the third period to break a tie as the Huskies (1-4, 1-3 NEHC) held on to beat the Seahawks (0-5-1, 0-3-1) in Gorham.

After a scoreless first period, Meghan Concannon scored a power-play goal with an assist from Katie Nolan with 17:19 left in the second period. Salve Regina tied the game less than three minutes into the third period on a goal by Mikayla Anderson.

MAINE 4, BOSTON UNIVERSITY 1: Tereza Vanisova scored three goals in a span of six minutes in the third period as the Black Bears (3-10, 2-7 Hockey East) beat the Terriers (5-5-2, 4-5) at Orono.

The Terriers took a 1-0 lead on a goal by Mary Parker midway through the first period. Brooke Stacey tied the game for the Black Bears 23 seconds into the second period and Vanisova put Maine ahead for good with a power-play goal 2:51 into the third. She added an unassisted goal just over three minutes later, then converted a pass from Alyson Matteau to complete the scoring.

Carly Jackson made 41 saves for the Black Bears.

MANHATTANVILLE 4, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 3: Sarah Sinning scored in overtime to lead the Valiants (3-1, 3-1 NEHC) over the Nor’easters (1-4-1, 1-2-1) in Biddeford.

Emily Corrales scored late in the first to give UNE a 1-0 lead. Nicole Mensi, Katherine Reilly and Morgan Wilm scored less than a minute apart as Manhattanville took the lead. UNE forced overtime on goals by Annie Mullen and Abby Kinens.


BOWDOIN 32, NEW ENGLAND 22: Paige Pfannenstiel put in the go-ahead try late in the second half as the Polar Bears (6-2) overcame a 22-10 halftime deficit to edged the Nor’easters (5-3) at Pickard Field in Brunswick.

Kendall Schutzer cut into the deficit early in the second half, running through the Nor’easter’s defense. Pfannenstiel followed up with a score two minutes later to tie the game at 22. Pfannenstiel led Bowdoin with three tries.


SALVE REGINA 5, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 4: Joseph Yeadon scored in overtime to lift the Seahawks (5-1, 4-0) over the Nor’easters (1-2-1, 1-2-1) in a Commonwealth Coast Conference game in Portsmouth, Rhode Island.

Dylan Bengston scored with 16 seconds left in the third period for UNE to send the game to overtime.

Ryan Burr, Blaise Healy and Chris Harlow scored in the second period as UNE took a 3-1 lead. Pat Thompson, Jack Billings and Even Schultz scored in the third as Salve Regina took a 4-3 lead.

Nor’easters goalie Connor Maloney recorded 23 saves. Blake Wojtala stopped 31 shots for Salve Regina.