GORHAM — Carlee Long broke a scoreless tie after 28:33 and the University of Southern Maine went on to a 3-1 victory against Fitchburg State in a nonconference women’s soccer game Wednesday at Hannaford Field.

Olivia Mull assisted on Long’s goal for the Huskies (3-11) against Fitchburg (4-11).

USM extended its lead less than five minutes later when Sarah Michaud scored unassisted. Sarah McLaughlin added a goal early in the second half.

ST. JOSEPH’S 1, THOMAS 0: Brenna Smith scored with less than a minute remaining from Kayla Gooch to lift the Monks (11-4-1) over the Terriers (4-10) at Waterville.

Kayla Gordon finished with 13 saves for Thomas. Brooke Troup had two for St. Joseph’s.

UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 2, CURRY 1: Katie Beaudoin scored twice, including the winning goal at 66:27, as the Nor’easters (7-7-2, 2-3-2 Commonwealth Coast) beat the Colonels (8-6-3, 1-4-2) at Biddeford.

Beaudoin scored after 8:33 from Jessie Maywalt. Soleil Galagarza tied it in the 21st minute.

Emily Ashman had seven saves for UNE.


UNE 1, CURRY 0: Colin Madigan scored after 10 minutes from Lee Esposito as the Nor’easters (3-13, 2-5 Commonwealth Coast) beat the Colonels (8-9-1, 2-5) at Biddeford.

Nathan Delesdernier had four saves for UNE.

BATES 5, FISHER 0: Beaufils Kimpolo-Pene opened the scoring after 7:46 from Drew Munoz and added a second goal 7:29 into the second half to lead Bates (6-5-2) past the Falcons (4-8-1) at Medford, Massachusetts.

Nate Merchant added a goal and two assists, and Peder Bakken contributed a goal and an assist. Eric Opoku also scored.


BOWDOIN 6, HUSSON 1: Emma Stevens had three goals and an assist to power the Polar Bears (8-5) against Husson (8-5) at Brunswick.

Stevens twice converted assists from Abby Bashaw in the opening 5:36. Kara Finnerty and Elizabeth Growney scored 20 seconds apart in the 14th minute before Stevens made it 5-0 at 20:14.

Lauren Russell broke through for the Eagles after 22:20 of the second half before Sarah Jane Weill countered for Bowdoin.

Maggie Ford had two assists and Finnerty added another for the Polar Bears.


LOUISVILLE: Tom Jurich was fired as athletic director by the trustees in the wake of the school’s involvement in a national federal investigation of college basketball.

Previously, Coach Rick Pitino was fired.