STANDISH — Hayley Winslow scored from the middle of the circle Wednesday, lifting St. Joseph’s College to a 1-0 victory against Plymouth State in a nonconference field hockey game.

Winslow, who was unmarked, took a pass from Arianna Kahler and scored in the 53rd minute for the Monks (13-5).

Alivia Bates had nine saves for Plymouth State (11-5). Megan Baker stopped a pair of shots to record her sixth shutout of the season in the season finale for St. Joseph’s.

The Monks will be seeded second in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference tournament and, after a first-round bye, will be home Nov. 1 against Anna Maria or Simmons.

TUFTS 3, BOWDOIN 0: Gigi Tutoni opened the scoring from Hanaa Malik after 3:10 and the Jumbos (11-4, 8-2 NESCAC) downed the Polar Bears (9-6, 5-5) at Medford, Massachusetts.

Claire Trilling scored at 31:52, from Erin Sanders, to make it 2-0 at halftime. Celia Lewis added an unassisted goal in the 43rd minute.

Maddie Ferrucci had two saves for Bowdoin, which will play at Tufts again at 1 p.m. Saturday in the quarterfinals.

BATES 3, COLBY 2: Taylor Lough scored her second goal of the game with eight seconds remaining as the Bobcats (9-6, 5-5 NESCAC) topped the Mules (9-6, 5-5) at Waterville.

Eliza Mell scored from Georgia Cassidy to give Colby a 1-0 lead at 14:40, but Isa Garcia-Moreno answered 8:07 later.

After Lough scored in the 48th minute, Cassidy countered with an unassisted goal in the 61st.

Riley Whittier made nine saves for the Mules. Adalae Durand had one save for Bates.

Bates secured the eighth seed in the NESCAC tournament and will be at top-seeded Middlebury in the quarterfinals at 11 a.m. Saturday.


BATES 1, COLBY 0: Beaufils Kimpolo-Pene scored with 24.5 seconds remaining in the second overtime as the Bobcats (8-5-2, 3-5-2 NESCAC) edged the Mules (6-6-2, 3-5-2) at Waterville.

Robbie Montanaro stopped seven shots to record the shutout. Avery Gibson had 12 saves for Colby, four in overtime.

The Bobcats earned the eighth seed in the NESCAC tournament and will be at top-seeded Tufts in a quarterfinal Saturday.


UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 3, NICHOLS 1: Edie Pallozzi, Katie Beaudoin and Becca Murphy scored as the Nor’easters (8-8-2, 3-5-1 Commonwealth Coast) defeated the Bison (5-11-1, 1-7-1) at Dudley, Massachusetts.

After Pallozzi and Beaudoin put UNE ahead 2-0, Ashley Cibotti answered for Nichols before Murphy added a goal.


TENNESSEE: Running back John Kelly and linebacker Will Ignont were suspended for the game Saturday against Kentucky after being cited on misdemeanor drug-related charges this week.

Kelly is the Volunteers’ leading rusher.