STANDISH — Gus Ford scored in the second overtime with an assist from Kuma Onyejose as the St. Joseph’s men’s soccer team earned a berth in the NCAA Division III tournament with a 1-0 win over Norwich in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference championship game on Saturday.

St. Joseph’s, the No. 1 seed, improves to 16-1-2. No. 2 Norwich ends the season at 14-3-1.

The NCAA tournament bracket will be announced at 1:30 p.m. Monday.

David Walbridge had seven saves for the Monks, while Robert Wagenseller made two saves for Norwich.

CONNECTICUT COLLEGE 1, COLBY 0: Jake Creus scored the winner with 41 seconds left, with assists from Rye Jaran and Bruce Doyle, as the top-seeded Camels (14-3) outlasted the seven-seeded Mules (7-8-1) in a NESCAC semifinal at New London, Connecticut.

Noah Jackson had five saves for Colby, while Sam Maidenburg needed just a single save to record the shutout.

MEN’S HOCKEY

UCONN 3, MAINE 2: Harrison Rees scored his second goal of the game with 21 seconds left in overtime to give the Huskies (6-3, 4-1 Hockey East) a win over the Black Bears (0-7-1, 0-4) in Orono.

Donovan Villeneuve-Houle tallied both goals for Maine, twice erasing one-goal deficits. Victor Ostman made 41 saves.

ELMIRA 2, SOUTHERN MAINE 2 (OT): Tyler Mitchell and Curtis Judd each scored a goal as the Huskies (0-1-1, 0-1-1 NEHC) played to a tie with the Falcons (2-1, 0-1-1) in Gorham.

Bailey Krawczyk and Janis Vizbelis scored for Elmira, and Chris Janzen made 24 saves. Anthony D’Aloisio recorded 47 saves for USM.

UNE 2, NICHOLS 1: Second-period goals by Jared Christy and Jake Fuss were enough for the Nor’easters (2-0) to complete a weekend sweep of the Bison (1-2) in Biddeford.

Christy put the Nor’easters ahead at 16:28 of the second period. Fuss then made it 2-0, scoring a power-play goal with eight seconds left in the period.

FIELD HOCKEY

BOWDOIN 3, TUFTS 1: Abby Bashaw scored in the first quarter and Manveer Sandhu in the second as the third-seeded Polar Bears (14-3) beat the Jumbos (13-4) in a NESCAC semifinal in Middlebury, Vermont.

Bowdoin advances to the championship game Sunday against No. 1 Middlebury, which beat Trinity 4-0.

Georgie Coetzer also scored for Bowdoin. Reegan McCluskey had the lone goal for Tufts.

ENDICOTT 1, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 0:  Meghan Hogan scored on a rebound with 5:05 to play in the second overtime as the second-seeded Gulls (13-6) knocked off the top-seeded Nor’easters in the Commonwealth Coast Conference final in Biddeford.

Lindsay Pych made three saves for UNE, while Taylor Farren stopped all eight shots she faced for Endicott, which earned an automatic bid to represent the CCC in the NCAA Division III tournament.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

SOUTHERN MAINE CC 83, NAVY PREP 50:  Ashleigh Mathisen scored 18 points, including four 3-pointers, as the Seawolves (2-1) beat the Midshipwomen (1-1) in South Portland.

Hannah Richard added 11 points and eight assists.

Shannon Clarke and Rishiya Howell each had 17 points for Navy Prep.

MEN’S BASKETBALL

SOUTHERN MAINE CC 84, NAVY PREP 50: Alexander Momo scored 17 points as the Seawolves beat the Midshipmen in a mutual opener in South Portland.

Jack Pyzynski added 14 points, Zachary Mickle had 13, and Cameren Cousins had 12 points and 14 rebounds.

Mike Woods had 23 points and six rebounds for Navy Prep.

COLBY-SAWYER 76, UNE 62: Omar Boone scored 20 points, and the Chargers closed with a 14-2 run to pull away from the Nor’easters in a season opener at Biddeford.

Alex Kravchuk led UNE with 18 points. Ray Evans added 14.

WOMEN’S HOCKEY

ELMIRA 4, SOUTHERN MAINE 0: Emma Crocker scored two goals as the Falcons (3-0) beat the Huskies (2-2) in Elmira, New York.

Madi Morton added a goal and an assist, and Holley Riva also scored for Elmira.

USM goalie Haley McKim racked up 47 saves.

NICHOLS 3, U. OF NEW ENGLAND 2: Megan Buxton’s late goal lifted the Bison (3-1) over the Nor’easters (1-1) in Burrillville, R.I.

Mel McAleer and Kaci Johnson also scored for Nichols. Victoria Bakapanos made 27 saves.

Piper Desorcie and Elizabeth Walsh each had a goal for UNE, while Kaleigh Laurendeau stopped 22 shots.


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