Reese Poffenbarger threw a 1-yard touchdown pass to Julian Hicks with no time on the clock after back-to-back defensive penalties against Maine, lifting Albany to a 23-21 win in a Colonial Athletic Association football game on Saturday in Albany, New York.

Maine (2-8, 2-5 CAA) took a 21-17 lead when quarterback Joe Fagnano scored on a 5-yard run and Cole Baker kicked the extra point with 1:50 left.

Albany (3-7, 2-5) then faced fourth-and-20 from the Maine 27, but Poffenbarger extended the drive with a 21-yard pass to Thomas Greaney. After spiking the ball to kill the clock, Poffenbarger threw two incomplete passes, but the Black Bears were called for a personal foul on third down, giving Albany a first down at the 3. After another incomplete pass, the Black Bears were called for holding and pass interference on the next two plays – both with no time left on the clock.

Fagnano completed 15 of 25 passes for 164 yards, one touchdown and one interception. He also rushed 10 times for 56 yards.

Poffenbarger was 19 of 37 for 274 yards, two touchdowns and an interception. Todd Sibley rushed 19 times for 165 yards.

BATES 19, HAMILTON 14: Colton Bosselait passed for 260 yards and three touchdowns, and the Bobcats (3-6) ended their season with a win over the Continentals (2-7) in Clinton, New York.


Bates grabbed the lead midway through the third quarter on Mohamed Diawara’s 15-yard TD catch – his second of the game.

The Bobcats trailed 14-12 at halftime. Bosselait connected with Jackson Hayes for a 33-yard scoring play early in the second quarter, then threw a 41-yard touchdown pass to Diawara late in the first half.

SALVE REGINA 24, HUSSON 10: Joey Mauriello had a pair of 1-yard touchdown runs, including a clinching score with 1:26 remaining, and the Seahawks (6-4, 3-3 Commonwealth Coast) defeated the Eagles (5-5, 4-2) in a season finale at Newport, Rhode Island.

Husson’s only touchdown was a 97-yard kickoff return just before halftime, after Mauriello’s first TD gave Salve Regina a 17-0 lead.

BOWDOIN 21, COLBY 14: Robbie Long scored on a 5-yard run with 5:36 left in the fourth quarter to lift the Polar Bears (3-6) to a win over the Mules (4-5) in Brunswick to force a three-way split in the CBB series.

Bowdoin took an early lead in the first quarter on an 8-yard run by Andre Eden. Later in the first, Donovan Ganges scored on a 6-yard run and Jack Sawyer caught a 45-yard touchdown pass from Matt Sawyer to give Colby a 14-7 lead. Long his first touchdown later in the first to tie it.



WILLIAMS 1, SOUTHERN MAINE 0: Blakeley Buckingham scored in the first half as the Ephs (11-4-2) beat the Huskies (17-4) in the first round of the NCAA Division III tournament in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Brenna Atwood had seven saves for Southern Maine, while Leyla Kamshad had six saves for Williams.

SCRANTON 1, BOWDOIN 0: The Royals (16-2-2) outscored the Polar Bears (10-4-2) 5-4 in the penalty kick shootout to advance to the second round in the NCAA Division III tournament in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Alex Arndt stopped 10 shots for Bowdoin, while Nicole Olson stopped six for Scranton.



BOWDOIN 3, MERCHANT MARINE 1: Minseo Bae and Harry Cooper scored two minutes apart early in the second half, and the Polar Bears (12-1-4) rallied past the Mariners (11-5-6) in the first round of the NCAA Division III tournament in Brunswick.

Bae tied the game in the 58th minute, and Cooper put Bowdoin ahead with an unassisted goal. Cooper later set up an insurance goal by Julian Juantorena with 9:31 remaining.

Michael Webber made four saves for the Polar Bears, who will play Vassar on Sunday.

AMHERST 2, HUSSON 0: Nico Kenary scored off a corner kick in the 64th minute and Aidan Curtis put in a header in the 74th minute as the sixth-ranked Mammoths (13-1-5) beat the Eagles (15-4-2) in Amherst, Massachusetts, to advance to the second round of the NCAA Division III tournament.


SOUTHERN MAINE 55, KEENE STATE 41: Tamrah Gould scored six of her 11 points in the fourth quarter as the Huskies (1-1, 1-0 Little East) beat the Owls (0-2, 0-1) in Gorham.


Amy Fleming added 10 points and eight assists, while Franny Ramsdell had nine points and 10 rebounds.

SOUTHERN MAINE CC 95, WORD OF LIFE 50: Maddy York had 20 points and 10 rebounds, Jaylyn Bartolome added 17 points and Hope Butler scored 15 as the SeaWolves (6-0) beat the Huskies (1-3) in Pottersville, New York.

SMITH 76, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 63: Morgan Morrison had 10 points and 12 rebounds as the Pioneers (1-0) beat the Nor’easters (1-1) in Northampton, Massachusetts.

Kaylee Beyor had 12 points and eight rebounds for UNE.

ST. JOSEPH’S 73, GORDON 52: Nina Howe had 13 points and Angelica Hurley added 12 as the Monks (2-0) beat the Fighting Scots (1-2) in Wenham, Massachusetts.

TUFTS 79, BATES 54: Maggie Russell had 30 points and 15 rebounds to power the Jumbos (1-0, 1-0 NESCAC) past the Bobcats (0-1, 0-1) at Lewiston.


Meghan Graff had 15 points and Sophie Spolter added 11 for Bates.

BOWDOIN 58, ST. LAWRENCE 47: Megan Tan scored 15 points, while Callie Godfrey had 11 points and 10 rebounds as the Polar Bears (1-0) rolled past the Saints (0-1) in North Dartmouth, Massachusetts.


ST. JOSEPH’S 81, COAST GUARD 69: Nicholas Curtis scored 21 points, and Griffin Foley had 19 points, 10 assists and six rebounds for the Monks (1-1) in a win over the Bears (0-2) in Standish.

Wani Donato also reached double figures, finishing with 12 points.

CLARK 63, BATES 60: Isaiah Taylor scored 29 points as the Cougars (2-0) edged the Bobcats (0-1) at Lewiston.


Steph Baxter had 22 points for Bates. Jahmir Primer added 10 points and seven rebounds.

PLYMOUTH STATE 75, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 48: Kyler Bosse had 31 points and 10 rebounds to power the Panthers (2-1) past the Nor’easters (1-2) at Biddeford.

Ant Moynihan scored 16 points for UNE. Drake Gavin added 13.

SOUTHERN MAINE 99, THOMAS 51: Simon Chadbourne scored 20 points, while Cody Hawes and Tommy Whelan added 12 points apiece as the Huskies (2-0) cruised past the Terriers (0-20) in Gorham.

Chance Dixon chipped in with 11 points. Hawes also had eight rebounds.

SOUTHERN MAINE CC 78, SUNY-ESF 64: Jack Pyzynski and DeSean Cromwell scored 14 points each as the SeaWolves (2-0) downed the Mighty Oaks (0-2) in South Portland.


Cayman Warburton, Anthony Lobor and Bode Meader scored 12 points each.

SWARTHMORE 90, BOWDOIN 68: Vinny DeAngelo scored 20 points as the Garnet (2-0) beat the Polar Bears (0-1) in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania.

Eddie Paquette added 12 points for Swarthmore. James McGowan had 21 points for Bowdoin.


MAINE 4, HOLY CROSS 1: Luisa Welcke scored twice as the Black Bears (8-7, 6-4 Hockey East) beat the Crusaders (2-11-1, 1-9) in Orono.

Elise Morphy and Mira Seregely also scored for Maine.


SOUTHERN MAINE 4, UMASS BOSTON 0: Madelyn McLeish scored twice as the Huskies (2-4, 2-2 NEHC) beat the Beacons (3-2, 2-2) in Boston.

Amanda Crowley and Jess MacLean also scored for Southern Maine.

CURRY 2, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 1: Grayson Goolgasian and Seneca Urban each scored, and Anna Langton made 42 saves as the Colonels (3-2, 2-2 CCC) edged the Nor’easters (3-2, 2-2) in Canton, Massachusetts.

Carolyn Curley scored for UNE. Delanie Corcoran finished with 20 saves.


MERRIMACK 5, MAINE 3: The Warriors (8-3, 6-1 Hockey East) scored three times in the first period to beat the Black Bears (2-8-1, 0-5-1) in Andover, Massachusetts.


Matt Copponi scored twice for Merrimack. Ben Brar, Will Calverley and Zach Bookman also scored.

Didrick Henbrant, Felix Trudeau and Lynden Breen scored for Maine.

UMASS-BOSTON 3, SOUTHERN MAINE 0: Jazz Krivtsov, Andy Walker and Koyle Bankauskas scored as the Beacons (2-4, 2-2 NEHC) beat the Huskies (1-4, 1-3) in Gorham.

CURRY 3, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 2: Timmy Kent, Nick Favaro and Leevi Selanne scored as the Colonels (4-1, 3-1 CCC) beat the Nor’easters (3-1, 2-1) in Canton, Massachusetts.

Donte DiPonio and Anthony Sciucco scored goals for UNE. Billy Girard stopped 24 shots for the Nor’easters.

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