Wednesday, March 12, 2014
MIAMI — University of Maine senior and Messalonskee High School graduate Jesse Labreck set a school record in winning the heptathlon at the University of Miami Hurricane Invitational over the weekend.
Labreck won the heptathlon with 5,129 points, which is currently the best in the NCAA East Region, and broke her own school record of 4,922 points. She dominated the events, winning six out of the seven and taking fourth in the javelin. Labreck won the 100-meter hurdles in a time of 14.06 seconds, the high jump with 5 feet, 71⁄2 inches, the shot put with 32 feet, 5.75 inches, the 200 meters with 25.46, the long jump with 19-7and the 800 with a time of 2:24.60.
Maine 1, Stony Brook 0: Tommy Lawrence allowed seven hits while striking out seven to lead the Black Bears to the win in their America East Conference opener in Stony Brook, N.Y.
The Black Bears scored their lone run in the fourth inning when Colin Gay singled, stole second and eventually scored on a sacrifice fly by Scott Heath. Brandon McNitt went all nine innigs for the Seawolves (5-11, 0-1), allowing four hits while striking out two. Maine is 10-11, 1-0.
Rutgers 2, Maine 0: A first-inning solo homer from Elizabeth Adams was all the Scarlet Knights needed in downing the Black Bears in Clearwater, Fla. Kylie Sparks pitched well for Maine (3-23) as she went six innings and allowed seven hits with two strikeouts and no walks. Rutgers is 9-9.
Liberty 4, Maine 3: Liberty scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to pull out the win. Hilary Kane had a double and two RBIs for Maine (3-24) while Jean Stevens had a home run.
Thomas drops pair: Thomas College lost 13-0 to UMass Boston in five innings and 6-0 to Calvin College in games in Clermont, Fla. on Saturday. Messalonskee graduate Aylssa Eugley and Richmond grad Lindsy Hoopingarner had hits for the Terriers (1-7) in the first game.
MIT 20, UMF 4: Laura Wacker scored six goals and Nadia Wallace added three to lead the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2-2) to the win in Cambridge, Mass. Maddi Kadnar and Ayla Allen each scored a pair of goals for the University of Maine at Farmington (1-1).
Hamilton 10, Colby 5: Joe Hamilton scored four goals and added two assists to lead the Continentals to the New England Small College Athletic Conference win in Clinton, N.Y. Hamilton broke a 2-2 tie in the second quarter with five straight goals. Ian Deveau led the Mules with two goals and an assist while Greg McKillop, John Jennings and Whit Harwood, Jr. each scored a goal.
Both teams are 2-1.
Also Saturday: Messalonskee graduate Sam Dexter singled in the top of the seventh inning to lift the University of Southern Maine baseball team to a 2-1 win against Farmingdale State . . . Cony grad Cassie Diplock scored thre goals to lead St. Joseph’s lacrosse to a 9-6 win over Emerson . . . Gardiner grad Dalton Eldridge scored a goal at help St. Joe’s lacrosse down Anna Maria 6-5.