Tuesday, December 10, 2013
HENNIKER, N.H. — Gardiner Area High School graduate Kashley Weymouth scored the lone goal to lead the Univeristy of Maine at Farmington to a 1-0 win against New England College in North Atlantic Conference field hockey action Saturday.
With five minutes left inthe first half, Weymouth took acentering pass from Andrea Beaulieu and scored her fifth goal of the season. Courtney Duquette made six saves in goal for NEC (2-13, 15 NAC) while Curran Brierley made three for UMF (5-4, 4-1).
Amherst 1, Colby 0: For the first time this season, the Mules allowed a goal at home and the Lord Jeffs made it stand up in a New England Small College Athletic Conference win in Waterville.
Colby (5-4-0, 2-4-0 in the conference) had recorded four shut outs at home to start the season. Sara Culhane scored from Krista Zsitvay for Amherst (8-2-0, 6-1-0 in the conference). Emily Horwitz had four saves for Amherst, while Sarah Evans had 12 saves for Colby.
St. Joseph’s 2, Thomas 0: Effie Drew had a goal and an assist as the Monks beat the Terriers in a NAC game in Standish.
Allyson Allard gave St. Joe’s (9-2-0, 4-2-0 in the conference) a 1-0 lead in the first half.
Mt. View graduate Abbie Charrier had five saves for Thomas (5-6-0, 2-3-0 in the conference).
Amherst 3, Colby 1: Chris Martin scored a pair of goals to lead the unbeaten Lord Jeffs to the NESCACwin in Waterville. Tim Stanton scored for Colby on a penalty kick. Thomas Bull made four saves for Amherst (8-0-2, 6-0-2) while Cody Funkhouser made nine stops for Colby (4-6, 0-6).
Thomas 7, Johnson State 0: Michael Hand had three goals in the first half and the Terriers cruised to a North Atlantic Conference win in Waterville.
Paul Rechichi headed in a pass from Zeon Robinson one minute into the game to give Thomas (6-6-1, 2-2-0 in the conference) a 1-0 lead. Hand then scored three straight to make it 4-0. Maranacook graduate Dakota Duplissie added two goals and Gunnar Shelton had one in the second half to round out the scoring for Thomas.
Johnson State falls to 0-13-0, 0-6-0 in the conference.
Bates 5, UM-Farmington 1: Luis Pereira scored three goals as the Bobcats beat the Beavers in a non-conference game in Lewiston.
Tyler Greese and Matt DiVite also scored for Bates (3-5-2). Sam Polito had four saves for Bates.
Ryan Fairbanks scored with an assist from Ibrahim Achekh for UMF (2-8-1). Derek Reilly had nine saves.
Amherst 3, Colby 1: Maggie Belnap scored two goals as the Lord Jeffs beat the Mules in a NESCAC game in Waterville.
Katie Sisk also scored for Amherst (7-1-2, 4-1-2 in conference play). Annie Papadellis scored with an assist from Amelia Barnett for Colby (4-5-0, 1-5-0 in the conference).
Holly Burwick had three saves for Amherst and Emily Brook had 10 saves for Colby.
Johnson State 1, Thomas 0: Kyleigh Joseph scored from Chelsea Hosteter two minutes into the game as the Badgers beat the Terriers in a NAC game in Waterville.
Thomas (3-10-0, 1-5-0 in the conference) lost despite holding a 13-8 shot advantage. Kate Thibodeau had two saves for the Terriers.
Amber McCullock had five saves for Johnson State (6-7-0, 3-4-0 in the conference)
NEICAAA Cross Country Championships: Mt. Blue graduate Kelton Cullenberg finished fourth in a field of 279 runners as the University of Maine men’s cross country team finished sixth in Boston.
Cullenberg covered the 8-kilometer course in 24 minutes, 27 seconds.
For the University of Southern Maine men, Cony High School graduate Briar Beede finished 34th with a time of 25:58. For the USM women, Beede’s sister Morgan finished 196th with a time of 20:10.
Runnin’ Monks Invitational: Mt. View graduate Chrissy Larrabee was the top finisher to lift the Husson University women to victory in Standish.
Larrabee won the race in a time of 20:22, two second ahead of teammate Alecia Palmer.
For UMF, which didn’t have enough runners to score as a teamin the women’s race, Katie Flanders finished 19th in 21:56. The Thomas College women finished 11th.
The UMF men finished seventh out of 12 teams in the men’s race. Sam Leal led the Beavers with an 11th-place finish in a time of 29:08. Teammate Josh Wynne finished 15th.
The University of Maine at Augusta finished second in the Yankee Small College Conference tournament at the Loudon Country club in Loudon, N.H. UMA’s Jake Roddy tied for seocnd place with 79 while teammme Jese Libby shot 87 and Keith Ross 89. Zach Storre of New Hampshire Technical College led his team to a first-place finish with 78.