WATERVILLE — Sara Pavento pitched a no-hitter in the first game and the Thomas College softball team swept a North Atlantic Conference doubleheader from Green Mountain College, 11-1 and 14-0.

Pavento allowed an unearned run and struck out three in five innings of work in the first game for Thomas (15-9, 9-1 NAC).

Lauren Hachey went 2 for 2 with three RBIs in the first game for the Terriers. Lindsay Fry added a home run and two walks, while Sam Moore had a hit and two RBIs.

In the second game, Jordan Kennedy pitched a complete-game shutout, allowing one hit and striking out eight. Chanleigh Casey got the only hit for Green Mountain (3-11, 0-6).

UM-Farmington splits 4 games: The Beavers split four North Atlantic Conference games, beating Green Mountain College 8-3 and 10-2 but losing 4-2 and 6-1 to Castleton State at Prescott Field in Farmington.

The Beavers (7-9, 5-3 NAC) were scheduled to face Castleton State (11-17, 5-5) on Saturday and Green Mountain (3-13, 0-8) today, but given the rainy forecast, they added today’s games to Saturday’s docket.


Trinity 2-14, Colby 0-2: Katherine Poulos pitched a complete-game shutout in the opener, then won in five to sweep the Mules in New England Small College Athletic Conference play in Waterville.

Colby pitcher Aimee Polimeno threw six scoreless innings in the first game before the Bantams scored two unearned runs after two straight errors to begin the top of the seventh.

Albany 3-12, Maine 1-7: Brittany Schweiger pitched a complete game in the opener and Albany scored five runs in the top of the eighth in the second game to finish off a sweep of Black Bears in Orono.

Jessica Bergin hit a home run for Albany (16-18).

Women’s lacrosse

Colby 9, Amherst 7: The Mules beat the Jeffs for the sixth straight time, in Amherst, Mass.


Kate Pistel and Katharine Eddy both scored two goals for Colby (9-2, 5-2 NESCAC). Annelies O’Dea had two goals and two assists for Amherst (7-4, 3-4).

Green Mountain 12, Thomas 6: The Eagles jumped out to a four-goal lead in the first half and held on to beat the Terriers in Waterville.

Brynna Astor had and Amanda Malkin both had four goals for Green Mountain (6-3, 4-1 NESCAC). Johanna Douglas added three goals, while Kelsy Allan had 16 saves.

Megan Denby, Kiley Jolicoeur and Jilliam Lambert all had two goals for Thomas (2-7, 0-3). Teshia Cates had six saves for the Terriers.

Husson 13, UM-Farmington 8: The Eagles scored five times in the second half to pull away for a North Atlantic Conference victory in Farmington.

Stephanie Eaton of Pittsfield had five goals and two assists for Husson (6-5, 4-1 NAC). Caitlyn Stauffer added three goals and Megan Clement had two goals and an assist.


Miranda Levesque and Aimee St. Germain both had three goals for UMF (1-7, 0-3). Emma Morrison and Alyssa Neptune each had a goal for the Beavers.

Men’s lacrosse

Amherst 7, Colby 6: Beda Cha scored with 1.4 seconds left in overtime as the Lord Jeffs beat the Mules in a New England Small College Athletic Conference game in Waterville.

Ian Deveau scored with 24 seconds left in regulation for Colby (5-6, 2-5 NESCAC) to send the game to overtime. Mark Squicciarino had two goals, while Greg McKillop, John Moriarity and Alex Boches each had one for Colby.

Cole Cherney had two goals, while Alex Fox, Cha, Devon Acton, Ramsey Bates and Danny Gold each added one for Amherst (11-1, 6-1).

UM-Farmington 9, Green Mountain 8: The Beavers led 7-1 at halftime, then hung on at the finish to win their North Atlantic Conference game in Poultney, Vt.


Kyle Mitchell scored just 21 seconds into the game for UMF (4-3, 2-2 NAC), which got 17 saves from Farmington native Ben Almaier in the victory.

Castleton State 22, Thomas 5: Alex Green had four goals and three assists as the Spartans beat the Terriers in a NAC game in Castleton, Vt.

Scott Dumas and Matt Quesada each had two goals for Thomas (2-7, 2-2 NAC). Kevin Averill added a goal and Jesse Morkeski had 20 saves. Dave DeGhetto and Tom Manley combined for five saves for Castleton State (6-6, 4-0).


Thomas 4-4, Castleton 1-13: Jake Chamblee pitched a complete game, allowing one run on six hits, while walking two and striking out five to win the first game, as the Terriers split a doubleheader with the Spartans in Castleton, Vt.

Shawn McKeen gave Thomas (10-19, 7-5 in the North Eastern Atlantic Conference East Division) a 2-0 with a two-run home run. Cody Vigue threw out two runners in one inning to help Thomas secure the win.


In the second game, Castleton (14-16, 8-4) scored twice in the first inning, five times in the third and six in the fifth.

Tufts 11-4-10, Colby 9-3-4: No. 25-ranked Tufts won three games at Colby — one that was postponed due to darkness Friday, then the regularly scheduled New England Small College Athletic Conference doubleheader at Coombs Field.

Colby (10-14, 0-6 NESCAC) lost the resumed game in 10 innings when Tufts scored on an RBI double from Ian Goldberg and an RBI single by Tom Howard.

Maine 3-5, Hartford 1-1: Keith Bilodeau pitched a complete game in the opener and the Black Bears hit three home runs in the second game on their way to an America East doubleheader sweep in West Hartford, Conn.  Bilodeau allowed one run and two hits, while striking out five for the Black Bears (11-19, 2-3 America East).

In the second game, Michael Fransoso, Mike Connolly and Ian Leisenheimer all homered for Maine.

Track and field

WATERVILLE — The Colby College women’s track and field team beat Bates and the University of Southern Maine in the Colby Invitational Saturday at Harlold Alfond Stadium.

Greta Wells (3,000-meter steeplechase), Brittany Readon (100 hurdles), Frances Onyilagha (400), Leigh Fryxell (javelin) and Danielle Shepperd (high jump) all earned wins for Colby.

For the Colby men, Randy Person (200), Brent Daly (400), Andy Maguire (10,000) and David Lowe (triple jump) earned wins as the Mules finished second.

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