CLINTON, N.Y. — Nick Kmetz threw a 52-yard touchdown pass to Nick Joseph and the Colby College football team snapped a four-game slide with a 13-7 win over Hamilton in a New England Small College Athletic Conference game at Steuben Field.

The Mules (1-4) turned in one of their best defensive performances of the season. They had seven sacks, three fumble recoveries and three interceptions.

Ryan Veillette and Henry Nelson each had 10 tackles to lead the way. Veillette also had 2.5 sacks.

Kmetz hit Joseph for a touchdown pass on the second play of Colby’s opening drive. Kmetz later threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Michael Lahiff in the third quarter.

Kmetz completed 11 of his 23 passes for 165 yards. Luke Duncklee had nine carries for 23 yards.

James Stanell rushed for a 2-yard touchdown for Hamilton (2-3).

Massachusetts Maritime 34, Maine Maritime 6: Mass Maritime jumped out to a 27-6 halftime lead and rolled to a win in the 39th annual Admiral’s Cup in Buzzards Bay, Mass.

Mass Maritime (5-2) scored its first two touchdowns on fumble returns to take a 13-0 lead after the first quarter. Victor Andrade returned one 17 yards for a score before Walter Butler returned another 48 yards.

Ian Champeon rushed for a 40-yard touchdown early in the second quarter to help Maine Maritime (4-3) pull within 13-6, but that would be as close as it would get.

Keith Caruso caught five passes for 103 yards and a touchdown to lead Mass Maritime. Quarterback Mike Stanton threw for 144 yards.

Nick Bourassa rushed for 96 yards while Ben Violette completed 11 of his 21 passes for 117 yards for Maine Maritime. He also threw an interception and had five fumbles.

Middlebury 49, Bates 43: McCallum Foote threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Nick Resor with 1:04 left in the game to snap a 43-43 tie and give Middlebury the NESCAC victory.

The Panthers trailed 36-28 but outscored the Bobcats 21-7 in the fourth quarter to cap the come-from-behind victory.

Foote threw for 412 yards, completing 39 of his 53 passes. He threw five touchdowns and one interception.

Middlebury also had three 100-yard rushers, including Billy Chapman (122), Zach Driscoll (116) and Remi Ashkar (116).

Trevor Smith completed 20 of his 29 passes for 281 yards and two touchdowns to lead Bates. Josh Squires had 11 catches for 174 yards and a touchdown.

Trinity 31, Bowdoin 0: Ben Crick rushed for 119 yards and two touchdowns as the Bantams snapped Bowdoin’s two-game winning streak.

Evan Bunker rushed for a touchdown and Hedley Jennings threw for another to lead Trinity (5-0) in Hartford, Conn.

Nick Goldin caught four passes for 50 yards to lead Bowdoin (2-3), which had just 96 yards of total offense on the day.

Norwich 41, Husson 7: The Eagles dropped their seventh consecutive game at a rain-soaked Winkin Complex in Bangor.

Husson got on the scoreboard with 11 seconds remaining in the third quarter when quarterback Kash Keezer hit Audie Murphy for a 41-yard touchdown, the Eagles’ first on offense in their past three games. Keezer finished 14 of 30 for 124 yards, while Murphy made four catches for 70 yards.

Norwich is 5-3.


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