GRINNELL, Iowa — Colby College’s Dom Kone won the 60-meter dash at the NCAA Division III Men’s Indoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday.

Kone finished in a Charles Benson Bear Recreation and Athletic Center record time of 6.75 seconds. That time also breaks the school record of 6.78 seconds, which he set Friday in the prelims.

Guildford’s Jonathan Smith set the facility record of 6.76 seconds in the prelims Friday as well.
Kone started in lane three, with Smith to his right in lane four. Smith appeared to have the lead with about 15 meters to go, but Kone edged him at the finish line. Smith finished in 6.80.

Kone also won the ECAC title in the 60 and won the 200 at the New England Division III meet. He also won the Maine title in the 60, 200 and the long jump.

Women’s lacrosse

Colby 7, Amherst 6: In Waterville, Colby College’s Kate Pistel made a key defensive play in the final 30 seconds of the game and Lindsey McKenna scored with 5.7 seconds left to lift the Mules to a win over Amherst in the New England Small College Athletic Conference women’s lacrosse opener for both teams.

First-year goalie Claire Dickson made eight of her 13 saves in the second half to keep the Mules in the game.

Amherst was holding the ball for the final shot, when Pistel stripped the ball from a Lord Jeffs player with just under 30 seconds left. With time running out, Katharine Eddy found McKenna open in front of the net and McKenna ripped a low shot that bounced past Amherst goalie Lamia Harik.

Thomas 12, Elms 3: The Terriers scored eight first half goals and Gardiner Area High School graduate Jennifer Day finished with five saves in a non-conference game in Chicopee, Mass.

Jillian Lambert added three first half goals and Brittany Premo had two for Thomas (1-1). Teshia Cates of Skowhegan made 11 saves for the Terriers.

Southern Maine 23, UM-Farmington 4: Lauren Santo had five goals and three assists as the Huskies won in Gorham.

Maddi Kadnar scored twice for UMF (0-1), Marisa Hanning and Emma Morrison also scored.  Jenna Cyr, Jess Gassman and Shelby Turcotte each had three goals and an assist for USM (1-0).

Men’s lacrosse

Mass. Maritime 12, Thomas 4: Daniel Sibbald and John Hojnoski each had a hat trick to lead Mass. Maritime to the non-conference win in Waterville.

Dylan Freudenberg and Will Doucette each scored twice for Mass. Martime (1-0) while Jake Bickley and Dan Langley each had one goal.  Gunnar Shelton scored twice for Thomas (0-1) while Erik Tiner and Matt Davis had a goal apiece. Jesse Morkeski made 22 saves.

Amherst 9, Colby 8: The Lord Jeffs rallied from three-goals down at the half to beat the Mules in the season-opener for both teams in Amherst, Mass.

Evan Redwood’s third goal of the game broke an 8-8 tie with 1:47 left to give Amherst the victory.

Greg McKillop and Ian Deveau each had two goals for Colby. Goalie Peter Reiley stopped nine shots for the Mules, while Jonathan McIvor and John Jennings each had a goal and an assist.


Maine 6, Bowling Green 1: Shaun Coughlin pitched a complete game as the Black Bears won in Winter Haven, Fla.

Coughlin allowed one run on six hits to earn the win for Maine (5-7). He struck out seven and didn’t walk a batter.


Cal State Bakersfield 12, Maine 3: The Black Bears took an early 3-0 lead, but couldn’t hang on and lost on day two of the Northridge Classic in Northridge, Calif.

EmJ Fogel went 2 for 3 and scored a run for Maine. Hilary Kane was 1 for 3.


USCSSA National Championships: The University of Maine at Farmington men’s Alpine team finished 12th in the slalom in Newry.

For UMF, Alex Rose finished 25th with a two-run time of 1:48.94, while Sam Ricker finished 45th at 1:57.33 and Sebastian Dumont of Skowhegan was 69th at 2:20.10. Also for UMF, Katie Keough finished 17th in the slopestyle on Friday and 16th in the half pipe Saturday.

NCAA Skiing Champion-ships: Colby’s Jim Ryan finished 25th in the men’s slalom and Cassady Roberts was 26th in the women’s slalom, in Bozeman, Mont.  Ryan finished with a two-run time of 1:56.35, while Roberts had a two-run time of 1:56.35.

Also Saturday: Hall-Dale High School graduate Ryan Leach pitched five innings and earned his third win of the season as Franklin Pierce beat Philadelphia University 20-1 in Philadelphia. Leach struck out five, walked one and gave up two hits.

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