WATERVILLE — The Colby College women’s lacrosse team earned its eighth straight win to start the season, beating Connecticut College 9-7 in a New England Small College Athletic Conference game Saturday.

Katharine Eddy had two goals and two assists for Colby (8-0, 4-0). Kate Pistel and Katie Griffin also had two goals each for the Mules. Claire Donegan added a goal, while Sarah Lux had two assists and Lindsey McKenna one.

Lowell Abbott led all scorers with four goals and an assist for Connecticut College (3-5, 1-5).

Regis 15, Thomas 10: Teresa Busiek scored seven goals to lead Regis to the win in Weston, Mass.

Ceara DiBase, Brittany Premo and Jennifer Day of Gardiner combined to score six of the 10 Thomas (2-2) goals.

Men’s lacrosse

Maine Maritime 17, Thomas 0: Andrew DiSalvo scored four goals and three assists to lead the Mariners to the North Atlantic Conference win in Waterville.

Maine Maritime (1-5, 1-1) led 13-0 at the half. Gavin Cote made two saves for the shutout win.

Jesse Morkeski made 16 saves for Thomas (1-6, 0-1) before giving way to Derek Racine with 4:45 left in the game.

Connecticut College 8, Colby 7: Tyler Corcoran scored an unassisted goal at 36 seconds of the fourth overtime as the Camels won a NESCAC game in New London, Conn.

Peter Reilly made 13 saves for Colby (2-3, 1-3).

The Mules led 7-5 after three quarters, but did not score the rest of the way. JR Hartgers had two unassisted goals in the fourth quarter for Connecticut College (3-4, 2-4).

Lyndon State 8, UMF 5: Ryan Brown, Max Ercole, Dan Randall and Anthony Amoroso each had two goals as the Hornets beat the Beavers in Lyndon Center, Vt.

Ben Altmaier, Jon-Michael Roy, Tennessee Peters, Nathan Chase and Brandon Melville each had a goal for UMF.

 

Softball

Albany 5-4, Maine 0-3: The Great Danes scored three runs in the second inning on their way to a win in Game 1, then took a 3-0 lead in the first inning and held on to win Game 2 in a doubleheader sweep in America East play in Albany, N.Y.

In the second game, Jenny MacDowell drove in three runs and hit a solo home run for Maine (6-21, 0-2).

Albany (16-7, 3-1) took a 3-0 lead in the first on an RBI groundout by Katie Wambold, a steal of home by Taylor Franich and an RBI single by Melissa Herndon.

In the second game, Herndon had an RBI single, and Alex Toole a two-run double in the second inning for Albany.

UMF 10-11, Lyndon St. 2-3: Lily Barry hit for the cycle in the second game to lead the University of Maine at Farmington to a doubleheader sweep in NAC action in Farmington.

Kaitlyn Bartlett and Casy Mull each went 3 for 3 in the first game while Bartlet homered along with Cony graduate Amy Jones and Shannon Mitchell. Emma Vaillancouurt pitched a three-hitter in the game that was called after five inings due to the mercy rule.

The second game also went five innings with Barry hitting a single, double, triple and homer to highlight the Beavers’ 16-hit attack. Jones and Mitchell each added three hits with three RBIs. UMF is 4-4, 2-0) while Lyndon State falls to 6-10, 0-2.

Husson 4-8, Thomas 2-0: The Eagles swept the North Atlantic Conference doubleheader in Bangor. Maranacook graduate Heidi Shaw had two hits and an RBI for Husson in Game 1 while Skowhegan grad Becca McCarty allowed five hits and fanned eight en route to the pitching win. Samantha Moore had a pair of hits and an RBI for Thomas (3-13).

Brinna Webster led Husson (9-5) in the second game with two hits and two RBIs.

Baseball

Thomas 9-0, Colby-Sawyer 7-1: Ben Goodall singled, doubled and drove in four runs to lead Thomas to a 9-7 win in the first game of a doubleheader in New London, N.H. Goodall’s two-run double in the top of the ninth put the Terriers ahead 7-5. Tom Babb picked up the pitching win with three innings of two-hit relief.

PJ Singster pitched a complete-game four hitter in the second game, outdueling Waterville’s Tim Locke, who allowed one run on six hits in six innings of work. Thomas (6-9, 1-1) plays Colby-Sawyer (7-9, 1-3) in a doubleheader today.

Trinity 10-6, Colby 4-4: Marc Crowley hit a two-run home run in the first game and the Bantams received solid pitching in both games to sweep a NESCAC doubleheader in Waterville.

Trinity is now 14-5 and 3-0 in the NESCAC.

In the first game, Rob Arndt had a double and Jason Buco a home run for Colby (7-8, 0-3 in the conference). Cony High School graduate Luke Duncklee scored a run in the second game.

Maine 4-6, Norfolk St. 2-2: The Black Bears swept a doubleheader in Norfolk, Va., winning the first game in 11 innings on a balk and sacrifice fly. Mike Connolly picked up the pitching win with 5-plus innings of relief while Micahel Fransoco contributed a pair of hits and scored two runs. Ian Leisenheimer had a hit and three RBIs to lead Maine (10-14) in the second game.

Lindenwood University-Belleville 6-8, UMF 1-1: Geoff Nesbit singled, doubled and drove in three runs in the first game, and the Lynx had 10 hits in the second game on their way to a doubleheader sweep of the Beavers in Farmington.

In Game 1, Ethan Jean, Jack MacVane, Dale Winchenbach and Ben Yarian each had a single for UMF (1-7). In the second game, Winchenbach and Matthew Woodbury had two hits for the Beavers.

Lindenwood University-Belleville improves to 13-13 with the sweep.

Track and Field

Women: Colby’s Brittany reardon placed second in the pole vault and fifth in the 400-meter hurdles at the Tufts University Snowflake Classic. The meet was non-scoring and the Mules left a number of athletes home. Reardon had a leap of 10 feet, 6 inches in the pole vault and finished the hurdle event in 1 minute, 13.25 seconds. Teammate Karyn King was fourth in the 400 hurdles (1:12.55).

Leigh Fryxell was fifth for Colby in the javelin at 118-8.

Also Saturday: Cony High School graduate Bethany Dumas won the javelin at a rain-shortened meet in Jackonsville, Fla.

Dumas won with a throw of 117-feet, 11-inches. She also finished 12th in the pole vault with a leap of 10-6.

On Friday for USM, Cony graduate Morgan Beede finished 21st in the 5,000 with a time of 18:54.89.
 


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