BURLINGTON, Vt. — Cassidy Svetek scored a pair of second-half goals to lift the University of Maine to a 3-1 field hockey victory over Vermont on Saturday.

Annabelle Hamilton also scored for the Black Bears, who are 7-4 and ranked No. 24 in the country. The win was Maine’s sixth in a row. Skowhegan native Nicole Sevey had an assist for Maine and Alicia Frisch needed to make just one save for the victory.

Vermont dropped to 1-9.

Husson 3, Thomas 2: Nokomis graduate Sabrina Vaillancourt and Kayla Grindle scored in the second half to lift the Eagles in a North Atlantic Conference game in Waterville.

Vaillancourt’s goal was her 10th of the season for Husson (6-5). Mariah Arno and Melissa Souza added assists for the Eagles. Brittany Premo scored both goals for Thomas. One of those goals was assisted by Messalonskee grad Lauren Hachey.

Waterville grad Jasmine Bishop made 14 saves for Thomas (2-7).

Trinity 3, Colby 2: Olivia Tapsall stole the ball and passed to Hadley Duncan, who scored with 13.7 seconds left to give the 17th-ranked Bantams the New England Small College Athletic Conference win in Waterville.

Trinity (6-1, 5-1) had a 27-5 shots advantage in the game, and led 2-0 after goals by Duncan and Shannon Ryan. But Colby’s Caitlin Murray scored two goals in the second half, the last coming with 7:41 to play to tie the game at 2.

Michelle Burt made nine saves for Colby (3-4, 1-4).

Women’s soccer

Trinity 3, Colby 1: Abbey Lake scored three goals, including two in the second half, to lead the Bantams to the NESCAC win in Waterville.

Arleigha Cook had two assists for Trinity (4-4-0).

Annie Papadellis scored the lone goal for Colby (5-2-0) while Jayde Bennett made four saves.

New England College 3, Thomas 0: Katie Hatch, Amber Rose and Caroline Mols each scored a goal to lead the Pilgrims to the NAC win in Waterville.

Elizabeth Goodall made two saves for NEC (4-6-1) while Kate Thibodeau stopped 11 shots for the Terriers (2-7-0).

Colby-Sawyer 0, UMF 0: Beth Lebel made 11 saves as the host Beavers (5-3-1, 2-0-1) settled for a tie in NAC action. Shay Spencer stopped four shots for Colby-Sawyer (6-1-2, 2-0-1).

Men’s soccer

Trinity 1, Colby 0: Christian Carrasquillo scored in the 102nd minute to lead the Bantams in Waterville. Jason Katz stopped four shots to earn the shutout for Trinity (4-1-3).

Colby (2-3-2) has not allowed a goal in regulation in its four NESCAC games (0-2-2). Cody Funkhouser had seven saves for the Mules.

Thomas 0, New England College 0: Mikkail Crockwell stopped all five shots he faced as Thomas (5-1-2) earned a scoreless draw in a NAC game at Waterville. Keeper Robert Millard had seven saves for NEC (5-3-2).

The Pilgrims had a 22-20 advantage in shots and 5-3 in corners.

Colby-Sawyer 1, UMF 0: Freshman Lukas Welch scored the winning goal in the third minute of the second overtime to lift the Chargers at Prescott Field in Farmington.

Keeper Paul Dupre had seven saves for the Beavers (1-8-0), while Nick Austin charted six for Colby-Sawyer (3-5-1).

Cross country

Women: Colby had all the winners in the four through 10 spots to win the Colby College Cross Country Invitational in Waterville.

Winthrop grad Anna Doyle was Colby’s top finisher in 20 minutes, 40.83 seconds. Husson’s Alecia Palmer was second overall in 20:33.23 and Unity’s Courtney Dotterweich placed third.

Colby finished with a score of 20, followed by Husson (59), UMF (81), USM (87), MMA (155) and Thomas (174).

Men: Tom Letourneau was the second overall finisher to help the Mules win the Colby Invitational. Colby Nordic ski team member Jeff Tucker won the five-mile race in 29:39.86. Letourneau finished in 29:52.22. The Mules won with a score of 21 and was followed by Maine Maritime (66), Thomas (77), UMF (82) and Husson (124).

Colby’s Jim D’Agostino was third overall in 29:57.51 and teammate Seth Gilbane took fourth in 29:59.02. Nolan Dumont finished in fifth place for Colby with a 30:00.18, while Unity’s Taylor Noble (30:09.2) took sixth and Maine-Farmington’s Jackson Fortin placed seventh in 30:21.43.


The University of Maine at Farmington collected two wins at a round robin in Farmington, beating both Johnson State and Lyndon State by 3-0 scores. Nicole Osbourne posted eight kills and Marina Tello had seven aces and 18 digs for UMF (5-9, 2-1) in the Johnson State match while Whitney Walls had 14 assists. Against Lyndon State, Jennifer Tupper had 10 kills, Tello 14 digs and Walls 21 assists.


Sophomore Jacob Roddy shot 78 to lead the University of Maine at Augusta team to a second place finish in the Yankee Small College Conference golf championships in Concord, N.H. UMA’s Drew Moody shot 82 while teammate Keith Chelsey shot 88.

Also Saturday: Madison graduate and Purdue University freshman Matt McClintock finished first overall in the Sean Earl Lakefront Invitational cross country race, his second top finish in three events this season. His time in the 8k race was 24:32 . . . Cony graduate Briar Beede finished 45th for USM in 27:54 while teammate Kevin Desmond, a Monmouth graduate, was 97th in 29:20. Another Cony graduate, Derek Brotherton, finished 259th in 38:05.5. . . . Messalonskee graduate Hannah Thornberg scored a goal in Endicott’s field hockey 3-1 win over the University of New England. . . . Mt. Blue graduate Addie Cullenberg, now at Bates, was 14th (19:16.6) among 317 runners at the Pop Crowell Invitational at Gordon College.


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