WATERVILLE — Four different players scored goals as the Thomas College men’s socer team beat Green Mountain College 4-0 in a North Atlantic Conference quarterfinal game Saturday.

Kenny Cano and Maranacook graduate Dakota Duplissie scored in the first half for Thomas, while Khamisi Lightbourne and Zachary Ward scored in the second.

Mikkail Crockwell and Winston Trott combined for three saves for Thomas, while Nate Kishbaugh had four saves for Green Mountain.

No. 1 Thomas advances to play Maine Maritime Academy in Tuesday’s semifinals.

Field hockey

New Hampshire 2, Maine 1: Hannah Richard scored the game-winning goal at 54:45 as the Wildcats won an America East game in Orono.

UNH (10-7-0, 5-0-0) took an early 1-0 lead on a goal by Casey Pohlmeyer. Maine (10-9-0, 2-3-0) tied it just over a minute later on a goal by Cassidy Svetek.

Alicia Frisch had eight saves for Maine, while Carlie Tarbell had three saves for UNH.

UM-Farmington 6, Simmons 1: Pittsfield native Meghan Hughes and Mt. Blue graduate Kaitlyn Bullen each scored goals to lift the Beavers in a NAC quarterfinal game in Farmington.

Oakland native Mara Balboni had an assist for for UMF (8-7-0), which will play Castleton State in the semifinals Wednesday.

Pittston native Kashley Weymouth also scored for UMF. Beavers’ coach Cyndi Pratt recorded her 100th career victory.

Women’s soccer

Amherst 1, Colby 0: Amanda Brisco scored with an assist from Hannah Cooper as the No. 3 Jeffs beat the No. 6 Mules in a New England Small College Athletic Conference quarterfinal game in Amherst.

Amherst advances to play No. 4 Bowdoin in the semifinals. Colby ends the season 8-7-0.

Emily Brook had seven saves for the Mules.

Volleyball

Trinity 3, Colby 1: The Mules lost in Waterville, but are in the NESCAC playoffs for the second straight season.

Colby won the opener 25-22, then dropped three straight games, 25-21, 25-13 and 25-20 to lose the match.

The Mules are 12-12 overall and 2-8 in the conference. They are the No. 8 seed and will play No. 1 Connecticut College at 5 p.m. Friday. Trinity is 12-10, 5-5 in the conference and the seventh seed.

Cross country

NESCAC championships: Colby’s Berol Dewdney finished sixth at the conference championship meet for the second straight season.

Dewdney finished with a time of 21:57.64 to help Colby finish eighth with 186 points. Eva Lauer finished 39th for the Mules and Kate Connolly was 45th.

The Colby men earned their best finish since 2003, taking ninth. Waterville graduate Jeff Hale finished 40th with a time of 25:41.09 for Colby. Charlie Coffman was 46th and Brian Desmond was 55th.

America East championships: Mt. Blue High School graduate Kelton Cullenberg finished third to help the University of Maine men’s team to a fifth-place finish in Durham, N.H.

Cullenberg led all Maine runners with a time of 25:34.79. Also for Maine, Ryan Hardiman was 21st and Taylor Phillips 29.

For the Maine women, Carolyn Stocker finished 16th to lead the Black Bears to a sixth place finish.

NAC championships: The UMF men finished eighth out of 10 teams at New England College in Henniker, N.H.

Junior Jackson Fortin, an Erskine graduate, finished 10th overall with a time of 28:33 on the 8,000-meter course, earning second team all-NAC honors.

Freshman Josh Wynne was 17th overall with a time of 29:21.

The UMF women finished third as two runners earned all-conference honors. Salena Sykes finished 12th overall with a time of 21:15 while Farren Welzel was 13th in 21:19. Both runners earned second team conference honors. Cadyn Wilson, a Hallowell native, finished third for UMF on the 5,000-meter course in 21:57.

Husson won the title.

Little East Confererence: Cony High School graduate Briar Beede finished 10th with a time of 26:50.66 to help the University of Southern Maine men finish second. For the USM women, Cony graduate Morgan Beede finished 14th with a time of 19:36.02 as the Huskies also finished second.

Also Saturday: Messalonskee graduate Hannah Thornberg scored her 21st goal of the season as the Endicott field hockey team beat Nichols 4-3 in Dudley, Mass. … Nokomis graduate Sabrina Vaillancourt had a goal and an assist as the Husson field hockey team beat Lasell 5-0 in an NAC quarterfinal in Bangor.

 

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