FARMINGTON — Jake Linkletter scored five goals to lead the University of Maine at Farmington men’s lacrosse team past Johnson State 14-4 in a North Atlantic Conference game Sunday at Prescott Field.

Linkletter, a Madison graduate, scored three of his goals in the second half for the Beavers (3-5, 3-3 in NAC).

Mt. Blue graduate Brandon Melville scored three goals for UMF as well.

New England College 19, Thomas 3: Brian Gillis scored six goals and Adam Shute added five to lead the Pilgrims to the NAC victory at Black Field in Waterville.

Gillis also added three assists for NEC (6-6), which out-shot Thomas (3-7), 65-17.

Gunnar Shelton scored a goal and an assist for the Terriers.


Maine 10, UMBC 7: Alex Calbick drove in a pair of runs and Troy Black went 2 for 5 to lead the Black Bears to the America East victory in Baltimore, Md. Brian Doran and Sam Balzano also drove in runs for Maine (21-14).

The Black Bears scored 10 runs in the final four innings to erase a 5-0 deficit and earn the series sweep.

Thomas 7-13, New England College 6-7: Dillon Emerson had an RBI double and pinch-hitter Eric Sucy added an RBI single in the top of the seventh inning of the opening game to give the Terriers a come-from-behind victory.

Emerson also homered and drove in three runs for Thomas (8-13). Cody Vigue went 2 for 4 with an RBI as well.

In Game 2, Derek Kane homered and drove in five runs to lead the Terriers.

Nik Beeson and Jeffrey Richardson each drove in a pair of runs as well.

NEC dropped to 1-13.

Bowdoin 3-8, Colby 2-2: Luke Regan had an RBI single in the top of the eighth inning to lift the Polar Bears to the victory in the opener before Aaron Rosen drove in a pair in Game 2 to complete the NESCAC sweep in Waterville.

Nathan Ellis and Taylar Starks each went 2 for 4 with an RBI to lead Colby in the opener. Luke Duncklee went 1 for 4 for the Mules (7-11).

In Game 2, Rosen doubled and singled for Bowdoin (16-9), which scored six runs in the top of the seventh to snap a 2-2 game.

UMF 3-0, Colby Sawyer 0-2: Lawrence graduate Matt Woodbury went 3 for 4 with an RBI to lead the Beavers (4-12) in the first game of a NAC doubleheader at Kelsey Field in New London, N.H.

Casey Ashey struck out six in seven shutout innings to earn his first win of the season. Tom Grady also had a double.


Binghamton 8, Maine 0 (6 innings): Caytlin Friis hit a three-run home run and  Tiffany McIntosh added a two-run double to lead the Bearcats to the America East victory in Vestal, N.Y.

Binghamton (18-11, 8-1 in America East) scored seven runs in the second inning to break the game open.

Jessica Burk and Jean Stevens had hits for the Black Bears (6-32, 2-7).

Bowdoin 7-11, Colby 1-1: Julia Geaumont scattered seven hits in a complete game in the opener and Melissa DellaTorre allowed four hits  in the nightcap to help the Polar Bears sweep the NESCAC East doubleheader in Waterville.

Katie Gately had a pair of RBI singles for Bowdoin (18-9) in the opener. She added an RBI double in Game 2.

Emily Schatz had an RBI groundout for Colby (8-9) in the opener while Lindsay Peterson had an RBI double in the nightcap.

Thomas 23-10, Green Mountain 0-2: Alyssa Eugley had four hits, including two doubles, and drove in a pair of runs to lead the Terriers to the victory in the first game of a NAC doubleheader.

Faith Robinson allowed one hit and pitched a complete game to lead the Terriers (6-21, 5-9 in the NAC).

In the second game, Kate Thibodeau had a two-run single and Robinson again earned the victory with three scoreless innings.

Green Mountain dropped to 0-22.

UMF 4-0, Castleton 1-7: Cony graduate Emily Soule pitched a complete game, allowing four hits while striking out four, to lead the Beavers in the opener of a NAC doubleheader.

Jillian Withee and Shelby Bryant each had two hits and an RBI for UMF (8-7).

In Game 2, Jessica Babcock had a home run to lead the Spartans.

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