FARMINGTON — Six different players scored as the University of Maine at Farmington defeated Simmons College 6-1 in North Atlantic Conference field hockey action Sunday.

Gardiner graduate Kashley Weymouth, Mt. View grad Delainey Kein and Mt. Blue graduate Kaitlyn Bullen scored for UMF along with Kate Storey, Lindsay Whitney and Susan Newkirk. Curran Brierley finished with three saves for the Beavers (4-4, 3-1).

Amy Cronin scored for Simmons (6-6, 0-2). Renna Smith stopped eight shots.

Maine 3, Bryant 2 OT: The Black Bears officially had zero seconds left on the clock when Cassidy Svetek scored the game-tying goal in the second half, sending the game to overtime.

Daniele Aviani clinched the victory with a goal with just over nine minutes to spare in overtime. Sydney Veljacic also scored for Maine (6-5) and Gardiner graduate Becca Paradee had an assist. Natasha Ford made four saves.

Skowhegan graduate MaKayla Hancock and Kayleigh Ballantyne scored for Bryant. Hancock’s sister, Megan Hancock, made 11 saves.


Women’s soccer

Colby-Sawyer 2, UMF 0: Marion James scored her fourth goal of the season and Sarah Little also scored to lead the Chargers to the NAC victory at Kelsey Field in New London, N.H.

Tallon Tomasi had an assist for Colby-Sawyer (11-2-0, 4-0-0).

Senior goalie Beth Lebel had nine saves while Amy Jones had eight to lift the Beavers (5-5-1, 4-1-0).

New England College 2, Thomas 1: Alyssa Krause scored her fifth goal of the season early in the second half to lift NEC in a NAC game in Henniker, N.H.

Kristen Walker also scored for NEC (5-7-0, 3-2-0).


Bronte Howorth scored the lone goal for the Terriers (3-9-0, 1-4-0) while Kate Thibodeau had seven saves.

Maine 1, Vermont 1: Charlene Achille scored off a pass from Arianne Leclerc early in the second half to help the Black Bears earn a tie in an America East game in Burlington, Vt.

Maine moves to 5-3-4, 2-0-1 in America East.

Nikki McFarland scored for UVM (4-6-2, 1-1-1).

Men’s soccer

Colby-Sawyer 2, UMF 1: Colby-Sawyer College junior Chris DiCecca scored a goal in each half to lift the Chargers to the NAC victory at Kelsey Field in New London, N.H.


With the teams tied 1-1, DiCecca scored the game-winner off a corner kick with about 22 minutes left in regulation. Alex Ortega had the assist for the Chargers (7-4-0, 3-1-0).

Ibrahim Achekh scored his team-leading third goal of the year for UMF (2-6-1, 0-3-1).

New England College 4, Thomas 3: Manny Arteaga scored two goals and Sebastian Andersson scored the eventual game-winner late in the second half to lift New England College to the NAC victory in Henniker, N.H.

Rob Lucas also scored for NEC (8-3-1, 5-0-0).

Trey Ming had a goal and an assist for the Terriers (5-5-1, 2-2-0). Michael Hand and Paul Rechichi also scored.



Women: The Colby College women’s crew opened the season by finishing seventh out of 13 boats in the open 8 race at the Textile River Regatta in Lowell, Mass.

The crew finished in 23 minutes, 27.02 seconds.

Men: In its first competition, the Mules took ninth place in open 8 racing at the Textile River Regatta in Lowell, Mass.

The men were in a field of 15 boats and clocked a time of 20:43.39.

In the men’s open 4 racing, Colby was 12th out of 16 boats in 24:18.436. The Mules also had a men’s 2 boat take 18th out of 24 boats in 25:55.431.

Also Sunday: Lawrence graduate Jess Poulin made four saves and Nokomis graduate Lacey Kent-Webber scored a goal as the Husson women’s soccer team beat Johnson State 3-0.

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