WATERVILLE — Bronte Howorth notched three goals and two assists as the Thomas College women’s soccer team drubbed Daniel Webster 13-0 on Saturday.

Paced by Howorth, Krist Hilton and Kajsa Kaufeldt, the Terriers (3-3) scored seven times in the first half. Mary Grace Morris added one goal in each half, while Kristina Emmons, Elizabeth McPhillips, Emily Dufour and Sara Moynihan each chipped in with a goal.

Paige Leary and Kira Buker split time in net for the Terriers, with Buker stopping the only shot on goal.

TUFTS 3, COLBY 1: Alex Farris scored 2:17 into the game and Tufts never relinquished the lead to defeat Colby in a NESCAC match in Waterville.

The Mules (1-2, 0-2 NESCAC) kept the game close but Eileen McGarry (six saves) kept the Jumbos (3-0, 2-0) in front throughout. Jess Capone added an insurance goal with a header at 62:06. Eleven minutes later, the Mules got on the board with an own goal by Tufts, but Mariah Harvey-Brown made it a two-goal game again with 1:50 left to put the game away.

Emily Brook made 11 saves for Colby.

EMERSON 2, UMAINE-FARMINGTON 1: Alexandra Levin scored on a rebound with 7:35 left and Emerson held on to defeat the University of Maine at Farmington in Boston.

Emerson took a 1-0 lead late in the first half on Mollie Coyne’s goal from Alyssa Giannone. The Beavers tied it 14:22 into the second half when Sarah Pokorny found Avalon Amador, who beat Emerson goalie Melanie Escobar to the right corner.

Emerson (2-3) outshot UMF, 14-7. Escobar made two saves. Sam Hatch stopped five shots in net for the Beavers (1-2).


KEAN 4, THOMAS 0: Marissa Robinson scored twice as Kean University blanked Thomas College in a nonconference field hockey match played in Waterville.

Krista LaMaina put Kean in front just five minutes into the game. Robinson added her first goal five minutes later for a 2-0 lead. LaMaina assisted Robinson on her second goal late in the second half, while Teresa Carr rounded out the scoring with seven seconds left in the game.

Thomas goalie Abby Charrier made five saves. Kean’s Katie DiCarlo stopped both shots she faced to record the shutout.

TUFTS 2, COLBY 0: Fifth-ranked Tufts used a smothering defense and two second-half goals to shut out Colby in a NESCAC field hockey game at Bill Alfond Field.

Tufts outshot Colby, 23-3, and held a 13-2 advantage in penalty corners, but did not score until Dominique Zarrella made a steal and centering pass to Rachel Terveer for the game’s first goal 2:09 into the second half.

Zarrella scored off a rebound to put the game away at 49:07.

Bri Keenan needed only one save to record her third shutout in as many games for the Jumbos (3-0, 2-0 NESCAC). Sarah Evans stopped eight shots for the Mules (1-2, 0-2).

HARVARD 2, MAINE 1: Marissa Balleza scored 39:31 into the second half as Harvard edged Maine in the first game of the Catamount Classic in Burlington, Vt.

Although the Black Bears outshot the Crimson, 18-7, and held a 9-3 advantage in penalty corners, this was the first time in six meetings Harvard has beaten Maine.

Hannah Wellington scored the lone goal of the first half to give the Crimson (3-0) a 1-0 lead. Danielle Aviani tied it for Maine 16:59 into the second half, but Balleza converted on a pass from Ellie Cookson at the top of the circle for the game-winner.

Issy Davies tallied nine saves to preserve the win for Harvard. Emma Cochran made one save for the Black Bears (1-4).


UMPI 1, Unity 0: Joshua Allen broke a scoreless tie nine minutes into overtime as the University of Maine-Presque Isle edged Unity in a defensive standoff in Presque Isle.

Aaron Kofstad set up Allen for the winning goal on UMPI’s 33rd shot of the game. Unity managed just seven shots on the afternoon. UMPI goalie Caleb Bragg-Grady stopped all four shots on goal to help give the Owls (1-3-1) their first win of the season. Brendan Wallace made six saves in net for Unity.

TUFTS 1, COLBY 0: Rui Pinheiro scored with 4:47 remaining and Tufts hung on to blank Colby in a NESCAC match held in Waterville.

Matt Zinner set up the game-winner for the unbeaten Jumbos (4-0, 2-0 NESCAC), who outshot the Mules, 19-6.

Scott Greenwood tallied three saves for Tufts. Peter Quayle made four saves between the posts for Colby (2-2, 0-2).



Bowdoin placed five of the top six finishers to win the Bowdoin College Invitational in Brunswick.

Kevin Hoose, Avery Wentworth, Will Ossoff, Bridger Tomlin and Sam Dodge finished 2-6 to give the Polar Bears 20 points, 15 points ahead of runner-up Tufts, which was led by individual winner Luke O’Connor (25:39.40).

Connor Wagner was the top finisher for the University of Maine at Farmington, placing 25th. The Beavers finished fifth out of five team participating.

Tufts dominated the women’s race, placing the top seven finishers, led by winner Audrey Gould (18:06.90). Bowdoin, led by eighth-place runner Lucy Skinner, finished second. UMaine-Farmington finished fourth, led by Alisha Labbe, who was 48th overall.

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