CASTLETON, Vt. — Brittany Premo fired seven goals and added an assist to send Thomas College to an easy 20-7 North Atlantic Conference victory over Green Mountain College.

Jenn Day, of West Gardiner, added six goals and two assists for the Terriers (7-2, 6-1 NAC), while Samantha Greenlaw chipped in with three goals and an assist. Brittany Fox had six saves in net for Thomas. Maegan Laymon had two goals to lead Green Mountain College (1-9, 0-7).

AMHERST 9, COLBY 8 OT: Rachel Passarelli netted the game-winner with just one second left in overtime as Amherst edged fourth-ranked Colby in a New England Small College Athletic Conference lacrosse thriller in Amherst, Mass.

Abby Hooper scored a pair of goals to rally Colby (9-4, 4-4 NESCAC) from an 8-6 deficit and send the game into overtime. Abby Hatch led the Mules with four goals and two assists while Claire Dickson made 10 stops in net. Passarelli led four players with two goals apiece for No. 12 Amherst (8-4, 4-4).

UMAINE-FARMINGTON 17, JOHNSON STATE 4: Jaclyn Langevin and Carly Raymond netted four goals apiece as the University of Maine at Farmington routed Johnson State in a NAC women’s lacrosse clash played in Waterville.

Raymond also had an assist and 10 of the Beavers’ 43 shots. Messalonskee’s Maddi Kadnar added two goals and three assists for UMF (3-6, 2-3 NAC). Shannon Rooney and Nichole Weeks had a goal and an assist to lead Johnson State (2-7, 1-4).



MAINE SWEEPS UMASS-LOWELL: EmJ Fogel started the day with six straight hits and finished 6-for-8 with two doubles, three RBIs and a pair of runs to lead the University of Maine to a doubleheader sweep of UMass-Lowell, 7-0 and 5-4, in an America East softball doubleheader played in Lowell, Mass.

Maine matched a season high with 14 hits in the opener, led by Fogel’s 4-for-4 and three hits from Nikki Byron. Alexis Bogdanovich picked up the win in the circle by tossing her fifth shutout of the season, fanning 13 and allowing just one hit.

The nightcap went extra innings, with the Black Bears winning on a UMass-Lowell error in the eighth inning. Rachel Harvey went 2-for-3 with an RBI for Maine (14-15, 3-2 America East). Abby Jamieson went 3-for-4 with a double for UMass-Lowell (10-20, 0-5).

THOMAS SPLITS WITH HUSSON: Korrie Loren’s two-run walkoff home run to left field gave Thomas its first win of the year and salvaged a split with Husson, 5-3, in game two of a NAC softball doubleheader. Husson won the first game, 4-1.

Alyssa Eugley, of Sidney, had three hits and scored what proved to be the winning run after getting on base with a single. Taylor Johnson also drove in two runs for the Terriers (1-14, 1-1 NAC). Eugley also scored the Terriers’ lone run in game one, as Husson pitcher Kayla Merrill scattered five hits while striking out six to pick up the win for the Eagles (10-8, 1-1 NAC).


LYNDON STATE SWEEPS UMF: Shelby Bryant had a hit in each game but Lyndon State overwhelmed UMaine-Farmington, 8-0 and 14-2, in a NAC softball doubleheader in Henniker, N.H.

Katie Davis tossed a complete game three-hitter to shut out the Beavers in the opener. In the nightcap, Jillian Emery led the Hornets 13-hit attack by going 3-for-3 with a home run, four RBIs and two runs scored. Hannah Lust drove in both runs for UMF (1-7, 0-2 NAC).


BUCKNELL 8, MAINE 5: Sam Balzano and Luke Morrill each had a pair of hits for Maine but Bucknell ripped three doubles in a four-run second inning to hold off the Black Bears in Winter Haven, Fla.

Joe Ogren went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored while Sam Clark drove in three runs for the Bison (7-4).

Logan Fullmer tossed 5.2 innings of scoreless relief for Maine (5-13).


BATES 8, COLBY 5: Soren Hanson belted a three-run homer but Bates rallied from an early 4-2 defict to knock off Colby in a meeting of NESCAC rivals at Leahy Field in Lewiston.

Rob DiFranco fired 2.1 innings of scoreless relief for the Bobcats (7-8, 2-1 NESCAC). Tommy Forese led the Mules (11-5, 2-2) with two hits, a run scored and an RBI.


AMHERST 13, COLBY 9: Chris Albanese and Dylan Park tallied three goals and two assists apiece to lead Amherst over Colby in NESCAC men’s lacrosse action at Bill Alfond Field in Waterville.

Derek Youngman led the Mules (6-5, 2-5 NESCAC) with two goals and two assists, while Mark Phillips and John Grimaldi each added a pair of goals. Tyler Will made 21 saves in the cage for Colby. Cody Tranbarger stopped 11 shots for the Jeffs (12-1, 7-1).

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