FARMINGTON — The University of Maine at Farmington women’s lacrosse team held off a late charge by New England College for a 13-10 North Atlantic Conference win Thursday at Prescott Field.

Ayla Allen led the offense with six goals for the Beavers (5-6, 4-3). Maddi Kadnar added three goals and an assist while Rhi Jackson and Carly Raymond had the other two goals. Patty Smith made five saves.

New England College (3-12, 2-5) was led by Jacquelyn Lane with seven goals.

SOFTBALL

THOMAS 7-0, UNE 6-6: Briana Warren went 4 for 5 with three runs scored and an RBI to lead the Terriers to an eight-inning win in Game 1 of a doubleheader split in Biddeford.

Lindsy Hoopingarner, a Richmond grad, added a double, a single, two runs scored and an RBI for Thomas. Cony grad Sonja Morse earned the win, allowing six runs on 11 hits and one walk while striking out six. UNE was led by Adrienne Chase with a double, two singles and two RBIs.

In Game 2, Kelly Murphy had two singles and three RBIs for the Nor’easters while Chase added a double and a single. Morse, Korrie Laren, Jordan Agger-Barnes and Mary Ortiz each singled for the Terriers.

Thomas is now 4-17 while UNE is 16-13.

BASEBALL

COLBY 4, THOMAS 2: Ryder Arsenault, Jason Buco, Soren Hanson and Tyler Starks each had two hits to lead the Mules to the non-conference win in Waterville.

Tim Corey and Nils Carlson both had one hit and an RBI for Colby (14-6). James Connelly earned the win in relief.

Thomas falls to 8-14.

USM 7, BABSON 5: Messalonskee grad Sam Dexter paced the Huskies by going 3-for-5 with two doubles and a single in a non-conference win in Babson Park, Mass.

Bobby Delaney pitched six innings, allowing four runs on six hits and two walks while striking out five. Anthony Capuano, Damon Wallace and Paul McDonough each homered for USM (17-7).


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