HENNIKER, NH — The Thomas College men’s soccer team ran its North Atlantic Conference record to 2-0 with a 6-2 win over New England College on Saturday. Adam LaBrie scored three goals on three shots and senior captain Tre Ming recorded three assists to lead the Terriers.

LaBrie put Thomas on the scoreboard just six minutes into the game on an assist from Willie Clemons. At the 21st minute, Clemons added his fifth goal of the season from Ming to put the Terriers up 2-0.

Joakim Sternas earned the win in net for the Terriers (6-3-0) with six saves. The Pilgrims dropped to 7-6-0 (1-3-0 NAC).

MIDDLEBURY 3, COLBY 0: Colby gave up an early goal and then had goalkeeper Dan Carlson go down a few minutes later with an injury in a New England Small College Athletic Conference loss at Middlebury.

Carlson was hurt at 6:30 of the first half when he came out to challenge on a ball. Carlson did have two saves during his brief outing. John Pappas took over for the Mules (2-5-1, 1-3-1 NESCAC) and made nine saves.

Dan O’Grady, Adam Glaser and Kirk Horton scored for Middlebury (6-1-1, 3-1-1).

COLBY-SAWYER 3, UMF 0: Colby-Sawyer scored three first half goals to take the NAC win in New London, New Hampshire.

Danali Sexton scored twice in the opening nine minutes to give the Chargers (5-5, 3-0 NAC) the lead. Sexton also assisted on a Brian Schultz goal.

Colby-Sawyer goalies Sean Babinski and Shane Sacks combined for the shutout. UMF (3-4-1, 1-1-1) keeper Matt Wilson stopped five shots.

WOMEN’S SOCCER

MIDDLEBURY 4, COLBY 0: Adrianna Gildner scored a goal and an assist to lead the Panthers to the NESCAC win.

Katherine Hobbs scored with 31 seconds before the break to give Middlebury (3-3-1, 2-2-1 NESCAC) a 2-0 lead at the half

Colby (3-4-1, 0-4-1) goalkeeper Ashley Conley made 10 saves, while Middlebury keeper Emily Eslinger made five saves.

THOMAS 2, NEW ENGLAND COLLEGE 1: The Terriers erased a 1-0 deficit with a pair of second half goals to down the Pilgrims in Henniker, New Hampshire.

Cassie Contigiani netted her sixth goal of the season off an assist from Kajsa Kaufeldt in the 54th minute to tie the contest and 10 minutes later Camille Filloramo scored from 30 yards out to give Thomas (5-4, 2-0 NAC) the lead for good. Paige Leary finished with 21 saves in the win.

NEC (5-7-1, 2-2 NAC) got its lone goal in the 26th minute when Rachel Thomas finished off a touch feed from Dawn Johnson.

FIELD HOCKEY

NO. 4 MIDDLEBURY 6, COLBY 2: Megan Fortier scored her 40th career goal but it was not enough as the Mules fell to the Panthers in Middlebury, Vermont.

Fortier finished the game with a goal and assist to bring her career points total to 99. She is three points away from tying Wendy Bonner for the all-time career scoring record at Colby (5-4, 1-4 NESCAC).

Molly Freeman scored a game-high three goals to pace Middlebury (6-1, 4-1 NESCAC), which closed the game with four unanswered goals to pull away.

THOMAS 2, COLBY-SAWYER 1: Emily Leighton scored the go-ahead goal eight minutes into the second half to pace the Terriers to a win at Bernatchez Field in Waterville.

Taylor Bergeron had the other goal for Thomas (6-5, 2-0 NAC) while Brooklynn Curry notched a pair of assists. Mount View graduate Abby Charrier made five saves in the win.

Taylor O’Connor was responsible for the lone Colby-Sawyer (6-5, 0-2 NAC) goal.


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