HENNIKER, NEW HAMPSHIRE — Rachel Thomas scored the game-winner in the 103rd minute as the New England College women’s soccer team stunned the University of Maine-Farmington 3-2 in double overtime Sunday at Don Melander Field.

The Beavers (2-7-1, 0-3-1 North Atlantic Conference) jumped ahead 2-0 on goals from Lydia Roy, of Waterville, and Ashley Gleason. The lead would not last, though, as Tara Bainbridge and Jaycie Triandafilou each scored late in the second half to force overtime.

Erskine graduate Bridget Humphrey had a promising try in the first overtime for UMF before New England College (6-7-1, 3-2-0 NAC) won it in the second extra period.

COLBY-SAWYER 5, THOMAS 0: Rachel Quaye scored a trio of goals to lead the Chargers to a shutout win in New London, N.H.

Kelsey Campbell and Natalie Ellard also scored goals for Colby-Sawyer (5-2-2, 4-0-0 NAC).

Paige Leary finished with 16 saves in goal for Thomas (5-5-0, 2-1-0 NAC).

MEN’S SOCCER

COLBY-SAWYER 3, THOMAS 2: Zach Elmore had a hat trick as the Chargers dealt the Terriers their first conference loss of the season in a game played in New London, N.H.

Tre Ming and Adam LaBrie each scored goals for Thomas (6-2-0, 2-1-0 NAC), while Josh Emard picked up an assist. Colby-Sawyer improved to 6-5-0 (4-0-0 NAC) with the win.

NEW ENGLAND COLLEGE 7, UMAINE-FARMINGTON 0: The Pilgrims scored five second-half goals on their way to a rout of the Beavers at Don Melander Field in Henniker, N.H.

Michael Skarbelis had a hat trick to pace NEC (8-6-0, 2-3-0 NAC), which also got goals from Ronsard Masamba, Rizy Misiri and Alex Gioldassis.

Matt Wilson finished with six saves for UMF (3-5-1, 1-2-1 NAC) before giving way to Chris Roberts with 15 minutes remaining.


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