October 14, 2012

COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Diamond lifts Maine to 1st win of season

Morning Sentinel Staff


KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Joey Diamond redirected a Ben Hutton shot from the blueline midway through the third period to lift the University of Maine men's hockey team to a 4-3 victory over Army in the consolation game of the 2012 Ice Breaker Tournament on Saturday.

Maine (1-2-0) trailed 2-0 before it scored three goals in 2 minutes, 27 seconds of the second period.

Mark Anthoine, Will Merchant and Stu Higgins all scored to give Maine a 3-2 lead.

Maine held a 54-24 advantage in shots.

Rob Tadazak had 50 saves for the Black Knights (0-2-0).

Field Hockey

Thomas 2, Colby-Sawyer 0: Belgrade native Miranda Tinsman scored the only goal the Terriers would need 27 minutes into the game in a North Atlantic Conference victory in New London, N.H.

Bre Girard also scored for Thomas (5-8). Senior Ally Kennedy of Winthrop had an assist.

Amherst 6, Colby 0: Katie McMahon scored two goals and added an assist as No. 15 Amherst rolled in Amherst, Mass.

The Lord Jeffs (7-3) held a 29-3 shot advantage.

Alex Phillie also scored two goals for Amherst.

Michelle Burt had 12 saves for the Mules (4-7).

Castleton State 5, UMF 3: Kealy Chipman scored two goals and Rachel Preusser added another to lead the Spartans in Castleton, Vt.

Mercedes Maltbie and Brandi Whittemore also scored for Castleton (6-0).

Lily Barry scored two goals and Meghan Hughes of Pittsfield added an assist for UMF (5-6).

Women's soccer

Thomas 2, UMPI 1: Elizabeth Goodall scored in the final minute of play to lift the Terriers to the non-conference win in Waterville.

Gardiner graduate Jenn Day assisted on the goal and also scored a goal for the Thomas.

Kate Thibodeau made seven saves for the Terriers (4-10-0).

Amherst 4, Colby 0: Megan Kim, Amanda Brisco, Mel Stier and Sarah Duffy each scored to lead the Lord Jeffs (8-1-1) to the New England Small College Athletic Conference victory in Amherst.

Emily Brook had four saves for Colby (7-4-0).

Women's hockey

Quinnipiac 5, Maine 2: Kelly Babstock scored two goals and Chelsea Laden had 19 saves to lead the Bobcats in Hamden, Conn.

Nicole Connery and Breann Frykas also scored for Quinnipiac (2-1-1).

Jennifer Moore and Tori Pasquariello scored for Maine (0-2-0).

Men's soccer

Thomas 4, UMPI 2: Maranacook graduate Dakota Duplissie scored two goals to lead the Terriers to the non-conference win in Waterville.

Khamis Lightbourne also scored for Thomas while Josh Phelps had two assists.

Winston Trott made two saves in goal for Thomas (9-2-2). UMaine-Presque Isle is 6-8-0.

Amherst 2, Colby 0: Brian Morgan scored three minutes into the game and Julien Aoyama added another with 2:27 left in regulation to lead the Lord Jeffs in Amherst, Mass.

Spencer Noon had an assist for Amherst (10-0-1).

Colby goalkeeper Cody Funkhouser had one save for Colby (3-6-2).

Cross country

Erskine graduate and Bowdoin junior Sam Seekins finished first in the State of Maine championships at the University of Southern Maine. Seekins finished the 5-mile race in 25 minutes, 5 seconds. Bates edged Bowdoin by a point for the title followed by Colby in third place. Charlie Coffman, Jeff Hale and Chase Brown finished 15th, 16th and 17th, respectively, for Colby.

Erskine graduate Jackson Fortin led the University of Maine at Farmington by finishing in a tie for 32nd. Cony graduate Briar Beede finished 36th, running for USM, while William Janakis placed 38th to lead Thomas.

Bates won the women's title while USM's Molly Carl placed first overall, finishing the 5k race in 18:16. Bowdoin took second followed by Colby.

Berol Dewdney finished third overall for Colby while teammate Eva Lauer placed eighth. Cony graduate Morgan Beede finished 16th for USM while Selena Sykes led UMF with a 41st place finish.

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