Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Morning Sentinel Staff
LYNDON CENTER, Vt. -- The Thomas College men's soccer team remains unbeaten in North Atlantic Conference play, beating Lyndon College 3-1 Saturday afternoon.
Thomas improves to 11-2-2 overall and 7-0-1 in the conference. The Hornets end the regular season 4-13-0, 3-6-0 in the conference.
Kenny Cano gave the Terriers a 1-0 lead 17 minutes into the game with an assist from Khamisi Lightbourne. Lyndon's Patrice Lumumba tied it early in the second half, but Thomas stormed right back, taking the lead on a goal by Maranacook graduate Dakota Duplissie. Lightbourne added an insurance goal.
Mikkail Cromwell had three saves for Thomas, while Gray had seven for the Hornets.
Williams 4, Colby 0: Four different players scored as the Ephs beat the Mules in a NESCAC game in Waterville.
Zach Grady had a goal and an assist for Williams (10-0-2, 7-0-2 in the conference), while Peter Christman, Jonathan Westling and Troy Ritter also scored. Than Finan stopped five shots to earn the save.
Cody Funkhouser had two saves for Colby (3-8-2, 0-7-2 in the conference).
UM-Farmington 3, Johnson State 1: Three different players scored as the Beavers won in Farmington.
Jake Constantine scored in the first half with an assist from Matt Potter for UMF (2-14-0, 1-7-0 in the conference). Dahir Muktar and Michael Kelly added second-half goals to give the Beavers a 3-0 lead. Luiz Ristow added an assist and Paul Dupre made three saves to earn the win.
Chandler Halbur scored and Ryan Belen had six saves for Johnson State (1-16-0, 0-9-9 on the conference).
Lyndon 3, Thomas 1: Kajay Rooke scored early in the first half as the Hornets secured a berth in the NAC playoffs with a win over the Terriers in Lyndon Center, Vt.
Sarah Cornell added a first-half goal as Lyndon (4-11-1, 2-6-1 in the conference) took a 2-0 lead. Thomas (4-11-1, 1-7-1) got within a goal when Bronte Howorth scored at 76:03, but Ritza Arias headed in a cross to push the Hornets lead back to two.
Kate Thibodeau had 10 saves for Thomas.
Williams 2, Colby 1: Carla Nicasio scored with 11:40 left in the game to lift the Ephs to a NESCAC win over the Mules in Waterville.
Williams (10-2-1 overall, 8-0-1 in the conference) took a 1-0 lead on a goal by Alison Magrunder. Colby tied it on a goal by Annie Papadellis, who got an assist from Manchester native Amanda Findlay.
Emily Brook had seven saves for Colby, while Hannah Van Wetter and Laura Winn combined for three for Williams.
UM-Farmington 4, Johnson State 1: Waterville Senior High School graduate Kayla Tuttle scored a pair of goals as the Beavers won in Johnson, Vt.
Ava Amador and Alida Peake also scored for UMF, which improves to 10-6-1 overall and 6-2-1 in the conference. Sara Quimby chipped in with an assist and Beth Lebel had three saves to earn the win.
Williams 2, Colby 1: The Mules took a 1-0 lead, but the Ephs rallied for a victory, knocking the Mules out of contention for a berth in the NESCAC playoffs, in Waterville.
Colby (5-8-0, 1-8-0 in the conferece) took the lead on a goal by Caroline Chessare, who tipped in a shot by Caitlin Murray early in the second half. Williams (6-7-0, 4-5-0 in the conference) tied it on a goal by Katie Jolin and took the lead when Cary Hairfield scored 10 minutes later.
Albany 1, Maine 0: Corrine McConville scored the lone goal of the game as the Great Danes beat the Black Bears in an America East game in Albany, N.Y.
Even with the loss, Maine (9-8-0, 2-2-0 in the conference) has secured a spot in the playoffs. Albany is now 9-7-0, 2-2-0 in the conference.
Alicia Frisch had five saves for Maine.
Connecticut 3, Maine 2: The Huskies scored back-to-back goals, including the game-winner in overtime to rally to a Hockey East victory over the Black Bears at Alfond Arena.
Brittany Doughty scored late in the second period to give Maine (0-3-0, 0-1-0 in Hockey East play) a 2-1 lead. Connecticut (1-4-1, 1-0-0) tied it less than a minute later on a goal by Michela Cava, who had two goals. Kayla Campero scored the game-winner with 50 seconds left in overtime.
Meghann Treacy had a career-high 27 saves in the loss for Maine. Elaine Chuli had 18 saves for UConn.
Also Saturday: Messalonskee graduate Hannah Thornberg scored three goals as the Endicott College field hockey team beat Salve Regina 4-1 in Beverly, Mass. ...