When Kaitlyn Bullen scores, the University of Maine at Farmington field hockey team wins.
At least that has been the pattern so far this season. New Sharon's Bullen, a Mt. Blue High School graduate, is second on the squad with four goals through eight games.
Bullen scored twice in a 7-2 win over Lasell on Sept. 23. She also found the cage in victories over Rivier and Simmons.
The Beavers were 3-5 heading into Saturday's game against Husson.
Garrett (Bubba) Van Wie of New Gloucester is getting into the offensive flow for one of the top Division III men's soccer teams in the nation.
Van Wie scored a goal for visiting Amherst College in a 6-0 win over Lesley University in Cambridge, Mass.
The sophomore defender at Amherst deposited a 30-yard blast into the corner in the 65th minute.
Previously, Van Wie scored his first collegiate goal on Sept. 25 in a 5-0 win over Curry.
Amherst (8-0) is ranked No. 2 in the most recent Division III polls.
Despite missing three games, Ashley Beaulieu of Durham (Lisbon) is tied for second on the Saint Joseph's College women's soccer team with three goals.
Beaulieu achieved the feat with a natural hat trick in an 11-0 rout of Anna Maria. The junior collected three straight goals in a span of 10 minutes, 9 seconds.
She entered the season with career totals of five goals and four assists, including a pair of game-winning tallies.
First-year Bates College women's cross country competitor Addie Cullenberg of Farmington (Mt. Blue) finished 14th out of 317 competitors at the Pop Crowell Invitational in Wenham, Mass.
Cullenberg completed the Gordon College course in 19:16.6. She was the No. 2 finisher for the Bobcats, who placed third out of 27 teams.
Cullenberg also placed seventh in the freshman/sophomore division at the Colby Invitational. Anna Doyle of Winthrop finished in her footsteps, scoring eighth place for Colby.
Bistons bust out
Sophomore Kendra Lobley of Poland was one of six top-100 finishers for the Division I Lipsconb University women's cross country team at the Toldeo Bubble Buster.
Lobley crossed the line 96th in a time of 14:35.2.
Lipscomb, located in Nashville, Tenn., finished 12th in a meet that featured some of the top teams in the nation. The Bisons are ranked No. 1 in the Atlantic Sun Conference.