LEWISTON – Stefan Hrdina rushed for 100 yards on 24 carries and Tiger Lyon passed for 258 yards and three touchdowns as Middlebury captured its first win of the season on Saturday, 41-7 against Bates College.

Scott Secor picked off two passes for the Panthers, returning one 49 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter.

Dylan MacNamara scored on a 15-yard pass from Brandon Colon in the first quarter for Bates’ lone score.

Both teams are now 1-4.

Colby 34, Hamilton 20

CLINTON, N.Y. – Justin Smith threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score to lead Colby to a 34-20 win over Hamilton Saturday.

Smith completed 17 of 24 passes for 237 yards with two interceptions. His 52-yard TD run came late in the fourth quarter.

Colby (4-1, 4-1 New England Small College Athletic) went up 20-0 on two TD catches by Michael Tomich and another by Brennan Moore.

But Hamilton (1-4, 1-4) made it 20-13 at halftime with two defensive scores. Taylor Soobitsky returned a fumble 12 yards and Trevor Pedrick returned an interception 56 yards.

The Mules responded by opening the second half with a 35-yard TD run by Chris Bashaw. Jon Vacca led Colby with nine catches for 104 yards. Tomich finished with 101 receiving yards.

Trinity 23, Bowdoin 3

HARTFORD, Conn. – Jordan Quinones ran for 129 yards and Chandler Barnard added 124 as Trinity won its 27th consecutive game Saturday, 23-3 over Bowdoin.

Trinity (5-0, 5-0 NESCAC) led 10-3 in the second quarter when Kevin Quinn recovered a muffed 56-yard punt on the Bowdoin 14-yard line. Gennaro Leo later scored from a yard out to give the Bantams a 17-3 lead.

Kevin Swiniarski, who hit a 26-yard field goal in the second quarter, added kicks of 24 and 28 yards in the fourth quarter to secure the victory.

The Bantams had 413 yards of total offense, 318 on the ground.

Bowdoin’s points came on a 31-yard field goal from sophomore Nolan McNair in the first quarter.

Shaun Brisson caught three balls for 83 yards for the Polar Bears (4-1, 4-1), including a 70-yard reception in the second quarter that gave Bowdoin a first down at Trinity’s 9-yard line. But Bowdoin’s Ahron Cohen fumbled on the next play, and Quinn recovered.


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