LEWISTON – Chris Helsel kicked a 27-yard field goal in overtime to give Wesleyan University a 17-14 victory over Bates College on Saturday.

Zach Librizzi passed for 228 yards, with Ryan Walsh picking up 116 yards on 7 catches and Danny Granatell catching 7 passes for 111 yards, to lead Wesleyan (2-2).

Bates (0-4) scored first when Shawki White scored on a 67-yard interception return with 7:44 left in the first quarter.

Wesleyan tied the score on Phil Banks’ 2-yard run later in the quarter and took the lead on Librizzi’s 1-yard run with 40 seconds left in the half.

Bates tied the score at the end of the third quarter on Brandon Colon’s 1-yard run.

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