DANBURY, Conn. – Ashley Dyer and Virginia Flood each scored four goals and passed off two assists to lead the University of Southern Maine to a 16-11 victory over the Western Connecticut State University in women’s lacrosse action.

For the Huskies (3-3), Jenn Landez had three goals while Caitlin Albert and freshman Jessica Knight each contributed two goals and two assists. The Colonials (1-6) had five players tally two goals apiece.

Bates 10, Connecticut College 9

LEWISTON – Bates College built a 9-3 lead by halftime and held off a second-half rally to defeat Connecticut College 10-9 in a NESCAC women’s lacrosse contest on Saturday.

Molly Wagner scored four goals for the Bobcats (6-4) who earned their first conference win. Goalkeeper Katie Nickerson made 14 saves in goal for Bates.

Junior Sarah Miner scored twice and added two assists for the Camels (1-6) while Jenna Ross made 15 saves.

Trinity 8, Bowdoin 6

HARTFORD – Trinity’s C.J. Yanofsky had two goals and two assists to lead Trinity to an 8-6 victory over the Bowdoin College Polar Bears.

Bowdoin goalie Stephanie Collins-Finn finished with 13 total saves. Lauren Malinowski and Carrie Disa each scored twice for the Bantams (6-2). Taylor White and junior midfielder Lyndsey Colburn each notched a pair of goals for Bowdoin (5-4).

Men’s lacrosse

Western Connecticut 21, USM 3

DANBURY, Conn. – Freshman Adam Lanehart scored a hat trick before the close of the first quarter, then went on to score a total of five goals to lift Western Connecticut State University to a 21-4 victory over the University of Southern Maine.

A. J. Barbieri added three goals and two assists while Ron Pac chipped in a trio of goals and an assist for WCSU (6-4).

Lee Gauthier led Southern Maine with two goals

Bates 6, Connecticut College 4

LEWISTON – Bates College earned its first NESCAC victory of the season with a 6-4 decision over Connecticut College.

Justin Simon scored three goals, all in the first half, as the Bobcats (4-2) took a 4-2 lead at halftime and held off the Camels (0-8) in the second half.

Matt Erisman added two goals and Amadi Cisse had three assists for Bates. Peter Boston made 11 saves to highlight a superb defensive effort for the Bobcats.

Baseball

Trinity sweeps Bates

HARTFORD – Tim Kiely tossed four innings and allowed four hits and one run with four strikeouts and zero walks in the first game and Sean Killeen went 3-for-6 with two runs, a homer, and six RBIs to lead Trinity College to a doubleheader sweep against Bates College, 7-2 and 13-9, in NESCAC baseball action.

Jon Rappaport pitched four innings in relief to earn the win in the second game for Trinity (17-3). Bates falls to 2-11.

Bowdoin sweeps Colby

BRUNSWICK – Ryan Turgeon went six innings in the nightcap to improve his record to 3-0 to help Bowdoin sweep a doubleheader from Colby, 5-2 and 11-1.

Pat Duchette, Joe Berte and Jon Koperniak had to hits each in the opener. Reid Auger led the offense in Game 2 with four hits and two RBIs. Nick Lawler added two hits for Bowdoin.

Stony Brook sweeps Maine

STONY BROOK, N.Y. – Stony Brook battered Maine pitching for 24 hits, including 10 doubles, to sweep the Black Bears 7-2 and 12-3.

Maine (5-18), winless in conference play, hurt itself by committing six errors in the two games.

E. Conn. sweeps USM

MANSFIELD, Conn. – Eastern Connecticut used scoring uprisings in the seventh inning of both games two sweep a pair from Southern Maine, 6-2 and 5-1.

The Warriors (13-6) broke open the opener by scoring three runs with two outs in the seventh off of three USM pitchers. An error started the damage in the nightcap. A double, single, squeeze bunt and a triple produced four runs that snapped a 1-1 deadlock. Ryan Bourque and Max Arsenault hit home runs for USM (9-6).

Softball

Bates, Trinity split

HARTFORD – Kristin Masino recovered from a short outing in the first game in the circle to finish with a complete game victory in the second and help Bates salvage a split with Trinity in NESCAC softball action.

Stacy Hills and Jessica Tait combined to go 7-for-12 with seven runs scored and eight RBI, leading Trinity (13-3) to a 17-4 win in the first game Bates (4-7) scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to steal the second game, 4-3.

Katie Franklin singled home the game-tying and game-winning runs with two outs.


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