Bates College senior Elise Lambert placed third in the 800-meter run at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field championships Saturday in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Submitted photo

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Bates College senior Elise Lambert finished third in the women’s 800-meter run final at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field championships on Saturday.

Lambert crossed the line in 2:12.56, behind only Messiah’s Esther Seeland and Washington University’s Emma Kelley. Seeland set a new championship record with her winning time of 2:05.75.

Earlier in the day, Auburn native Olivia Jalbert placed 16th in the high jump while competing for University of Southern Maine. The Edward Little grad cleared 1.56 meters on her first attempt to join three other competitors at that mark. Jalbert entered the competition seeded 20th.

JUNIOR NATIONALS: Ellis Slover of Edward Little helped his mixed team to a seventh-place finish in the under-16 4×3-kilometer relay at the 2022 U.S. Junior National Cross-Country Ski Championships in Golden Valley, Minnesota, on Saturday.

Slover, skiing the opening leg with his New England-based team, completed his lap in 7:40.2 and his team’s combined time was 32:28.3 — just over 60 seconds behind the top-ranked New England team that won the race. Slover’s foursome was the second-ranked New England team.

In the u18 race, Emma Charles from Mt. Blue was the anchor leg on the ninth-place finishing team. Charles’ foursome included Gould Academy competitor Nate Livingood skiing the anchor leg for the third-ranked New England team. Livingood skied his lap in 7:10.8 and Charles trekked the course in 8:34.8 to finish the four-member run in 31:26.4. The top-ranked New England team won the u18 race in a time of 29:33.3.


Slover and Charles’ Quarry Road Ski Club teammate, Caden Cote of Messalonskee, skied with the fourth-ranked New England team, which finished 16th in the u18 race.

SOUTHERN MAINE 15, HUSSON 3: Rachel Shanks had five goals and two assists as the Huskies (3-2) handled the Eagles (0-2) in Gorham.

Kiaya Gatchell had three goals and an assist for USM. Kate Colvin, Jennifer Darasz and Evelyn Hinkley each scored twice. Lewiston grad Cece Racine made one save during her time in goal after getting the start.

Devyn Veits had two goals for Husson. Lewiston grad Emma Begin and Emily Godfrey combined for 12 saves, with Begin making eight.

HAMILTON 9, BOWDOIN 8: Olivia Seymour scored with 9:17 left to lift the Continentals (2-0, 2-0 NESCAC) to a win over the Polar Bears (1-2, 0-2) in Brunswick.

Bowdoin rallied from two down to tie the game with a goal by Colleen McAloon in the third and Sophia Sudano in the fourth.


Lauren Hamilton, Clarissa Hurley and Seymour all had two goals for Hamilton. Fiona Bundy, Lauren Burke and Sudano each scored twice for Bowdoin.

MASS BOSTON 19, U. of NEW ENGLAND 7: Darragh Fahey had five goals and an assist as the Beacons (4-0) beat the Nor’easters (3-4) in Boston.

Gavid Admirand and Greg Wolff each added three goals and an assist for UMass Boston.

Colin Watt had two goals and an assist, while Alden Balboni added a goal and two assists for UNE.

UNE 3, PLYMOUTH ST. 2, 2OT: Austin Morgan’s goal 4:10 into the second overtime gave the University of New England a 3-2 comeback victory over Plymouth State in the first round of the NCAA Division III men’s hockey tournament Saturday night in Biddeford.

Morgan got control of the puck just inside his own blue line, got around a defenseman as he entered the offensive zone and sent a backhander past Plymouth State goalie Kalle Andersson, who finished with 44 saves.


UNE (22-3-1) advances to play at Utica in the quarterfinals next Saturday. It was a school-record 12th straight win for the Nor’easters, who also set a program record for victories in a season.

UNE fell behind 2-0 in the first period. Aaron Aragon started the comeback with a power-play goal early in the second, and Collin Heinold tied it 7:30 into the third.

Lewiston grad and former Twin City Thunder player Jeromey Rancourt didn’t record a point for Plymouth State, but the forward did take three shots (two on goal), blocked a shot and won 13 of 22 faceoffs.

PLATTSBURGH 3, COLBY 2, OT: Annie Katonka scored in overtime as the Cardinals (25-2-1) eliminated the Mules (16-6-1) in the first round of the NCAA Division III tournament in Plattsburgh, New York.

Katonka gave Plattsburgh a 1-0 lead in the first period and Sara Krauseneck made it 2-0 in the second. Meg Rittenhouse scored on the power play to get Colby within one with 1:51 left in the second, then Lexi Cafiero tied it 7:43 into the third.

Chloe Beaubien stopped 28 shots for Plattsburgh, which advances to the semifinals to Gustavus Adolphus. Nina Prunster had 47 saves for Colby.

NEW MEXICO 10, MAINE 2: The Lobos (18-6) scored six runs in the sixth inning to pull away and beat the Black Bears (2-10) in St. George, Utah.

Andrea Howard had two hits, scored twice and drove in a run for New Mexico. Peyton Robinson had four hits.

Kyrah Dailey had a double and drove in a pair of runs for Maine.

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