LEWISTON — Cole Kennon threw five touchdown passes to lead Middlebury to a 40-28 victory over Bates in Division III college football action Saturday afternoon at Garcelon Field.

The Panthers improved to 5-1 in the New England Small College Athletic Conference with the victory.

Bobcats (2-4) quarterback Colton Bosselait completed 31 of 47 passes for 360 yards and four touchdowns — two to Mohamed Diawara and one each to Christian Olivieri and Jackson Hayes. Olivieri caught 17 passes for 177 yards.

SMCC 2, CMCC 1: The Seawolves defeated the Mustangs in a play-in game in the Yankee Small College Conference tournament in Auburn.

Central Maine jumped out to a 1-0 lead nearly eight minutes into the game when Natalie Tracy’s shot found the back of the net.

Southern Maine responded with two goals later in the first half. Paige St. Pierre scored in the 21st minute with Emilienne Biddings-Augustine picking up the assist. Desiree Veilleux scored in the final minute of the half for the game-winning goal.


Grayson Soldati only needed to make three saves for the Seawolves in the win while Emma Johnson stopped six shots in the loss.

Souther Maine will play Paul Smith’s College next Saturday in the semifinals.

BATES 1, CONNECTICUT COLLEGE 1: Mya Johnson scored 30 seconds into the game for Connecticut College (7-5-2, 3-4-2 NESCAC), and Abby Alter tied it for Bates (5-6-3, 1-5-3) with 16:54 remaining at New London, Connecticut.

UMF 1, THOMAS 1: The Beavers (4-5-3, 3-2-2) scored the go-ahead goal with less than five minutes to play but the Terriers (1-9-2, 0-5-1) tied it up in the final two minutes in Waterville.

Monmouth grad Audrey Fletcher scored on a penalty kick for University of Maine at Farmington with 4:35 left in the second half. Aminah Davis-Macias scored off an assist from Kelsey Currier with 1:38 left to tie it for Thomas College.

Oak Hill grad Paige Gonya made two saves for the Beavers, and Lauren Bartlett (four) and Isabelle Lang (three) combined to stop seven shots for the Terriers.


UMF 2, THOMAS 0: Lisbon graduate Jonah Sautter stopped six shots in a shutout for the Beavers (8-5-2) in a North Atlantic Conference win against the Terriers (6-6-4) in Waterville

Coleman Watson scored late in the first half and Zachary Chaisson provided the assist. Aric Belanger scored in the 60th minute.

CONNECTICUT COLLEGE 4, BATES 1: Augie Djerdjaj, Jack Marvel, Alessandro Horvath Diano and Gaven Vanden Berg scored as the Camels (7-4-3, 3-4-2 NESCAC) cruised past the Bobcats (5-5-4, 1-5-3) in New London, Connecticut.

Alec Szwarcewicz scored for Bates.

The No. 19 Bobcats (8-6, 4-5 NESCAC) got goals from Paige Cote, Ella Blum and Kami Lambert in a win over the Camels (4-10, 1-8) at New London, Connecticut.

Grace Biddle made seven saves for the shutout.


THOMAS 7, UMF 0: Former Mt. Blue standout Eva-Marie Stevens scored three times for the Terriers (6-8) in a victory against the Beavers (1-11) in Waterville.

Lauren Blood scored twice while Julia Reny and Kallee Turner; each had a goal. Elise Syphers only made one saves in 45 minutes of action and Asia Dube played 15 minutes and saw no shots.

Katelyn Rouleau and Alicia Bridges combined to make 10 saves for the Beavers.


MAINE 4, QUINNIPIAC 0: The Black Bears (2-2) got third-period goals from Cole Hanson, Ben Poisson, Matthew Fawcett and Nolan Renwick to upset the third-ranked Bobcats (2-1) in Orono.

Maine broke the game open with three goals in the final eight minutes. Victor Ostman earned the shutout, stopping 33 shots.


MAINE 1, NORTHEASTERN 0: Grace Heiting’s goal midway through the first period held up as the Black Bears (5-4, 3-1 Hockey East) upset the Huskies (7-1, 5-1) in Orono.

Jorden Mattison earned the shutout with 33 saves.

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