UM posts upset as Phillips shuts out Terriers

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – Marie-Andree Canuel and Kim Stephenson scored on penalty kicks after neither team scored through two overtimes to lift No. 3 University of Maine over No. 2 Boston University 1-0 in the America East soccer semifinals Sunday. Maine will play No. 1…
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WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – Marie-Andree Canuel and Kim Stephenson scored on penalty kicks after neither team scored through two overtimes to lift No. 3 University of Maine over No. 2 Boston University 1-0 in the America East soccer semifinals Sunday.

Maine will play No. 1 Hartford in the championship game on Saturday at 2 p.m. Hartford defeated No. 5 New Hampshire 2-1.

Jasmine Phillips stopped all 10 shots for the 14-3-2 Black Bears who advance to the championship game for the fourth-straight year.

Stephanie Dreyer stopped one of two shots for 13-3-3 Boston University.

Western Connecticut 2, USM 0

At Danbury, Conn., Kim Crayco and Catherine Nathans scored to lead Western Connecticut State University to victory over the University of Southern Maine on Saturday.

Jessica Gomes provided an assist for the 17-1-1 Colonials. Jenna Cappellieri and Ashley Griffin combined for three saves on six shots.

Meghan Ibar and Cyndi Michaels combined to stop 10 of 20 shots for the 5-12 Huskies.

Husson 5, Bay Path 0

At Bangor, Shelby Pickering scored three goals to lead No. 2 Husson College to victory over No. 7 Bay Path College in the North Atlantic Conference Tournament on Sunday.

Husson advances to the semifinals to host Mount Ida College on Wednesday at 2 p.m.

Samantha Homer scored a goal and provided an assist for the 15-3-1 Eagles. Kaylin Caron scored a first-half goal off of a Danielle Lorusso corner kick. Katie Nickerson and Laurie Melen each provided two assists. Leah Drew blocked all three shots.

Samantha Duffy made 12 saves on 17 shots for 9-7-1 Bay Path.

Colby 2, Williams 1

At Williamstown, Mass., Laura Williamson scored an unassisted goal at 66:07 to break the 1-1 tie and lead No. 5 Colby College past No. 4 Williams College in the NESCAC Quarterfinals.

Colby will played No. 3 Middlebury College in a semifinal game on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Amherst College.

Meggie Herlihy scored her third goal of the season in the first half for 9-2-3 Colby. Liza Benson stopped five of 26 shots.

Jessie Freeman scored on a Brianna Wolfson assist at 38:30 for 8-3-3 Williams. Sarah Ginsberg stopped one of five shots.

UM-Fort Kent 4, UM-Machias 0

At Randolf, Vt., Jodyann Blake scored all four goals as No. 1 University of Maine at Fort Kent defeated No. 2 University of Maine at Machias in the Sunrise Conference Championship on Sunday.

Stephanie Schofield and Maria Williams provided assists for 17-0 UM-Fort Kent. Heather Hartman stopped three of four shots.

Alisha Schmidt made 16 saves on 20 shots for 6-12 UM-Machias.

Field Hockey

Boston University 3, Maine 0

At Cambridge, Mass., Amy Seaman scored twice to lead Boston University to the win over the University of Maine on Saturday.

Sarah Shute added a goal for the 12-6 Terriers and Erin Calamari had an assist. Erin Prediger stopped the only shot she saw.

Rebecca Giroux made six saves on nine shots for the 7-10 Black Bears.

Simmons 2, Husson 1

At Bangor, Emily Sypher scored on a Katie James assist with under four minutes remaining in regulation to lead No. 6 Simmons College to the upset win over No. 3 Husson College in the North Atlantic Conference Quarterfinals on Sunday.

Emily Webb scored at 10 minutes into the game for 8-11 Simmons. Becky Slatkin stopped five of six shots.

Karole Anne Emery scored on a Elisha Dorso corner kick at 43:32 for 8-7 Husson. Kelly Bocchino stopped three of five shots.

UM-Farmington 6, Elms 0

At Farmington, six players scored to give No. 1 University of Maine at Farmington the victory over No. 8 Elms College in the North Atlantic Conference quarterfinals on Saturday.

UM-Farmington will played fourth-seeded Castleton State in the semifinals.

Amanda Pullen, Kristin Chambers, Katie Gorham, Elyse Cole, Amanda Fortin, and Ashley Wentworth scored for the Beavers. Andrea Tyler provided three assists as Kaeleigh Barker didn’t face a shot for her 11th shutout.

Bates 3, Colby 2 (OT)

At Lewiston, Samantha Rothkopf scored on Erin Chandler and Caitlin Tamposi assists at 71:04 in overtime to lead Bates College to victory over Colby College on Saturday.

Chandler scored two earlier goals for 6-8 Bates. Carolyn King and Rothkopf provided assists. Sarah Sprague made three saves on 16 shots.

Madison Gregor scored a goal and assisted the other for 4-10 Colby. Ashley Wagner scored a the 11 minute mark. Jamie Enos blocked four of 12 shots.


Maine 3, Hartford 1

At West Hartford, Conn., Lindsay Allman had 12 digs and 10 kills to help lift the University of Maine over Hartford on Sunday, 30-18, 27-30, 30-21, 30-15.

Shelly Seipp had 47 set assists for the 6-16 Black Bears. Jody Connacher had 15 digs as Jessica Wolfenden and Laura Goettsch both had 15 kills.

Jennifer Monroy paced 8-16 Hartford with 17 kills and Lauren Flores added 13 digs.

Men’s soccer

UM-Farmington 1, Johnson 0

At Farmington, senior Nate Ghelli scored at 53:22 to lead No. 3 University of Maine-Farmington to victory over No. 6 Johnson State (Vt.) in the North Atlantic Conference quarterfinals on Saturday.

Brian Lemont faced 13 shots for UM-Farmington.

Andy Lane faced nine shots for Johnson State.

Bates 2, Colby 2

At Lewiston, with the game tied at 2-2, the officials called the game after 80 minutes due to an unplayable field on Saturday.

Patrick Grater scored an unassisted goal at 58:30 to the tie game at 2-2 for 7-5-2 Bates. Patrick King scored his first collegiate goal in the first half off Duane Pelz and Grater assists.

Bates earned the sixth seed in the NESCAC Championship with a 3-4-2 conference record. Colby of Waterville ends its season with a 2-5-2 conference record.

Will Kinder and Jamie Waters scored unassisted goals in the second half for 6-5-3 Colby.

So. Maine 3, W. Connecticut 1

At Yarmouth, Sinisa Bajic scored two goals to lead the University of Southern Maine past Western Connecticut State at Yarmouth High School on Saturday.

Golf Pengthong scored a second-half goal for the 10-9 Huskies of Gorham and Adam Bial provided two assists. Chris Willard stopped eight of 22 shots.

Shane Edgley scored an unassisted goal at 74:28 for 7-8-2 Western Connecticut. Daniel Michalowski made one save on nine shots.

UMFK wins Sunrise, NAIA titles

At Randolph Center, Vt., the University of Maine-Fort Kent captured the Sunrise Conference and NAIA Region X championships over the weekend at Vermont Technical College.

The Bengals downed Paul Smith’s College (N.Y.) 4-2 in Saturday’s Sunrise semifinal, then beat UMaine-Machias 6-1 in Sunday’s title contest.

On Saturday, Dwayne Smith scored three goals and assisted on a fourth to power 13-2 UMFK to victory.

Emlyn Jacoby posted a goal and an assist for the Bengals, while Andy Martin also had an assist. Derrick Plourde made two saves on four shots.

Alex Kerr scored one goal for the 4-13-1 Bobcats and assisted on Jameson Maher’s goal. Paul Dudec made 19 saves on 25 shots.

In Sunday’s game, Martin scored three goals to power UMFK to the titles.

Arnold Lewis scored two goals and Sean Platt posted a goal and an assist for the Bengals. Smith assisted on three goals and Jacoby added one assist. Plourde made one save on two shots.

Patrick Corliss scored an unassisted goal for the 7-10-1 Clippers. Kellen Shaver made 20 saves on 30 shots.

UM-Presque Isle 1, St. Joseph’s 0

At Presque Isle, Matt Petrie scored off a Travis Parent assist 24:11 into the first half to lift the University of Maine-Presque Isle over Saint Joseph’s College of Standish on Saturday.

With the win, the Owls claim the second seed in next weekend’s NCAA Division III Northeast Regional Championship at New London, Conn. where they will play third-seeded Saint Joseph’s.

Scott Clenchy stopped all nine shots for 9-5-1 UM-Presque Isle’s seventh shutout of the season.

Corey Smith made six saves on seven shots for the 8-10 Monks.

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