Weekend college recaps: UMass men’s lacrosse too much for Hartford

Last modified: Monday, May 12, 2014
The 11th-ranked University of the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team used balanced scoring to beat Hartford Saturday.

Eight players scored as the Minutemen beat the Hawks 12-6 at Garber Field.

Nick Mariano had three goals and one assists, while Connor Mooney had two goals and four assists for UMass (7-2).

Grant Whiteway had two goals, while Grant Consoletti, Rob Lynott, Ryan Curley (assist), Andrew Sokol (assist) and Matt Whippen each had one goal.

Zach Oliveri made six saves, while Reed Goodhue did not face a shot in a couple minutes of relief of Oliveri.

Middlebury 8, Amherst 7 — Despite Quinn Maroney’s five assists and goal, the Lord Jeffs ( 6-2) saw their five-game winning streak came to an end Saturday in Vermont.

Womens Lacrosse

Amherst 11, Middlebury 10 — Elizabeth Ludlow netted the game winner, as the No. 8 Lord Jeffs (7-0, 4-0 NESCAC) defeated the third-ranked Panthers in Amherst Saturday.

Emerson 21, Smith College 11 — Jessica Lillquist and Jenny Estes scored four goals apiece, but the Pioneers (1-8, 0-2 NEWMAC) fell at home to the Lions.


Richmond 8, UMass 5 — The Minutemen (3-16, 2-4 A-10) gave up four runs in the bottom of the eighth and suffered a road loss at the hands of the Spiders (11-12, 4-2 A-10).

Mike Geannelis hit his first collegiate home run for UMass.


Amherst 13, Wesleyan 4 — Senior Arielle Doering allowed just five hits and three earned runs while pitching a complete game to leading the Lord Jeffs (11-2, 2-0 NESCAC West) to a road victory over the Cardinal (6-9, 0-2 NESCAC West) on Saturday. The second half of the doubleheader was postponed at the top of the 5th inning with Wesleyan up 7-6. The game will be completed on a later date.

Men’s Tennis

Amherst 9, Tufts 0 — The Jeffs (19-2) won their seventh consecutive dual match in a sweep over NESCAC rival Tufts in Medford on Saturday.

Women’s Tennis

Mount Holyoke 9, Colby-Sawyer 0 — The Lyons (7-7) dropped just six games total in a sweep of doubles en route to the win over the Chargers in South Hadley on Saturday.

Simmons 8, Smith College 1 — Margaret Anne Smith won her match at No. 5 singles but the Pioneers (3-12) fell at home to the Sharks on Saturday.