Tuesday’s local colleges: Amherst native Syry Mitchell scores game-winner for Mount Holyoke soccer
Syry Mitchell of Amherst scored the game-winning goal for the Mount Holyoke women’s soccer team in its 2-0 victory over Bay Path College in South Hadley.
Ashleigh Hartsock had the insurance tally for the Lyons (4-3). Kara Singleton picked up an assist, and Alyssa Tabrisky made one save.
Amherst 8, Springfield 2 — Madeline Tank scored a career-high four goals as the No. 14 Jeffs (3-2) rolled to the home victory.
Katie Paolano (assist), Ellie Andersen, Kerry Fusco and Sarah Culhane added a tally apiece for Amherst. Krista Zsitvay had three assists, while Annie Turnbull chipped in with one assist.
Rachel Tannenbaum made three saves for the Jeffs.
Mount Holyoke 1, Wesleyan 0 — Sophomore midfielder Julia Bell had the game’s lone tally as the No. 20 Lyons (8-0) remained perfect with the home win.
Liz DiCesare stopped seven shots in the victory for Mount Holyoke, which tied the program record for consecutive wins.
Coast Guard 3, Smith 2 — The Pioneers (8-2, 2-1 NEWMAC) rallied from two games down to force a fifth before losing, 25-18, 25-12, 26-24, 25-23, 15-11 at New London, Conn.
Rosa Drummond led Smith with 18 kills, while Paige Sarlandt had 12 kills and Mei-Li Smith added 10 kills and 15 digs. Julie Voorhees had a team-high 20 digs and Bethany Ashworth a team-best 41 assists and 11 digs.
MIT 3, Mount Holyoke 0 — Athena Donta of Hadley had 13 digs and a pair of aces for the Lyons (8-3, 0-3 NEWMAC), who were swept on the road, 25-23, 25-13, 25-22.
Senior Martina Kneifel paced Mount Holyoke with 21 digs and eight kills. Kaleen Iwema finished with 21 digs and five kills.
Worcester State 7, Salem State 2 — Hillary Gustafson of Belchertown dropped her No. 4 singles match 6-4, 6-4 in the loss for the Vikings (1-4, 0-1 Little East).
Mount Holyoke 9, Smith 0 — The Lyons (4-4, 2-3 NEWMAC) evened their record with a home sweep over the Pioneers (0-4, 0-4).