Weekend colleges: No. 14 UMass field hockey breaks away from No. 18 Boston College
The 14th-ranked University of Massachusetts field hockey team scored two late goals to pull away from No. 18 Boston College and win 4-2 Sunday at Garber Field.
Molly MacDonnell and Brooke Sabia scored second-half goals to break the tie for the Minutewomen (5-0).
Sabia and Lindsay Bowman each scored to give UMass a 2-0 lead in the first half.
Sam Carlino made nine saves in the win.
Mount Holyoke 3, Rensselaer 2 — Diana Banmann scored the game-winner at the 45:35 mark as the Lyons (3-0) remained undefeated with the win at home Saturday.
Smith 3, Vassar 2 (OT) — Allie Stein scored the game-tying goal with three seconds remaining and then registered the game winner in overtime as the Pioneer improved to 3-0 for the first time since 1993.
Middlebury 4, Amherst 3 — Madeline Tank scored twice and Annika Nygren added one goal but the Lord Jeffs (0-1) dropped their opener Saturday.
UMass 1, New Hampshire 0 — Brittany Moore scored and Danielle Kriscenski made five saves as the Minutewomen (1-3-1) won on the road Sunday.
Smith 3, Maine Farmington 0 — Jordan Houston had a goal and an assist for the Pioneers (2-0) in the win at home Saturday.
Colby-Sawyer 3, Mount Holyoke 0 — Zoe Marshall made eight saves for the Lyons (2-1) in their loss at home Saturday.
Amherst 1, Middlebury 0 (OT) — Megan Kim scored in the extra session as the Lord Jeffs (1-0) won their opener Saturday.
Vermont 3, UMass 2 — Josh Schwartz and Mark Morris each scored but the Minutemen (0-3-1) fell on the road Sunday.
Amherst 2, Middlebury 1 (OT) — Nico Pascual-Leone scored in overtime and Greg Singer also tallied as the Lord Jeffs (2-0) won Saturday.
Amherst 3, Simmons 0; Amherst 3, Rivier 0; Springfield 3, Amherst 0 — Coach Sue Everden notched her 600th career win as the Lord Jeffs placed second at the Springfield Invitational Saturday.
Smith 3, Colby 1; Smith 3, Gordon 0 — Rosa Drummond had a combined 24 kills, seven aces and 12 solo blocks as the Pioneers improved to 4-0 for the first time since 2004 with a pair of wins Saturday in Waterville, Maine.
Mount Holyoke 3 Mitchell 0; Mount Holyoke 3, Saint Joseph 1 — Emma Sweeting recorded a combined 19 kills as the Lyons (5-0) won a pair of matches Saturday in West Hartford, Conn.
Women’s cross country
Smith College Invitational —Lexi Sinclair and Lizzy Briskin finished first and second, respectively, as Amherst College placed first Saturday in Northampton.
Amherst native Sarah Vannah finished 31st for runner-up Wellesley.
Dana Fry was 13th for Mount Holyoke.
Micaela Young and Katie Stephens finished 15th and 16th, respectively, for Smith, which placed fifth.
Trinity College Invitational — Chris Miele, of South Hadley, shot a 79 and tied for 10th for Elms College Saturday.
Wheaton 8, Mount Holyoke 1 — Eman Malik earned the lone victory at No. 5 singles for Lyons (2-2) at home Saturday.
Wellesley 9, Smith 0 — The Pioneers (0-1, 0-1 NEWMAC) were swept in their opener at home Saturday.