Weekend colleges: Maine powers past UMass with six-goal second period

Last modified: Tuesday, October 29, 2013

The University of Massachusetts hockey team led Maine by a goal after the first period in Orono, Maine, Saturday.

Six second-period goals later and the Black Bears were skating away with an 8-4 victory.

Michael Pereira and Troy Power each had two goals for the Minutemen (2-4-0).

Steven Iacobellis and Joel Hanley each had two assists.

Goaltender Alex Wakaluk started, allowed six goals and made 17 saves.

Steven Mastalerz made seven saves in relief.


Amherst 17, Tufts 7 — Phillip Nwosu kicked a 33-yard field goal in the third quarter and quarterback Max Lippe added a 1-yard touchdown run in the fourth as the Lord Jeffs (5-1) won on the road Saturday.

Nick Kelly had 97 yards rushing on 21 carries, while Lippe was 16 for 30 for 196 yards with two interceptions.

Gene Garay had eight receptions for 63 yards in the win.

Women’s soccer

UMass 0, Richmond 0 — Danielle Kriscenski made five saves but the Minutewomen (6-8-3, 2-3-2 Atlantic 10) settled for the point on the road Sunday.

Elms 11, Wheelock 0 — Victoria Cebula (Granby) had a goal and an assist, while Hannah Spring (South Hadley) and Carmen Marino (Granby) each had one assist as the Blazers cruised Saturday.

Wellesley 1, Smith College 0 — Alanna Lynch made five saves but the Pioneers (5-8-2, 3-4-1 NEWMAC) fell on the road Saturday.

Men’s soccer

UMass 2, George Washington 1 — Matt Keys and Connor DeVivo each scored, while Nick Ruiz made two saves for the Minutemen (2-11-1, 2-3 A-10) Sunday.

Amherst 1, Western New England 0 — Nico Pascual-Leone scored as the No. 2-ranked Lord Jeffs (11-0-2) won in Springfield Saturday.

Field hockey

UMass 3, VCU 1 — Hannah Prince, Molly MacDonnell (assist) and Izzie Delario (assist) each scored as the Minutewomen (14-4, 5-0 Atlantic 10) won at home Sunday.

UMass can clinch at least a share of the conference title with a win at Lock Haven Friday.

Wheaton 2, WPI 1 — Senior Ellie Massengill (Amherst) made eight saves on senior night as the Lyons (5-11, 1-6 NEWMAC) won in Norton Saturday.

Mount Holyoke 6, MIT 2 — Diana Banmann had three goals and Charlote Wagner (goal) had three assists as the Lyons (14-1, 6-1 NEWMAC) won in Cambridge Saturday.

Springfield 10, Smith College 3 — Allie Stein scored twice, while Elsie Odhiambo added one goal but the Pioneers (10-6, 2-5 NEWMAC) fell on the road Saturday.

Men’s golf

Zach Garbacik (South Hadley) was tied for fourth with an even-par 72 after the first round of the two-round New England Intercollegiate Golf Association Championship, Sunday at The Captains Course in Brewster.

The Bryant University senior was two shots back of the lead.

Women’s volleyball

Middlebury 3, Amherst 2; Amherst 3, MIT 0 — Nicole Carter had a combined 69 assists as the Lord Jeffs (18-6) split at the Hall of Fame Tournament Saturday.

Smith College 3, Westfield State 1; Smith College 3, Brandeis 1 — Bethany Ashworth had a combined 68 assists, including the 1,000th of her career, as the Pioneers (19-7) won twice Saturday in the Hall of Fame Tournament.

Bridgewater 3, Mount Holyoke 1; Colby 3, Mount Holyoke 1 — Natalie Lyon had a combined 47 assists but the Lyons (10-16) fell twice in the Hall of Fame Tournament Saturday.

Women’s crew

Seven Sisters Championships — The Smith College varsity 8 placed first at the Hines Rowing Center on the Schuykill River (Pa.) Sunday.

Praatika Prasad, Piper Hayden, Emma Carlisle-Reske, Emma Doeblin, Helen Smith, Riana Hull, Liz Sukhinenko, Missy Kubik and Theresa Meyer finished in 17:28.

Wellesley won with 32 points. Mount Holyoke was second with 30. Smith was fourth with 20.

Head of the Fish — The Minutewomen took eight firsts and three seconds in Saratoga, N.Y., Saturday.


UMass Horse Show — Mount Holyoke placed first with 39 points at Hadley Farm on Saturday.

UMass was second with 34, followed by Smith College (fifth) and Amherst College (sixth).


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