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College Sports Roundup: Late goal lifts SNHU to men's soccer win
Sophomore Kenny Doublette scored with 2:16 remaining to lift No. 24 Southern New Hampshire University to a 2-1 Northeast-10 men’s win at Le Moyne College Saturday in Syracuse, N.Y.
It was the first win for SNHU (6-1) at Le Moyne since 1994. Le Moyne had tied the game in the 74th minute on a Casey Murphy goal.
Southern New Hampshire took a 1-0 lead at the 12:16 mark when freshman Jonathan Lupinelli headed home a cross from countrymate Mohamed Toufik for his first collegiate goal.
UMass 2, Dartmouth 0: Dartmouth (3-4-0) outshot host UMass-Amherst 18-9 but could not break through in action at Amherst, Mass. Saturday.
The loss halted Big Green leading scorer Alex Adelabu’s four-game scoring streak.
St. Anselm 2, St. Rose 1: Goals from Sean Smith (Hampstead) and Chad Dakin pushed the Hawks (3-3-1) to victory in Albany, N.Y.
St. Anselm scored at 41:42 when Smith pounced on a loose ball in the lower left side of the box and netted his third goal of the season for a 1-0 lead.
In the 70th minute, Dakin gathered up the rebound from a Bruno Dasilva shot and beat St. Rose goalkeeper James Taber. The Golden Knights scored at 72:39 to make it a tight game late.
Keene State 2, Southern Maine 1: Junior Brain Swindell’s goal 2:22 into the first overtime lifted KSC to victory in Keene.
It was the fifth win in six games for the Owls (6-2, 2-0 LEC). Southern Maine, which suffered its fifth straight loss, fell to 1-7. Trailing 1-0, KSC’s Preston Ingram knocked in a rebound shot to tie the game at 57:06.
Eastern Conn. 5, Plymouth State 3: Two late goals for ECSU broke a 3-3 tie in Little East Conference action in Mansfield, Conn.
PSU (2-7), which has lost five of its matches by one goal, fought back from one-goal holes three times in the game on scores from Parker Spear, Petro Masumbuko (Manchester) and Joss Knol.
Mitchell 2, Daniel Webster 1 (OT): Freshman Michael Gallimore netted the game-winning goal in the 109th minute.Daniel Webster (1-5-2 overall, 0-1-0 NECC) took an early lead when Joey Morgan (Windham) connected on the game’s first shot in the eighth minute.
Colby-Sawyer 3, Green Mountain 0: The Chargers improved to 2-4-1 overall and 1-0 in the NAC with a win in New London. Austin Hall, Chris DiCecca and Jon Mack scored for CSC.
So. Conn. St. 1, SNHU 0: Janie Jannitto scored with 10:03 remaining in regulation to lift Southern Connecticut State University to a 1-0 Northeast-10 women’s soccer win over No. 16 Southern New Hampshire University Saturday night at Larkin Field in Manchester.
SNHU (4-3-1 overall, 2-3-1 league) carried play for much of the contest, but Jannitto took a pass from Suzane Pires and her blast from 20 yards out curved inside the far left post for the game’s only goal.
Katelyn Fortier made three saves in the shutout, while Penmen keeper Maggie Weldon (Manchester) turned aside one shot.
Pace 2, St. Anselm 1: Senior Kaitlin Oldfield (Epping) scored a goal early in the game, but Pace netted the next two and held on to win 2-1 at Manchester Saturday.
St. Anselm (1-5-1) struck first at 10:07 when Maura Kelly sent a pass from the top of the box to Oldfield on the right and she fired the ball into the right side of the net past Pace goalkeeper Courtany Hagen.
The Hawks had a chance to tie late in the game at 77:30 when Alexa Lucci bombed a kick through the box and past multiple Pace defenders, but the ball hit the crossbar.
Keene State 3, Southern Maine 0: Junior Beverly Cole (Madbury) had a goal and an assist as visiting Keene State shut out USM in Gorham, Maine in Little East Conference action. The win was the second straight for the Owls, and improved their record to 3-5 overall.
Mitchell 7, Daniel Webster 0: Sophomore Alexandra Charles and senior Lauren Fritsch each scored a pair of goals to lead the Mariners in New London, Conn.
Colby-Sawyer 4, Green Mountain 0: The Chargers (6-1-1) scored four goals in the second half to win. Colleen Coburn scored two goals).
Dartmouth 3, Brown 2: The Big Green (3-4) battled back from deficits twice to earn a win in Hanover. Junior Sam Anderson’s deflection goal with 7:30 remaining in the second half was the game-winner.
Southern Conn. 5, Franklin Pierce 0: Junior forward Sarah Cebry scored all five goals as SCSU rolled in Rindge. Freshman goalkeeper Sarah Cote made eight saves in defeat for Franklin Pierce (2-6).
Castleton 4, Colby-Sawyer 1: Senior Kealy Chipman scored a pair of first half goals and added an assist to lead Castleton in New London. Colby-Sawyer (3-3) scored in the 62nd minute on a goal from sophomore Katharine Kessler (Newport).
Keene State 6, Southern Maine 0: Senior Kalin Billert (Center Conway) scored three goals, her third hat track of the season, to lead host KSC in a Little East Conference shutout win.
New England College 3, St. Joseph’s 2 (OT): The Pilgrims (3-6) won in overtime on a goal from sophomore Patricia Wright 5:31 into extra play.
Plymouth State 5, Westfield State 2: Junior midfielder Lauren Carroll (Rollinsford) scored three goals and senior forward Olivia Colborn (Lancaster) added two goals as PSU erupted for five first-half goals and held on for a 5-2 win in Little East Conference field hockey action in Westfield, Mass.
Carroll got the Panthers (5-2 overall, 3-0 conference) on the scoreboard 2:20 into the game following a penalty corner. Colburn followed with goals in the ninth and 16th minutes.
Colburn has a team-high seven goals this season while Carroll has six.
Plymouth State 9, Western Conn. 0: The PSU women’s tennis team got its record back to the .500 mark with a sweep at home in a Little East Conference match.
Senior Sara Burke, junior Molly Heartfield, freshmen Nitsa Ioannides and Andra Dion (Ashland) and juniors Jane Duggan and Chelsea Thibeault (Manchester) claimed wins for PSU (4-4).
Univ. of New Hampshire 3, Providence 0: Junior Morgan Thatcher led all players with 14 kills and added 14 digs for the double-double to lead UNH (8-8) in the America East opener. Set scores in the match were 25-23, 25-10 and 25-19.
Plymouth State 3, UMass-Dartmouth 0; Plymouth State 3, Maine-Farmington 0: The Panthers swept a pair of matches at home to improve to 5-8. Senior Casey Stoodley (Salem) led the way with 16 kills, 11 digs and three service aces against UMD.