Sophomores Sean Tomaszewski and Matt Ward each scored twice, and senior Xavier Quinn of Rye added a goal and two assists, but the nationally ranked Saint Anselm College men’s lacrosse team lost at Bentley, 10-8, in a Northeast-10 Conference game on Saturday.

C.J. Hart came on in relief of starting goalie Nick Richard of Hampstead at the 24:54 mark and made nine saves for the Hawks (4-6, 3-5 NE-10). Bentley, led by a two-goal, two-assist performance from Alex Astarita, is now 8-2 overall, 6-2 in the conference.

Princeton 13, Dartmouth 4: Chris Brown had four goals for the Tigers (6-6, 1-3 Ivy League) in their win at Hanover.

George Christopher had a busy day in net, making 18 saves for Dartmouth (2-9, 0-4).

Women’s Lacrosse

Regis 13, Colby Sawyer 8: Sarah Morin of Pelham had a hat trick and an assist as the Chargers lost at Regis in Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) action on Saturday afternoon.

Keene’s Jess Tattersall added a pair of goals for Colby Sawyer (9-4, 7-3 GNAC), which also got six ground balls each from Sierra Schuster of Hopkinton and Jaime Wood. Goalie Kailyn Lapham finished with eight saves.

Regis (12-1, 9-0 GNAC) was led by Kerri Anselmo’s four goals and four assists.

Southern Maine 16, Keene State 13: Aliza Jordan led all players with five goals and three assists in USM’s win in Gorham, Maine.

Brigid Casey led KSC (4-6, 1-2 Little East Conference) with four goals and two assists, while Ali Daisy had a hat trick and an assist. Chelsea Lewis also had three goals.

Hala Van Nostrand had 12 saves in the win for USM (6-4, 3-0). Anna O’Brien and Joanna Steinhauer split netminding duties for the Owls, with five and four saves, respectively.

Assumption 19, Saint Anselm 10: Sophomore Annie Richards and freshmen Taylor Cobain and Jenna Balboni each had a hat trick for the Hawks in the loss.

Breda Holland of Londonderry had the other goal for St. A’s, (6-6, 4-5 Northeast 10 Conference), which got 13 saves from starting goalie Bailee Pudvar and three saves from Grace Young of Merrimack in relief.


Saint Anselm 2-2, Merrimack 1-3: The Hawks split a pair of one-run thrillers in a doubleheader at North Andover, Mass.

St. A’s head coach Jill Gagnon, a 2009 graduate of Merrimack, picked up her 150th career victory in game one, becoming the second head coach in program history to reach the marker.

In the opener with the game tied at one going into the eighth inning, some timely two-out hitting by Saint Anselm (25-8, 13-2 Northeast-10 Conference) was the difference. A double by Lauren Washburn scored Shannon Colson of Rochester from second base for what proved to be the game-winner. Morgan Perry went the distance, striking out seven, for her 13th win of the year.

In the second game, the Warriors got an impressive start from Melanie DeAlmeida, who went six innings and allowed just four hits and two runs. Merrimack earned a walk-off win with Abigail Amato driving in the game-winning run with two outs in the seventh.