Local College Roundup: CGA volleyball team wins twice

Worcester, Mass. - Kelsey DePorto had 32 kills as Coast Guard Academy won a pair of volleyball matches Saturday, including a 3-1 win over Clark in the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference.

The Bears (8-3, 1-1) beat Clark 18-25, 25-10, 28-26, 25-5 and then came back for a 25-22, 25-22, 14-25, 25-21 nonleague win over Keene State.

DePorto moved into sixth place on the Bears' all-time kills list with 1,079. Samantha Marmolejo added 29 digs for Coast Guard in the two matches while Maggie Hine had 53 assists.

In other games:

• Connecticut College went 3-0 over the weekend, beating Trinity 3-0 in a New England Small College Athletic Conference match and Johnson & Wales 3-1 Saturday after beating Wesleyan 3-1 in a NESCAC match Friday night.

Caroline Martin had 16 kills and Alex Mcdevitt had 13 kills and 18 digs for Conn (5-4, 2-0) against Trinity and Emily Arterbury had 23 assists and Martin had 10 kills against Johnson & Wales. Against Wesleyan, Chloe Ainley had 14 kills, Martin had 21 kills and 12 digs and Mcdevitt had nine kills and 20 digs.

Men's soccer

• Frank Williams scored on a pass from Zachary Simmons with 1:15 remaining in overtime to give Mitchell College a 2-1 victory over Daniel Webster in the New England Collegiate Conference open for both teams. Jason Kirby gave Mitchell a 1-0 lead in the 26th minute, but Daniel Webster tied the score seven minutes later. Ramazan Sinani made five saves in the win for Mitchell (2-5, 1-0). Daniel Webster is 3-4, 0-1.

• Conn College rallied for an early 2-0 deficit to pull out a 2-2 tie with Hamilton in the NESCAC. Trailing 2-0, Billy Hawkey scored in the 22nd minute for the Camels (2-1-2, 0-1-2) and Weller Hlinomaz scored the equalizer in the 64th minute.

• Andrew Gonzalez's goal 1:34 into the second overtime gave Babson a 1-0 victory over Coast Guard in the NEWMAC opener for both schools. Goalie Richie Burns made four saves for the Bears (3-2-1, 0-1), who were outshot by Babson 11-9.

• No. 12 UConn scored two goals for the virst time this season to upset No. 10 Saint Louis, 2-1, before 4,122 at Morrone Stadium. Cyle Larin and Ethan Decker scored goals for the Huskies (3-2-1). The Billikens are 4-2.

Women's soccer

• Brittany Samson's goal early in the second half broke a 1-1 tie and gave Springfield a 2-1 win over Coast Guard in the NEWMAC. Julia Munday scored the lone goal for the Bears (3-5, 0-1) and goalie Holly Moore made eight saves.

• Katie McBride scored two goals and Taylor Silva and Alexandra Mahar added one each, as Mitchell blanked Daniel Webster 4-0 in the NECC opener for both teams. The win was the first of the season for Mitchell (1-4, 1-0 NECC), which led 1-0 at halftime. Kaylee Woodford of Niantic made one save for the shutout. Daniel Webster is 0-7 overall, 0-1.

• Hamilton rallied from a 3-0 halftime deficit to tie Conn College 3-3 in the NESCAC. Annie Higgins, Abby Fagan and Rebecca Raymond scored first-half goals for the Camels (1-1-2, 0-1-2).

Field hockey

• Sophomore Jillian Dahrooge had two goals and an assist as Connecticut College beat Hamilton College 3-2 in a NESCAC game. Jen Morgan also scored, Becca Napolitano made three saves and Shaelin Gottlick and Bryn MacGillivray had assists for Conn (3-1, 1-1).

Men's cross country

• Senior All-American Mike LeDuc finished fourth, leading Connecticut College to a six-place finish at the Southern Maine Invitational. LeDuc ran the five-mile course in 25:21, Patrick Dermody was 20th (26:12) and Ben Bosworth was 38th (26:41) for the Camels.

Coast Guard finished 12th. Gary Ezzo was the Bears' top finisher, coming in 61st with a time of 27:07.51, followed by teammates Jonathan Lash (56th; 27:09.57) and Joe O'Connell (72nd; 27:12.92).

Women's cross country

• Connecticut College finished fifth at the Southern Maine Invitational. Kelsey McGinnis led Conn with an 11th-place finish in 18:33. Other Conn finishers included Ashley Curran (16th; 18:41) and Emily Winter (38th; 19:13).

Coast Guard was 12th, led by Beth Gollin's 54th-place finish (19:34.92).


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