Weekend colleges: Ferris sets goals mark for Minutewomen lacrosse

Last modified: Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Katie Ferris scored four goals to set a program record as the University of Massachusetts women’s lacrosse team opened its season with a 13-6 victory over Vanderbilt Sunday in Nashville.

Ferris, who also had four assists, now has 171 career goals. She already held the program points mark.

Sam Rush and Melissa Carelli each had a hat trick for No. 13 UMass (1-0).

Men’s lacrosse

UMass 6, Army 5 — Grant Whiteway and Nick Mariano each recorded a pair of goals as the Minutemen (1-0) opened the season with a win at West Point Satrurday.

Men’s basketball

Amherst 81, Wesleyan 56 — Aaron Toomey’s 24 points led the No. 9 Lord Jeffs (20-3, 8-1 NESCAC) to the home victory Saturday.

Worcester State 53, Salem State 50 — Brendan Rios of Easthampton had 10 points and five rebounds while Noris Cuevas-Nova of Amherst added four points to help the Lancers (8-12) to the home win.

Women’s basketball

St. Bonaventure 88, UMass 66 — Kim Pierre-Louis scored a career-high 26 points, but the Minutewomen (3-21, 0-10 A-10) fell at home Saturday.

Babson 64, Mount Holyoke 51 — Amber Legare scored 21 points and pulled down 18 rebounds, but the Lions (5-16, 2-14 NEWMAC) fell to their conference foe Saturday in South Hadley.

Smith 65, MIT 54 — Lauren Weston, Paulina Solis, and Jazmine Collins all scored in double figures as The Pioneers (12-10, 15-5 NEWMAC) moved into second place in the NEWMAC Saturday with the home win.

Amherst 51, Wesleyan 39 — The No. 13 Lord Jeffs (21-2, 8-1 NESCAC) held the Cardinals (12-9, 3-5 NESCAC) to just 23 percent shooting while Hanna Peterson’s 13 points powered the offense for the home victory on Saturday.

Men’s hockey

Amherst 5, Bowdoin 3 — Andrew Kurlandski tallied a goal an an assist as The Lord Jeffs(13-6-1, 11-3 NESCAC) used a three-goal first period for the win Saturday in Amherst.

UMass Lowell 5, UMass 3 — Linemates Micheal Pereira, Ray Pigozzi, and Adam Phillips all had multi-point nights, but the Minutemen (8-17-4, 4-9-3 Hockey East) fell to the No. 7 River Hawks (19-7-3, 9-4-3) at the Mullins Center Saturday night.

Women’s hockey

Amherst 2, Williams 2 (OT) — Eileen Harris scored with four seconds left in regulation to force overtime, where the Lord Jeffs (11-5-4, 7-2-3 NESCAC) tied the Ephs in Williamstown on Saturday.

Men’s indoor track

Lamont Gooden, Stephen Bigelow, and Zachg Hildenbrandt all earned first place finishes for UMass at the Giegengack Invitational in New Haven on Saturday.

Matt Melton finished second in the 500 meter dash for the Lord Jeffs Saturday at the Valentine Classic at Boston University.

Women’s indoor track

Lyons sophomore captian Camille Coklow won the 60 meter dash, while Pioneers runner Katie Hitchcock-Smith posted second in two events Saturday at the MIT Invitational in Cambridge.

Woman’s swimming & diving

Mount Holyoke 166, Smith College 133 — Cathleen Pruden posted four wins for the Lyons (6-3), while Olivia Bannon was twice victorious on her senior day for the Pioneers (4-3) Saturday at Smith College.

Women’s tennis

UMass 6, Long Island University 1 — The Minutewomen won two of three doubles and five of six singles matches as they were victorious in Amherst Sunday.

UMass 6, Bryant 1 — Jessica Podlofsky tied the UMass record with her 67th singles win Saturday in Amherst.