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Hawkins running well at URI

Milford’s Courtney Hawkins is having a solid senior campaign for the University of Rhode Island cross country team.

Her performance was highlighted by a 16th-place (18:53) run at the Shawn M. Nassaney Invitational hosted by Bryant University on Sept. 10.

The former Spartan also finished of 29th (18:22.69) in a field of 86 runners at Brown University’s Rothen­berg Run held in Warwick’s Goddard State Park on Oct. 14; and a 38th-place run (10:49.3) on the 3K course at the CCSU Mini Meet in New Britain, Conn., on Oct. 21.

Carroll helps PSU hockey

Amherst native Quinn Carroll supplied the game-winning assist in overtime to lift the Plymouth State University men’s hockey team to a 6-5 triumph over Salem State on Saturday.

Carroll sent a diagonal pass from the right side towards the net, and Tim Larocque deflected the puck through the legs of the Salem goaltender for the game-winner.

The win improved the Panthers to 3-2 overall and 2-0 in MASCAC play.

Knight tosses 2 TDs for UNH

Amherst native Trevor Knight passed for 176 yards and a pair of touchdowns, but it was not enough and the No. 21 University of New Hampshire football team lost to the University at Albany, 36-25, in front of 7,012 fans at Wildcat Stadium on Saturday.

Ford breaks own punt record

Amherst native and Bentley University senior Tyler Ford averaged a school-record 55.6 yards for five punts – breaking his own school single-game record by more than 5 yards – during a 38-21 loss to Stonehill College. He finished the season with a 45.1 average and his career at 41.7, both school and Northeast-10 records.

Bentley finished at 5-6 overall for the third consecu­tive season.

Milford High School vacancies

Milford High School is seeking coaches for alpine ski and freshman boys basketball. Interested appli­cants should contact Milford athletic director Marc Maurais at Mmaurais@sau40.com for more informa­tion.