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.