Boudreau helps Warriors to D-II semi
Amherst native Blake Boudreau won 15 of 18 faceoffs to help No. 3 Merrimack College defeat No. 2 Le Moyne 10-5 in the NCAA Division II quarterfinals Saturday at Ted Grant Field in Syracuse, N.Y.
Boudreau, a junior and Bishop Guertin graduate, has been a force for Merrimack (14-3), which snapped a seven-game losing streak against the Dolphins. This marks the third straight year that Merrimack has advanced to the tournament’s semifinal round.
The Warriors will play No. 1 Adelphi (15-3) in the semifinals at Garden City, N.Y., on Saturday at 1 p.m.
Kittredge boosts UNH at New Englands
Jacob Kittredge, an Amhrest native, and the 4Ã–800 relay group paced the University of New Hampshire men’s track & field team in the New England Outdoor Track & Field Championships last weekend at Williams College.
The relay team of freshman Matthew Adams, sophomore Brett Hoerner, senior Kittredge and sophomore William Ulrich raced to a third-place finish in a time of 7 minutes, 36.58 seconds.
Breakers settle for draw at Chicago
The Boston Breakers settled for a 1-1 draw against Chicago in a NWSL tilt Sunday night.
The Red Stars (2-2-1) elated the home crowd with a goal from Christen Press in the 89th minute to salvage a tie.
Boston (2-2-1) took a 1-0 lead in the 69th minute on a goal from Rose Lavelle on her 22nd birthday.
A week after receiving a career-high in minutes, Milford native Morgan Andrews did not see action for the second time in five games this season.
The Breakers are tied for fourth in the league at seven points.
Andrews and the Breakers will host Portland Thorns FC (2-1-2) on Friday night at Jordan Field. Kickoff is slated for 7 p.m.
Milford seeking field hockey coach
Milford High School is currently accepting applications for a Head Varsity Field Hockey Coach. All interested candidates should apply at http://www.milfordk12.org and click on Human Resources for an application. Please include letter of interest, resume, and three letters of reference.