Ollie Ebert’s versatility leads Amherst College football to 2-0 start

Ollie Ebert threw for 210 yards and two touchdowns and added another 80 on the ground, as the Amherst College football team beat Colby 24-10 on Saturday in Waterville, Maine.

He connected with James O’Regan nine times for 129 yards and a score. Luke Mallette caught the other touchdown.

Louie Eckelkamp added 74 yards on the ground. Kellen FIeld rushed for a 13-yard score in the second quarter.

Joe Schiano led the Mammoths (2-0, 2-0 NESCAC) with nine tackles, while Joe Kelly forced a fumble and added a sack.

Men’s soccer

UMass Lowell 1, UMass 0 — Marvyn Dorchin made three saves, but the Minutemen fell at home Saturday. UMass (4-) didn’t put any shots on goal. Belchertown grad Evan Fournier came on as a substitute in the 86th minute.

Connecticut College 1, Amherst 1 — German Giammettei tied the game in the 88th minute Saturday for the Mammoths (5-0-1, 2-0-1 NESCAC). Bernie White made nine saves.

Northampton’s Anthony Aquadro, a Northfield Mount Hermon grad, put a shot on goal for the Camels. Hapmshire graduate Freddy Stokes played on the Central Connecticut back line.

Women’s soccer

Connecticut College 1, Amherst 0 — Antonia Tammaro made six saves, but the Mammoths (5-1, 2-1 NESCAC) couldn’t find the net Saturday.

South Hadley’s Alexa Blaney was part of the Camels’ rotation.

Emerson 8, Mount Holyoke 0 — Maria-Lucia Delgado made 13 saves Saturday. The Lyons (1-5-1, 0-1 NEWMAC) only put one shot on goal.

Smith 2, Wellesley 1 — Peyton McBride scored twice in a road win Saturday. Reilly Sullivan and Hannah Kelsey added assists for the Pioneers (4-3-1, 1-0 NEWMAC). Naomi Falkenberg had three saves, and Noemi Howland stopped three shots.

Richmond 2, UMass 1 — Lauren Bonavita put the Minutewomen ahead in the third minute Sunday from Melissa Kossler. UMass (3-3-2, 0-1 A-10) then allowed two unanswered goals in the second half.

Peyton Ryan saved two shots.

Amherst 8, New England College 0 — Isabel Stern (assist) and Cassie Chin each scored twice in a road win Sunday.

Sophia Fikke distributed three assists.

Erin McClave, Alexa Juarez, Maya Scholnick (assist) and Sarah Vierling also found the net for the Mammoths (5-1). Sasha Savitsky had an assist. Tammaro kept a clean sheet with two saves.

Stonehill 3, Le Moyne 1 — Belchertown grad Kayla Henry contributed an assist to a home win Saturday.

Field hockey

UMass 2, Saint Louis 0 — Bella Ianni scored twice Saturday. Georgie McTear and Emily Crawford added an assist each for the Minutewomen (3-4, 1-0 A-10). Marlise van Tonder made three saves.

Amherst 1, Connecticut College 0 — Natalie Hobbss cored the game-winner in the 27th minute Saturday. Emilie Flamme had eight saves for the Mammohts (4-2, 1-2 NESCAC).

Smith 7, Wheaton 0 — Grace Moorhead and Sammie Pavlov (assist) each had two goals Saturday.

Deerfield’s Anna Ballou, Victoria Mellow (assist) and Morgan Handwerger (assist) also scored for the Pioneers (2-5, 1-0 NEWMAC).

Neva Richardson, Bryn Murray and Jessica Jacinto each contributed an assist. Channy Cornell sopped 11 shots.

Clark 3, Mount Holyoke 1 — Kyle Brooks scored Saturday in a home loss for the Lyons (2-4, 0-1 NEWMAC).

Women’s volleyball

Amherst 3, Colby 0; Endicott 3, Amherst 2 — Frontier Regional grad Remi Quesnelle fired 11 kills, as the Gulls handed the Mammoths their first loss of the season 22-25, 10-25, 25-20, 25-22, 15-5 on Saturday. Emily Kolsky and Jamaie Dailey had 16 kills each for Amherst (7-1, 1-0 NESCAC). Charlotte Duran distributed 42 assists. Candace Chung made 28 digs.

Daley and Sophie Launsbach each had 13 kills in a 25-17, 25-8, 25-11 victory over Colby. Duran added 34 assists. Skyleur Savage made 11 digs.

Wellesley 3, Mount Holyoke 0 — Marianne Simon had seven kills in a 25-13, 25-13, 25-15 loss Saturday. Brayden Walden picked up seven digs for the Lyons (2-9).

MIT 3, Smith 0; Framingham State 3, Smith 2 — Ava Zollinger contributed 20 kills and four aces in a 17-25, 25-21, 22-25, 25-19, 15-11 loss Saturday.

The Pioneers (3-7) also fell 25-12, 25-11, 25-11 against MIT. Evi Evgeniou combined for 60 assists, and Jody Huang had 31 total digs.

Women’s cross country

UMass Dartmouth Invitational — Mount Holyoke finished second with 89 points Saturday. Holy Cross won with 35. Hannah Rieders paced the Lyons in fifth place, completing the five-kilometer course in 18 minutes, 28.19 seconds. Madeline Rieders was sixth (18:28.27).

Bowdoin Invitational — Frances Duncan paced Smith College on Saturday, finishing 11th (23:47) over six kilometers. The Pioneers were sixth as a team.

Men’s golf

Williams College Fall Invitational — Amherst College finished 14th in the two-day event fater shooting a combined 626. Babson won with 588 strokes. Nicholas Sullivan tied for 27th individually with a 9-over 151.

Women’s golf

Mount Holyoke College Invitational — Amherst College placed fourth as a team over the weekend, shooting a combined 637 shots at the Orchards. Williams won with a 599. Mount Holyoke placed 10th (695).

The Mammoths’ Morgan Yurosek tied for 13th with an 11-over 155.

Cortney Qiu led the Lyons tied for 44th (169).

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