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UMass football loses at Old Dominion

Jeremy Cox ran for a career-high 162 yards and two touchdowns, leading Old Dominion to a 36-16 victory over the University of Massachusetts on Friday night in Norfolk, Va. The game was moved up from Saturday because of Hurricane Matthew.

Marquis Young had 153 yards and a touchdown for UMass (1-5), which couldn’t keep up after Andrew Ford’s 11-yard TD pass to Andy Isabella had made it 22-16.

ODU’s David Washington was 20 of 35 for 248 yards. He threw an 8-yard TD pass to Travis Fulgham in the first quarter, when the Monarchs (4-2) took a 10-0 lead.

Young got UMass on the board with his 12-yard run early in the second quarter, which capped a three-play, 75-yard drive. Young averaged 6.9 yards per carry.


Cox added his second score in the fourth quarter, and Ford was picked off twice to seal the Minutemen’s third straight loss.

New Hampshire 13, Elon 10 — Morgan Ellman kicked a 35-yard field with 2:09 remaining, lifting the Wildcats to a win in Elon, N.C., in a game that was moved up a day because of Hurricane Matthew.

UNH (4-2, 3-0 CAA) marched from its 20 to the Elon 18 on the back of Dalton Crossan after Elon’s John Gallagher missed a 27-yard field goal with 5:33 to play.

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The Associated Press will delay the release of its football poll until Monday so voters can take into account Sunday afternoon’s Georgia-South Carolina game that was moved back a day because of Hurricane Matthew.

Men’s hockey

Air Force 2, BC 1 — The fifth-ranked Eagles gave up two third-period goals in dropping their season opener at the Ice Breaker Tournament in Denver.

BC’s Austin Cangelosi scored on a penalty shot at 14:12 of the second period, but the Falcons pulled even 6:17 into the third and won it on Ben Kucera’s power-play goal at 11:38.


BC freshman goalie Joe Woll made 24 saves.

Northeastern 2, Quinnipiac 2 — Nolan Stevens’s goal with 53 seconds left in the third period pushed the 15th-ranked Huskies into a tie with the No. 2 Bobcats in the teams’ season opener in Hamden, Conn.

Dylan Sikura assisted on both NU goals.

UMass Lowell 4, Minnesota Duluth 4 — The No. 6 Bulldogs (2-0-1) and No. 8 River Hawks (0-0-1) skated to a draw at Tsongas Center.

Joe Gambardella had two of Lowell’s three second-period goals, and assisted on the River Hawks’ first strike 4:29 into the game.

Providence 4, Miami 3 — Brian Pinho’s shorthanded goal midway through the third period was the difference for the No. 10 Friars (1-0-0) at Schneider Arena.

UMass Amherst 3, Colorado College 0 — Ryan Wischow posted a 31-save shutout at Mullins Center as the teams kicked off their seasons.

Women’s hockey

BU 5, New Hampshire 1 — Samantha Sutherland had a pair of third-period goals for the No. 9 Terriers (2-0-0) at Walter Brown Arena.

Providence 7, RIT 0 — Ten players had at least 1 point for the Friars (1-3-0) in Rochester, N.Y. Cassidy MacPherson had two goals and an assist.