WATERVILLE, Maine -- Colby College goalkeeper Sam Rizzo kept her team in the game until the final minutes, but Hamilton College scored with 4:52 to play and held on for a 1-0 NESCAC women's soccer victory Saturday.
The Mules (6-8 overall, 1-8 NESCAC) needed a victory to stay in the hunt for a league playoff berth. Colby will finish the season Tuesday at home against Bates College at 3 p.m. Hamilton moved to 4-7-3 overall and 2-7-1 in the league.
Rizzo made seven of her 12 saves in the second half. The Continentals had a 26-6 shot advantage a 5-3 margin in corner kicks.
Van Leesten had three of Colby's six shots and Emily Martin had two.
Emily Dumont recorded three saves for Hamilton.