Feb. 28-March 1 Scores and Highlights

Posted March 02, 2009, at 10:11 p.m.

COLLEGE

MEN’S BASKETBALL

Saturday’s Results

Commonwealth Coast Conference Championship

U-New England 90, Colby-Sawyer 79

NESCAC Semifinal

Middlebury 76, Bowdoin 46

Sunrise Semifinals

UM-Fort Kent 77, UM-Machias 62

Fisher 97, College of St. Joseph (Vt.) 80

Sunday’s Results

Sunrise Championship

Fisher 67, UM-Fort Kent 54

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

Saturday’s Results

Little East Championship

Southern Maine 64, Eastern Connecticut 59

NAC Championship

Castleton State 63, Husson 57

NESCAC Semifinals

Bowdoin 74, Trinity 56

Sunrise Semifinals

UM-Fort Kent 73, Fisher 48

UM-Presque Isle 64, SUNY Canton 53

Sunday’s Results

NESCAC Championship

Bowdoin 49, Amherst 46

Sunrise Championship

UM-Fort Kent 64, UM-Presque Isle 32

MEN’S ICE HOCKEY

Saturday’s Results

New England College 4, Southern Maine 3 (OT)

Vermont 2, Maine 1

Williams 3, Bowdoin 2 (OT)

WOMEN’S ICE HOCKEY

Saturday’s Results

Colby 2, Bowdoin 1

Southern Maine 3, New England College 0

BASEBALL

Saturday’s Results

Delaware State 8-3, Maine 6-5

Sunday’s Cancellation

Maine at Delaware State

SOFTBALL

Saturday’s Results

Central Florida 5, Maine 0

Villanova 7, Maine 4

Sunday’s Results

Western Michigan 6, Maine 4

WOMEN’S TENNIS

Saturday’s Results

MIT 7, Bates 2

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COLLEGE

SOFTBALL

Maine drops three games

At Orlando, Fla., the University of Maine lost three games over the weekend. On Saturday, Villanova beat the Black Bears 7-4 and Central Florida shut them out 5-0. Western Michigan earned a 6-4 victory on Sunday. In Saturday’s first game, Caitlyn Delahaba pitched four innings allowing two hits with 10 strikeouts to lead Villanova. Ashley Waters had two hits and drove in three runs while Alexis Souhlaris hit a home run for the Black Bears. In Saturday’s second game, Breanne Javier hit a two-run home run to spark Central Florida. Kristen Calvetti, Courtney Gingrich and Souhlaris each had a single for Maine. In Sunday’s game, Meghan Thomas had two hits and two RBIs to propel Western Michigan. Souhlaris led Maine with a home run, a double and four RBIs. Cali Burnham, Waters and Calvetti had two hits apiece.

MEN’S BASKETBALL

Saint Joseph’s 74, Emmanuel 72

At the Alfond Center in Standish, Elbie Murphy scored on a back-door play with two seconds left in overtime Saturday, lifting the third-seeded Monks past No. 4 Emmanuel for the Great Northeast Athletic Conference championship. Saint Joseph’s earns the league’s automatic bid for the NCAA Division III tournament. Emmanuel’s Tyrone Buchanan scored at the buzzer in regulation to send the game into overtime after Saint Joseph’s had led for 39 minutes. Chris Davis paced the Monks with 16 points, while Ray Eatmon netted 13. Tyler Kelley and Alberto Rue added nine points each. It was the 100th career coaching victory for the Monks’ Rob Sanicola. Mike Jackson led the Saints with a game-high 17 points.

Middlebury 76, Bowdoin 46

At Middlebury, Vt., Ben Rudin scored 30 points as Middlebury College defeated Bowdoin College in the NESCAC semifinal game Saturday. Kyle Dudley scored 11 points for Middlebury. Mark Phillips scored 14 points and was the only Bowdoin player in double figures.

Fisher 67, UM-Fort Kent 54

At Concord, N.H., top-seeded Fisher College of Boston won the Sunrise Conference title with a 67-54 victory over No. 2 UMaine-Fort Kent.

UMFK 77, UM-Machias 62

At Concord, N.H., Brandon Fox scored 22 points and grabbed 12 rebounds Saturday to lead No. 2 UMaine-Fort Kent to a Sunrise Conference semifinal victory over No. 3 UMaine-Machias. Hamill Bassue posted 15 points and six rebounds for the Bengals, while Jimmy Lopez netted 13 points and Alan Campbell 11 points. Zach Armstrong paced the Clippers (19-6) with 17 points and six rebounds. Adam Mauro posted 12 points.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

UMFK wins Sunrise title

At Concord, N.H. on Sunday, Ashley Ames tallied 21 points, 11 rebounds and six blocked shots to power the University of Maine-Fort Kent by UMaine-Presque Isle 64-32 for the Sunrise Conference Championship. Kristin Violette scored 12 points while Talisha Herring added 11 points and seven assists for the Bengals. Emily Moore and Kathy Kilfoil paced UMPI with seven points each.

Bowdoin wins NESCAC title

At Brunswick, Caitlin Hynes had 13 points and nine rebounds Sunday as Bowdoin College defeated Amherst College 49-46 to win the NESCAC Championship. It’s the eighth conference title for Bowdoin. The Polar Bears topped Trinity College 74-56 in the semifinals Saturday. Bowdoin receives an automatic bid to the NCAA Division III tournament. In the championship game, Jill Henrikson scored 11 points for Bowdoin while Leah Rubega added 12 rebounds, nine points and three blocks. Jaclyn Daigneault led Amherst with 22 points and 14 assists. In the semifinal game, Rubega had 18 points to pace the Polar Bears. Hynes scored 12 points and Alexa Kaubris added 10 points. Claire Arnstein scored 15 points to lead Trinity. Christine Card added 12 points.

Southern Maine wins LEC title

At Willimantic, Conn., Stacey Kent scored 15 points Saturday as No. 3 University of Southern Maine of Gorham defeated top-seeded Eastern Connecticut State University to win the Little East Conference Championship. It is the 19th LEC title in 23 years for the Huskies, who earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Division III tournament. Kaylie DeMillo added 14 points and three steals for Southern Maine. Kristi Violette scored 12 points. Kate Brunet led ECSU with 15 points while Ashley McFetridge chipped in 10 points and 10 rebounds.

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