Maine women’s hockey team upsets Friars

Posted Jan. 03, 2011, at 9:36 p.m.
Last modified Jan. 03, 2011, at 10:41 p.m.

ORONO — Kayla Kaluzny and Brittany Dougherty scored first-period goals while Jennie Gallo scored in the third as the University of Maine women’s ice hockey team knocked off the No. 8 Providence College Friars 3-2 Monday at Alfond Arena.

It’s the first time the Black Bears have defeated Providence since Nov. 23, 2003.

Gallo scored a power-play goal 7:03 in the third off an assist from Myriam Croussette to give the 9-8-4 Black Bears a 3-1 advantage. Ashley Norum and Brianne Kilgour assisted Kaluzny’s goal.

Ashley Cottrell scored in the second off a Kate Bacon assist for 14-5-1 Providence. Corinne Buie scored 8:55 into the third to bring the Friars within a goal. Jennifer Friedman and Alyse Ruff assisted.

Brittany Ott turned away 14 of 16 shots for the Black Bears while Nina Riley made 27 saves off 30 shots for Providence.

Women’s basketball

Bowdoin 82, Clark 46

At Brunswick, Katie Bergeron tallied 15 points, seven steals and five assists in leading Bowdoin by Clark University in the Bowdoin Classic.

Nicole Coombes also scored 15 points for the Polar Bears. She added seven rebounds and four steals. Kaitlin Donahoe chipped in 10 points, five assists and three steals.

Megan Grondin led Clark with nine points while Kate Minister grabbed 10 rebounds.

Clark (2-9) 46

Reilly 3-0-7, Condon 2-2-6, Giedymin 1-0-2, Grondin 4-1-9, Colley 1-5-7, Pickens 1-0-3, Cohn 3-0-6, Aiken 3-0-6, Minister, Chambers, Haller, Redman, Fransen, Kennedy

Bowdoin (9-1) 82

Donahoe 4-2-10, Henrikson 2-3-7, Bergeron 7-0-15, Sweeney 3-2-8, Hackett 2-0-6, Piscina 3-0-7, Coombes 7-1-15, Gould 3-0-6, Sones 1-0-2, Prohl 3-0-6, Barry, Prue

3-pt. goals: Reilly, Pickens; Hackett 2, Bergeron, Piscina

Halftime: Bowdoin 45-26

St. Joe’s 58, Pomona-Pitzer 48

At Claremont, Calif., Saint Joseph’s College of Standish outscored Pomona-Pitzer 34-19 in the second half to earn a win in the last game of its West Coast road trip.

Megan McDevitt scored 16 points to pace the Monks. Lindsay Moore scored 10 points and Abby Young added eight points and 11 rebounds. Casey Drake had eight points and four steals and Mackenzie Dufour provided six assists.

Emily Van Gulik led the Sagehens with 16 points. Christina Sheckler added 15 points.

Saint Joseph’s (7-4) 58

Dufour 1-1-3, Drake 3-1-8, Young 3-2-8, Parent 2-1-5, Moore 4-2-10, McDevitt 5-2-16, Geel 3-2-8, Makkinje, Grigware, Lamb, Shufelt, Hendrix

Pomona-Pitzer (1-9) 48

Hashizume 1-2-4, Scheckler 4-6-15, Wise 1-2-4, Ho 1-2-4, Savant 2-1-5, Van Gulik 6-4-16, Gipson

3-pt. goals: McDevitt 4, Drake; Scheckler

Halftime: Pomona-Pitzer 29-24

Bates 57, UNE 56

At Lewiston, Annie Burns made two free throws with 2.8 seconds remaining to help Bates College rally past the University of New England at Biddeford.

Bates held the Nor’easters scoreless for the final 4:03 of the game, as the Bobcats crawled back from a nine-point deficit. The Bobcats trailed by 17 points at the 10 minute mark of the second half.

Christine McCall led Bates with 15 points and nine rebounds. Lauren Dobish netted 13 points and Burns had 10 assists.

Kelley Paradis scored 15 points for the Nor’easters. Carrie Bunnell had 13 points and Kari Pelletier added 10 points.

U-New England (6-5) 56

Paradis 6-1-15, Bunnell 4-4-13, Pelletier 4-0-10, RUssell 2-2-7, Mroz 1-2-4, Cianciolo 2-0-4, Suggs 1-1-3, Meszaros, Libby

Bates (9-2) 57

McCall 6-2-15, Dobish 5-0-13, Beaulieu 3-0-9, Flaherty 4-0-9, Igoe 1-1-3, Kelly 0-2-2, O’Connell 1-0-2, Hawkins 1-0-2, Burns 0-2-2

3-pt. goals: Pelletier 2, Paradis 2, Russell, Bunnell; Dobish 3, Beaulieu 3, Flaherty, McCall

Halftime: UNE 30-22

Men’s basketball

Bowdoin 78, Plymouth St. 70

At Plymouth, N.H., Bowdoin College of Brunswick used a 45-point second half to overcome a three-point halftime deficit to defeat Plymouth State College.

Will Hanley led the Polar Bears with 29 points, 10 rebounds and four blocked shots. Justin Nowell scored 13 points and Ryan O’Connell added 12 points.

Ryan Lambert scored 21 points to pace Plymouth State. Tom Dowd had 13 points.

Bowdoin (7-2) 78

Hanley 13-3-29, Staiger 1-6-8, DeFeo 2-1-6, Nowell 5-3-13, O’Connell 4-1-12, Mathias 2-2-6, Littles 1-0-2, Carter 1-0-2, Madlinger

Plymouth State (5-5) 70

Dowd 6-1-13, Stowell 1-0-2, Feehan 2-0-6, Lambert 9-1-21, Dempsey 1-0-3, Sabolis 3-1-9, Burt 2-2-7, Cressy 1-0-2, Chergey 2-2-7, Skevas

3-pt. goals: O’Connell 3, DeFeo; Feehan 2, Lambert 2, Sabolis 2, Dempsey, Burt, Chergey

Halftime: Plymouth State 36-33

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