Husson rolls; Bird hits 1,000th

Posted Feb. 20, 2011, at 10:11 p.m.
Last modified Feb. 20, 2011, at 11:32 p.m.

BANGOR — Bethany Sevey scored 25 points, leading six Eagles in double figures, as Husson University defeated Thomas College of Waterville 109-77 in women’s basketball action Saturday at Newman Gym.

Junior Karin Bird of Lee earned her 1,000th collegiate point for the Terriers. She scored 26 points. Kellie Martel made 10 3-pointers to total 30 points.

The teams combined to make 30 of 63 3-point attempts.

Husson will host the NAC Final Four on Friday and Saturday at Newman Gymnasium. The Eagles await the winner of the UMaine-Farmington vs. Lyndon State game.

Thomas travels to Maine Maritime in a Tuesday quarterfinal.

Thomas (8-13)

Evans 5-0-10, Blakney 1-2-4, Thibodeau 0-3-3, Matchett 2-0-4, Sheeran, Allen, Hutchins, Bird 8-7-26, Martel 10-0-30

Husson (13-11)

Lincoln 6-0-16, Butterfield 3-0-9, Sevey 9-0-25, Gifford 6-2-14, McGee 2-0-4, Albert 4-0-11, Duke, Comstock 7-0-14, Massengale, Hanscom 0-1-1, Carroll, M. Murray 1-0-2, K. Murray 5-3-13

3-pt. goals: Martel 10, Bird 3; Sevey 7, Lincoln 4, Butterfield 3, Albert 3

Halftime: Husson 55-37

MMA 56, UM-Farmington 34

At Castine, Saturday, Maine Maritime Academy held the University of Maine-Farmington to just 34 points in earning a North Atlantic Conference win.

Samantha Goda led the Mariners with nine points and nine rebounds.

In Tuesday’s NAC quarterfinals, No. 3 MMA hosts No. 6 Thomas College of Waterville and No. 4 UMF entertains No. 5 Lyndon State, both at 6 p.m.

UM-Farmington (11-13)

Busque 3-2-9, Bonnevie, Gordon, Roy, Norton 3-3-9, Gagne, Clement 1-0-2, Oliver, Graffam 1-0-2, Saunders 2-0-4, Morrison 1-1-3, Higgins 1-0-2, Allen, Ross 0-1-1, Whitaker 1-0-2

Maine Maritime (16-9)

Rodriguez, Smith 2-1-5, Pushard 1-1-4, Severance, Goda 3-3-9, Knights 0-2-2, Flannery 2-2-9, Jones, Dufour 1-0-3, Stahl 3-1-7, McCloskey 1-1-3, Hunt 1-1-4, Jackson 3-0-6, Everest 1-2-4

3-pt. goals: Busque; Pushard, Dufour, Hunt

Halftime: MMA 32-15

Bowdoin 69, Bates 51

At Brunswick, Saturday, Katie Bergeron had 18 points and five steals as No. 3 Bowdoin College topped Bates College in an NESCAC quarterfinal match.

Jessie Igoe led Bates of Lewiston with 13 points.

Bates (17-8)

Dobish 2-0-6, Beaulieu 2-2-6, Burns 3-0-8, McCall 1-0-3, Igoe 4-5-13, Russell, Kelly 1-1-3, O’Connell 2-5-10, Hawkins 0-2-2

Bowdoin (21-4)

Donahoe 1-2-4, Henrikson 1-5-7, Bergeron 6-3-18, Barry 3-6-13, Sweeney 3-2-10, Hackett 3-0-7, Coombes 4-2-10, Gould

3-pt. goals: Dobish 2, Burns 2, McCall, O’Connell; Bergeron 3, Sweeney 2, Barry, Hackett

Halftime: Bowdoin 33-20

Colby 67, Middlebury 64

At Waterville, Saturday, Rachael Mack scored 26 points to help Colby College post a second-half surge to power past Middlebury College in an NESCAC quarterfinal game.

Jil Vaughan, Diana Manduca, Julianne Kowalski and Aarika Ritchie each scored 10 points for Colby.

Middlebury (15-9)

Sanchez 3-14-20, Borsinger 4-2-12, Marcus 2-0-6, Moreau 2-0-6, Needham 2-1-5, Surrette 1-3-5, Kirk 2-0-4, Perfetti 2-0-4, Pett 1-0-2, Miller, Lowry

Colby (21-4)

Mack 6-14-26, Vaughan 4-2-10, Manduca 4-2-10, Kowalski 4-2-10, Ritchie 3-4-10, McLaughlin 0-1-1, Nale, Adler

3-pt. goals: Borsinger 2, Marcus 2, Moreau 2

Halftime: Middlebury 33-28

St. Joseph’s 66, Mount Ida 62

At Newton, Mass., Saturday, Ashley Geel totaled 26 points while shooting 10-for-14 from the field in leading Saint Joseph’s College of Standish to victory over Mount Ida College in its final regular-season game.

Saint Joseph’s (17-8)

Parent 3-1-7, McDevitt 3-2-10, Geel 10-6-26, Dufour 0-1-1, Drake 1-0-2, Grigware, Young 2-2-7, Lamb, Shufelt 0-2-2, Moore 5-1-11

Mount Ida (9-16)

Ward 0-2-2, Fedigan 2-1-6, Morvan 2-0-4, Wood 9-3-24, Rivera 4-1-11, Gilbert 2-2-6, Musty, Bolio 2-5-9

3-pt. goals: McDevitt 2, Young; Wood 3, Rivera 2, Fedigan

Halftime: St. Joseph’s 31-24

SMCC 71, UM-Augusta 64

At South Portland, Saturday, Christina Ricci totaled 24 points, 12 rebounds and six assists in helping Southern Maine Community College post a Yankee Small College Conference semifinal win over the University of Maine-Augusta.

Alisa Sweet had 19 points and 19 rebounds for SMCC and Katie Poirier led UM-Augusta with 26 points and 12 rebounds.

UM-Augusta

Cloutier 4-0-8, Webb 3-0-8, Dyer 1-0-2, St. Amand 3-4-12, Peaslee 4-0-8, Poirier 12-2-26

Southern Maine CC

Truman 3-0-8, Sweet 7-5-19, Ricci 9-4-24, Lyons 2-0-4, Sloat 2-0-4, Palmieri 4-0-12, Preston

3-pt. goals: Webb 2, St. Amand 2; Palmieri 4, Truman 2, Ricci

Halftime: SMCC 36-29

CMCC 59, EMCC 52

At South Portland, Saturday, Danielle McCusker posted 33 points as Central Maine Community College of Auburn topped Eastern Maine Community College of Bangor in a Yankee Small College Conference semifinal.

Sarah Long had 14 rebounds, 10 points and four blocked shots for EMCC.

Eastern Maine CC

Ross 3-2-10, Batchelder 1-2-4, Scoville 5-0-13, Levesque 5-1-11, Weymouth 1-2-4, McCloud, Long 2-6-10

Central Maine CC

Hebert 5-3-14, Martin, Ellis 2-1-5, Durgin 0-5-5, McCusker 11-5-33, Turner, Swart 1-0-2, Lougee

3-pt. goals: Scoville 3, Ross 2; McCusker 6, Hebert

Halftime: CMCC 29-28

SMCC 76, CMCC 67

At South Portland, Sunday, Christina Ricci scored 24 points and Jessica Truman added 21 points as Southern Maine Community College defeated Central Maine Community College of Auburn to win the Yankee Small College Conference championship.

Southern Maine CC

Truman 6-4-21, Sweet 4-1-9, Ricci 9-6-24, Lyons 4-0-8, Sloat 1-0-2, Palmieri 3-4-10, Preston 1-0-2

Central Maine CC

Hebert, Martin 0-1-1, Ellis 7-6-24, Durgin 3-4-13, Fusco, McCusker 9-0-20, Michaud 1-0-2, Turner, Swart 3-0-6, Lougee 0-1-1

3-pt. goals: Truman 5; Ellis 4, Durgin 3, McCusker 2

Halftime: SMCC 28-25

Men’s basketball

Thomas 99, Husson 95

At Bangor, Jarrad DeVaughn tallied 23 points and 10 rebounds and Andrew Duncanson had 21 points, nine assists and eight rebounds Saturday as Thomas College of Waterville earned a North Atlantic Conference win.

Josh Jones posted game-highs of 32 points and 14 rebounds to power the Eagles.

Top-seeded Husson will host the North Atlantic Conference Final Four on Friday and Saturday at Newman Gym. The Eagles face the winner of the game between UM-Farmington and Castleton State.

Third-seeded Thomas hosts No. 6 Maine Maritime Academy in Tuesday’s quarterfinals.

Thomas (13-10)

DeVaughn 9-4-23, Brathwaite 5-1-14, Dorsey 4-2-10, Grenne 1-0-3, Juco 2-0-5, Nutter, Salvador 4-6-20, Duncanson 9-3-21, Newton 1-0-3, Pollard 1-0-2

Husson (19-5)

McMorrin 3-4-10, Zaharchuk 2-1-5, Libby 2-3-8, Uhrin 10-6-28, Spaulding, Jones 13-2-32, Modica 4-2-12, Cook, Fleming, Hughes

3-pt. goals: Salvador 4, Brathwaite 3, DeVaughn, Grenne, Juco, Newton; Jones 4, Modica 2, Uhrin 2, Libby

Halftime: Thomas 43-42

Williams 82, Bowdoin 62

At Williamstown, Mass., Saturday, James Wang and Troy Whittington each scored 14 points as top-seeded Williams College defeated No. 8 Bowdoin College of Brunswick in a NESCAC quarterfinal game.

Randy DeFeo had 14 points to lead Bowdoin while Will Hanley added 11 points and 18 rebounds.

Bowdoin (14-10)

DeFeo 5-0-14, Nowell 2-4-8, Hanley 4-3-11, O’Connell 3-0-6, Staiger, Mathias 1-0-3, Madlinger 3-2-8, Littles 0-2-2, Littles 0-2-2, White 1-0-2, Kulak, Carter, Lenker 4-0-8

Williams (24-1)

Robertson 3-1-7, Klemm 3-0-8, Wang 5-2-14, Dodson 3-0-8, Whittington 7-0-14, Epley 4-0-11, Rooke-Ley 2-0-6, Mickens 2-0-6, Weinheimer, McClelland, Mayer, Emerson 3-0-6, Hoffmann 1-0-2

3-pt. goals: DeFeo 4, Mathias; Epley 3, Klemm 2, Wang 2, Dodson 2, Rooke-Ley 2, Mickens 2

Halftime: Williams 44-26

MMA 65, UM-Farmington 53

At Castine, Saturday, Maine Maritime Academy outscored the University of Maine-Farmington 38-27 in the second half to pull away to victory.

Shawn Dostie posted 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Mariners.

In the North Atlantic Conference quarterfinals Tuesday, No. 6 MMA visits No. 3 Thomas College of Waterville and No. 5 UMaine-Farmington travels to No. 4 Castleton State, both at 6 p.m.

UM-Farmington (10-14)

Gerrish 2-0-6, Keene, Dean 3-1-8, Iman 2-1-6, Sumner 4-3-11, M. Gingras 0-1-1, Burdin 2-0-4, T. Gingras, Carson, Kane 1-1-4, Taylor 5-0-10, Johnson 1-1-3

Maine Maritime (10-14)

Drake 3-1-7, Campbell 1-0-2, Russell 2-7-12, Ball 1-0-3, Backus 4-0-9, Pineo 1-0-3, Bell 1-2-4, Meklin 2-1-5, Dostie 8-4-20

3-pt. goals: Gerrish 2, Dean, Iman, Kane; Russell, Ball, Backus, Pineo

Halftime: MMA 27-26

NHTI 91, SMCC 83

At South Portland, Saturday, Terry William was 10-for-15 from the field and made 10 of his 11 free throw attempts to score 31 points and led New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord Community College to a Yankee Small College Conference semifinal victory over Southern Maine Community College.

NHTI, Concord Community College narrowly beat Vermont Tech 96-94 Sunday to win the championship.

Josh Mackie scored 28 points for SMCC.

NHTI

Pimentel 0-2-2, Riel 1-5-8, Gregoire 1-0-2, Mitchell 1-0-2, Leveille 7-0-14, Syla 3-11-19, Yeaton 1-2-4, Sweeney 4-1-9, William 10-10-31, Boyko

Southern Maine CC

Thyng 1-5-7, Foster, M. Findlay 2-0-5, Holland 3-1-8, Laing 3-4-10, Bett 2-0-4, Mackie 10-0-28, C. Findlay 3-0-6, Jardine 1-0-3, Bynum 1-0-2, Noughantchavong 5-0-10

3-pt. goals: Syla 2, Riel, William; Mackie 8, M. Findlay, Holland, Jardine

Halftime: SMCC 37-33

Vermont Tech 87, EMCC 46

At South Portland, Saturday, Nick Simpson scored 29 points in leading Vermont Technical College past Eastern Maine Community College of Bangor in a semifinal game of the Yankee Small College Conference.

Eastern Maine CC

Green 4-0-8, Dubois 1-3-5, Rosas 3-0-9, Baltimore 1-1-3, Downs 1-0-2, Reynolds 1-1-3, Knowles 3-2-9, Pierre 1-4-7

Vermont Tech College

Robinson 2-0-4, Vorvis, Louie 1-0-2, General-Vanerpui 1-0-2, Carr 8-2-21, Simpson 11-7-29, Tyrrell 1-0-3, Roleau 6-2-14, Lindsey 6-0-12

3-pt. goals: Rosas 3, Knowles, Pierre; Carr 3, Tyrrell

Halftime: Vermont Tech 47-20

Softball

Maine splits

At Lafayette, La., Kali Burnham and Meghan McLain both homered as the University of Maine earned a 7-3 win over Tennessee State University on Saturday in the Ragin Cajun Invitational.

The University of Louisiana-Lafayette downed the Black Bears 9-0 in the second game.

In the first game, McLain drove in three runs for the Black Bears. Kylie Sparks allowed just one earned run while hitting a triple and a single to knock in a run. Dagmar Ralphs doubled with two runs scored.

Jalisa Bradley doubled, singled and scored a run for Tennessee State.

In the second game, Christina Hamilton shutout the Black Bears for the second time in two days. She allowed three hits, two walks and struck out seven in seven innings. Christi Orgeron hmered and singled with four RBIs. Natalie Fernandez hit four singles.

Terren Hall led Maine with a double. Kirstin Allen and Ralphs both singled.

(First Game)

Maine 000 204 1 — 7 8 2

Tennessee State (4-3) 200 100 0 — 3 8 0

Sparks and MacDowell; Eaton, Troglin (7) and Bradley

(Second Game)

UL Lafayette (8-0) 001 121 4 — 9 13 0

Maine (1-3) 000 000 0 — 0 3 1

Hamilton and Draheim; Kelley and Stevens

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