Bowdoin women advance to Sweet 16

Posted March 06, 2011, at 9:46 p.m.
Last modified March 06, 2011, at 10:25 p.m.

BRUNSWICK — Kaitlin Donahoe netted a career-high 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to propel Bowdoin College women’s basketball team by Mount Saint Mary College 61-53 in the second round of the NCAA Division III tournament Saturday.

The Polar Bears will travel to Amherst, Mass. and face Babson College on Friday.

Katie Bergeron tossed in 14 points for Bowdoin. Ellery Gould chipped in with 12 points.

Mount Saint Mary (26-3)

Mocanu 5-2-13, Witte, Tice 2-5-9, Hartnett 2-1-5, Horvers 4-0-10, McCullough 3-0-8, Saint-Laurent 1-0-3, Metzger, Garbie 2-1-5

Bowdoin (24-5)

Donahoe 5-8-19, Hackett 1-0-3, Bergeron 5-3-14, Barry 2-2-6, Sweeney 2-1-6, Coombes 0-1-1, Gould 4-1-12, Prohl

3-pt. goals:Mocanu, Horvers 2, McCullough 2, Saint-Laurent; Donahoe, Hackett, Bergeron, Sweeney, Gould 3

Halftime:Bowdoin 32-19

W. Patterson 58, Colby 53

At Wayne, N.J., Brianna Lucas connected for 22 points as William Paterson University topped Colby College in the second round of the NCAA Division III tournament Saturday.

The Mules were held scoreless in the final four minutes of play as William Paterson closed the game with a 6-0 scoring run.

Julianne Kowalski tossed in 16 points to pace Colby. Rachael Mack registered 14 points while Aarika Ritchie added 13.

William Paterson (26-3)

Lucas 8-4-22, Borova 3-1-9, Smith 2-2-6, Callander 2-1-6, Javis 2-1-5, Jeter 2-0-4, Palmer 1-2-4, Jackiewicz 1-0-2, Malta

Colby (22-6)

Kowalski 8-0-16, Mack 4-5-14, Ritchie 3-7-13, Bennett 2-1-5, McLaughlin 1-0-3, Vaughan 1-0-2, Potvin, Adler, Manduca

3-pt. goals:Lucas 2, Borova 2, Callander; Mack, McLaughlin

Halftime:Colby 31-27

UNE 79, USM 67

At Biddeford, Kelley Paradis led five University of New England scorers in double figures with 18 points as the top-seeded Nor’easters defeated second-seeded University of Southern Maine in the title game of the ECAC Division III Championship Sunday.

On Saturday, UNE topped Worcester Polytechnic Institute 64-58 while USM edged Endicott College 55-54 in the semifinal round.

Carrie Bunnell collected 18 points for the Nor’easters. Margo Russell, Chelsey Meszaros and April Mroz chipped in with 10 points apiece.

Courtney Cochran and Lauren Rousseau paced the Huskies with 17 points apiece. Haley Jordan scored 13 points while Becky Dixon added 10.

Sunday’s Game

Southern Maine (18-11)

Nicholas 1-1-3, McNamara, DeMillo 2-0-4, Jordan 5-0-13, Cochran 6-5-17, Garland 1-0-3, Rivet, Callendar, Stevens, Fox, Rousseau 6-3-17, Dixon 3-4-10

U-New England (24-7)

Pelletier 3-0-9, Bunnell 6-2-16, Paradis 6-4-18, Russell 2-5-10, Suggs 1-0-2, LeBlanc 1-2-4, Cianciolo, DeRaps, Meszaros 3-2-10, Mroz 1-8-10, Libby

3-pt. goals:Jordan 3, Garland, Rousseau 2; Pelletier 3, Bunnell 2, Paradis 2, Russell, Meszaros 2

Halftime:UNE 44-30

Baseball

Maine wins two of three

At Winter Park, Fla., Michael Fransoso doubled to drive home Colin Gay with the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning as the University of Maine baseball team defeated Rollins College 5-4 Sunday.

On Saturday, the Black Bears topped the University of Pennsylvania 10-5 in the first game and dropped the second game to Georgetown University 15-3.

In Saturday’s first game, Taylor Lewis hit a home run, a double and a single with four RBIs to lead Maine. Alex Calbick added a home run, two singles and two RBIs.

In Saturday’s second game, Paul Bello knocked in four runs to lead Georgetown to victory.

Taylor Lewis and Fran Whitten each hit a solo home run for the Black Bears.

In Sunday’s game, Whitten hit a two run home run to help spark Maine. Joey Martin chipped in with an RBI single.

(Saturday’s First Game)

Maine (2-7) 102 204 010 — 10 16 0

Penn (0-1) 000 000 023 — 5 9 3

Gibbs, Miller (6) and Patzalek; Branigan, Voiro (2), Gotschall (7), Thompson (8), Brennan (9) and Davis

(Saturday’s Second Game)

Maine (2-8) 001 000 101 — 3 6 4

Georgetown (6-3) 004 016 40x — 15 15 1

Perakslis, Balentina (5), Ramirez (6), Benoit (8) and Verrier; Harris, Casale (8), Cosmopulos (9) and Fernandez

(Sunday’s Game)

Rollins (11-5) 201 010 000 — 4 10 2

Maine (3-8) 003 000 101 — 5 7 3

Krasne, Warren (7) and Reilly; Bilodeau, Voisine (8) and Patzalek

Southern Maine splits

At Yaphank, N.Y., the University of Southern Maine pounded 31 hits in earning a 29-4 win over Mount Saint Vincent Sunday.

State University of New York-Plattsburgh topped the Huskies 2-1 Saturday.

On Saturday, Paul Handy pitched a complete game allowing just one run on seven hits for SUNY Plattsburgh.

Anthony Pisani drove in the lone run for the Huskies on a fielder’s choice in the fifth inning. Freshman Forrest Chadwick doubled and singled while Mike Eaton singled twice.

On Sunday, Chadwick led the Huskies assault with five hits, including two doubles and his first collegiate home run. Senior Mike Eaton had two homers and four RBIs. Chris Bernard, Nick Grady, Lucas Marks and Roberto Valenti each had three hits.

Vinny Todino hit an RBI single and a double to lead the Dolphins.

(Saturday’s Game)

Southern Maine (0-1) 000 010 000 — 1 7 0

SUNY Plattsburgh (1-1) 010 000 10x — 2 4 2

Ives, Stanton (7) and Berthiaume; Handy and Peet

(Sunday’s Game)

Mount St. Vincent (1-4) 004 000 000 — 4 5 2

Southern Maine (1-1) 221 993 30x — 29 31 2

Trainor, Dionisio (4), Mongelli (4), Granitto (5), Rush (6) and Sargente, Rieth (6); Perry, Holmes (3), Bernard (6), Yates (7), Veilleux (8), Nutter (8), Goodrich (9) and Fernandes, Marks (6)

Softball

Maine wins one, drops two

At Clearwater, Fla., the University of Maine softball team won one of its three weekend games in the Under Armour Invitational.

On Saturday, the Black Bears dropped the first game to College of Charleston 5-0 before defeating Toledo 6-0 in the second game. On Sunday, Quinnipiac topped the Black Bears 1-0.

In Saturday’s first game, Alexa Datko pitched a three-hit shutout to earn the win for College of Charleston.

Meghan McLain hit a double to lead the Black Bears.

In Saturday’s second game, Terren Hall hit two home runs and a double with six RBIs to power Maine to victory. Beth Spoehr pitched a four-hit shutout with two walks for the win.

In Sunday’s game, Jordan Paolucci hit an RBI triple for Quinnipiac to drive in the lone run of the game.

Hall posted two singles for the Black Bears. Ashley Kelley pitched a complete game, giving up one run on eight hits.

(Saturday’s First Game)

Charleston (13-6) 003 000 2 — 5 9 2

Maine (6-11) 000 000 0 — 0 3 0

Datko and Clark; Sparks, Kelley (7) and MacDowell

(Saturday’s Second Game)

Maine (7-11) 003 020 1 — 6 6 1

Toledo (1-8) 000 000 0 — 0 4 1

Spoehr and Stevens; Young, Szypka (5) and Smith

(Sunday’s Game)

Quinnipiac (7-6) 001 000 0 — 1 8 0

Maine (7-12) 000 000 0 — 0 4 0

Alfiere, Schwartzburg (5) and Heiberger; Kelley and MacDowell

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