March 23, 2018
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Ranquist rallies UMF women past UMPI 54-47


FARMINGTON — Lindsay Ranquist scored 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds to help rally the UMaine-Farmington women’s basketball team to a 54-47 victory over UM-Presque Isle in the second game of the Dunkin’ Donuts Tipoff Classic Friday night.
The University of Southern Maine rolled by UM-Fort Kent in the first game 83-48.
In the second game, UMF rallied from a margins of 12 and seven in the second half to improve to 1-1. A 3-pointer by Hannah Roy with 2:23 left gave UMF at 48-45 lead with 2:23 left and the Beavers hit 6 of 8 free throws down the stretch to secure the win.
Kelsey Graffam chipped in with eight rebounds for UMF and Emma Morrison had eight points and four assists.
Rashell Saucier paced 0-2 UMPI with 23 points and 10 rebounds while Renee Moore chipped in with 10 points and 11 rebounds.
In the second game, senior guard Nicole Garland led four players in double figures with 13 points as USM cruised
Garland was 4-for-8 from the field with two three-pointers for 1-1 USM. She added four rebounds and two assists. Erin McNamara, Haley Jordan and Jordan Grant each added 10 points. Jordan added eight rebounds, three assists and two steals.
UMFK’s Jenn Colpitts led all scorers with 20 points. Colpitts did a bulk of her scoring from the free throw line making 13-of-18 attempts. Ericka Christensen and Taylor Boucher each added eight points.

MMA 57, UMD 55
At Milton, Mass., Sam Goda scored the last two of her 15 points with 2:43 left in the game to give Maine Maritime Academy a 56-51 lead en route to the win over UMass Dartmouth in the Curry College Tipoff Tourney.
UMD’s Colleen Moriarty made one free throw with four seconds left to cut MMA’s lead to 56-55, but she missed the second and MMA’s Bekah Campbell grabbed the rebound and made one of two free throws to secure the win.
Maggie Smith chipped in with 15 points for 2-0 MMA and Alexis Bennett added 10. Goda also had 14 rebounds.
Kelsey Garrity paced 1-1 UMD with 14 points.

Men’s basketball
Regis 76, MMA 54
At Weston, Mass., Ryan Chambers hit 9 of 14 shots from the floor and finished with 25 points to lead Regis by Maine Maritime Academy in the first round of the Regis Tipoff Tourney.
Andy Ball paced O-2 MMA with 20 points while Shawn Dostie and Tyler Pineo each added 13. Dostie also had 13 rebounds.

USM 80, Husson 72
At Newman Gym in Bangor, Chris Pagentine scored 21 points and Jeremy Jackson contributed 18 points and 10 rebounds to lead Southern Maine by the Eagles.
USM led the game from start to finish, with Husson battling to a few ties, before compiling an 11-point lead down the stretch.
Wes Murphy and Phil Leighton each scored 13 points to lead Husson while Daeshawn McMorrin and Marc Zaharchuk each added 12.

Bates 71, UMFK 69
At Lewiston, Reid Christian hit his only two free throws of the game with a minute left and the Bobcats held off the UMaine-Fort Kent Bengals for the victory.
Ed Bogdanovich paced 1-0 Bates with 18 points and eight rebounds while Graham Safford chipped in with 13 points and set a program record in his collegiate debut with eight steals. Mark Brust chipped in with 13 points and Christian netted eight.
Manny Odugbela led 4-3 UMFK with 20 points while Othniel Hyliger and Jeremy Thomas each put in 12.

Bowdoin 72, UMF 38
At North Darmouth, Mass., Will Hanley scored 19 points and Ryan O’Connell added 13 to lead Bowdoin by UM-Farmington in the first game of the Hampton Inn Classic. Joe McCloskey paced UMF with 12 points and Yusef Iman chipped in with 11.

Women’s hockey
Maine 4, Brown 4
At Alfond Arena in Orono, Danielle Ward’s goal off an assist from Brianne Kilgour with two minutes left in the game rallied Maine from a two-goal deficit and sent the game into the scoreless overtime period.
With the Black Bears trailing 4-2 with about five minutes left, Tori Pasquariello cut it to 4-3 when she converted off an assist from Jennifer More.
Pasquariello finished with two goals for Maine, which improved to 7-5-3, while Kilgour added a goal. Chloe Tinker and Brittany Dougherty each recorded an assist. Brittany Ott finished with 20 saves on 24 shots.
Sarah Robson, Katelyn Landry, Laurie Jollin and Jessica Hoyle each scored a goal for 2-2-4 Brown while Aubree Moore made 27 saves on 31 shots.

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