FARMINGTON — Ericka Christensen tossed in 13 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as the University of Maine-Fort Kent Bengals edged the UM-Farmington Beavers 49-48 in women’s basketball action on the second day of the Dunkin’ Donuts Tip-off Classic Saturday.
Taylor Boucher scored 13 points for the 1-3 Bengals while Maliesha Caesar added 10 points off the bench.
Emma Morrison paced the 1-2 Beavers with 15 points. Kelsey Graffam grabbed a career-best 12 rebounds.
EMCC splits weekend
At Concord, N.H., Eastern Maine Community College rebounded for a 68-44 victory over Hampshire College on Sunday after losing to Deane College 61-47 on Saturday.
In Sunday’s game, Dani Ross scored 19 points, with a 10-of-10 effort from the line, to lead 3-4 EMCC. Emma Johnson chipped in with 14 points and Carolyn Bess grabbed eight rebounds. Monica Soto scored 18 points for 1-5 Hamphire.
On Saturday, Jessica Stuckley and Kara Ellison each scored eight points for 7-0 Deane while Ross put in 14 for EMCC and Johnson netted 12.
USM 85, UMPI 44
At Farmington, Saturday, Courtney Cochran registered 21 points and 10 rebounds to spark the University of Southern Maine by the University of Maine at Presque Isle in second-day action of the Dunkin’ Donuts Tip-off Classic.
Nicole Garland scored 19 points for the 2-1 Huskies. Abby Hasson chipped in with 10 points off the bench.
The Owls (0-3) were led by Emily Pelletier who notched 15 points.Rashell Saucier added 14 points.
Colby wins tourney
At Waltham, Mass., Sunday, Jill Vaughan and Aarika Ritchie tallied 14 points apiece to lead Colby College by Brandeis University 60-44 in the title game of the Judges Classic.
Diana Manduca scored 11 points for the 2-0 Mules. Rachael Mack chipped in with eight points and 12 rebounds.
Colby advanced to the title game with a 79-57 victory over Clark on Saturday. Mack recorded a game-best 20 points for Colby. Jil Vaughan scored 16 points and grabbed 16 rebounds and Aarika Ritchie netted 12 points while Jacky McLaughlin added 10.
Castleton 67, St. Joe’s 66
At Castleton, Vt., Saturday, Alyssa Leonard tallied a game-high 20 points as Castleton State College outlasted Saint Joseph’s College in the title game of the Rutland Herald Tip-Off Tournament.
Ashley Geel paced the 1-1 Monks with 20 points and 12 rebounds. Allie Parent added 15 points while Nicole Kapothanas chipped in with 13 off the bench.
UNE 63, RIC 62
At Biddeford, Saturday, Beth Suggs made the second of two free throws with 1.6 seconds remaining in the game to lift the University of New England by Rhode Island College.
Kari Pelletier finished with a team-high 17 points for the 2-0 Nor’easters, who faced a 23-point deficit early in the second half. Liz LeBlanc scored 12 points while Suggs and Kelley Paradis each added 11.
Fitchburg 80, MMA 68
At Milton, Mass., Saturday, Amy Fahey scored 28 points and hauled in 13 rebounds to propel Fitchburg State College to victory over Maine Maritime Academy in the Curry College Tip-Off Tournament championship game.
Sam Goda tossed in 19 points to pace the 2-1 Mariners. Casey Everest scored 16 points while Maggie Smith added 15.
Bowdoin 65, RPI 61 (OT)
At Brunswick, Saturday, Kaitlin Donahoe and Jill Henrikson scored 19 points apiece as Bowdoin College topped Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in overtime to win the Bowdoin Tip-Off Tournament.
Alexa Barry registered 10 points and nine rebounds for the 1-0 Polar Bears.
Jen Rock led four Rensselaer scorers in double figures with 14 points.
Maine 0, Brown 0
At Alfond Arena in Orono, Maine goalie Kylie Smith made 23 saves and Brown’s Katie Jamieson made 31 as the two teams battled to a scoreless tie through overtime.
Maine outshot Brown in the first period 14-8, but Brown rebounded with a 9-4 edge in the second period. Maine outshot Brown 8-4 in the third period and 5-2 in overtime.
Maine, now 7-5-4, was 0 for 3 on the power play while 2-2-5 Brown was 0 for 4.
UMPI splits weekend
At Waterville, Saturday, Aaron Hutchins scored a game-high 27 points off the bench to power the University of Maine-Presque Isle by Newbury College in the final day of the Charlie Ryan Classic.
On Sunday in Gorham, the University of Southern Maine beat UMPI 94-64.
Patrick Manifold scored 22 points and grabbed nine rebounds for on Saturday. Eric Watson tallied 27 points to lead 1-2 Newbury.
On Sunday, Jeremy Jackson posted 16 points along with 14 rebounds to lead USM.
Chris Pagentine tossed in 15 points for the 3-0 Huskies. Conor Sullivan scored 12 points while Alex Kee added 10 points off the bench. Head coach Karl Henrikson earned his 200th career coaching victory.
Gerardo Vasquez scored 16 points to pace the 2-2 Owls. Hutchins and Patrick Manifold each scored 14 points while Michael Warner added 13.
Medgar Evers 78, MMA 50
At Weston, Mass., Saturday, Medgar Evers College opened the game with a 10-0 run and never looked back en route to victory over Maine Maritime Academy of Castine in the consolation game of the Regis Tip-off Tournament.
Jarrel Deare scored 16 points to lead Medgar Evers.
Shawn Dostie paced the 0-3 Mariners with 12 points. Tyler Pineo scored 11 points while Andy Ball chipped in with 10.
Colby loses two
At New York, N.Y., Saturday, Chris Beauchamp registered 36 points to spark Baruch College by Colby College of Waterville in the first day of the New York University Tournament 74-63. The College of New Jersey beat Colby on Sunday 59-45..
On Saturday, Eric Beaulieu notched 22 points and a game-high 13 rebounds for Colby. Ben Foreman chipped in with 12 points.
On Sunday, Foreman paced the 0-2 Mules with 16 points. Beaulieu chipped in with nine points and a game-high 15 rebounds.
Wentworth 66, Bates 55
At Lewiston, Sunday, Eric Prue poured in 22 points to lead Wentworth Institute of Technology by Bates College in the final game of the Bates Tip-Off Classic.
Graham Safford led the 1-1 Bobcats with 14 points. Mark Brust and John Squires chipped in with 12 points apiece.
EMCC 69, Paul Smith’s 61
At Paul Smith’s, N.Y., Saturday, John Caputo registered a game-high 19 points as Eastern Maine Community College topped Paul Smith’s College.
Kyle Pluchino scored 18 points and had six steals for EMCC. Thelbert Green added 11 points and 14 rebounds.
Kashean Alston, Chib Belonwu and Chris Fernandez each scored 16 points for Paul Smith’s.
Bowdoin 66, UMass-Dartmouth 61
At North Dartmouth, Mass., Saturday, Will Hanley collected 24 points and 15 rebounds to propel Bowdoin College of Brunswick by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in the final game of the Hampton Inn Classic.
Ryan O’Connell scored 16 points for the 2-0 Polar Bears. Andrew Madlinger and Bryan Hurley added 10 points apiece.
Colby-Sawyer 72, UNE 69
At Keene, N.H., Saturday, Will Bardaglio led four Colby-Sawyer scorers in double figures with 14 points as the Chargers held off the University of New England of Biddeford in second-day action of the Keene State Tip-off Classic.
Timmy Mains led all players with 16 points for the Nor’easters. Ryan Knotek, Jarryd Rossignol and Jordan Ferreira each added 15 points.