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McCloskey, Gingras spark UMF men in OT win

Posted Dec. 11, 2011, at 8:36 p.m.
Last modified Dec. 12, 2011, at 12:38 a.m.

NEW LONDON, N.H. — The UMaine-Farmington Beavers erased a 17-point deficit in the final 13 minutes and forced overtime, then pulled out a 77-74 North Atlantic Conference victory over Colby-Sawyer Saturday in men’s basketball action.

Tim Gingras and Joe McCloskey each made two free throws to help the University of Maine-Farmington (4-4, 4-0 NAC). McCloskey led the Beavers with 20 points and seven rebounds.

Pet Sumner scored 16 points and Kevin Leary contributed 13 for the winners.

Will Bardaglio and Koang Thok paced Colby-Sawyer (5-5, 3-1 NAC) with 16 points each. James Tobin and Mike Dias added 14 and 12, respectively.

UM-Machias 94, Nashua 55

At Machias on Saturday, Floyd Higgins scored 14 points in the Clippers’ lopsided victory.

Ivory Sneed scored 13 points, while Nate Burke and Jeremy Tolbert each had 10. Will Lewis posted six assists.

Three players scored five points for Nashua Community College.

W. Connecticut 88, USM 58

At Danbury, Conn., Gary Robinson led a balanced effort with 15 points as Western Connecticut earned a Little East Conference victory on Saturday.

Ryan Pelletier and DaQuan Brooks provided 13 and 12 points, respectively, for the winners.

Jeremy Jackson led the University of Southern Maine of Gorham with a game-high 21 points and 12 raebounds. Alex Kee added 12 points, eight rebounds and six assists.

Castleton State 85, MMA 52

At Castleton, Vt., Greg Hughes scored 17 points Saturday as the Spartans beat the Mariners in a North Atlantic Conference contest.

Matt Cooney tallied 14 points and Mark Comstock posted 13 for Castleton State (4-4, 3-1 NAC).

Shawn Dostie scored a game-high 19 points for Maine Maritime Academy of Castine (2-6, 1-2 NAC) and Andy Ball chipped in with 17.

Bates 63, Colby 36

At Waterville on Saturday, the Bobcats’ defense paved the way for the NESCAC victory.

Ed Bogdanovich knocked down 22 points for Bates College of Lewiston (5-2), going 10-for-11 from the foul line, and John Squires scored 11.

Connor O’Neil led Colby (3-5) with 12 points.

Green Mountain 95, Husson 91

At Poultney, Vt., Jack Hepburn made three foul shots late Saturday to help Green Mountain hold off Husson University of Bangor for a North Atlantic Conference win.

Carnelius Green poured in 34 points and Robert Holloway registered 20 points and 11 rebounds for the winners (2-6). Hepburn finished with 15 points and Jeremiah Aponte provided 14 points, 12 rebounds and six assists.

Marc Zaharchuk (27 points, 14 rebounds) and Brooks Spaulding (11 points, 11 rebounds) each logged a double-double for Husson (1-6). Mike Gonzales contributed 24 points and five assists and Phil Leighton scored 11 points.

Saint Joseph’s 84, Suffolk 67

At Boston on Saturday, Zach O’Brien registered 23 points, five steals and three assists to propel the Monks to a Great Northeast Athletic Conference victory.

Matt Medeiros scored 19 points and Chris Petzy chipped in with 12 for Saint Joseph’s of Standish (6-1, 2-1 GNAC).

Colin Halpin led Suffolk (4-5, 1-2 GNAC) with 26 points. Chris Torres added 16.

UMFK 80, UMPI 58

At Presque Isle on Saturday, Jeremy Thomas scored 22 points, including 6-of-7 from behind the arc, to spark the University of Maine at Fort Kent by the University of Maine at Presque Isle.

The Bengals went 12-of-13 from three-point range en route to the win.

Patrick Manifold tallied 17 points to pace the Owls.

Bowdoin 69, Bates 48

At Brunswick on Sunday, Will Hanley scored 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds to send the Polar Bears into the semester break with a victory.

Andrew Madlinger chipped in with 11 points for 7-2 Bowdoin while Bryan Hurley and Ryan O’Connell each added 10.

John Squires recorded 13 points and 10 rebounds for 5-3 Bates.

UM-Machias 73, CMCC 53

At Machias on Sunday, Zach Armstrong led four University of Maine at Machias scorers in double figures with 20 points as the Clippers topped Central Maine Community College.

Hampton Mack scored 10 points and grabbed 15 rebounds for the Clippers. David Mendez tallied 13 points while Jeremy Tolbert added 11.

Nick Hinkley paced CMCC with 16 points while Michael Green added 13.

Women’s hockey

Maine 2, Union 2 (OT)

At Schenectady, N.Y., Jennifer More scored off a Brittany Dougherty assist with 4:24 left in the second period to tie it Saturday, but that was the end of the scoring.

Brittney Huneke scored on a Dougherty setup for the Black Bears (10-7-5), who got 33 saves from Kylie Smith.

Lauren Cromartie and Jeannie Sabourin scored a goal each for Union (3-14-2). Kate Gallagher made 34 saves.

Women’s basketball

Colby-Sawyer 74, UM-Farmington 51

At New London, N.H., on Saturday, Taylor DeSanty tossed in 23 points to spark the Chargers to a North Atlantic Conference victory.

Cailin Bullett tallied 19 points for Colby-Sawyer (8-2, 4-0 NAC).

Lindsay Ranquist paced the University of Maine-Farmington (2-7, 1-3 NAC) with 13 points, while Kenni Norton netted 12.

Castleton State 68, MMA 37

At Castleton, Vt., on Saturday, the Spartans took advantage of 25 turnovers en route to a lopsided North Atlantic Conference win.

Vanessa Powers tallied 18 points, Alyssa Leonard scored 14 and Christine Jaques posted 11 for Castleton State (6-2, 3-1 NAC).

Sam Goda led Maine Maritime Academy of Castine (3-4, 1-2 NAC) with 12 points and five rebounds.

Husson 84, Green Mountain 47

At Poultney, Vt., on Saturday, Kelli Murray’s 15-point, six-assist performance propeled the Eagles to the North Atlantic Conference victory.

Marissa Albert scored 13 points and Sara Carroll netted 12 while Bree Hanscom (eight rebounds) and Vanessa Sanderson added 10 each for Husson (4-3).

Millicant Hopper powered Green Mountain (2-7) with 21 points and 13 rebounds. Chelsea Paul added 10 points.

UNE 55, Saint Joseph’s 38

At Standish on Saturday, Beth Suggs registered 14 points and eight rebounds as the Nor’easters improved to 6-1.

Liz LeBlanc scored 11 points for the University of New England.

Danyelle Shufelt sparked Saint Joseph’s (4-5) with 11 points.

Bowdoin 83, Emerson 59

At Boston on Saturday, Jill Henrikson made four 3-pointers on her way to a 28 points to power the Polar Bears to victory.

Amy Hackett scored 13 points and Kaitlin Donohoe provided 10 points, six assists and five steals for 5-2 Bowdoin College of Brunswick.

Olivia DiNucci poured in a game-high 31 points on seven 3-pointers to pace Emerson (3-6). Shannon Norton added 10 points.

USM 77, W. Connecticut 76

At Danbury, Conn., Courtney Cochran scored 10 of her career-high 34 points in overtime on Saturday, lifting the Huskies to the Little East Conference victory.

Cochran also grabbed 13 rebounds for the University of Southern Maine of Gorham (6-3, 1-1 LEC). Nicole Garland scored 16 points, Haley Jordan provided nine points and 12 rebounds, and Renee Nicholas added nine points and seven assists.

Nicole Eanniello led a balanced effort by Western Connecticut (7-2, 1-1 LEC) with 16 points, Carly Murphy scored 15 and snared eight rebounds.

Colby 56, Emmanuel 53

At Boston, Mass. on Saturday, Aarika Ritchie scored 11 points and Jacky McLaughlin tossed in 10 as Colby College earned the road victory over Emmanuel College.

Jil Vaughan added 8 points and 10 rebounds for the 6-1 Mules.

Fiona O’Dwyer paced 5-3 Emmanuel with 18 points.

UMPI 65, UMFK 61

At Presque Isle, Emily Moore collected a game-high 17 points as the University of Maine at Presque Isle edged the University of Maine at Fort Kent Saturday.

Renee Moore scored 13 points and grabbed eight rebounds for the 3-6 Owls. Emily Pelletier chipped in with 13 points.

Megan Land led the 1-6 Lady Bengals with 15 points. Taylor Boucher and Jenn Colpitts added 14 points apiece.

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