Husson women edge New England College

Posted Jan. 06, 2012, at 10:07 p.m.

BANGOR — The Husson University Eagles outscored the New England College Pilgrims 5-0 during the final 2:02 to eke out a North Atlantic Conference victory, 60-56 in women’s basketball action Friday night at Newman Gym.

Husson led 31-22 at halftime, but twice had to come from behind in the second half. Bre Hanscom led the Eagles (4-6, 4-0 NAC) with 15 points and 15 rebounds.

Vanessa Sanderson scored 14 points, Stephanie Comstock posted 11 points and eight rebounds and Kelli Murray added 10 points. Amanda Gifford contributed six rebounds, five steals and three assists.

Taylor Burgess paced New England College (10-1, 4-1 NAC) with 18 points, six rebounds and four steals. Danika Johnson scored 15 points and Rachel Williams provided nine points and 10 rebounds.

MMA 68, Colby-Sawyer 59

At Smith Gymnasium in Castine, Sam Goda poured in 27 points, including the 1,000th of her career, and grabbed nine rebounds to carry the Mariners to the NAC victory.

Goda went 11-for-18 from the field to become Maine Maritime Academy’s seventh female 1,000-point scorer.

Leah Jackson registered 10 points and 11 rebounds with three assists and three steals and Courtney Dufour provided 10 points and four assists for the Mariners (5-5, 2-2 NAC).

Ashley Fruzzetti paced Colby-Sawyer (8-3, 4-1 NAC) with 15 points and Cailin Bullett had 11 points and five assists.

UMF 50, Johnson State 28

At Farmington, the Beavers manufactured a 16-point halftime advantage on the way to the NAC victory.

Emma Morrison headed a balanced offense for the University of Maine-Farmington (3-7, 2-3 NAC) with 13 points. Mallory Bonnevie added eight points and Rachel Clement notched five assists.

Brittany Robertson’s game-high 16 points led Johnson State (2-8, 0-4 NAC).

Lyndon State 82, Thomas 72

At Waterville, Dannika Dombrowski logged a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds as the Hornets won a NAC contest.

Donna Lawson contributed 15 points and eight rebounds, Danielle Lafont posted 14 points and eight boards and Naomi White provided 11 points and nine rebounds for Lyndon State (3-6, 2-2 NAC).

Karin Bird led Thomas College (1-9, 1-4 NAC) with a game-high 18 points, four assists and four rebounds. Elizabeth Goodall added 17 points and four assists.

Bates 65, Middlebury 58

At Middlebury, Vt., the Bobcats built a 10-point halftime lead on their way to victory in the teams’ mutual NESCAC opener.

Meredith Kelly tallied a game-high 18 points to pace Bates College of Lewiston (6-6), while Brianna Hawkins scored 10 points and Molly Brown nine. Annie Burns dished out seven assists.

Stephany Surrette led Middlebury (3-7) with 13 points, while Tracy Borsinger and Scarlett Kirk posted 12 and 10, respectively.

Bowdoin 57, Hamilton 50

At Clinton, N.Y., Jill Henrikson went 10-for-12 from the foul line en route to a game-high 21 points to propel the Polar Bears to victory.

Amy Hackett scored 11 points and Allie Piscina put up eight points and four blocks for Bowdoin College of Brunswick (8-3, 1-0 NESCAC).

Madie Harlem headed Hamilton (5-6, 0-1 NESCAC) with 16 points and eight rebounds. Kim Goidell (9 rebounds) and Dani Feigin tallied 12 points each.

Men’s Basketball

Husson 83, New England Coll. 63

At Newman Gym in Bangor, Eric Modica hit four 3-pointers on his way to 24 points to spearhead the Eagles’ attack.

Daeshawn McMorrin scored 19 points with four assists and two steals and Brad Libby added nine points and five rebounds. Husson (2-8, 2-2 NAC) outrebounded New England College 39-22.

Abdirahman Mohamed’s 12 points led the Pilgrims (2-8, 2-3 NAC). Ryan Schmitz (5 steals) and Jonathan Byrnes chipped in with 11 and 10 points, respectively.

Colby-Sawyer 85, MMA 43

At Castine, Paul Holland poured in 29 points and the Chargers made 14 3-pointers on the way to a North Atlantic Conference victory.

Koang Thok netted 18 points and Jabes Tobin added 11 points for Colby-Sawyer (6-5, 4-1 NAC).

Shawn Dostie led Maine Maritime Academy (2-8, 1-3 NAC) with 17 points. Jason Hatch added seven points.

UMF 77, Johnson State 56

At Farmington, Ben Johnson scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds as the Beavers shot 53 percent from the field to earn a NAC victory.

Andrew Dickey tallied 17 points and six rebounds and Nate Carson posted 12 points for the University of Maine-Farmington (5-4, 5-0 NAC).

Andy Bousono led all scorers with 20 points to pace Johnson State (1-9, 1-3 NAC). Scott Moran added 10 points and five assists.

Thomas 99, Lyndon State 77

At Waterville, Franklin Salvador led a list of five Thomas double-figure scorers with 21 points as the Terriers earned a North Atlantic Conference victory.

Eric Westbrooks tossed in 15 points, while Taurean Easter, Rob Nutter and Jarrad DeVaughn netted 13 points apiece. Marquis Pollard grabbed 13 rebounds and Stanley Greene dished out seven assists for Thomas (6-4, 3-2 NAC).

Jason Gray netted 20 points and pulled down 12 rebounds for Lyndon State (0-10, 0-4 NAC). Devyn Baranauskas scored 16 points and Asa Smith contributed 14 points and 12 rebounds.

Middlebury 79, Bates 57

At Middlebury, Vt., the Panthers raced to a 20-point halftime advantage to defeat the Bobcats.

Ryan Sharry sparked top-ranked Middlebury (11-0, 1-0 NESCAC) with 24 points and 10 rebounds. Dylan Sinnickson scored 13 points and Joey Kizel added 12 points and five assists.

Will Furbush tossed in 23 points to lead Bates College of Lewiston (6-5, 0-1 NESCAC). Graham Safford tallied 19 points and John Squires posted 10.

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