Sumner sparks UMaine-Farmington past Colby-Sawyer

Posted Feb. 03, 2012, at 9:59 p.m.
Last modified Feb. 03, 2012, at 11:38 p.m.

FARMINGTON — The University of Maine-Farmington outrebounded the Colby-Sawyer 47-30 and made 10 3-pointers Friday night en route to a 73-65 North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball victory at Dearborn Gym.

Pet Sumner tossed in 21 points to lead the Beavers (13-7), while Ben Johnson registered 16 points and nine rebounds and Joe McCloskey added 14 points and nine rebounds.

Mike Dias paced Colby-Sawyer (13-7) with 21 points and nine rebounds. WIll Bardaglio provided 11 points.

Husson 104, Green Mountain 47

At Bangor, Luis Medina (eight assists) and Eric Modica scored 14 points to head a list of seven double-figure scorers for the Eagles in their North Atlantic Conference win.

Mike Gonzales scored 12 points and Phil Leighton netted 11 while Daeshawn McMorrin (nine rebounds, five assists), Marc Zaharchuk (seven rebounds) and Brad Libby tallied 10 points apiece for 9-10 Husson.

Jack Hepburn led Green Mountain (3-14) with 13 points.

Castleton State 77, MMA 58

At Castine, the Spartans built a 28-point halftime advantage en route to the North Atlantic Conference victory.

Mark Comstock paced Castleton State (13-7) with 11 points, while Greg Hughes netted 10 and Doug Krouse posted nine.

Andy Ball tossed in a game-high 17 points to lead Maine Maritime Academy (2-16). Brandon Theriault scord 10 points and Scott Alexander provided eight points and eight rebounds.

Thomas 94, NEC 64

At Waterville, Jarrad DeVaughn hit five 3-pointers on his way to a game-best 25 points as the Terriers cruised to a win in North Atlantic Conference play.

Franklin Salvador tallied 12 points and Eric Westbrooks scored 10 more for Thomas.

Abdirahman Mohamed sparked New England College with 13 points, Ryan Schmitz and Marino Moore provided 12 points each and Jonathan Byrnes added 10.

Williams 76, Colby 51

At Williamstown, Mass., James Wang’s 27-point outing carried the Ephs to the NESCAC victory.

James Klemm scored 18 points and Taylor Epley posted 13 for Williams (16-5).

Eric Beaulieu led a balanced effort for Colby College of Waterville (6-14) with 14 points. Ben Foreman and Connor O’Neil netted 12 and 11 points, respectively.

Amherst 67, Bates 54

At Lewiston, the Lord Jeffs held the Bobcats to 23 second-half points to earn a NESCAC victory.

David Waller scored 10 points to lead Amherst (19-2), which received 11 points and 10 rebounds from Willy Workman and 10 points from Taylor Barrise.

John Squires logged a double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds for Bates (10-9). Mark Brust tossed in 14 points.

Middlebury 79, Bowdoin 76

At Middlebury, Vt., Joey Kizel connected for 26 points to help the top-ranked Panthers hold off the Polar Bears.

Ryan Sharry provided 19 points and 13 rebounds for 19-1 Middlebury.

Ryan O’Connell and Will Hanley fueled the offense for Bowdoin College of Brunswick (14-6) with 23 and 22 points, respectively.

Women’s basketball

Husson 81, Green Mountain 62

At Newman Gym in Bangor, Bre Hanscom posted a double-double with 21 points and 13 rebounds and also added four assists to lead the Eagles to the North Atlantic Conference victory.

Amanda Gifford tossed in 18 points and made four steals for 10-8 Husson, while Stephanie Comstock (five rebounds) and Marissa Albert added 12 points each. Kelli Murray added six assists and three steals.

Millicant Hopper paced Green Mountain (2-16) with 15 points, 11 rebounds and four assists. Chanleigh Casey provided 15 points and seven rebounds, while Sierra Pease scored 14 points and Chelsea Paul 10 with six rebounds, three assits and three steals.

Castleton State 61, MMA 56

At Castine, the Spartans scored the last five points of the game to hold off the Mariners and post the North Atlantic Conference win.

Christine Jaques propeled Castleton State (15-4) with 18 points and four assists. Alyssa Leonard provided 14 points and four steals and Tarryn Bolognani added 12 points.

Sam Goda topped Maine Maritime Academy (9-10) with 15 points. Leah Jackson contributed 13 points and six rebounds and Bekah Campbell chipped in with 10 points and eight boards.

Colby-Sawyer 75, UMF 52

At Farmington, Taylor DeSanty went 13-for-18 from the field on her way to 38 points as the Chargers cruised to the North Atlantic Conference victory.

Kelsey Cahill logged eigh tpoints and 11 rebounds for the 15-5 winners.

Kenni Norton paced the University of Maine-Farmington (7-12) with 12 points, while Lindsay Ranquist scored 10 and Holly Oliver pulled down 10 rebounds to go with four assists.

UMFK 73, UMM 53

At Machias, Ericka Christiansen and Maliesha Caesar each posted a double-double to to power the University of Maine-Fort Kent to victory.

Christiansen finished with 16 points and 12 rebounds and Caesar provided 10 points and 12 boards for the University of Maine-Fort Kent. Jenn Colpitts led the Bengals with 18 points.

Becca Young sparked the University of Maine-Machias with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Samira Cruz tallied 11 points and eight rebounds and Dana Houghton tossed in 16 points.

NEC 89, Thomas 66

At Waterville, New England College scored 36 points as a result of 26 Thomas College turnovers to register the North Atlantic Conference victory.

Rachel Williams headed NEC’s balanced offense with 18 points. Jessie Ledy tallied 12, while Kayla Lawlor and Kate Levy netted 11 points each. The winners sank 11 3-pointers.

Karin Bird, the leading scorer in Division III, powered the Terriers with a game-high 28 points and 11-for-14 shooting. Kate Thibodeau chipped in with 10 points.

Bowdoin 68, Middlebury 58

At Middlebury, Vt., the Polar Bears outscored the Panthers 49-27 in the second half to erase a 12-point halftime deficit and pull away for the NESCAC victory.

Bangor’s Amy Hackett spearheaded Bowdoin College of Brunswick (16-5) with a game-high 18 points and five rebounds. Jill Henrikson tossed in 17 points and Nicole Coombes provided 15 for the Polar Bears, who outscored the hosts 19-6 from the foul line.

Tracy Borsinger’s 15 points paced Middlebury (6-14). Brittany Perfetti and Scarlett Kirk added 13 and 12 points, respectively.

Colby 62, Williams 56

At Williamstown, Mass., the frontcourt duo of Rachael Mack and Jil Vaughan combined to carry the Mules to the NESCAC win.

Mack finished with 17 points and 11 rebounds and Vaughan tossed in 15 pointsfor 14-5 Colby College of Waterville.

Grace Rehnquist led Williams (17-4) with 16 points. Jill Greenberg and Danny Rainer chipped in with 14 and 12 points, respectively.

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