Friday’s college roundup, men’s basketball: Lyndon State 95, MMA 64

Posted Feb. 15, 2013, at 10:53 p.m.
Last modified Feb. 16, 2013, at 12:08 a.m.

LYNDON CENTER, Vt. — Lyndon State knocked off Maine Maritime 95-64 in a North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball game Friday night. The Hornets improved to 12-12 overall, 11-6 NAC while the Mariners dropped to 4-19, 3-14.

Jason Hatch came off the bench to score a team-high 12 points for Maine Maritime and Nick Holt collected 10 points in a reserve role. Hatch and Logan Poirier grabbed a team-best six rebounds each.

Jason Gray led Lyndon with 18 points, eight rebounds and two blocked shots and George Carle added 13 points, nine rebounds and two steals. Devyn Baranauskas had 15 points and three assists for the Hornets. David Johnson and Patrick Dunn chipped in 12 and 10 points respectively. Jose Fortunato dished out a game-high six assists in the contest to go along with eight points and six rebounds.

Maine Maritime returns to action Saturday, 1 p.m., at Johnson State.

Husson 85, Johnson State 50

At Johnson, Vt., Marc Zaharchuk scored 17 points and piled up 17 rebounds to power Husson to a North Atlantic Conference victory over Johnson State.

Eric Modica posted 12 points, four assists and three steals for Husson (16-8, 13-4 NAC), while Phil Leighton scored 11 points and Wes Murphy provided 10 points and seven rebounds.

Asim Khan paced Johnson State (8-16, 6-11 NAC) with 16 points.

Women’s Basketblal

MMA 73, Lyndon St. 55

At Lyndon Center, Vt., Mary Badeen scored a career-high 30 points, including a school record tying seven threes, to lead Maine Maritime by Lyndon State. The Mariners improved to 13-11 overall, 10-7 NAC while the Hornets dropped to 7-17, 5-12.

Badeen tied her previous record that is shared by, teammate Courtney Dufour and Michelle Gott (2007) with seven threes in a game.

Leah Jackson added a double-double, scoring 10 points and 14 rebounds. Kari Jones had 15 points for Maine Maritime while Hanna Lyons and Bekah Campbell chipped in five assists and three blocked shots, respectively.

Dannika Dobrowski had 17 points for the Hornets and Chelsea Watson had 10. Donna Lawson had 10 rebounds and two blocks in the loss and Chelsea Bagley had three assists.

The Mariners return to the court Saturday, 3 p.m., at Johnson State.

Husson 65, Johnson State 46

At Johnson, Vt., Husson displayed tremendous offensive balance in earning the North Atlantic Conference win over Johnson State.

Rebecca Young logged a double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds for Husson (8-15, 8-9 NAC). Gab Duke (3 assists) and Stephanie Comstock tossed in 13 points each for the winners and Amanda Johnson contributed 10 points.

Brittany Robertson led Johnson State (5-19, 2-15 NAC), which was held to 15 first-half points, with 16 points, four assists and four steals.

Swimming

Maine sets 3 school records

At Orono, three more Maine swimming records fell on day two of the America East Championships held at Wallace Pool. Shannon Bender broke the 500-yard freestyle school-record mark while Naja Harvey set a new mark in the 50-yard freestyle. The women’s 200-yard freestyle relay team also set a new mark of 1:35.57 in their event. After day two, the women are currently in fourth place with 188.5 points while the men are third at 191.

Shannon Bender set a new school-record in the 500-yard freestyle, breaking the old mark set in 2005, as she placed sixth with a new record time of 4:59.67. Naja Harvey broke the 50-yard freestyle mark, set by herself just a year ago, with a new time of 23.71 in the prelims. Harvey placed third in the finals of the event with a time of 23.75.

The team of Harvey, Jenn Trodden, Lauren Dwyer and Emily Buczkowski placed third in the 200-yard freestyle relay with a new school-record time of 1:35.57.

Carmen Linden placed eleventh in the consolation final of the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:05.19 while Kara Dubiel was 13th at 5:06.52. Courtney Norman placed 16th in the 500-yard freestyle at 5:09.58.

Ryan Fahey won the consolation in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 4:39.12. Fahey was followed by Yuri Chornobil in 10th at 4:43.59.

Dwyer won the consolation final in the 200-yard IM with a time of 2:06.64, missing the school-record time by 0.49 seconds.

Trodden won the 50-yard freestyle consolation final with a time of 24.22 while Buczkowski finished second in the consolation final at 24.47. In the men’s 50-yard freestyle, Joey Quinn finished eighth at 22.08.

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