Maine College Roundup

Husson men’s basketball team registers 13th consecutive victory

Posted Jan. 18, 2014, at 10:41 p.m.
Last modified Jan. 19, 2014, at 7:26 p.m.

BANGOR, Maine — The Husson University Eagles held New England College to 23 second-half points on Saturday en route to a 91-65 North Atlantic Conference men’s basketball victory at Newman Gym.

Phil Leighton led Husson University (13-0, 7-0 NAC) with 17 points and five rebounds while Trevon Butler contributed 15 points, six rebounds, five assists and five steals.

Mike Gonzales posted 14 points, with Brooks Spaulding and Aaron Willis (4 steals) netting 12 points each. Corey Wood handed out eight assists.

Robin Wilson paced New England College (6-9, 3-5 NAC) with 17 points and eight rebounds.

Thomas 61, UMF 60

At Farmington on Saturday, Garen Manzo made two free throws with 31 seconds remaining to give the Terriers the margin of victory in a North Atlantic Conference win over the Beavers.

Shaun Munson and Manzo led Thomas College of Waterville (5-8, 5-3 NAC) with 13 points each. Manzo finished 8-for-8 from the foul line. Adam Carlsen added nine points.

Andrew Dickey tossed in a game-high 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds for the University of Maine-Farmington (6-8, 4-4 NAC). Connor Hasson (7 rebounds) and Garrett Clemmer added 10 points each.

Colby-Sawyer 73, MMA 50

At Castine, Zach Bean churned out 22 points, eight rebounds and four assists Saturday to help the Chargers take a North Atlantic Conference victory over the Mariners.

Kyle Nelson posted a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds for Colby-Sawyer (7-7, 6-2 NAC).

Tyler Chiasson led Maine Maritime Academy (1-12, 0-7 NAC) with 10 points and three assists. Kyle Boucher added eight points.

Canton 69, UMFK 52

At Montreal on Saturday, Romario Fletcher scored 17 points and Khalil Bratton logged a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds as SUNY Canton defeated the University of Maine-Fort Kent.

Jeremy Bishop was the catalyst for the Bengals with 17 points, 12 rebounds and three blocked shots. Nikola Vukosavovic came up with 12 points and eight rebounds and Jorge Matesanz added nine points and six rebounds.

Rochester 80, UMFK 56

At Rochester, Mich., on Sunday, Stavros Schizas scored 24 points to lead Rochester by UMaine-Fort Kent.

Nikola Vukosavovic paced UMFK 19 points and seven rebounds while Jeremy Bishop, Mauro Vicic and Fred Sanchez each added eight points.

Williams 69, Colby 62

At Williamstown, Mass., Duncan Robinson led Williams with a game-high 27 points on 9-for-9 shooting on Saturday, carrying the Ephs to a NESCAC victory over the Mules.

Michael Mayer scored 15 points for Williams (13-2, 3-1 NESCAC).

For Colby (7-7, 1-3 NESCAC), Chris Hudnut posted a double-double with 20 points and 12 rebounds. Shane Rogers scored 16 points and Patrick Stewart added seven points and nine rebounds.

Women’s Basketball

Husson 67, NEC 58

At Husson University in Bangor, the Eagles overcame a five-point halftime deficit to beat the Pilgrims and supply coach Kissy Walker with her 400th career victory.

Chandler Guerette led the way for the Eagles (6-6, 6-2 North Atlantic Conference) with 17 points. Amanda Johnson netted 13 points and Rebecca Young added 11 points for Husson, which committed 27 turnovers.

Taylor Burgess registered a double-double for New England College (7-7, 4-4 NAC), which committed 31 turnovers.

MMA 43, Colby-Sawyer 29

At Castine on Saturday, the Mariners limited the Chargers to 17 percent shooting (9-for-52) to post a North Atlantic Conference win.

Leah Jackson headed a balanced Maine Maritime Academy offense with nine points and 10 rebounds. Cheyenne Malloy and Kari Jones contributed six points each as the Mariners (7-6, 5-2 NAC) outrebounded the visitors 45-34 and survived 30 turnovers.

For Colby-Sawyer (6-9, 5-3 NAC), Kelsey Cahill had six points, 10 rebounds and three steals.

UMF 61, Thomas 28

At Farmington, the Beavers lit up the Terriers for 42 second-half points Saturday to pull away for a North Atlantic Conference victory.

Ayla Allen sparked the University of Maine-Farmington (6-9, 5-3 NAC) with 15 points, five rebounds and three steals. Holly Oliver contributed 10 points, six rebounds and four assists.

The Beavers committed only six assists.

Kate McAllister’s 13 points led the way for Thomas College of Waterville (2-11, 2-6 NAC), which shot only 17 percent (10-for-58).

UMFK 74, Canton 53

At Montreal on Saturday, Skyler Olsen went 8-for-12 from the field on her way to 16 points as the Bengals took the victory.

Kelsey Heard provided 12 points for the University of Maine-Fort Kent. Sam Carapellucci added nine points, eight rebounds, five steals and three assists.

Karyssa Terrance racked up 17 points and 15 rebounds to propel SUNY Canton.

Rochester 92, UMFK 77

At Rochester, Mich., Megan Heiden poured in 27 points and Tiffany Misch added 19 to lead Rochester by UMaine-Fort Kent on Sunday.

Taylor Boucher paced UMFK with 21 points while Samantha Carapellucci put in 12. Kayla Richards, Salinda Chan and Alexis Warne each added nine.

Williams 71, Colby 54

At Williamstown, Mass., the Ephs pulled away in the second half Saturday to take a NESCAC win over the Mules.

Lauren McCall led Williams (14-2, 2-2 NESCAC) with 17 points, Ellen Cook provided 15, Kellie Macdonald netted 14 and Oge Uwanaka added 12.

Jen Nale paced Colby College of Waterville (5-11, 0-4 NESCAC) with 12 points. Carylanne Wolfington scored 10 points, while Kate Parsons and Desi Smith (8 rebounds) added 10 points each.

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