December 5, 2012

Maine Colleges: Bates women win in overtime

From staff reports

LEWISTON - Allie Beaulieu hit a jumper with 40 seconds left in overtime Tuesday night to help Bates defeat the University of New England 59-58 in women's basketball.

The Nor'easters (3-5) had a chance to tie when Lauren Hayden was fouled with 6 seconds left, but she made only one of her two foul shots.

UNE had a 57-54 lead on free throws to start overtime, but Chelsea Nason made her third 3-point basket of the game to tie the game with 1:39 remaining.

Beaulieu and Taryn O'Connell paced Bates (4-2) with 20 points each.

Beth Suggs led UNE with 13 points.

 

BOWDOIN 64, UM-FARMINGTON 47: Megan Phelps scored 22 points as the Polar Bears (3-3) beat the Beavers (1-6) at Farmington.

Phelps was 4 for 5 from 3-point range.

Kaitlin Donahoe was also in double figures with 16 points.

The Beavers got 14 points from Holly Oliver.

 

SOUTHERN MAINE 83, SALEM STATE 61: Sophomore forward Rebecca Knight scored 27 points and pulled down 14 rebounds to lead the Huskies (7-0) over the Vikings (4-4) at Hill Gymnasium in Gorham.

Knight scored 20 points in the first half as the Huskies took a 45-43 lead.

 

ST. JOSEPH'S 87, THOMAS COLLEGE 67: Danyelle Shufelt was 10 for 10 at the free-throw line and scored 17 points to lead the Monks (5-1) over the Terriers (2-3) at Waterville.

The Monks opened up a 20-point lead, 46-26, in the first half. St. Joe's hit 16 of 33 field goals, while the Terriers struggled making just 9 of 30.

Lindsay Moore added 15 for the Monks.

Forward Megan Pelletier led Thomas with 15 points, Emilee Reynolds scored 13 and Elizabeth Goodall added 10.

MEN'S BASKETBALL

THOMAS COLLEGE 88, COLBY COLLEGE 83: Levi Barnes scored 18 points to lead the Terriers (4-1) over the visiting White Mules (2-4).

Thomas was 13 of 36 from 3-point range to gain an edge on the Mules.

 

BATES 78, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 40: Billy Selmon scored 17 points off the bench to lead the Bobcats (3-4) over the Nor'easters (1-7) at Lewiston.

Mitch Loeman was the only Nor'easter in double figures with 16 points.

MEN'S HOCKEY

BOWDOIN 5, SOUTHERN MAINE 2: Daniel Weiniger scored a power-play goal in the second period and a short-handed goal in the third to help the Polar Bears (7-0-1) overpower the Huskies (4-5-1) at the USM Ice Arena in Gorham.

WOMEN'S HOCKEY

COLBY 4, PLYMOUTH STATE 0: Lauren Guarente scored three goals as the White Mules (3-4) shut out the Panthers (1-6) at Alfond Rink in Waterville.

Brianne Wheeler had 11 saves for the shutout and also recorded her first collegiate assist.

 

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