April 8, 2013

College Roundup: Maine solidifies conference lead with two wins

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Trinity, ranked No. 1 in NCAA Division III, pushed its winning streak to 17 games, while sixth-ranked Colby lost for just the second time in three years on its home field.

Katharine Eddy led Colby with a goal and an assist. Sara Miller, Katie Griffin and Lindsey McKenna also scored.

BOWDOIN 14, ENDICOTT 8: Carolyn Gorajek scored three goals and set up another to become the Polar Bears' all-time scoring leader, and goaltender Tara Connolly tied the school's record with her 40th career win as the Polar Bears (7-2) beat the Gulls (7-5) at Brunswick.

Gorajek increased her career point total to 206, passing Adrienne Gratry's 203. Connolly stopped six shots to tie Steph Collins-Finn on the victory list.

Jordan Smith also scored three goals, and Mackenzie Schleicher and Taylor Wilson added two apiece.

SOUTHERN MAINE 20, HUSSON 3: Jacki Kelly and Samantha Purcell scored three goals apiece as the Huskies (7-3) beat the Eagles (3-5) at Bangor.

Lauren Santo, Rosie Forster, Jenna Cyr, Nicole LaPlante, Anh Nguyen and Shauna Robert each added two goals for USM. Alissa Fallon scored twice for Husson.

MEN'S LACROSSE

TRINITY 11, COLBY 8: Rob Nogueras and Matt Cohen scored three times each to lead the Bantams (4-7, 2-4 NESCAC) past the Mules (4-6, 1-5) at Hartford, Conn.

Ian Deveau had two goals and an assist for Colby. Derek Youngman contributed two goals, and John Jennings had a goal and two assists.

MEN'S BASKETBALL

DIVISION III FINAL: Allen Williamson scored 18 points and Amherst pulled away late to beat Mary Hardin-Baylor 87-70 in Atlanta and win its second national championship.

Connor Green and national player of the year Aaron Toomey scored 16 points each, and Willy Workman had 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Lord Jeffs (30-2).

The victory pushed Amherst's winning streak to a school-record 24 games, and matched the school record for wins in a season set by the 2007 national championship team.

 

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