Scarborough native leading Monks

Carolyn Freeman of Scarborough, a sophomore at St. Joseph’s College in Standish, is one of the leading scorers on the Monks’ womens basketball team this season.

Freeman is averaging 14.8 points per game, 6.2 rebounds per game, .88 blocked shots per game and she is shooting 40.8 percent on three-point attempts. She leads the Monks in all of those categories.

On Dec. 1, Freeman hit six three-pointers to lead the Monks in scoring with a season-high 20 points in a losing effort against Green Mountain College. The Eagles edged out the Monks in the final game of the Merry Monk Classic in Standish. Freeman also had eight rebounds in the game.

Despite the loss in the final game, Freeman was named to the all-tournament team.

Freeman, a graduate of McCauley High School, has been having a successful season for the Monks this year. On Nov. 17, she posted a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds to help lead the Monks to their first win of the season over the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

On Nov. 25, Freeman poured in 19 points, including five three-pointers to help lead the Monks to a 85-31 win over the University of Maine-Machias in St. Joseph’s home opener.

Scarborough freshman skating for Huskies

John Rutt of Scarborough, a freshman at the University of Southern Maine, is taking the ice for the Huskies this season.

Rutt got the first goal of his college career on Nov. 16 when he scored at 18:57 of the first period to help USM stun the nationally-ranked Norwich University Cadets 8-3.

In six games this season, Rutt has one goal and one assist.

South Portland grad skating for UNE

Jason Battle, a graduate of South Portland High School and a sophomore at the University of New England is a member of the University of New England’s mens hockey team this season.

In seven games with the Nor’easters, Battle, who was the captain of the Red Riots’ squad, has notched one assist.

Cape Elizabeth native now a Husky

Meryl Poulin of Cape Elizabeth and a freshman at Colby College, scored her first collegiate goal as a member of the Mules’ womens ice hockey team on Nov. 16.

Poulin scored an unassisted goal in the first period of a 2-2 tie with Connecticut College.

Poulin got her second goal of the season on Nov. 20 when she scored late in the first period of a 5-1 win over the University of Southern Maine.

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