BRUNSWICK – Bowdoin wasted a 14-point lead before rallying to beat Williams 62-53 Friday night in a New England Small College Athletic Conference women’s basketball game.

Jill Henrikson had 11 points and eight rebounds, and Katie Bergeron added 12 points as the Polar Bears (17-4, 3-3 NESCAC) handed the Ephs (19-2, 5-1) their first conference loss.

After Williams tied the game at 40, Bowdoin responded with an 8-2 run and went 10 for 10 from the foul line in the final three minutes to preserve the win.

BATES 83, TRINITY 74: Brianna Hawkins and Jessie Igoe each scored 16 points to pace the Bobcats (17-5, 5-2 NESCAC) to a win over the Bantams (12-8, 2-4) at Hartford, Conn.

Lauren Dobish went 4 for 5 from behind the 3-point line and finished with 15 points for Bates, which led 40-32 at halftime.

COLBY 81, MIDDLEBURY 60: Rachael Mack had 12 points and 12 rebounds as the Mules (16-4, 4-2 NESCAC) rolled past the visiting Panthers (12-6, 2-4).


SKIDMORE 2, UNE 1: Brad Schuler scored to snap a 1-1 tie with 11:25 left to give the Thoroughbreds (8-10-2, 7-5-2 ECAC East) a win over the Nor’easters (3-15, 1-13) at Biddeford.

Matt Del Giudice scored for UNE at 6:49 of the second, but Alex Mykolenko tied it with 2:05 left in the period.

Mike Roper made 42 saves for the Nor’easters.

COLBY 4, HAMILTON 4: Michael Doherty had three assists for the Mules (7-9-2, 6-6-2 NESCAC), who rallied from a 3-1 deficit to tie the Continentals (10-6-3, 7-4-3) on a goal by Scott Harff at Clinton, N.Y.

USM 4, CASTLETON STATE 4: Paul Conter and Matt MacDonald scored less than three minutes apart early in the third period as the Huskies (4-11-4, 2-10-2 ECAC East) rallied from a two-goal deficit to tie the Spartans (17-2-1, 11-2-1) at Gorham.

Dan Rautenberg added a goal and an assist and goalie Braely Torris had 45 saves for USM, including four in overtime.

AMHERST 3, BOWDOIN 2: Eddie Effinger and Brian Safstrom scored 24 seconds apart midway through the third period to lift the Jeffs (9-6-4, 7-4-3 NESCAC) over the Polar Bears (13-5, 9-5) at Amherst, Mass.

Jeff Fanning put Bowdoin ahead at 14:29 of the first and Ryan Carney made it 2-0 with a power-play goal at 10:50 of the second.


TRINITY 76, BATES 66: Ian Fels scored 17 points and the Bantams (12-9, 3-3 NESCAC) used a 10-0 run to erase a late eight-point deficit and beat the Bobcats (12-10, 3-4) at Hartford, Conn.

Brian Ellis scored 15 points to lead the Bobcats. Mark Brust, Nick Schmiemann and John Squires each scored 11.

MIDDLEBURY 73, COLBY 52: Ryan Sharry had 12 points and 12 rebounds and the Panthers (17-1, 5-1 NESCAC) held the Mules (10-11, 1-5) to 26-percent shooting to cruised to a win at Waterville.

Christian Van Loenen scored 22 points for the Mules.

WILLIAMS 85, BOWDOIN 66: James Wang had 19 points as Williams (20-1, 6-0 NESCAC) opened the second half with an 11-2 run to defeat Bowdoin (13-6, 2-4) at Brunswick.

Will Hanley led the Polar Bears with 15 points and 12 rebounds, Ryan O’Connell scored 14 and Justin Nowell 11.

SOUTHERN MAINE CC 80, NEW HAMPSHIRE TI 65: Coleman Findlay scored 14 points to lead the Seawolves (14-11, 7-3 YSCC) past the Lynx (21-8, 7-3) Thursday night at Concord, N.H.


USM 5, ST. MICHAEL’S 1: Kailey Bubier scored two goals and Katie Davis collected two assists as the Huskies (6-12-2, 4-8-1 ECAC East) scored four unanswered goals to pull away from the Purple Knights (3-15-2, 2-9-2) at Colchester, Vt.


AMHERST 3, BOWDOIN 2: Geneva Lloyd had two goals, including the winner in the third period, to lift Amherst (13-4-2, 11-1-1 NESCAC) over Bowdoin (11-6-2, 6-4-1) at Brunswick.

The Polar Bears took a 1-0 lead on a power-play goal by Emily Tang 1:38 into the first period. After the Jeffs took a 2-1 lead, Kayte Holtz scored off a rebound at the 12:04 of the second to tie the game.

Tara Connolly had 38 saves for Bowdoin.


UMAINE: Tight end Josiah Hartley of Bangor and linebacker John McCabe of Winslow were among 18 players that signed letters of intent to play for the Black Bears.