MADISON, New Jersey — Alyssa McDonough scored 28 points and Fairleigh Dickinson-Florham, the defending NCAA Division III women’s basketball champion, beat the University of New England 91-75 in the second round of the NCAA tournament Saturday.

UNE (24-6) led for much of the first half and trailed only 42-39 at halftime, but FDU-Florham (28-1) opened the second half with a 12-2 run and eventually built an 18-point lead. The closest the Nor’easters got was 75-67 on a three-point play by Meghan Gribbin with 2:09 remaining.

Kelly Coleman scored 28 points for UNE and finished her career with 1,508 points – fifth on the school’s career list. Gribbin contributed 18 points and Sadie DiPierro added 17.


BATES 68, STOCKTON 59: Graham Safford scored seven of his 14 points in overtime as the Bobcats (21-6) outlasted the Ospreys (23-6) in the second round of the NCAA Division III tournament at Galloway, New Jersey.

Bates carried a 33-23 lead to halftime, paced by Mike Boornazian with 14 of his game-high 18 points. Stockton opened the second half with a 17-6 run, however. There were three more lead changes before the Ospreys tied the game with 43 seconds remaining in regulation.

Malcolm Delpeche added 17 points and 10 rebounds for Bates, which will face NESCAC rival Trinity in the Round of 16.


MIDDLEBURY 4, BOWDOIN 2: Emily Fluke scored a pair of goals to lead the top-seeded Panthers (20-3-3) past the fifth-seeded Polar Bears (11-10-5) in a NESCAC semifinal at Middlebury, Vermont.

Hannah Bielawski gave Middlebury the lead with a goal at 16:33 of the first period. Fluke scored the lone goal of the second period, and Elizabeth Wulf made it 3-0 in the third before Bowdoin’s Colleen Finnerty put in the rebound off a shot by Schuyler Nardelli at 6:15.

Fluke knocked in her second goal at 9:09, and Miranda Bell answered 58 seconds later.

Lan Crofton made 25 saves for Bowdoin, while Madeline Marsh stopped 19 shots for Middlebury.


ECACs: Jamie Ruginski won the long jump while breaking his own school record and Kevin Desmond won the 800 meters as the University of Southern Maine men finished eighth at the ECAC Division III championships in New York.

Ruginski’s winning jump was 23 feet, 113/4 inches – beating his previous record of 23-81/4. Desmond’s winning time was 1 minute, 52.72 seconds.

Teammate Jeremy Collins was second in the 400 (48.92), and Cory Dyer tied for sixth in the high jump (6-51/2).

Meanwhile, Sean Enos of Bates swept the shot put (58-4) and weight throw (66-21/4), and Bowdoin’s Conor Donahue won the 1,000 (2:28.79).

Peyton Dostie led USM to a ninth-place finish in the women’s standings, as she took second in the 60 hurdles. She broke the school record with a time of 8.90 in the prelims, then ran 8.92 in the finals.

Other USM scores were: Hannah Damron, fifth in 800 (2:15.96); Ashley Belanger, fifth in shot put (42-61/4); Sabrina Sodders, eighth in shot put (41-01/4); and the 800-meter relay team (fifth, 1:44.28).

Erin Silva of Bowdoin won the pole vault at 12-10.


FLORIDA 6, MAINE 1: Luke Morrill homered in the fifth inning and Alex Cabrera was 2 for 3 with a pair of singles for the Black Bears (4-11) in a loss to the Gators (13-2) at Gainesville, Florida.

Scott Heath suffered the loss, allowing five earned runs on eight hits in six innings.

ST. JOSEPH’S SWEEPS WINDHAM: Taylor Black went 2 for 3 with a pair of doubles and three RBI as St. Joseph’s (3-5) rolled to a 14-6 win over Wheaton in Game 1 of a doubleheader at Auburndale, Florida.

Joe Coyne, Dennis Meehan, Scott Betts and Mike Kinch each went 2 for 4 in the opener as the Monks pounded out 16 hits and five doubles.

Nick Malatesta picked up the win, allowing one hit in 31/3 scoreless innings while walking one and striking out six.

In Game 2, Taylor Reuillard’s RBI single in the top of the eighth gave the Monks a 3-2 win.


PENN 5, MAINE 4: Leah Allen single home a pair of unearned runs in the bottom of the eighth as the Quakers (1-3) beat the Black Bears (5-8) at Clearwater, Florida.

Maine got solo home runs from Erika Leonard in the fifth and Janelle Bouchard in the sixth to tie the game at 3.

Maine took a 4-3 lead in the top of the eighth when Nikki Byron’s sacrifice fly drove home Rachel Harvey.


UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 8, PLYMOUTH STATE 5: Sam Cloutier recorded four goals and an assist, and the Nor’easters (2-1) never trailed against the Panthers (1-1) at Biddeford.

UNE also got a pair of goals from Andrew Curro and one each from Geoff Bruno and Dan Auger.

John Dusel and David Pearson split time in net for UNE, teaming up for 13 saves.

SOUTHERN MAINE 11, HUSSON 3: Austin Watts and Seth Wing each scored three goals as the Huskies cruised past the Eagles in a mutual season opener at Bangor.

Nate DelGiudice had a pair of goals and Keegan Smith contributed a pair of assists for USM, which led 4-0 at halftime.

WESLEYAN 10, BATES 7: Matt Preziosa scored five goals as the Cardinals (2-1, 1-0 NESCAC) defeated the Bobcats (1-2, 0-2) at Lewiston.

Kyle Weber finished with a pair of goals for Bates, while Jack Allard had a goal and two assists.

AMHERST 20, BOWDOIN 4: Quinn Moroney had two goals and five assists, and Kane Haffey finished with four goals and two assists as the Jeffs (3-0, 2-0 NESCAC) rolled past the Polar Bears (0-2, 0-2) at Amherst, Massachusetts.

David Nemirov tallied a pair of goals for Bowdoin.

HAMILTON 12, COLBY 10: Sam Sweet had three goals and three assists for the Continentals (2-1, 1-1 NESCAC) in a win over the Mules (1-1, 1-1) at Clinton, New York.

John Grimaldi led Colby with three goals and an assist.


BOWDOIN 10, AMHERST 6: The Polar Bears (3-0, 2-0 NESCAC) used eight second-half goals to rally past the top-ranked Lord Jeffs (2-1, 1-1) at Brunswick.

Lindsay Picard led Bowdoin with three goals. Emma Beecher had two goals and an assist, and Kelsey Gallagher also scored twice.

BATES 12, WESLEYAN 6: The Bobcats (3-1, 1-1 NESCAC) scored three goals in a span of 39 seconds in the second half to pull away from the Cardinals (1-2, 0-2) at Middletown, Connecticut.

Emma Brinkman had three goals and an assist, while Moriah Greenstein contributed two goals and six assists

HAMILTON 10, COLBY 9: Nora Klemmer, Ashleigh Stephan and Morgan Fletcher each recorded three goals as the Continentals (3-0, 2-0 NESCAC) edged the Mules (1-1, 1-1) at Waterville.

Abby Hatch had three goals and an assist for Colby. Lexie Perticone also tallied three goals.

WELLESLEY 10, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 8: Claire Canty and Jenny Gubner scored 20 seconds apart with less than six minutes remaining as the Blue (1-0) beat the Nor’easters (1-2) in Biddeford.

Gina Newsome led the Nor’easters with two goals and an assist. Jocelyn Davee also had a pair of goals.

ENDICOTT 15, SOUTHERN MAINE 6: Emily Whitney scored seven goals and had a pair of assists as the Gulls (1-1) cruised past the Huskies (0-2) at Beverly, Massachusetts.

Julia Pearl led USM with three goals.