BANGOR — Jessica Fequiere scored 35 points to lift Albany to a 68-54 win over the University of Maine women’s basketball team on Saturday at Cross Insurance Center.

Fequiere scored 19 points in the second half as Albany (14-3, 3-1 America East) outscored Maine (9-8, 2-2), 36-19. Lake Region graduate Tiana-Jo Carter added 12 points for the Great Danes.

Blanca Millan led Maine with 19 points and Tanesha Sutton added 12.

SOUTHERN MAINE 77, EASTERN CONNECTICUT STATE 62: Kristen Curley and Miranda Nicely each scored 18 points for the Huskies (6-8, 3-1 Little East Conference), who closed the first half on a 10-0 run to get by the Warriors (3-9, 2-2) in Gorham.

Leading 30-29, Southern Maine held Eastern Connecticut scoreless over the final 4:04 of the first half to take a 40-29 lead going into halftime.

Curley scored 14 points in the first half. Chantel Eells finished with 13 points, and Emily Nicholson and Kimberly Howrigan each added 10.

ST. JOSEPH’S 91, RIVIER 50: Julia Champagne scored 19 points, Kelsi McNamara had 14 points and 10 assists and the Monks (12-1, 5-0 Great Northeast Athletic Conference) rolled past the Raiders (0-8, 0-4) in Nashua, New Hampshire.

Hannah Marks added 15 points and Emily Benway scored 13 for St Joseph’s, which outscored Rivier 48-24 in the second half.

WESTERN NEW ENGLAND 70, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 62: Dorothy O’Neill scored 14 of her 23 points in the third quarter as the Golden Bears (9-5, 5-2 Commonwealth Coast Conference) rallied to beat the Nor’easters (10-3, 6-1) in Biddeford.

UNE led 38-32 early in the third quarter, but Western New England closed the quarter on a 24-14 run to take a 56-52 lead heading into the fourth.

Sam MacDonald scored 14 points for the Nor’easters. Ashley Coneys added 12.

WILLIAMS 56, BATES 44: Mikaela Topper scored all 11 of her points in the first half as the Ephs (10-6, 2-2 NESCAC) beat the Bobcats (6-11, 1-3) in Lewiston.

Kristin Fechtelkotter scored 17 points for Williams, while Amanni Fernandez added 11 points and 12 rebounds.

Melanie Binkhorst led Bates with 13 points. Julia Middlebrook chipped in with 12 and Nina Davenport had 11.


ALBANY 84, MAINE 66: The Black Bears (4-15, 1-3 America East) scored just 10 points in the first half and lost to the Great Danes (14-5, 2-2) in Bangor.

Joe Cremo scored 19 of his 22 points in the first half as Albany jumped out to a 48-10 lead.

Aaron Calixte scored 16 points, Danny Evans added 14 and Andrew Fleming had 12 for Maine.

EASTERN CONNECTICUT STATE 90, SOUTHERN MAINE 52: Tarchee Brown scored 15 points, Kendall Marquez added 13 and the Warriors (13-2, 5-0 Little East) beat the Huskies (1-14, 0-5) in Gorham.

Jacob Collins added 12 points off the bench for the Warriors.

Sean Jany scored 11 points for the Huskies.

ST. JOSEPH’S 79, RIVIER 59: Darian Berry scored 27 points as the Monks (8-6, 3-2 GNAC) beat the Raiders (1-13, 0-5) in Nashua, New Hampshire.

Jack Casale added 11 points, while Quinn Richardson-Newton and Jae Johns each added 10 for St. Joseph’s.

UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 102, WESTERN NEW ENGLAND 86: Drew Muniz ignited a 13-1 surge with a 3-pointer with about nine minutes remaining as the Nor’easters (5-9, 3-4 Commonwealth Coast) pulled away from the Golden Bears (6-7, 3-4) in Biddeford.

Alex Kravchuk scored 15 points for UNE. He was joined in double figures by Ryan Matthews with 14, Gavin Dibble with 12, Jackson McCoy with 11 and Matt Lorman with 10.

Zach Tavitian had 29 points for Western New England.

WILLIAMS 79, BATES 68: Bobby Casey scored eight of his 19 points during a 25-6 run as the Ephs (12-3, 3-1 NESCAC) pulled away to beat the Bobcats (8-8, 1-3) in Williamstown, Massachusetts.

James Heskett scored 23 points for Williams, while Mike Greenman added 11.

Jeff Spellman had 24 points for Bates.


MAINE 5, MERRIMACK 1: Five different players scored for the Black Bears (15-6-3, 9-3-2 Hockey East) as they extended their unbeaten streak to nine games with a win over the Warriors (8-14-3, 3-10-2) in Andover, Massachusetts.

Brittany Kucera gave Maine a 1-0 lead with 4:02 left in the first period. Merrimack tied it two minutes into the second period on a goal by Katelyn Rae.

Maine answered with goals by Michelle Weis and Daria Tereshkina in the second, and by Cailey Hutchinson and Tereza Vanisova in the third.

AMHERST 4, BOWDOIN 1: Alex Toupal scored twice and the Mammoths (8-5-1, 4-3-1 NESCAC) scored three straight goals to beat the Polar Bears (6-4-1, 1-4-1) in Brunswick.

Izzi Stoddard scored early in the second period as Bowdoin tied the game at 1-1. Toupal scored about eight minutes later to give Amherst the lead for good, and Emma Flynn and Kaitlin Hoang scored in the third.

WILLIAMS 3, COLBY 0: Amanda Reisman scored late in the first period, and Olivia Stokes and Candace Lu added third-period goals as the Ephs (8-3-3, 3-2-3 NESCAC) beat the Mules (4-6-3, 1-4-3) in Waterville.

SOUTHERN MAINE 1, BECKER 0: Amanda Piknick’s goal 7:59 into the game gave the Huskies (6-11) a victory over the Hawks (2-12-2) in Leicester, Massachusetts.

Britney Evangelista stopped 35 shots for the shutout.


NORTHEASTERN 5, MAINE 3: The Huskies (14-5-3, 10-3-1 Hockey East) scored four straight goals and beat the Black Bears (11-9-2, 5-6-1) to complete a weekend sweep in Boston.

Maine took a 2-1 lead in the first period when Alexis Binner and Mitchell Fossier scored after Grant Jozefek scored for Northeastern.

Eric Williams tied it and Dylan Sakura gave the Huskies the lead in the second period. Brandon Hawkins and Nolan Stevens scored in the third.

Nolan Vesey scored with 41 seconds left for Maine.

TRINITY 4, BOWDOIN 1: The Bantams (9-3-2, 6-1-1 NESCAC) scored three goals in the second period to beat the Polar Bears (4-11, 2-8)) in Hartford, Connecticut.

Ryan Pfeffer, Anthony Sabitsky and Nicholas Fiorentino scored in the second period for Trinity. Eric Benshadle added a third-period goal.

Ronnie Lestan scored for Bowdoin.

WESLEYAN 5, COLBY 1: Dylan Holze scored twice and Spencer Fox had a goal and an assist as the Cardinals (8-2-3, 4-2-2 NESCAC) beat the Mules (7-6, 6-4) in Waterville.

Andrew Reis scored for Colby.

SOUTHERN MAINE 3, CASTLETON 3: USM (2-9-4, 2-5-3 NEHC) lost a two-goal lead in the third period and played to a tie against the Spartans (5-9-3, 1-8-1) in Gorham.

Brendan Murphy and Tristan Dundas scored early in the third to give the Huskies a 3-1 lead. Ryan Ng and Glenn Wiswell answered for Castleton.