BRUNSWICK — Bowdoin College pulled away in the fourth quarter Friday night to earn a 70-52 victory against Middlebury in a NESCAC women’s basketball game.

Sam Roy scored 13 points and Abby Kelly added 12 for the Polar Bears (20-1, 6-1), who used a 21-9 run down the stretch to clinch it.

Lydia Caputi and Cordelia Stewart added eight points apiece for Bowdoin.

Alex Huffman, Colleen Caveney and Maya Davis all scored 10 points for Middlebury (15-6, 4-3).

HAMILTON 62, BATES 53: Samantha Srinivasan scored 16 points for the Continentals (14-7, 2-5 NESCAC), who used a 20-11 fourth-quarter run to pull away from the Bobcats (7-15, 1-7) at Clinton, New York.

Freshman reserve Taylor McVeigh led the Bobcats with a career-high 15 points and six rebounds. Melanie Binkhorst and Carly Christofi added 11 points apiece.

COLBY 58, WILLIAMS 51: The Mules (9-11, 3-4 NESCAC) lost a 37-18 halftime lead before defeating Williams (11-10, 3-4) in overtime at Waterville.


MIDDLEBURY 72, BOWDOIN 70: Adisa Majors hit a jumper with five seconds left to lift the Panthers (17-3, 6-1 NESCAC) over the Polar Bears (14-6, 3-4) at Middlebury, Vermont.

Bowdoin, led by Jack Simonds with 18 points, led 67-64 with 3:03 remaining. Simonds hit a 3-pointer with 1:52 remaining to make it 70, and missed a 3-pointer with one second remaining.

HAMILTON 89, BATES 57: Kena Gilmour scored 19 points and Michael Grassey added 15 for the Continentals (18-2, 5-2 NESCAC), who used a 53-29 advantage in the second half to pull away from the Bobcats (11-11, 3-5) at Lewiston.

WILLIAMS 77, COLBY 49: Bobby Casey scored 22 points, 14 in the first half, and James Heskett added 18 as the Ephs (17-4, 5-2 NESCAC) defeated the Mules (10-11, 1-6) at Williamstown, Massachusetts.

(22) RHODE ISLAND 91, VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH 68: E.C. Matthews scored 18 points, Jared Terrell had 16 and Rhode Island (19-3, 11-0 Atlantic 10) beat VCU (14-9, 6-4) at Richmond, Virginia, for its 14th consecutive victory.


MAINE 2, NEW HAMPSHIRE 2: Amy Schlagel tied the game for New Hampshire (13-10-7, 8-7-5 Hockey East) early in the third period against the Black Bears (16-9-4, 10-6-3) at Orono.

Julia Fedeski opened the scoring for UNH on a power play from Schlagel and Marie-Jo Pelletier 2:26 into the game, but Maine took the lead when Ebba Strandberg scored on a power play and Alyson Matteau unassisted in a 49-second span late in the second period.

MASS-BOSTON 4, SOUTHERN MAINE 3: Jane Morrisette scored from Kaleigh Beauregard with 1:04 to play in overtime as the Breakers (8-10-4, 7-2-2 New England Hockey) edged the Huskies (7-14-1, 3-7-1) at Boston.

After Julia Ormsby gave USM a lead after 3:02, Katie Barry tied it on a power play at 9:35. Katie Nolan regained the advantage for the Huskies unassisted just 18 seconds later.

CONNECTICUT COLLEGE 5, COLBY 2: Lily Connolly scored after 1:17 and the Camels (14-3-3, 9-1-2 NESCAC) went on to defeat the Mules (7-10-4, 2-8-4) at Waterville.

HAMILTON 2, BOWDOIN 0: Olivia Hawes scored in the first period and Missy Segall added an empty-netter to lead the Continentals (12-6-1, 8-3 NESCAC) past the Polar Bears (9-7-1, 3-7-1 NESCAC) at Brunswick.

SALVE REGINA 2, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 1: Amanda Fantasia scored 7:13 into the third period to lift the Seahawks (3-18-1, 2-9 New England Hockey) over the Nor’easters (8-7-7, 3-3-5) at Middletown, Rhode Island.


AMHERST 4, BOWDOIN 2: Patrick Daly scored twice to lead Amherst (8-7-4, 5-4-4 NESCAC) over the Polar Bears (7-12, 4-9) at Amherst, Masschusetts.

Trailing 2-0 in the second period, Bowdoin tied it on goals by Daniel McMullan and Thomas Dunleavy. Amherst responded with two goals in a span of 1:52.

HAMILTON 4, COLBY 2: Brandon Willett scored twice to lead the Continentals (12-6-1, 6-6-1 NESCAC) over the Mules (10-9, 7-6) at Clinton, New York.

NORWICH 2, SOUTHERN MAINE 1: Jordan Hall and Connor Evangelista scored for the Cadets (16-5-1, 12-2-1 New England Hockey) in a victory over the Huskies (3-15-4, 3-9-3) at Gorham.

Tyler Mathieu scored from Tristan Dundas for USM on a power play with 1:55 remaining to play.

CURRY 5, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 3: The Nor’easters (16-4-2, 9-4-2 Commonwealth Coast)) rallied from a 2-0 deficit before the Colonels (15-6-1, 9-5-1) scored twice to break a 3-3 tie at Biddeford.