Husson’s Walker gains 300th win; Bowdoin, Saint Joseph’s, Bates, Maine Maritime record victories

This story was published on Feb. 19, 2007 on Page C3 in edition 2, 3 of the Bangor Daily News

BANGOR – Crystal Martin recorded 14 points, 5 rebounds, 5 steals and 3 assists to lead the Husson College women’s basketball team to an 81-41 victory over Bay Path College Saturday.

Husson head coach Kissy Walker reached 300 career wins with the victory.

Jodie Merchant added 14 points and four assists and Carmen Ballard finished with 11 points. Annie McIntosh pulled down 13 rebounds for the Eagles.

Jessica Hunt notched 17 points and seven rebounds for Bay Path.

Bay Path 41

Bielunis 3-1-8, Hunt 5-7-17, Wright, Falkenberg 2-0-4, Ordyna 3-3-9, Hanrahan, Rodrigue 0-2-2

Husson 81

Martin 6-2-14, Ballard 3-4-11, Merchant 6-1-14, Barden 1-2-5, McIntosh 3-0-6, Pickering 3-0-6, Wickstrom 2-0-6, Winters, Richards 1-0-2, Barnes 1-0-2, Rollins 2-0-4, Dow, Al. Bragdon 0-3-3, As. Bragdon 2-2-6, Plourde 0-2-2

3-pt. goals: Bielunis; Wickstrom 2, Ballard, Merchant, Barden

Halftime: Husson 43-21

Bowdoin 61, Trinity 50

At Brunswick Saturday, Bowdoin used a 10-2 run early in the second half to pull away from Trinity and advance to the NESCAC tournament semifinals.

Eileen Flaherty netted 19 points for the top-seeded Polar Bears. Julia Loonin chipped in with 12 points and Alexa Kaubris added 11. Jill Anelauskas pulled down 10 rebounds and notched three steals.

Sarah Cox led the way for Trinity with 14 points and 12 rebounds and Catherine Maher added 12 points.

Trinity (12-12) 50

Cox 6-2-14, Maher 5-0-12, Donie 1-4-6, Sims, Card 4-0-8, Liska 0-2-2, Arnstein 1-1-4, Kearns, Doyle 1-0-2, Dwyer 1-0-2

Bowdoin (24-1) 61

Anelauskas 1-0-2, Loonin 2-6-12, Cummings 0-4-4, Kaubris 3-5-11, Flaherty 5-8-19, Noucas 1-1-4, Hynes 0-1-1, Cote 2-1-6, Leahy, Rubega 1-0-2

3-pt. goals: Maher 2, Arnstein; Loonin 2, Flaherty, Noucas, Cote

Halftime: Bowdoin 24-17

U-New England 64, Gordon 39

At Wenham, Mass. Saturday, Alli Gamache tallied 18 points, four assists and three steals to lead the University of New England past Gordon College.

Katie Diggins added 13 points and Marissa Hesketh contributed 10 points.

Amy Dodd tossed in 21 points for Gordon College.

University of New England (12-13) 64

Pelkey 2-3-7, Diggins 5-3-13, Gamache 7-0-18, Weston, Hesketh 5-0-10, St. Hilaire 2-1-5, Beisswanger, Wyand 2-0-4, Weston, Bailey, Morin 1-0-2, Linnell 1-0-2, Robbins, White 1-1-3

Gordon (5-20) 39

Carroll 3-0-6, Phipps 1-2-4, Dodd 6-6-21, Huseland, Ytzen 1-2-4, Levinsky, Marsden, Bourgeois, Records 2-0-4

3-pt. goals: Gamache 4; Dodd 3

Halftime: U-New England 30-19

UMPI 81, UMM 43

At Machias Saturday, Erica Davis’ 16 points spearheaded a group of five players in double figures at the University of Maine-Presque Isle cruised past UM-Machias.

Davis also had seven rebounds, five steals and four assists.

Ashley Booker had 13 points while Julie Wescott, Nicole Russell and Michelle Phillips had 10 apiece.

Amanda Chandler’s game-high 17 points and Katy Constant’s eight led UMM with Fawn Cummings contributing seven assists and four steals.

UMPI 81

Davis 7-1-16, Maynard 2-2-7, Wescott 4-0-10, Booker 6-0-13, Lenentine 1-0-2, Phillips 4-2-10, Sloat 3-0-6, Russell 4-0-10, Joy 2-1-5, Epright 1-0-2

UMM 43

Cummings 1-0-2, Constant 3-0-8, Chandler 6-2-17, Doten 1-0-2, Wells 2-0-7, Melanson, Gildart 1-0-2, Pauwels 2-0-4

3-pt. goals: Wescott 2, Phillips 2, Davis, Maynard, Booker; Chandler 3, Constant 2, Pauwels

Halftime: UMPI 48-14

Saint Joseph’s 70, UMFK 58

At Standish Saturday, Saint Joseph’s College held off a 48 point explosion by the University of Maine Fort Kent in the second half to hang on for the win.

Katey Kamal scored 14 points off the bench and fellow reserve Marie Lint added 10 points and five rebounds for the Monks. Megan Farrell notched 10 points and seven rebounds.

Nicole Corbin netted 21 points, including six three-pointers for the Bengals. Dana Lemon recorded 16 points and Amanda Davis tallied 14.

UM-Fort Kent (10-16) 58

Corbin 7-1-21, Lemon 4-8-16, Bassue 0-1-1, Weatherhead, Ames 2-2-6, Davis 5-4-14, Hartman

Saint Joseph’s (9-13) 70

Ludwig 4-0-8, Coutu 1-0-2, Freeman 3-0-7, Bowen 4-0-9, Farrell 3-4-10, Miner 2-0-4, Brett 1-0-2, Banks, Morrison, Kamal 6-2-14, Willette 1-0-2, Fitzmaurioe, Enright 1-0-2, Lint 5-0-10

3-pt. goals: Corbin 6; Freeman, Bowen

Halftime: Saint Joseph’s 34-10

Bates 63, Amherst 53

At Lewiston Saturday, Bates College opened up the second half with a 9-0 run to pull away for the win and advance to the NESCAC tournament semifinals.

Katie Franklin led the way with 15 points on five three-pointers for the Bobcats. Sarah Barton and Matia Kostakis each tallied 11 points apiece.

Shaina Pollack netted 12 points for Amherst.

Amherst (12-13) 53

Swensen 2-0-4, O’Loughlin 3-0-8, Muller 4-0-9, Reiff 4-0-8, Roesch 2-0-5, Pollack 5-0-12, Johnston 2-2-7, Harik, Otiano

Bates (15-9) 63

Barton 4-2-11, Fitzgerald 1-0-3, Beckwith 4-0-9, Kostakis 5-0-11, Franklin 5-0-15, Goodridge, Yanofsky 2-1-5, Carroll 2-1-6, Lanchantin 2-0-4

3-pt. goals: O’Laughlin 2, Pollack 2, Muller, Roesch, Johnston; Franklin 5, Barton, Fitzgerald, Kostakis, Carroll

Halftime: Bates 34-32

UMPI 57, Saint Joseph’s 56

At Standish Sunday, Erica Davis tallied 24 points, six rebounds and four steals as the University of Maine Presque Isle held on for the win.

Leah Joy chipped in seven points, six assists and four rebounds for the Owls.

Marie Lint had 10 points and Alysn Ludwig notched five points, six assists and three steals for the Monks.

UM-Presque Isle (15-6) 57

Davis 8-8-24, Joy 2-3-7, Wecott 2-1-5, Brooker 2-0-4, Lenentine 3-0-6, Phillips, Sloat 1-0-2, Russell 2-0-4, Maynard, Epright 2-1-5

Saint Joseph’s (9-14) 56

Ludwig 2-1-5, Freeman 1-2-4, Morrison, Bowen 4-1-9, Farrell 4-0-9, Coutu, Miner 4-0-8, Banks 1-0-2, Kamal 4-0-8, Willette 0-1-1, Lint 5-0-10

3-pt. goals: Farrell

Halftime: UM-Presque Isle 29-28

MMA 78, Wheelock 38

At Castine, Julia Knights led the Lady Mariners with 17 points and 7 rebounds to help Maine Maritime defeat Wheelock on Saturday.

Shelley Gott-Stilwell added 15 points, 4 assists, and 4 steals, and Alyssa Burns chipped in scored 13 points and adding 10 rebounds. Katie Quimby was also in the double figure scores and added 10 points.

Samantha Cummings had a game-high 18 points for Wheelock.

Wheelock (1-24) 38

Cummings 9-0-18, Ordile 3-2-8, Brown 1-0-3, Casey 1-1-3, O’Connor, Maxon, Woodley, Leveille 1-0-2, Cook 1-2-4

Maine Maritime (23-2) 78

Moore 3-0-9, Burns 5-3-13, Gott-Stilwell 5-3-15, Hayden 1-1-3, Knights 6-3-17, Laney, Leeman 3-0-7, Eiane, Provencher 1-0-3, Quimby 4-0-10, Miller 0-1-1

3-pt. goals: Brown; Moore 3, Gott-Stilwell 2, Knights 2, Leeman, Provencher, Quimby 2

Halftime: Maine Maritime 44-18

Keene State 62, USM 50

At Keene, N.H., Saturday, Bri Barnes scored a game-high 23 points to lead Keene State college to its ninth straight win.

The victory snapped an 18-game win streak for fourth-ranked University of Southern Maine, which dropped its first Little East Conference game since 2001.

The USM Huskies, now 22-2 overall and 13-1 in the LEC, had won 75 straight against LEC opponents.

Lindsey Welch of Newport led the Huskies with 13 points and five rebounds. Senior forward Ashley Marble of Topsfield had her 45th career double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds.

Southern Maine (22-2) 62

Welch 5-1-13, Paradis, Marble 4-2-12, Kent 0-4-4, Santa Fe 0-7-7, Ross 2-3-8, Johnson, MacDonald, Arsenault, O’Tash 3-0-6, Samuelson

Keene State (19-5) 50

Boudreau 3-1-8, Degou 2-3-9, Begnoche 3-0-6, Barnes 7-5-23, Jamiel 1-3-5, Simmler 0-1-1, Sapp, Kinney 2-2-6, Johannesen 0-4-4

3-pt. goals: Marble 2, Welch 2, Ross; Barnes 4, Degou 2, Boudreau

Halftime: Keene State 30-20

UMF 81, Mount Ida 58

At Newton, Mass., Kari Simpson of Wells scored 19 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead the University of Maine-Farmington Saturday.

The UMF Beavers finished the regular season with a 17-0 North Atlantic Conference record. The Beavers put the game away with a 23-0 scoring run from the end of the first half into the early minutes of the second.

Steph Bossie of Winslow scored 11 points and Karen Sirois of Augusta had nine.

Adrienne Xenos scored 20 for the Mustangs.

UM-Farmington (22-3) 81

Porter 1-4-6, Byrne 1-1-3, Simpson 9-0-19, Laflin 7-3-17, Sirois 2-4-9, Boyd, Page 1-3-6, Wiley 3-0-8, Johnson 1-0-2, Bossie 4-3-11, Brown

Mount Ida (10-15) 58

Ring 5-0-10, Xenos 9-2-20, Parisi 3-0-6, McLear 3-0-6, Santos 0-1-1, Burgess 3-0-7, Hogan, Hickey 1-0-3, Casimiro 2-0-5

3-pt. goals: Wiley 2, Simpson, Sirois, Page; Burgess, Hickey, Casimiro

Halftime: UMF 40-33

Thomas 61, Mount Ida 59

At Newton, Mass., Saturday, senior forward Amanda Godley had 16 points and eight rebounds, but more importantly hit two free throws in the last minute to give Thomas College the win.

For the Terriers, Lea McNary had 13 points and Amy Miles added 10.

Crystal Burgess led the Mustangs with 19 points. Adrienne Xenos had 14 points and 10 rebounds. Kristin Santos scored 10.

Thomas (14-10) 62

Godley 4-7-16, Miles 3-10, McNary 5-2-13, Drosdik 3-1-9, Demers 4-0-9, Nassetta, Morin 1-0-2, St. George 1-0-2, Denbow

Mount Ida (10-14) 50

Ring 3-2-8, Xenos 5-4-14, Parisi 0-2-2, McLear 2-0-4, Santos 5-0-12, Burgess 7-2-19, Hickey, Casimiro

3-pt. goals: Miles 2, Drosdik 2, Godley, McNary, Demers; Burgess 3, Santos 2

Halftime: Thomas 31-30