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College Sports Roundup: St. Anselm hoop squad keeps on winning

January 26. 2013 10:45PM

St. Anselm College's Chris Santo, near, and Le Moyne's Connor Mahoney, reach for a rebound during the first half of their NE-10 game hosted at St. Anselm College Saturday. (Mark Bolton/Union Leader)

Roy Mabrey led all scorers with 24 points and Dino Mallios registered his fourth double-double of the season as St. Anselm defeated Le Moyne, 80-67, in a Northeast-10 Conference men's basketball game at the Stoutenburgh Gymnasium in Goffstown Saturday.

It was the 12th win in St. Anselm's past 14 games and it now sports a 14-3 overall mark and a 10-3 NE-10 record.

The sharpshooting Hawks tallied 18 three-point field goals in the game, the second most in program history behind the 20 they recorded against Quinnipiac on Jan. 25, 1994.

Mabrey had six of the treys while Mallios scored 12 points and dished out 14 assists.

John Nielsen (18 points) added six threes, and Mike McCahey chipped in 15 points.

The Hawks burst to a 17-2 lead to open the game and led 23-4 with 11:39 remaining in the first half. The Dolphins recovered, slightly, and entered the locker room trailing, 35-24.

Jim Janson led Le Moyne with 23 points and eight rebounds.

Le Moyne was guilty of 22 turnovers.

Harvard 82, Dartmouth 77 (OT): At Cambridge, Mass., Harvard overcame a 13-point deficit with less than four minutes to play to force overtime and then outpointed the Big Green, 20-15, during the extra session in a game televised nationally on NBC Sports Network.

Siyani Chambers had 21 points for the Crimson, who improved to 10-6 overall and remained unbeaten in the Ivy after two league contests, while Wesley Saunders added 20.

Dartmouth, which sank to 4-12 and 0-2 Ivy, got 15 points apiece from John Golden and Malik Gill in a game the Big Green dominated most of the way before Harvard's Christian Webster rallied his team with a trio of three-pointers and a Chambers layup which tied the game at 62-62 at the end of regulation.

Pace 65, Franklin Pierce 62: At Rindge, the Setters final five points in the game came from the free throw line as Pace pulled away for its sixth NE-10 win of the season. Franklin Pierce, which led by 13 at the half, saw its league mark slip to 9-4. Eric Jean-Guillaume, whose jumper left the Ravens trailing by a point, 63-62, with 1:13 to play, topped the FPU scoring list with 19 points. Ellis Cooper added 15. Jonathan Merceus, who scored 19 points, led the Pace comeback with 15 second half markers.

Keene State 91, UMass-Boston 82: At Boston, Mass., Ryan Martin scored 23 points and Anthony Mariano came off the bench to finish with 22 for the Owls who are 6-3 in the Little East. Winners of three of their last four games, KSC is fourth in the conference standings. Keene had a strong first half, winning the initial 20-minute battle, 45-31.

Plymouth State 69, UMass-Dartmouth 40: At North Dartmouth, Mass., the Panthers registered their second LEC win behind the team-leading 14 points of Dover's Alex Burt. Kevin Eisenberg and Petey Skevas each scored 13, and Shomari Morgan added 10.

Rivier 53, Emmanuel 52: At Nashua, Bow's Tom Poitras dropped in a jump shot with 37 seconds remaining to lift the Raiders to 5-7 in the GNAC. Poitras led all scorers in the game with 21 points.

Daniel Webster 67, Southern Vermont 52: At Bennington, Vt., Daris Cosby netted 11 points and David Feinstein added 10 as the Eagles climbed to 4-5 in the NECC.

Lyndon State 91, New England College 71: At Lyndonville, Vt., the Pilgrims fell behind 47-33 at the half and never recovered. Jonathan Byrnes and Joel DeMadet each scored 10 points.

Colby-Sawyer 82, Johnson State 61: At Johnson, Vt., Kyle Nelson paced the Chargers (8-3 NAC) with 21 points.

Men's Hockey

Plymouth State 3, Fitchburg State 2 (OT): At Fitchburg, Mass., Andrew Wigg scored the game-winner 2:59 into overtime to move the Panthers to 10-2-0 in MASCAC competition.

Castleton State 3, St. Anselm 2: At Goffstown, Brett Zeggil scored the game-deciding goal with 16 seconds left in regulation.

Southern New Hampshire 5, Stonehill 3: At Hooksett, Zach Lubinski of Hudson and Casey Goll each scored a pair of goals for the Penmen while Tyler Holske saved 25 shots in goal.

Men's Skiing

Colby College Carnival: At Carrabasset Valley, Maine, Plymouth State ended ninth in the slalom competition. Chris Beadon turned in a 16th place.

Women's Basketball

Franklin Pierce 69, Pace 60: Tiffany Johnson scored nine of Franklin Pierce's 11 points during overtime as the Ravens defeated visiting Pace University, 69-60, at the Fieldhouse in Rindge Saturday.

Johnson scored a game-high 23 points while FPU teammate Brooke Long came off the bench to add 17.

With the game tied at 55-55, the Ravens' Brooke Codere and the Setters Jessica Scannell (team-high 15 points) traded three-point field goals during the final 38 seconds of regulation to keep the game knotted at 58-58 and force the overtime.

The extra session, after the initial 30 seconds, belonged to Pierce. Brianna Harrison hit a jump shot to give Pace a 60-58 advantage at 4:32 of overtime, but the Ravens defense did not allow another points the rest of the way. Johnson connected on a pair of jumpers including a three-pointer and four free throws to cement the victory.

Franklin Pierce boasts a 12-5 overall record, but more importantly, a 9-4 mark in the Northeast-10.

New Hampshire 60, Binghamton 52: At Vestal, N.Y., Morgan Frame scored 23 points and Cari Reed banked in 14 for the Wildcats. Both teams spot 2-5 America East records.

Southern New Hampshire 76, Adelphi 56: At Manchester, Michelle DeRoma led three Penmen in double figures with 21 points. Sloane Sorrell added 16 points while Bow's Kelly Chergey had a career-high 14 points. SNHU never trailed and took a 34-19 lead into the locker room at the half. Winners of three of four, the Penmen improved to 6-7 in the NE-10.

Le Moyne 57, St. Anselm 48: At Goffstown, the Hawks squandered a 14-point second half lead, scoring just four points over the final 13:51 to fall to the Dolphins. St. Anselm led 44-30, but Le Moyne netted 27 of the game's final 31 points. Raquel Johnson tallied 14 points for the Hawks who are 1-12 in the NE-10.

UMass-Boston 69, Keene State 48: At Boston, Mass., the Beacons broke open a one-point game at the half with a 20-3 run and outscored the Owls 40-20 in the second stanza to secure the victory. Siobhan Carnell paced KSC, 2-7 in the LEC, with 20 points.

UMass-Dartmouth 76, Plymouth State 39: At North Dartmouth, Mass., the Corsairs received a 35-point effort from Colleen Moriarty and drubbed the Panthers who are winless in Little East play. Taylor Perry and Krystin Corliss of Loudon scored 13 and 11 points each for PSU.

Daniel Webster 65, Southern Vermont 39: At Bennington, Vt., the Eagles upped their NECC record to 7-3 behind the 35-point performance of sharpshooting Vanessa Bosques. DWC controlled the game and led 28-16 at the half.

New England College 69, Lyndon State 52: At Lyndonville, Vt., Kate Levy led four Pilgrims in double figures with 18 points. NEC owns a 9-2 conference record.

Women's hockey

Clarkson 5, Dartmouth 0: At Potsdam, N.Y., the Big Green suffered their second shutout of the season and slipped to 7-6-2 in ECAC Hockey play. No. 7 Clarkson is 12-2-0 in the league. Dartmouth was stopped on 10 power play opportunities. It is zero-for-18 in its last two games. Goalie Lindsay Holdcroft stopped 17 of the 22 shots she faced.

St. Anselm 8, Nichols 3: At Goffstown, Courtney Winters scored three goals and assisted on another as the Hawks moved their record to 8-2-3 in ECAC Women's East play. St. Anselm skaters peppered the Bisons goal with 57 shots. Hawks goalie Janice Michaud made 21 saves to gain the decision.

Sacred Heart 3, Franklin Pierce 1: At Bridgeport, Conn., Karsyn Baker scored the Pierce (5-12-0) goal.
Salve Regina 4, Plymouth State 0: Rachel Porter and Samantha Zitzer registered a goal and an assist each for the Seahawks who enjoyed a 33-10 advantage in shots on goal. Panthers goalie Ali Ponte made 29 saves.

New England College 5, St. Michael's 1: At Henniker, Lauren Hopps made 17 saves and five different Pilgrims scored.


New Hampshire: At Durham, Austyn Fobes placed first in vault and all-around to propel the Wildcats to their highest score of the season, 195.650, against Brown and Temple.

Women's Skiing

Colby College Carnival: At Carrabasset Valley, Maine, Caroline Lundmark and Leigh Anne Connors recorded top 50 finishes in the slalom for 12th-place Plymouth State.

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