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February 16. 2013 10:55PM

College Sports Roundup: Bentley snaps losing streak at expense of SNHU

Jasper Grassa converted six-of-nine shots from beyond the arc to finish with 20 points as Bentley snapped an eight-game losing skid and defeated Southern New Hampshire University 69-44, in men's Northeast-10 Conference basketball action Saturday in Waltham, Mass.

Rodney Sanders and Elijah Bonsignore led the Penmen, who are 9-10 in the conference, with 10 points apiece. Bonsignore also registered eight rebounds and three blocked shots.

The Falcons strung together a late 11-0 run in the first half to break open a close game and take a 33-22 lead into intermission. Bentley then opened the second half with a 15-5 burst from which SNHU never recovered.

The winners shot 14-for-15 from the free throw line, while the Penmen made only six of 11 tries. SNHU was also outrebounded, 49-36.

Plymouth State 78, Western Connecticut State 59: At Plymouth, the Panthers placed four players in double figures led by the 19-point performance of Moultonborough's Kevin Eisenburg. Petey Skevas scored 16, Manchester's Shomari Morgan tallied 15 and Dover's Alex Burt finished with 11. PSU (3-10 LEC) finished the regular season in a sixth place tie with WCSU and won a coin toss following the game to gain that tournament seeding.

Rhode Island College 86, Keene State 64: At Keene, Ryan Martin netted 16 points, and Rashad Wright added 14 for the Owls in the setback to RIC which is 22-3 overall and 13-1 in the LEC. Keene is 14-9 and 8-4 and the No. 3 seed in the upcoming LEC tournament. It hosts Plymouth Tuesday at 7 p.m.

New England College 87, Green Mountain 63: At Poultney, Vt., Abdirahman Mohamed scored 29 points and Ryan Schmitz added 21 as the Pilgrims grabbed their third NAC win of the year.

Colby-Sawyer 78, Castleton State 73: At Castleton, Vt., Mike Dias and Wol Majong each recorded double-doubles for the Chargers. Dias finished with 19 points while Wol Majong tossed in 16. Both players pulled down 10 rebounds.

Suffolk 70, Rivier 59: At Boston, Bow's Tom Poitras was the lone Raider in double figures, finishing with 23 points and seven rebounds. Suffolk pulled away in the second half after managing a 28-27 halftime lead.

Regis 59, Daniel Webster 42: At Nashua, the Eagles 19-point second half prevented any attempt at a comeback rally. John Hickson and Rufus Louf topped the DWC scorers with 13 and 10 points apiece.



Women's Hockey



St. Anselm 6, University of New England 3: At Goffstown, six different Hawks found the back of the net as St. Anselm improved to 13-8-3 overall and 9-7-2 ECAC. After Ryan McKillop and Sean Jenkins had given the hosts a 2-1 lead after one period, St. Anselm needed third period goals from Mike Richard, John Hyslip, Tyler Savage and Evan Gogonis to cement the victory. Nick Dries finished with 24 saves in the St. Anselm net.

New England College 4, Southern Maine 1: At Henniker, after surrendering the game's first goal, the Pilgrims answered with four straight tallies from Samuli Turunen, Ben Souders, Ben Maclaughlin and James O'Reilly to win the game and improve to 7-8-3 in ECAC East. NEC goalie Shawn Sirman stopped 36 shots.



Women's Skiing



Middlebury Carnival: At Middlebury, Vt., Sam Coffey finished sixth in the giant slalom and the University of New Hampshire gained a third place finish. Erik Lindgren topped the UNH Nordic team with a 19th place in the 20K mass start free.



Women's Tennis



ECAC Championship: At Ithaca, N.Y., sixth-seeded Dartmouth fell to No. 7 George Washington, 4-3, in second round action. The Big Green's Erik Nordahl was victorious at No. 3 singles for the second straight day.
Women's basketball
Franklin Pierce 67, St. Anselm 47: Kate McDonald led a trio of Franklin Pierce players in double figures with 18 points, and the Ravens bested St. Anselm, 67-47, in a Northeast-10 Conference women's basketball game in Rindge Saturday. It was the Ravens' ninth consecutive home victory.


Joining McDonald with double-digit efforts were Kara Charette who finished with 16 and Brittany Martelle, who came off the bench to score 14.


Bentley 70, Southern New Hampshire 50: At Waltham, Mass., Manchester's Christiana Bakolas tallied eight points and the No. 2 Falcons improved to 19-0 in the NE-10. Morgan Munson and Sloane Sorrell scored 10 each for the Penmen (11-12, 8-11).


Boston University 59, New Hampshire 45: At Boston, the Wildcats were outscored 35-19 in the second half. Elizabeth Belanger netted 12 points for UNH while Nashua's Kelsey Hogan had eight points and five rebounds.


Western Connecticut State 74, Plymouth State 42: At Plymouth, PSU's Krystrin Corliss of Loudon led all scorers in the game with 16 points. The Panthers are 0-14 in the Little East.


Rhode Island College 68, Keene State 45: At Keene, Siobhan Carnell led the Owls with 17 points. RIC burst to a 32-15 halftime margin. It was KSC's third straight loss.


Regis 68, Daniel Webster 41: At Nashua, Eagles Emily Travis and Vanessa Bosques each tallied 13 points while Manchester's Ashley Giampetruzzi added eight in the loss to unbeaten Regis (18-0 NECC).


Rivier 75, St. Joseph 60: At West Hartford, Conn., the Raiders bolted to a 45-17 halftime lead and improved to 8-4 in the GNAC. Deanna Purcell of Hudson and A.J. Guidi of Derry led the way with 25 and 18 points respectively.


Castleton State 70, Colby-Sawyer 46: At Castleton, Vt., the Chargers were held to their lowest point total of the season in their first NAC loss of the campaign. Top scorers Taylor DeSanty and Cailin Bullet were held to a combined 18 points on 6-for-23 shooting.


New England College 66, Green Mountain 55: At Poultney, Vt., the Pilgrims Kayla Lawlor went nine-for-nine from the free throw line and finished with a team-high 23 points.


Women's Ice hockey


Dartmouth 0, Cornell 0 (OT): At Ithaca, N.Y., goalies Lindsay Holdcroft of Dartmouth and Lauren Slebodnik of Cornell were equally sharp, stopping 34 and 23 shots respectively. It was Holdcroft's fourth shutout of the year.


St. Anselm 7, Southern Maine 0: At Goffstown, Kathryn Picarello netted a hat trick to pace the Hawks who are 17-4-4 overall and 12-2-4 in ECAC East. Lindsey Brown notched the shutout with 18 saves.


Plymouth State 2, UMass-Boston 1 (OT): At Boston, Meghan Cassidy scored the game-winner at 1:31 of the overtime session. Ali Meyers and Katie Landry were credited with assists.


Sacred Heart 3, Franklin Pierce 2: At Winchendon, Mass., Karsyn Baker scored a goal and an assist for the Ravens which closed their inaugural season at 7-1-4-0.


Holy Cross 2, New England College 1: At Henniker, Morgan Braniff netted the Pilgrims only goal at 16:26 of the third period.
Women's Skiing


Middlebury Carnival: At Middlebury, Vt., Randa Teschner clocked a winning combined time of 2:10.08 to win the women's giant slalom and help the University of New Hampshire to fourth place with 734 points. Vermont won with a score of 933, followed by Dartmouth at 859. Jenna Kantor finished third in the GS in 2:10.60. Anya Caldwell Bean of Wolfeboro ended 10th in the 15K Nordic freestyle.


Women's Tennis


Southern New Hampshire 6, Holy Cross 1: At Goffstown, Alena Makdaprakorn posted a 6-2, 6-1 win at No. 1 singles to move into second place on the SNHU all-time singles win list with 64.


Women's Swimming


NEISDA Championships: At Plymouth, PSU's Shannon Rogers finished ninth with a score of 309.95 in one-meter diving.
Women's Lacrosse


Hofstra 13, New Hampshire 12: At Hempstead, N.Y., Amber Casiano (four goals) and Laura McHoul recorded five points apiece in the Wildcats season opener.


Women's Squash


Kurtz Cup: At New Haven, Conn., top-seeded Dartmouth advanced to the finals, topping Ivy League rival Columbia, 9-0.


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