NH College Roundup: UNH men, women post Sunday wins
Senior center Chris Pelcher scored 13 points, grabbed 14 rebounds, and blocked seven shots to lead the University of New Hampshire men’s basketball team to a 61-32 victory over the host University of Massachusetts Lowell Sunday at the Tsongas Center.
Pelcher’s effort helped UNH improve to 5-15 overall, 3-4 in America East. Freshman Daniel Dion added a career-high and game-high 20 points to pace the Wildcats’ offense. Jacoby Armstrong added nine points and seven rebounds.
UML dropped to 5-14, 4-4 in America East.
Dean College 80, NHTI 71: In Concord, top performers for the 12-9 Lynx were Demetrious Rouse with 19 points and Curtis Williams of Newmarket with 16 points.
Harvard 80, Dartmouth 50: In Hanover, Laurent Rivard netted 15 points to lead Harvard (2-0 in Ivy League) to its 15th win in 18 outings. Connor Boehm and Malik Gill each scored 16 points for the Big Green, 0-2 in league play. Harvard (29-of-44) shot 66 percent from the field. Dartmouth (7-9) was 20 of 53 for 37-percent.
Dartmouth played without its leading scorer and rebounder, junior center Gabas Maldunas, who suffered a season-ending knee injury in practice last week.
Dean College 74, NHTI 70: In Concord, leading the Lynx (10-11) were Danielle Kimball of Derry with 21 points, Allura LeBlanc of Northwood with 19 points and nine boards and, Sara Romao of Lebanon with 16 points.
UNH 75, UMass-Lowell 68: In Lowell, Mass., Elizabeth Belanger notched her first career double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds for UNH.
Kristen Anderson scored a game-high 23 points. UNH is 11-8 overall and 5-1 in America East.
Boston College 3, UNH 2: In Durham, Boston College (13-1-1) avenged its only Hockey East loss when Emily Field’s redirection of Haley McLean’s shot with 1:56 remaining in regulation lifted the Eagles to victory. UNH (4-7-2 in Hockey East) was led by goals from Kayla Mork and Jess Ryan.