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College Roundup: SNHU hockey team turns on the power

January 09. 2018 11:36PM

The Southern New Hampshire hockey team scored three power-play goals and beat Becker 5-4 on Tuesday at the Ice Den in Hooksett.

The Penmen (5-3-2) also scored a short-handed goal. SNHU scored four times in the first period and led 5-3 entering the third. Goffstown’s Kyle Valliere, Brett Strawn, Timothy Bayliss, Hooksett’s Chris Moquin and Joseph Berardi scored for SNHU.

Corey Shafer scored twice for Becker (4-11-0).

Women’s baskeball

Colby-Sawyer 65, Bates 55: Emmanni Robinson made 11 of her 14 field-goal attempts and scored a career-high 23 points to lead the Colby-Sawyer women’s basketball team to a 65-55 triumph over Bates on Tuesday night in New London. Colby-Sawyer (8-3) led 20-10 after one quarter and 38-25 at halftime.

Tianna Sugars tossed in 14 points and had 15 rebounds for the Chargers. Sunapee’s Lexie Hamilton and Amanda Calvo each finished with 10. Hamilton also had eight assists. Melanie Binkhorst led Bates (5-10) with 19 points.

Bowdoin 82, New England College 38: In Henniker, the Polar Bears (14-0) took advantage of 17 NEC turnovers in the first half to build a 24-point halftime lead and were never threatened after that. Sophomore Jada Black led NEC (6-4) with seven points and eight rebounds. Samantha Broyer, a freshman from Kingston, came off the bench to make two 3-pointers for the Pilgrims and finished with six points.

St. Anselm 67, So. Conn. St. 53: In Goffstown, St. Anselm never lost a quarter against the Owls, who entered the game atop the Northeast-10’s Southwest Division. The Hawks improved to 10-7 overall and 6-4 in the NE-10.

The Hawks led by three after the first quarter and nine at halftime.

Sophomore center Shannon Ryan had team highs in both points and rebounds with 16 and seven, respectively. Senior captain Clairee Putnam had all 15 of her points from the free throw-line (15 for 15) and freshman guard Grace Guachione had 14 points in 21 minutes off the bench.

Putnam also had a game-high five assists. SCSU’s Abby Hurlbert had a game-high 17 points.

Le Moyne 62, SNHU 59: In Hooksett, the Penmen (11-5, 7-2 NE-10) saw their five-game winning streak come to an end despite rallying from as many as 10 points down in the fourth quarter.

Le Moyne’s Ellie Leszyk hit one of two free-throw attempts to give the Dolphins the lead with 3.2 seconds left before Nicole Riddick followed with two more from the stripe to seal the victory.

A 10-0 run, which featured points following back-to-back shot-clock violations by the Dolphins, helped SNHU tie things up with 43 seconds to play. Gyanna Russell scored five points during the run, and Kylie Lorenzen hit a pair of free throws to knot the game late. Lorenzen led the Penmen with 19 points while Catherine Stinson poured in 13.

Women’s hockey

Plymouth State 2, NEC 0: In Plymouth, ophomores Julie Nagel and Olivia MacMillan each scored power-play goals and junior Emelie Lindqvist made 12 saves as the Plymouth State University women’s ice hockey team blanked New England College in a New England Hockey Conference (NEHC) game.

With the win the Panthers moved to 4-6-3 overall and 3-2-2 in NEHC games, while the Pilgrims fell to 1-11-1 and 1-4-0 in league contests.

The shutout was Lindqvist’s third of the year. She is 3-4-3.

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