College Roundup: Windham's Walsh nets 21 in Stonehill victory
February 10. 2018 11:58PM
Windham's Courtney Walsh tossed in a game-high 21 points to help the Stonehill College women's basketball team stretch its winning streak to 12 games by beating Franklin Pierce 80-57 in Rindge on Saturday. Walsh, a senior, made 8 of the 11 field goals she attempted, including five 3-pointers.
Sophomore Mya Mosley led Franklin Pierce (4-19, 1-17 NE10) with 20 points, 16 of which came in the second half. Mosley also had five rebounds, three assists and a blocked shot. Stonehill (21-2, 17-1 NE10) led 41-16 at halftime.
Merrimack 55, SNHU 49: In Manchester, junior Kylie Lorenzen scored 16 points and matched her career high with five steals, but Merrimack closed the game on a 12-4 run to pick up the victory. SNHU (15-9, 11-7 NE10) led 38-37 entering the final quarter.
Colby-Sawyer 65, New England College 50: In New London, sophomore Tianna Sugars scored a team-high 18 points and Sunapee's Lexi Hamilton added 16 points and 13 rebounds for the Chargers (18-5, 13-3 NAC). Sophomore Rene Hudson (13-10, 8-8 NAC) led NEC with 22 points and eight rebounds.
Princeton 82, Dartmouth 63: In Princeton, N.J., Emily Slagle's 18-point performance was the highlight for Dartmouth (12-9, 4-4 Ivy League). Kate Letkewicz added 12 for the Big Green.
UMass-Boston 77, Plymouth State 46: In Boston, Jess Conant led Plymouth State with 14 points. The Panthers (6-17, 2-10 LEC) received 11 points from both Brittany Roche and Elizabeth McLaughlin.
Keene State 95, Western Conn. State 79: In Keene, Hudson's Sandi Purcell scored a gmae-high 22 points and Emily McPadden came off the bench to score 21 for the Owls, who shots 52.1 percent from the field. Keene State (5-18, 3-9 LEC) had a 59-41 lead at halftime.
Bentley 65, St. Anselm 60: In Goffstown, the Hawks (15-9, 11-5 NE10) trailed by 12 after one quarter and never recovered. Shannon Ryan led the St. Anselm offense with 15 points. Clairee Putnam and Sara Messler each finished with 13.
St. Anselm 86, Bentley 66: In Goffstown, Londonderry's Cody Ball scored a game-high 24 points for the Hawks (18-6, 13-5 NE10). Ball made six 3-pointers in the victory. St. Anselm received 20 points from Taylor Fortin and 18 from Tim Guers.
Merrimack 74, SNHU 58: In North Andover, Mass., senior Chris Walters scored a game-high 27 points for the Penmen (13-10, 9-0 NE10), who never led after Merrimack took the lead with 16:09 left in the first half. Walters has scored at least 20 points in eight straight games.
Stonehill 84, Franklin Pierce 78: In Rindge, four of Franklin Pierce's five starters scored in double figures, but Stonehill outscored the Ravens 41-35 in the second half to post a six-point victory. Mike McDevitt led Franklin Pierce (13-10, 8-10) with 24 points. The Ravens received 16 from Doyin Fadojutimi, 14 from Falu Seck and 14 from Jordan Lackey.
New England College 82, Colby-Sawyer 79: In New London, Izaiah Winston-Brooks scored a game-high 28 points and Calvin Cheek had 11 steals to help NEC (17-6, 13-2 NAC) pick up a road win. Manchester's Jourdain Bell led the Chargers (14-8, 11-5) with 21 points. Franklin's Dana Bean added 17.
Dartmouth 72, Princeton 56: In Hanover, Taylor Johnson scored 21 points to help Dartmouth (5-16, 1-7 Ivy League) collect its first Ivy League victory. Adrease Jackson added 16 points for the Big Green, which received a team-high 10 rebounds from Miles Wright. Dartmouth outscored Princeton 47-30 in the second half.
UMass-Boston 76, Plymouth State 62: In Boston, the Panthers came up short despite a 17-point performance from Nashua's Mike Osgood. Colin Sullivan (13) and Chase Soares (12) also scored in double figures for Plymouth State (9-14, 1-11 LEC).
Plymouth State 3, Salve Regina 2: In Plymouth, junior Kelsey Roy scored twice to help the Panthers overcome a two-goal deficit. Sophomore Sydney Linnick broke a 2-2 tie by scoring 79 seconds after Roy tied the game in the third period. The victory allowed Plymouth State (8-13-4, 7-5-2 NEHC) to secure home ice for the opening round of next week's NEHC tournament.
Dartmouth 2, Union 2: In Hanover, junior Alyssa baker and senior Hailey Noronha scored for the Big Green (5-17-3, 3-14-3 ECAC). Dartmouth goaltender Christine Honor made 46 saves.
St. Anselm 1, Sacred Heart 0: In Goffstown, junior Caley Mueller scored a power-play goal in the second period and sophomore Michaela Kane picked up her third shutout in seven starts as the Hawks (19-2-4, 14-1-3) secured a bye for the New England Women's Hockey Alliance Open Tournament. The victory extended St. Anselm's unbeaten streak to nine games (6-0-3).
UMass-Boston 5, New England College 3: In Henniker, Haley Wheeler, Brittany Tierney and Meghan Moore scored for the Pilgrims, who were 0 for 4 in power-play opportunties. The loss dropped NEC to 2-21-2 overall and 1-12-1 in the New England Hockey Conference.
Plymouth State 3, Salem State 3: In Plymouth, Plymouth State's Ryan Stevens scored a power-play goal at 10:56 of the third period to cap the scoring. Chris Zuccaro and Peter Laviolette also scored for the Panthers (17-4-2, 13-2-1).
Union 2, Dartmouth 1: In Schenectady, N.Y., Dartmouth's Tim Shoup tied the game on a goal 1:16 into the third period, but Liam Morgan's goal with 7:34 to play turned out to be the difference at Messa Rink. The loss dropped Dartmouth's record to 10-13-2 overall and 8-9-1 in the ECAC.
SNHU 4, Stonehill 1: In Hooksett, Manchester's Ryan Slatky made 49 saves to highlight SNHU's victory. Hooksett's Chris Moquin and Sanbornton's Griffin Rogers scored for the Penmen (12-6-3, 6-5-2). D.J. Goldstein and Tomothy Baylis also scored.
Babson 4, New England College 2: In Wellesley, Mass., Adam Zollner and Nicholas Rein scored for NEC, but Babson extended its unbeaten streak to five games. NEC (12-11-2, 7-10-1 NEHC) trailed 3-2 entering the third.
St. Anselm 4, Franklin Pierce 0: In Winchendon, Mass., freshman Alec Andreucci collected two goals and two assists to lead St. Anselm (11-9-1, 8-4-0 NE10) Friday. Nick Gorski and Jon Pallotta also scored for the Hawks, who clinched an NE-10 tournament berth. The loss dropped Franklin Pierce to 6-15-1 overall and 2-8-1 in the NE-10.