Wildcats host Huskies

The University of New Hampshire’s Patrick Grasso, right, gets by Connecticut’s Wyatt Newpower during the first period of UNH’s 6-0 win at the Whittemore Center in Durham on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019.

The University of Maryland Baltimore County men’s basketball team held the University of New Hampshire to four points over the final 5:47 to earn a 59-51 America East victory Saturday at Lundholm Gymnasium in Durham.

UNH (3-16, 1-5 AE) took a 47-46 lead — its only of the second half — on a Josh Hopkins 3-pointer with 5:47 remaining. UMBC (13-9, 5-2 AE) proceeded to finish the game on a 13-4 run.

Hopkins finished with eight points and five rebounds. Elijah Jordan logged a team-high 10 points alongside three rebounds for the Wildcats.

UMBC received a game-high 21 points from K.J. Jackson and another 14 from Joe Sherburne, who also grabbed eight boards.

AIC 79, SNHU 72: In Springfield, Mass., AIC led, 43-26, at halftime and never looked back. Daquaise Andrews had a team-high 28 points and Eamonn Joyce added 19 for SNHU (10-7, 6-6 NE-10).

AIC 86, Franklin Pierce 68: In Garden City, N.Y., Adelphi had a one-point halftime lead and outscored the Ravens, 51-32, in the second half. Doyin Fadojutimi led Franklin Pierce (9-10, 5-7 NE-10) with 24 points and six rebounds. Ronnie Silva, a freshman from Nashua, had two points, six rebounds and five assists for Adelphi.

Keene State 82, UMass Dartmouth 57: In Dartmouth, Mass., Ty Nichols logged a game-high 23 points and Edwin Ezedonmwen added 19 for Keene State (13-7, 8-3 LEC).

Eastern Conn. 80, Plymouth State 75: In Willimantic, Conn., Eastern Connecticut broke a 74-74 tie with 38 seconds left on a Carlos Gonzalez 3-pointer and held on for the win. Plymouth State (10-8, 5-5 LEC) received a team-high 24 points from Manchester’s Manny Alisandro, 18 from Manchester’s Jaylen LeRoy and 13 from Nashua’s Mike Osgood. Alisandro also logged 12 rebounds.

NEC 90, Newbury 87: In Brookline, Mass., Ricky Leonard’s layup with 4:38 remaining made it 82-81 New England College and gave the Pilgrims the lead for good. Leonard finished with 21 points. Jamal Allen scored a team-high 22 points of the bench for the Pilgrims.

Women’s basketball

UMBC 64, UNH 62: In Baltimore, Ta’yjah Oliver made the game-winning jump shot from the paint with four seconds remaining. UNH (4-16, 1-6 AE) tied the game at 62-62 with 1:34 remaining, when Caroline Soucy made a layup. Soucy finished with 13 points and five rebounds. Kari Brekke logged a team-high 20 points while Alli Gribbin had a double-double with 11 points and 13 rebounds for the Wildcats.

SNHU 73, AIC 57: In Springfield, Mass., SNHU (11-7, 6-5 NE-10) held the Yellow Jackets to 16 or fewer points in each quarter. Kylie Lorenzen logged a team-high 18 points, Gyanna Russell tallied 13 and Brianna Camara added 11 for the Penmen.

Adelphi 79, Franklin Pierce 53: In Garden City, N.Y., Franklin Pierce (3-14, 1-11 NE-10) received a team-high 14 points from Izzy Lipinski, 13 from Sophia Holmes and 11 from Lisa Sulejmani.

UMass Dartmouth 95, Keene State 49: In Dartmouth, Mass., Lilly Shlimon, a sophomore from Pelham, Tamra Gonyea and Emily McPhadden each logged a team-high seven points for Keene State (3-16, 1-10 LEC). Shlimon also logged four assists and three rebounds.

Eastern Conn. 76, Plymouth State 41: In Willimantic, Conn., freshman Maysen Tyler led Plymouth State (8-11, 2-9 LEC) with nine points. Classmate Brooke Beaudet, of Gilford, logged six points and five rebounds.

NEC 75, Becker 50: In Henniker, the Pilgrims (9-7, 8-2 NECC) received 15 points from Rene Hudson, 13 from Jaz Laracuente and 10 from Kayla Goldring en route to their eighth straight win.

Rivier 84, St. Joseph (Conn.) 73: In Nashua, Elizabeth Meehan, a senior from Nashua, became the second player in Rivier history to record a triple-double, finishing with 27 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists. Classmate Megan Hamel, of Colebrook, had 18 points while Cydney Lessard, a freshman from Auburn, logged 10 for the Raiders (3-14, 1-6 GNAC).

Colby-Sawyer 57, Simmons 47: In Boston, Tianna Sugars’ 14-point, 12-rebound double-double outing led Colby-Sawyer (13-7, 5-2 GNAC). The Chargers also received nine points, six assists and four rebounds from Lexie Hamilton, a junior from Sunapee. Rebekah Carroll, a senior from Londonderry, tallied a game-high 16 points alongside nine rebounds for Simmons.

Women’s hockey

UNH 4, Holy Cross 1: In Durham, UNH (10-12-4, 7-11-1 Hockey East) scored the game’s first three goals. Jenna Rheault, a senior from Deering, logged a career-high three assists and Taylor Wenczkowski, a redshirt junior from Rochester, scored for the Wildcats. UNH also received 21 saves from Kyra Smith and a goal each from Grace Middleton, Lauren Martin and Carlee Turner.

Clarkson 4, Dartmouth 2: In Potsdam, N.Y., No. 5 Clarkson had a 3-1 lead entering the third period. Christina Rombaut and Bailee Brekke (power play) both scored and Christine Honor made 30 saves for Dartmouth (3-17-1, 2-12 ECAC).

Saint Anselm 8, Post (Conn.) 0: In Shelton, Conn., Kelly Golini scored twice and Mary Lambert, a sophomore from Plaistow, tallied an assist and freshman Sarah Cahill logged her first career goal for Saint Anselm (17-2-1, 11-0-1 NEWHA). The Hawks scored five times in the third period.

Franklin Pierce 3, Saint Michael’s 0: In Burlington, Vt., Kelsey Holmes scored twice and Emily Kramer had two assists for Franklin Pierce (15-8, 6-6 NEWHA). Haley Parker, a sophomore from Londonderry, assisted on Alli Sugar’s goal 3:38 into the second periodthat opened the game’s scoring. Emme Ostrander earned the 16-save shutout.

Suffolk 3, NEC 0: In Henniker, Suffolk scored once in the first period and twice in the third. Cianna Weir made 54 saves for New England College (2-15-1, 2-7-1 NEHC), marking the fourth time this season where she has logged 50 or more.

Castleton 3, Plymouth State 2 (OT): In Rutland, Vt., Castleton scored its third power-play goal of the game 2:15 into overtime to earn the win. Plymouth State freshman Hannah Bradshaw notched her first collegiate goal 9:34 into the third period to tie the game at 2-2. Alie Louie also scored and Emelie Lindqvist made 34 saves for the Panthers (3-12-3, 2-5-3 NEHC).

Men’s hockey

SNHU 3, Saint Michael’s 1: In South Burlington, Vt., the score was tied at 1-1 entering the third period before SNHU (9-6-3, 5-3-2 NE-10) received two goals from DJ Goldstein in the final frame. Phil Heisse also scored and Kurt Gutting made 34 saves for the Penmen. Niall Foster, a sophomore from Newmarket, had an assist for Saint Michael’s.

Men’s volleyball

Colby-Sawyer 3, Newbury 2: In New London, the Chargers (2-0) dropped the first two sets before rallying to win the last three. Orlando Plagata logged a match-best 28 kills alongside 15 digs while Eric Miller had 15 kills and 14 digs for Colby-Sawyer.