Local roundup: Conn women's hockey team improves to 3-0

Middletown — Connecticut College remained unbeaten with a 2-0 win over Salve Regina in a nonleague women's hockey match on Tuesday night.

Kylie Wilkes and Lilly Connolly had goals, Dylann Nasr made nine saves and Ashley Carbone and Lauren Helm had assists for No. 8 Conn (3-0).

Men's basketball

• Jason Bird came off the bench to score 24 points as Conn College beat Clark 79-68 in a nonleague game. David Labossiere had 20 points and 10 rebounds and Ben Bagnoli had seven assists for Conn (3-2).

• Avery Point lost to Springfield Tech in a Region 21 game, 70-66. Steven Fletcher had 24 points, Jacee Hamelin scored 20, Nick Fersch had 13 points and Elijah Malboeuf-Boyd blocked seven shots for Avery Point (2-5, 2-5).

Women's basketball

• Tatyana LaFrance Boyce had 28 points and nine rebounds as Avery Point beat Springfield Tech 102-59 in a Region 21 game. Edona Thaqi had 23 points and seven rebounds, Egypt Santos had 10 points and nine rebounds and Meagan Bianchi had 17 points and 15 assists for the Pointers (6-2, 3-0). 

H.S. volleyball

• Seniors Madison Bell (East Lyme) and Kayley Ericson (Norwich Free Academy) were Connecticut High School Coaches’ Association first-team selections. Bell, a libero, was chosen to the Class L team. She was The Day’s 2016 All-Area Volleyball Player of the Year. Ericson, a setter for the Wildcats, made the Class LL team. Both were also chosen to play in the CHSCA’s Senior All-Star game.

College honors

• Mitchell College sophomore Hasani Williams was named New England Collegiate Conference Player of the Week for men's basketball for the first time after averaging 24 points and eight rebounds while shooting 65 percent from the field in two games. He recorded his second double-double of the season against SUNY Maritime College with a career-high 32 points and 10 rebounds. A 6-4 forward, Williams has started all four games for the Mariners (1-3) this season and leads the team in both scoring (17.8) and rebounding (8.8).

• Conn College senior Mairead Hynes earned New England Small College Athletic Conference women's basketball player of the week for the first time this season. Hynes helped the Camels (3-1) beat  FDU-Florham and Babson, averaging 22.5 points, 8.0 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game while shooting 78.3 percent from the field in 20.5 minutes per game.

• Coast Guard Academy seniors Michelle McGill and Madison Scott have been selected to play in the New England Women's Volleyball Association Senior Classic on Saturday at Emerson College. McGill, the Bears' libero, led the team with 372 digs and 44 aces this season. She finished her career third all-time at the Academy with 1,564 digs. Scott was second on the team with 56 blocks to go with 117 kills and 20 aces. She is eighth all-time at Coast Guard with 283 blocks.

• The following Conn College athletes were named to the NESCAC Fall All-Sportsmanship team: sophomore Jacob Brill-Weil (men's cross country), senior Grace Sheehan (women's cross country), senior Meghan Lembo (field hockey), junior Ben Manoogian (men's soccer), senior Nicole Medina (women's soccer) and senior Katia Elisman (volleyball). In addition, Old Lyme's Hannah Behringer, a senior at Bates, received her school's honor in women's soccer.

• Salve Regina's Cam Collins, a freshman forward from Montville High School, was named Commonwealth Coast Conference Rookie of the Week in men's basketball. Collins averaged 11 points and 5.5 rebounds in two wins for Salve, shooting 83.3 percent from the floor (10-for-12).


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