Local colleges: Hynes lifts Conn women past Colby 63-44

New London — Senior Mairead Hynes had 22 points and 10 rebounds on Connecticut College's Senior Day as the Camels beat Colby 63-44 in a New England Small College Athletic Conference women's basketball game on Saturday.

Margaret Corcoran scored 16 while Sami Ashton had 12 points five rebounds and three assists for Conn (15-8, 4-6), which plays in the NESCAC tournament next weekend.

In other games:

• Avery Point won its 11th straight, beating New Hampshire Tech 91-50 in a nonleague game. Taleeha Green had 27 points and 12 rebounds, Meagan Bianchi had a triple-double with 10 points, 10 rebounds and 14 assists and Tatyana LaFrance Boyce of Pawcatuck had 23 points, six rebounds and five assists for the Pointers (20-5).  

• Micaela Martinelli scored 14 of her game-high 19 points in the second half as Coast Guard Academy used a 12-0 run to pull away for a 47-43 win over Wellesley in a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference game. Gillian Gerton had seven points and eight assists for the Bears (12-11, 6-8), who can clinch a spot in the NEWMAC tournament with a win over Clark or a Wellesley loss to WPI.

• Marissa Sweeney had 15 points and 12 rebounds as Mitchell College beat Southern Vermont 59-52 in the New England Collegiate Conference. Haley Garcia scored 18 and Francesca Pinard had nine points and nine rebounds for Mitchell (12-11, 11-3).

Men's basketball

• Mitchell lost to Southern Vermont in an NECC game, 69-64. Domenico Santiago had 15 points and 18 rebounds, Hasani Williams had 16 points and six rebounds and Steffen Brunson scored 11 for Mitchell (12-11, 8-4).

• Avery Point lost to Northern Essex in an NJCAA Region 21 game, 78-62. Amadi White of Stonington had 17 points, New London's Tyrel Martinez had 16 points and Jacee Hamelin scored 15 for the Pointers (9-17, 9-13).

• John Piscreta scored 20 points as Clark shot 57 percent from the floor in a 97-75 win over Coast Guard in a NEWMAC game. Luke Daniels scored 14 points, Packy Witkowski had 11 points, Justin Kane scored 10 and Tyler Jones had six rebounds for Coast Guard (10-11, 2-9), which shot 42.2 percent.

• Junior David Labossiere scored a career-high 35 points, but Conn College's season came to an end with a 77-70 road loss to Colby in the NESCAC. The Camels finish 6-17, 0-10. Labossiere went 6-of-7 beyond the 3-point line and was 7-of-8 from the foul line for Conn. He also finished with eight rebounds and two blocked shots by Phil Leotsakos added 11 points and freshman Austin Nwafor 10 points. Colby is 11-13, 2-8.

Women's hockey

• No. 8 Conn College fell to Bowdoin in a NESCAC game, 5-4. Erin Dillon had a pair of goals and Sammi Estes and Caitlyn Wilkin had goals for Conn (14-4-4, 9-2-3).

Men's hockey

• Conn College and Hamilton played to a 2-2 tie in a NESCAC game. Conner Rodericks made 50 saves and William White scored both goals for Conn (9-9-3, 8-4-3).   

Women's indoor track

• Coast Guard's distance medley team team shattered the school record in the Dave Hemery Invitational at Boston University. The team of Anita Green, Anna Beck, Adora Lawrence and Kaitlyn Mooney finished ninth in 11:54.54, topping the 12:22.68 set back in 2013. At MIT's Gordon Kelly Invitational, Gabbie Troise was the Bears top finisher, taking third place in the shot put (38-4.25). Leilan Salag was right behind Troise with a heave of 36-0.25 and the duo also took fourth (50-4) and fifth (49-9) in the weight throw as well. Seventh-place finishes went to Kristina Bynum (long jmup) and Molly Yuan (400). 

Men's indoor track

• Coast Guard's Michael Frick and Matt Doyle won events at MIT's Gordon Kelly Invitational. Frick won the pole vault at 14-11 and Doyle won the 5K in a time of 15:56.89. Following Doyle were seven teammates: Jacob Panning, Adam Vanderen, Logan Nonner, Jacob McGlumphy, Alex Kearney, Kyle Hanssen, Joseph Roth and Colton Atkinson. Sawyer Stanton was third in the high jump, Ben Zarlengo was third in the weight throw and Dennis Daly was eighth in the pole vault for Coast Guard.


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