WATERVILLE — The Colby College women’s basketball team set a school record for made 3-point shots in a game, making 17 in a 72-50 win over the University of Maine at Farmington on Tuesday night at Wadsworth Gymansium.
Colby was 17 for 34 from 3-point range and tied the record at halftime with an 11 for 18 effort in the first half. The previous record was set in the 1996-97 season against Salem State.
Waterville native Jen Nale had 14 points, including four 3-pointers for Colby (7-10). Gabe Donahue was 3 for 3 from 3-point range for 11 points and Jacky McLaughlin had 11 points, including three 3-pointers. Diana Manduca added three 3s and finished with nine points.
Holy Oliver of Belgrade Lakes had 10 points for UMF (5-11).
CMCC 95, UMA 66: Susie French scored 29 points and Danielle McCusker added 24 to lead Central Maine Community College to the Yankee Small College Conference win in Auburn.
Arreonte Lee led the University of Maine at Augusta with 20 points and four assists while Allyssa Narson added 16 points and Maegan Cloutier and Haley Madore 10 apiece.
Colby 73, MMA 45: In Waterville, Chris Hudnut scored 18 of his game-high 24 points in the first half as the Mules beat the Mariners in Waterville.
Hudnut also grabbed nine rebounds for Colby (6-10), which played without three starters due to illness. Hudnut was 8 for 15 from the floor and 6 for 6 from the foul line.
Michael Longinoff added nine points for the Mules, while Ryan Jann had eight points and eight rebounds.
Andy Ball scored 17 points and grabbed six rebounds for MMA (4-12).
Maine 71, Vermont 68: Justin Edwards made a layup with 8:16 left in the second half to give the Black Bears the lead and they held on for an America East win over the Catamounts in Orono.
Edward finished with 22 points for the Black Bears, who improve to 7-11, 2-3 in the conference.
Alasdair Fraser added 20 points and 10 rebounds, while Zarko Valjarevic had 13 points. Mike Allison also had 11 rebounds.
Clancy Rugg had 21 poins for Vermont (12-6, 5-1 in the conference).