CLINTON, N.Y. — The 23rd-ranked Colby College women’s basketball team defeated Hamilton College 65-54 in New England Small College Athletic Conference action Sunday.

Cony graduate Rachael Mack had a team-high 14 points, nine rebounds and five steals for Colby (9-1, 1-0). Jil Vaughan added 13 points and nine rebounds while Jacky McLaughlin finished with 12 points.

Hamilton, which is playing in the NESCAC for the first time, dropped to 5-7 overall and 0-2 in the conference.

Men’s basketball

Hamilton 70, Colby 62: Greg Newton scored a career-high 25 points to lift the Continentals to the win in the NESCAC opener for both teams.

Kyle Donovan led the Mules (4-8, 0-1) with 19 points while Ben Foreman added 16 points and Eric Beaulieu chipped in with 10 points and six rebounds.

Women’s hockey

Boston University 2, Maine 1: Jenn Wakefield and Kayla Tutino each scored as the Terriers jumped out to a 2-0 lead and held on the for the Hockey East win in Orono. Kerrin Sperry made 23 saves for BU (11-9-1, 6-4-0).

Danielle Ward scored for the Black Bears (10-8-5, 4-6-1). Brittany Ott made 25 saves.


Women: Mandy Ferguson set a pool record in the 1,650 freestyle and the Mules won every event in a 174-32 win over Norwich in Waterville. Ferguson finished in 17 minutes, 55.28 seconds, breaking Mindy Williams’ record. Kathryn Lee also had victories for Colby. Lee won the 200 butterfly (2:25.43) and the 200 freestyle (2:06.77. Also for Colby, Charlotte Veazie won the 50 freestyle (26.13), Emmie Lai won the 200 IM (2:29.09), Martha Mesna took the 1-meter diving (165.65 points), Sarah Hansen won the 100 freestyle (57.61), Jess Blais was first in the 200 backstroke (2:18.28), Sarah Kletzer won the 500 freestyle (5:48.45) and Josie Bazemore won the 200 breaststroke (2:40.88).

Bazemore, Lee, Hanson and Blais combined to win the 400 medley relay (4:23.17) while Veazie, Jenny Reiner, Ferguson and Blais won the 400 freestyle relay (3:55.95).

Men: Raymond Rieling, Vincent Galea, and John Madeira each won two individual events for Colby in a 155-64 victory over Norwich.

Rieling was a winner in the 50 freestyle (22.78) and 100 freestyle (50.36), first-year Galea captured the 200 freestyle (1:54.30) and 500 freestyle (5:16.89), and Madeira took the 200 backstroke (2:05.24) and the 200 individual medley (2:06.81). Mason Roberts won the 200 breaststroke (2:21.58), Jack Mauel was a winner in the 200 butterfly (2:08.64), and Stan Abrams won the 1-meter diving.

In relay competition, Brian GillIgan, Roberts, Ryan Trafton, and Galea won the 400 medley relay in 3:46.17. Ryan Bachur, Paul Wennberg, Rieling, and James Hootsmans combined for a victory in the 400 freestyle relay (3:25.68).

Also this weekend: Messalonskee graduate Matt DelGiudice scored a goal in the University of New England’s 3-0 win over Suffolk University. . . . Frances Onyilagha, Brittany Reardon and Annabelle Hicks each won an event for Colby in a non-scoring event at the University of Southern Maine. Onyilagha won the 200 meters (26.59), Reardon tied for the pole vault lead (10 feet, 6 inches) and Hicks captured the 55 dash (7.50). The three women and Brittney Bell combined to win the 800 relay (1:50.41). Emily Arsenault also had a victory for Colby in the 3,000 meters (11:23.14). . . . For the Colby men, Dylan Nisky won the 1,000 meters (2:33.49) and Luke Doherty Munro won the 3,000 (9:19.76). Kevin Clarke, Austin Duncanson, Sean Madigan and Will Supple combined to win the 1,600 relay (3:36.03).