WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Rachael Mack had a double-double as the Colby College women’s basketball team earned a key 62-56 win over Williams College in a New England Small College Athletic Conference game Friday night.

The Mules improve to 14-5 overall, 4-3 in the conference. The Mules now hold a head-to-head tiebreaker voer Williams, which falls to 17-4, 4-3.

Mack finished with game-highs of 17 points and 11 rebounds. Jil Vaughan added 15 points and eight rebounds for the Mules.

New England College 89, Thomas 66: Rachel Williams scored 18 points as the Pilgrims beat the Terriers in Waterville.

Jessie Leddy added 12 points, while both Kayla Lawlor and Kate Levy had 11 for NEC (16-4, 9-4 in the North Atlantic Conference).

Karin Bird scored a game-high 28 points for Thomas (3-16, 3-10 in the conference).

Colby-Sawyer 75, UM-Farmington 52: Taylor DeSanty scored a single-game school-record 38 points to lead the Chargers beat the Beavers in Farmington.

Kenni Norton scored 12 points and Lindsay Ranquist had 10 for UMF (7-12, 6-7 in the North Atlantic Conference). Kelsey Graffam added 10 rebounds.

Colby-Sawyer improves to 15-5, 11-2 in the conference.

Men’s basketball

UM-Farmington 73, Colby-Sawyer 65: Pet Sumner scored 21 points, including five 3-pointers as the Beavers won in Farmington.

Maranacook Community School graduate Ben Johnson added 16 points and nine rebounds for UMF (11-8, 11-2 in the conference). Kevin Leary, also a Maranacook graduate, chipped in five blocked shots.

Maranacook graduate Will Bardaglio scored 11 points for Colby-Sawyer (13-7, 10-3 in the conference).

Thomas 94, New England College 64: Jarrad DeVaughn scored 25 points and grabbed six rebounds as the Terriers won a NAC game in Waterville.

Franklin Salvador added 12 points and Eric Westbrooks chipped in with 10 points for Thomas (11-8, 8-5).

Men’s hockey

Colby 4, Hamilton 2: Nils Martin scored his second goal in as many games, helping the Mules take the NESCAC win in Clinton, N.Y.

Mike Doherty, Spike Smigelski, and Dan Nelson also had goals for the Mules (5-13, 2-11 NESCAC). Matt Delaney made 36 saves in goal for Colby.


Natalie Biedermann led five Colby College women’s skiers in the top 30, but the men’s team had a day of bad luck in the giant slalom at the University of Vermont Carnival on Friday in Stowe, Vt.

Biedermann finished in eighth place on runs of 1:07.68 and 1:05.67 for a two-run total time of 2:13.35. Cassady Roberts finished in the top-20 by placing 17th in 2:15.17. Brittney Ziebell (2:15.75) was 24th, Jeanne Barthold had a 2:16.23 for 26th place, and Devon Engle took 29th with a 2:18.08 as the women’s placed sixth as a team..

The Colby men had only two skiers finish both runs to earn points. Will Randall was 26th in 2:09.73 over his two runs and Brian Morgan took 32nd place in 2:11.82.

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