STAFF REPORT

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. — Top-ranked Boston University ended the University of Maine women’s basketball team’s season with a 52-43 win in the America East quarterfinals Friday.

For Maine (8-23, 4-12 in the conference), Courtney Anderson had a career-high 13 points. Samantha Baranowski added eight points and nine rebounds, while Brittany Williams and Danielle Walczak each added seven.

Chantell Alford scored 18 points for the Terriers, who improve to 23-7, 15-1 in the conference.

Track and field

ECAC Indoor Championships: Colby College’s 800-meter relay team of Annabelle Hicks, Brittany Reardon, Brittney Bell and Fraces Onyilagha first first in their event in New York.

The team finished with a time of 1 minute, 44.50 seconds in the 26-team field. Wheaton finished second at 1:45.13.

Reardon also finished 13th in the pole vault with a vault of 10-11.75 and qualified for today’s finals in the 60 hurdles with a time of 8.99.

Dom Kone had the best time in the heats in the men’s 60-meter dash witha time of 6.83. Hicks, meanwhile, had the second fastest time in prelims for the women’s 60 with a time of 7.79.

Softball

South Carolina 13, Maine 4: Jean Stevens went 2-for-2 and drove in a pair of runs in the Black Bears loss to the Gamecocks in Riverside, Calif.

UC Riverside 4, Maine 3: Hilary Kane went 2 for 3 with a home run in the Black Bears loss to Highlanders in Riverside, Calif.

Squash

College Squash Association’s Individual Singles Championship: Colby’s Harry Smith went 1-1, in Amherst, Mass.

Smith opened play with an 11-6, 12-10, 11-8 win over Bowdoin’s Barrett Takesian in the first round of the Molloy Division (players ranked 33 to 64 in the tournament). He lost his second match to third-seeded Omar Sobhy 6-11, 11-5, 16-14. Sobhy won the Molloy Division last season.

Smith will play in the consolation round at 10:40 a.m. today.

 

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