WATERVILLE — The Colby College men’s basketball team clinched a spot in the New England Small College Athletic Conference playoffs thanks to its 73-64 win over No. 20 Wesleyan University on Saturday at Wadsworth Gymnasium.

Chris Hudnut led the way with 19 points and 15 rebounds for Colby (16-8, 4-6 NESCAC), who will play top-seeded Trinity College next Saturday in a quarterfinal game.

B.J. Davis drained four 3-pointers on his way to 14 points for the Cardinals (18-6, 5-5 NESCAC).

COLBY-SAWYER 92, THOMAS 83: Peter Donato poured in 32 points to help the Chargers get past the Terriers in New London, New Hampshire.

Skowhegan’s Levi Barnes scored 22 points to lead Thomas (12-11, 8-8 North Atlantic Conference). Colby-Sawyer improved to 16-6 (12-4 NAC) with the win.

NEW ENGLAND COLLEGE 84, UM-FARMINGTON 71: Dezron Wilson finished with 15 points, nine rebounds and five assists as the Pilgrims held off the Beavers in Henniker, New Hampshire.

Ricky Leonard and Frantzy Georges each added 14 points for NEC (7-15, 4-11 NAC) in the win. Anfernee Dent had a game-high 19 points for UMF (3-20, 3-13 NAC).


COLBY-SAWYER 55, THOMAS 38: A career-high 12 points from Alli Barrett helped the Chargers race past the Terriers in New London, New Hampshire.

Alyssa Keefe added 12 points in 12 minutes off the bench for Colby-Sawyer (12-11, 9-8 NAC). Ashleigh Gagne and sophomore Jordan Agger-Barnes each had 12 points for Thomas (3-20, 2-14 NAC).

NEW ENGLAND COLLEGE 77, UM-FARMINGTON 54: The Beavers fell behind by 13 points after one quarter and lost by the same margin in Henniker, New Hampshire.

Meghan Smith recorded her third straight double-double with 15 points and 13 rebounds for UMF (11-12, 9-7 NAC). Utshana Durham led all scorers with 22 points for NEC (17-7, 11-6 NAC).

COLBY 64, WESLEYAN 48: Mia Diplock led all scorers with 23 points as the Mules raced past the Cardinals in Middletown, Connecticut.

Carylanne Wolfington added 11 points and seven rebounds for Colby (14-10, 6-4 NESCAC). Kaylie Williams scored 14 points and grabbed nine rebounds in the loss for Wesleyan (7-15, 1-9 NESCAC).


MIDDLEBURY 1, COLBY 0: Jessica Young scored on a power play late in the second period to lift the seventh-ranked Panthers over the Mules at Alfond Rink in Waterville.

Angelica Crites made 26 saves in the loss for Colby (5-15-3, 3-12-1 NESCAC). Middlebury improved to 15-4-3 (11-0-3 NESCAC).

UCONN 4, MAINE 3: The Huskies scored twice in the first three minutes and never trailed in a win over the Black Bears in Storrs, Connecticut.

Brittany Berisoff paced UConn (10-21-2, 6-17-1 Women’s Hockey East) with a pair of goals.

Anna Wright, Alyson Matteau and Audra Richards each had goals for Maine (14-13-5, 10-9-3 WHE).


CRAFTSBURY, N.H. — Olivia Amber had a career-best, second-place performance in the 15-kilometer classical mass start at the Dartmouth College Carnival.

Amber clocked a time of 45:03 to help the Mules place fifth overall. On the men’s side, Zane Field led the way for Colby with a 14th-place result as the Mules finished in fifth as a team.

In Alpine, Mardi Haskell finished second leading the Colby women to a second-place overall finish. Haskell had a total time of 1:38.16.

The Colby men finished 10th.

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