NEW LONDON, Conn. — MaryKate Caverly connected on 8 of 13 shots from the field on her way to a game-high 23 points as the Colby College women’s basketball team defeated Connecticut College 75-66 in a New England Small College Conference Athletic Conference quarterfinal Saturday. The fifth-seeded Mules (15-10) will now play No. 1 Tufts in the semifinals.

Mia Diplock added 12 points for the Mules in the win, while Carylanne Wolfington and Caitlyn Nolan chipped in with 11 points apiece.

HUSSON 75, UM-FARMINGTON 72: Meghan Smith scored a career-high 27 points in her final game at Dearborn Gymnasium but it was not enough as the Beavers fell to the Eagles in Farmington.

Victoria McIntyre and Kenzie Worcester led Husson (19-6, 17-1 North Atlantic Conference) with 22 and 20 points, respectively.

Kennadi Grover added 11 points for UMF (11-14, 9-9 NAC).

MAINE MARITIME 77, THOMAS 40: Alayne Felix led the Mariners with 16 points, nine rebounds, five assists and three steals in a win over the Terriers in Waterville.

Katie McAllister paced Thomas (3-22, 2-16 NAC) with a game-high 17 points.

Megan McLean chipped in with 15 points for MAine Maritime (17-8, 13-5 NAC).

MAINE 60, STONY BROOK 43: Sigi Koizar scored 30 points to lead the Black Bears to their 10th-straight win.

Koizar, who has scored 30 or more points in her last three games, added seven rebounds and four assists. Mikaela Gustafsson chipped in eight points and six rebounds.


TRINITY 71, COLBY 60: The Bantams’ Shay Ajayi scored 17 of his 23 points in the second half to bounce the Mules for the NESCAC playoffs in Hartford, Connecticut.

Colby (16-9) was ledd by Ryan Jann with 23 points while Chris Hudnut chipped in with 16.

No. 1 Trinity (19-6) will next face No. 4 Middlebury in the semifinals.

THOMAS 96, MAINE MARITIME 78: Levi Barnes had 21 points to pace Thomas (13-12, 9-9 NAC) victory in Waterville. Tyheem Simon came off the bench to score 15 points for Thomas as well. The Mariners finished 5-20 (4-14 NAC).

HUSSON 90, UMF 85: The Beavers had five players score in double figures but could not pull off the NAC upset in Farmington.

Senior Nick Hilton, a Mt. Blue graduate, had 19 points and 10 rebounds. Hilton finishes his career at UMF (3-22, 3-15) with 932 points and ranks eighth all-time in the school with 254 made free throws. Logan Nichols added 11 points, three assists and two steals in his last game. Ryan Camire (17 points), Sean Murphy (17) and Eric Berry (12) were also in double figures.


COLBLY 4, TUFTS 1: The visiting Mules scored four third-period goals to rally for the win the their regular-season finale. With the win, Colby is the seventh seed in the New England Small College Athletic Conference championship tournament, which starts next Saturday. Alex Walsh, Jack Burton, Nick O’Connor and Michael Rudolph scored for Colby (9-10-5, 6-9-3). Emerson Verrier made 32 saves in net.

Tufts finishes 9-9-6 overall and 5-8-5 in the conference


LAKE PLACID, New York — Amy Bianco and Olivia Amber both had top-10 finishes for the Colby College women’s Nordic team in a 5-kilometer classic pursuit race. Bianco finished fourth with a time of 16:28.3 while Amber was 10th in 16:44.6. For the weekend, Bianco was sixth overall while Amber took 12th. The Colby women finished fifth with 158 points.

For the men, Silas Eastman placed 18th in 14:29.4.

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