College Roundup: Springfield shoots SNHU past FPU
12/04/13 SNHU's Brooke Springfield, battles with Franklin Pierce's Natalie Bastian, at Southern New Hampshire University, on Wednesday, in Manchester. (Thomas Roy/Union Leader)
Springfield, who led four Penmen in double figures, finished 8-of-14 from the floor and also handed out six assists.
Franklin Pierce was paced by sophomore Kara Charette, who finished with 25 points and seven rebounds.Bentley 76, Merrimack 52: At North Andover, Mass., the top-ranked Falcons (8-0 overall) breezed in NE-10 action. Manchester's Christiana Bakolas led Bentley in assists, with five.Howard 45, UNH 40: In Durham, Ariel Gaston matched a career-high with 10 rebounds in the loss. UNH fell to 3-4 with its fourth loss in five games. St. Anselm 79, St. Michael's 66: The Hawks are 6-4 on the season after winning their third straight game.NHTI 46, Quinsigamond Community College 28: Northwood's Allura LeBlanc (20 points, 9 rebounds) and Derry's Danielle Kimball (9 points) led the way for the Lynx (6-4) on Tuesday.Daniel Webster 70, Newbury 51: Ashley England poured in 25 points for the Eagles (3-4) on Tuesday. Manchester Central product Katherine Johnson added her first career double-double, with 11 points and 12 boards.Keene State 81, RPI 53: In Keene, Amherst's Christan Wojtas scored 13 points to lead the Owls (4-2) on Tuesday. Chesterfield's Ashley Clough scored 20 points for the Engineers (2-5). Men's basketballCentral. Conn. St. 65, UNH 56: In New Britain, Conn., Scott Morris scored 11 points for the Wildcats. Freshmen Jaleen Smith and Jacoby Armstrong each finished with 10 points in the loss. UNH fell to 2-5.Franklin Pierce 77, SNHU 63: In Manchester, Elijah Bonsignore tallied 22 points for the Penmen in the loss. Ryen Vilmont led the Ravens with 22 points and teammate Ellis Cooper added 13 points. The Ravens are 9-1 and the Penmen fell to 3-4.St. Anselm 99, St. Michael's 90: In Manchester, Mike McCahey led the Hawks with 23 points and John Nielsen had eight rebounds for the 5-2 Hawks, who have won four straight games.
St. Anselm 5, Assumption 0: Goalie Nick Dries turned back 23 shots for the shutout.