Nashua's Kelsey Hogan, a senior guard, scored a career-high 35 points to lead the University of New Hampshire women's basketball team to a 71-68 overtime victory against Stony Brook on Saturday in the Wildcats' America East opener at Lundholm Gymnasium.
UNH raised its record to 7-7 overall, and 1-0 in America East with its third straight victory. UNH sophomore forward Corinne Coia tossed in 12 points and grabbed six rebounds.
Rhode Island College 61, Keene State 50: At Keene, Keene State's four-game winning streak came to an end despite 13-point performances from senior Carly Kiernan and junior Courtney Roberts.
Roberts also pulled down a team high seven rebounds
Western Conn. St. 56, Plymouth State 42: At Plymouth, sophomore Taylor Perry and freshman DeAsia Lawrence paced the Panthers with 12 points apiece. Senior Krystin Corliss (Loudon) and junior Tiffany Lewis (Hillsboro) added seven points each, but PSU slipped to 1-10 overall and 0-3 in conference play.
Franklin Pierce 78, Saint Rose 53: At Rindge, four Ravens scored in double-figures and the Ravens pushed their winning streak to a season-high four games. Sophomore forward Kara Charette paced the four double-figure scorers with 16 points. Senior guards Brooke Coderre and Brittany Martelle scored 15 and 13 points, respectively, and junior forward Jessica Hurd came off the bench to collect 11 points and 11 rebounds.
Colby-Sawyer 83, Thomas 35: At New London, sophomore Jessica Shenkel scored a career-high 21 points to help Colby-Sawyer even its overall record at 6-6 and improve to 5-1 in the NAC. Shenkel connected on three 3-pointers and made all four of her free throw attempts.
Becker 66, Daniel Webster 58: At Nashua, Manchester's Ashley Giampetruzzi tossed in a team-high 24 points and pulled down nine rebounds, but Daniel Webster lost to Becker for the second time in 15 meetings.
Daniel Webster also received 16 points, seven rebounds and three blocked shots from Manchester's Katherine Johnson.Harvard 73, Dartmouth 63: At Hanover, senior Nicola Zimmer scored a team-high 16 points, but the Big Green allowed 52 points in the paint and fell short in the Ivy League opener for each team.
Maine-Farmington 72, New England College 59: At Henniker, NEC's Kayla Lawlor led all scorers with 19 points and teammate Breana Ramirez had a game-high 12 rebounds, but the Pilgrims fell to 7-5 overall and 4-2 in the NAC.
AIC 73, SNHU 59: At Manchester, the Penmen fell to 5-9 overall and 3-5 in the Northeast-10 despite a team-high 12 points from Jaffrey's Brooke Springfield. SNHU received 11 points from Erin Doherty.
St. Anselm 92, Adelphi 70: At Manchester, four St. Anselm starters scored in double figures and the Hawks made 10 3-pointers. Guard John Nielsen led St. Anselm with 21 points. The Hawks received 18 from forward Chris Santo, 17 from forward Mike McCahey and 14 from guard Roy Mabrey.
SNHU 77, AIC 60: At Manchester, Elijah Bonsignore led all scorers with 21 points and Hooksett's Ryan Stys added 14 to help the Penmen improve their record to 6-6 overall and 4-5 in the Northeast-10.
Spencer Braithwaite led AIC with 12.
Harvard 61, Dartmouth 45: At Boston, Dartmouth junior center Gabas Maldunas poured in a season-high 23 points, but Harvard's Brandyn Curry scored all 17 of his points in the second half to lift the Crimson to victory in the Ivy League opener for each team.
Western Connecticut 59, Plymouth State 46: At Plymouth, freshman Curtis Arsenault of Berlin scored 12 points and grabbed eight rebounds in this Little East Conference loss. Manchester's Shomari Morgan added eight points.
Franklin Pierce 85, Saint Rose 83: At Rindge, junior forward Ryen Vilmont scored a career-high 32 points as No. 16 Franklin Pierce raised its record to 12-2 overall and 7-2 in the Northeast-10.
Colby-Sawyer 85, Thomas 73: At New London, Junior Zach Bean scored a team-high 20 points and Milford's Kyle Nelson added eight points to help the Chargers improve their record to 6-6 overall and 5-1 in the NAC.
Wheaton 86, Clark 76: At Worcester, Mass., former Manchester Central standout Will Bayliss scored six points, collected a game-high six assists and grabbed four rebounds to highlight Wheaton's victory.
Salem State 3, Plymouth State 2: At Salem, Mass., Chad Barthemless and Mike Frietag scored for the Panthers, who fell to 3-4 in the Massachusetts Collegiate Athletic Conference. PSU goaltender Gordon Ceasar stopped 37 shots in the loss.
Franklin Pierce 4, Plymouth State 1: At Plymouth, freshman Marisa Ketterman scored two unassisted goals to lead Franklin Pierce to victory in this non-conference contest.
Franklin Pierce goaltender Shannon O'Neil made 24 saves and raised her record to 6-0.