Men's basketball rips Wesleyan

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: January 19, 2007
WATERVILLE, Maine ­ Colby College point guard Nick Farrell (Aspen, Colo.) finished with 26 points, five rebounds and five steals to pace the Mules to a 75-55 win over Wesleyan University in New England Small College Athletic Conference men’s basketball Friday night at Wadsworth Gym.

Farrell was 9-for-15 from the field, including a 5-for-9 effort from 3-point range to raise his season scoring average to 18.7 points.

Colby (9-8, 1-2 NESCAC) fell behind 5-2 in the opening minutes of the game, but went on a 12-0 run to take control for good. The Mules led 40-25 at halftime and quickly pulled away in the second half to leads of more than 20 points the rest of the way.

Drew Cohen (Briarcliff Manor, N.Y.) had 11 points, 11 rebounds, five blocked shots and three assists for the Mules. Jon Bandi (Winchester, Mass.) came off the bench and went 3-for-5 from 3-point range to add 12 points, while Adam Choice (Newport, R.I.) also had 12 points.

Robert Kelly (Springfield, Mass.) had 15 points and 16 rebounds to lead Wesleyan (5-10, 1-1 NESCAC).

Colby plays host to Connecticut College at 3 p.m. Saturday, while Wesleyan will play at Bowdoin at 2 p.m.

COLBY COLLEGE 75, WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY 55

WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (5-10, 1-1 NESCAC)

Robert Kelly 7-19 1-2 15; Jared Ashe 3-6 4-7 10; Nick Pelletier 3-10 1-2 7; Jimmy Shepherd 2-9 0-0 6; Will Griffin 0-2 4-4 4; Steve Tolbert 1-3 2-4 4; Jon Sargent 1-2 1-2 4; Eric Winters 1-3 0-0 3; G.Gonzalez-Kreisberg 1-3 0-0 2; Sean Collins 0-3 0-2 0; Sam Grover 0-1 0-0 0; Jeremy Kaminer 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 19-62 13-23 55.

COLBY COLLEGE (9-8, 1-2 NESCAC)

Nick Farrell 9-15 3-3 26; Adam Choice 5-12 0-0 12; Jon Bandi 4-6 1-1 12; Drew Cohen 3-9 5-6 11; Mac Simpson 2-5 2-2 7; Gil Haylon 1-3 0-0 3; Artie Cutrone 0-3 2-3 2; Nick Planeta 1-2 0-0 2; Pat Featherston 0-1 0-0 0; Justin Sherman 0-2 0-0 0; Chris Lemmons 0-2 0-0 0; Mark Gaudet 0-1 0-0 0; Chas Woodward 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 25-62 13-16 75.

Wesleyan University...........  25  30  -  55

Colby College.................  40  35  -  75

3-point goals-Wesleyan University 4-14 (Jimmy Shepherd 2-9; Eric Winters 1-2; Jon Sargent 1-1; Steve Tolbert 0-1; Sean Collins 0-1), Colby College 12-30 (Nick Farrell 5-9; Jon Bandi 3-5; Adam Choice 2-7; Gil Haylon 1-3; Mac Simpson 1-2; Pat Featherston 0-1; Chris Lemmons 0-1; Mark Gaudet 0-1; Artie Cutrone 0-1). Fouled out--Wesleyan University-None, Colby College-None. Rebounds-Wesleyan University 48 (Robert Kelly 16), Colby College 40 (Drew Cohen 11). Assists-Wesleyan University 9 (Jeremy Kaminer 3), Colby College 13 (Drew Cohen 3). Total fouls-Wesleyan University 16, Colby College 17. A-350


 
Related Links: