Men's basketball gets past UMF

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: January 31, 2007
FARMINGTON, Maine --- The Colby College men's basketball team used a 14-0 run in the second half and stingy defense to pull away in the final 10 minutes for a 70-53 win over University of Maine at Farmington on Wednesday night.

Colby (11-10) trailed 27-26 at halftime, but held UMF (8-11) to 31 percent shooting for the second half and 29 percent for the game. The Beavers led 45-42 with 11:09 left in regulation, but Colby used a 14-0 run to take control at 56-45.

Colby's Drew Cohen shot 9-for-14 from the field and had 20 points, 12 rebounds, five blocks and three assists. Nick Farrell added a game-high 23 points, Mac Simpson had eight points and Adam Choice scored seven.

The Mules play host to Bowdoin College this Saturday at 4 p.m.

COLBY  70, UMF 53

COLBY  (11-10)

Nick Farrell 9-20 2-3 23; Drew Cohen 9-14 2-6 20; Mac Simpson 3-7 0-0 8; Adam Choice 2-5 3-6 7; Artie Cutrone 2-4 0-0 4; Mark Gaudet 1-4 0-0 3; Nick Planeta 0-1 1-2 1. Totals 26-55 12-21 70.

UMF (8-11)

Isaac Hutchinson 3-8 5-5 12; Ted Neil 5-10 0-1 11; Matt St. John 2-10 0-0 6; Eric Lelansky 2-5 0-0 6; Sean Fry 2-16 0-0 5; Pat Howell 2-3 0-1 4; Josh Tanguay 1-1 2-2 4; Tyler Tracy 1-5 0-0 3; Tom Labrie 1-4 0-0 2; Matt Nichols 0-3 0-1 0. Totals 19-65 7-10 53.

Colby M.......................  26  44  -  70

UMF-Men.......................  27  26  -  53

3-point goals-Colby M 6-20 (Nick Farrell 3-11; Mac Simpson 2-5; Mark Gaudet 1-3; Drew Cohen 0-1), UMF-Men 8-30 (Matt St. John 2-6; Eric Lelansky 2-5; Isaac Hutchinson 1-5; Tyler Tracy 1-2; Ted Neil 1-5; Sean Fry 1-5; Tom Labrie 0-1; Pat Howell 0-1). Fouled out--Colby M-None, UMF-Men-None. Rebounds-Colby M 39 (Drew Cohen 12), UMF-Men 44 (Sean Fry 11). Assists-Colby M 12 (Adam Choice 4), UMF-Men 13 (Tyler Tracy 4). Total fouls-Colby M 12, UMF-Men 18.


 
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