Men's basketball team easily tops UNE

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: December 1, 2009
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Chas Woodward

WATERVILLE, Maine --- Chas Woodward (Vero Beach, Fla.) had a double-double with 15 points and 12 rebounds and teammate Adam Choice (Newport, R.I.) moved into 20th place on Colby College's all-time scoring list as the Mules took a 72-48 non-conference win over University of New England on Tuesday night at Wadsworth Gymnasium.

Woodward  had a good first half with six rebounds and three assists, but then turned it on in the second half offensively in shooting 7-for-9 from the field in just 15 minutes of action in the game.

Choice, Colby's two-time All-NESCAC selection, moved into 20th place on the career scoring list at Colby with 1,136 points. He went past Steve Colella (1,135 points from 1970-74) and needs just 33 points to move all the way to 16th. Choice shot 5-for-6 from the field, added seven rebounds, and dished a team-best five assists. He is averaging 19.7 points, 8.0 rebounds, and 5.0 assists in Colby's 3-0 start to the season.

Mike Russell (Wellesley, Mass.), the Co-NESCAC Player of the Week for last week, went over 600 career points and currently stands at 610 points and 416 rebounds in three years with the Mules.  Gil Haylon (Wellesley, Mass.) was 3-for-7 from 3-point range in adding 11 points, Kyle Donovan (Portland, Maine) had five points and three assists, and Christian Van Loenen (Falmouth, Maine) had a team-high four steals.

Colby shot 61 percent from the field and had assists on 22 of its 30 made field goals. The Mules also enjoyed a 43-25 rebounding advantage.

University of New England (2-4) took a 2-0 lead to start the game, but the Mules quickly took command and led 25-10 after a basket by Russell with 8:07 to play until halftime. Colby took a 35-18 lead into intermission and then used a 24-12 run to start the second half in opening up a 59-30 margin.

J.J. Roseman (Dallas, Texas) had 12 points and four rebounds to lead UNE. Victor Oruonyehu (Austin, Texas) added 10 points, while Kadare Brown (Baton Rouge, La.) had five points, six assists, and five steals.

COLBY 72, U. NEW ENGLAND 48

U. NEW ENGLAND (2-4)

J.J. Roseman 5-12 2-2 12; Victor Oruonyehu 3-10 3-3 10; Quentin Thompson 2-7

2-2 8; Marchale Robinson 2-9 0-3 5; Kadare Brown 1-5 2-4 5; Ryan Knotek 1-4

1-2 4; Nevin Lessard 1-1 0-0 2; Marcus Winn 0-3 1-2 1; Franco Foti 0-1 1-2

1; Sam Simpson 0-0 0-0 0; Travis Guerrette 0-4 0-0 0. Totals 15-56 12-20 48.

COLBY (3-0)

Chas Woodward 7-9 1-2 15; Mike Russell 5-6 2-4 12; Gil Haylon 4-8 0-0 11;

Adam Choice 5-6 1-2 11; Kyle Donovan 2-3 1-3 5; Justin Sherman 2-7 0-0 4;

Eric Beaulieu 2-4 0-0 4; Christian Van Loenen 1-2 0-0 3; Noah Atlas 1-1 1-1

3; Gordon Fischer 1-2 0-0 2; Tim Concannon 0-0 1-2 1; Nick Rimsa 0-0 1-3 1;

Alex Swanson 0-0 0-0 0; Dominique Kone 0-0 0-0 0; Gus David 0-0 0-0 0;

Burton Gildersleeve 0-0 0-0 0; Matt Cheever 0-0 0-0 0; Ben Foreman 0-1 0-0

0. Totals 30-49 8-17 72.

U. New England................   18   30  -   48

Colby.........................   35   37  -   72

3-point goals--U. New England 6-31 (Quentin Thompson 2-3; Marchale Robinson

1-7; Victor Oruonyehu 1-5; Ryan Knotek 1-4; Kadare Brown 1-5; Travis

Guerrette 0-3; Marcus Winn 0-2; J.J. Roseman 0-2), Colby 4-12 (Gil Haylon

3-7; Christian Van Loenen 1-1; Adam Choice 0-1; Justin Sherman 0-3). Fouled

out--U. New England-None, Colby-Eric Beaulieu. Rebounds--U. New England 25

(J.J. Roseman 4; Quentin Thompson 4), Colby 43 (Chas Woodward 12).

Assists--U. New England 11 (Kadare Brown 6), Colby 22 (Adam Choice 5). Total

fouls--U. New England 16, Colby 21. Technical fouls--U. New England-None,

Colby-None. A-250

 

 

 

 

 

 
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