Men's basketball at 4-0 after win over UMF

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: December 3, 2009
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Justin Sherman

WATERVILLE, Maine --- Justin Sherman (Piedmont, Calif.) had 14 points and the Colby College men's basketball team used a late run at the end of the opening half to pull away for a 67-46 win over University of Maine at Farmington on Thursday night at Wadsworth Gymnasium.

The Mules are 4-0 overall and 3-0 at Wadsworth Gymnasium heading into Saturday's 6 p.m. game with University of Maine at Augusta on the opening night of the Colby Invitational. The Mules are 14-3 at home over the past two seasons.

Sherman had 12 of his game-high 14 points in the second half. Mike Russell (Wellesley, Mass.) added 11 points and seven rebounds, while teammate Adam Choice (Newport, R.I.) finished with 11 points, six rebounds, and four assists. Choice leads the Mules with 19 assists in four games and leads the team in scoring at 17.5 a game.

Colby also received eight points, six rebounds, and two blocked shots from Chas Woodward (Vero Beach, Fla.). Christian Van Loenen (Falmouth, Maine) and Gil Haylon (Wellesley, Mass.) each had six points.

Josh Tanguay (Gorham, Maine) led UMF (0-4) with 10 points and six rebounds. Kevin Leary (Manchester, Maine) also had 10 points, while Eric Taylor (Oakland, Maine) finished with eight points and a team-high eight rebounds. Eric Lelansky (Portland, Maine) dished five assists.

The score was tight for much of the first half, with the Beavers taking their final lead of the game at 14-12 with 10:51 to play. The Mules led just 24-19, but used an 11-2 scoring run over the final 2:22 of play to take a 35-21 lead into the break. Colby continued to pull away in the second half and led by 20 points with 6:42 to play in the game.

COLBY 67, MAINE-FARMINGTON 46

MAINE-FARMINGTON (0-4)

Kevin Leary 3-8 2-2 10; Josh Tanguay 4-8 2-4 10; Eric Taylor 4-10 0-0 8;

Curtis Miller 1-1 2-2 5; Roy Burdin 2-2 0-1 5; Andrew Dean 1-2 0-0 3; Eric

Lelansky 1-2 0-0 2; Tim Gingras 0-1 2-2 2; Ethan Jean 0-2 1-2 1; Dan Kane

0-2 0-0 0; Nolan Lovell 0-1 0-0 0; Mike Gingras 0-3 0-0 0; Zachary Keene 0-0

0-0 0; Kyle Rines 0-0 0-0 0; DJ Gerrish 0-5 0-0 0. Totals 16-47 9-13 46.

COLBY (4-0)

Justin Sherman 6-10 1-2 14; Mike Russell 5-11 1-2 11; Adam Choice 4-11 3-7

11; Chas Woodward 4-6 0-0 8; Christian Van Loenen 2-5 0-0 6; Gil Haylon 2-4

0-0 6; Kyle Donovan 1-6 2-4 4; Eric Beaulieu 2-4 0-0 4; Gordon Fischer 1-2

0-0 2; Ben Foreman 0-0 1-2 1; Gus David 0-0 0-0 0; Alex Swanson 0-0 0-0 0;

Noah Atlas 0-0 0-0 0; Nick Rimsa 0-1 0-0 0; Tim Concannon 0-0 0-0 0. Totals

27-60 8-17 67.

Maine-Farmington..............   21   25  -   46

Colby.........................   35   32  -   67

3-point goals--Maine-Farmington 5-13 (Kevin Leary 2-5; Curtis Miller 1-1;

Andrew Dean 1-2; Roy Burdin 1-1; Ethan Jean 0-1; DJ Gerrish 0-2; Eric

Lelansky 0-1), Colby 5-10 (Gil Haylon 2-4; Christian Van Loenen 2-3; Justin

Sherman 1-2; Adam Choice 0-1). Fouled out--Maine-Farmington-None, Colby-Chas

Woodward. Rebounds--Maine-Farmington 31 (Eric Taylor 8), Colby 42 (Mike

Russell 7). Assists--Maine-Farmington 13 (Eric Lelansky 5), Colby 17 (Adam

Choice 4; Gil Haylon 4). Total fouls--Maine-Farmington 14, Colby 17.

Technical fouls--Maine-Farmington-None, Colby-None. A-350

 

 

 
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