Men's basketball earns easy win over UMF

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: February 5, 2008
WATERVILLE, Maine --- Michael Russell (Wellesley, Mass.) finished with 15 points, 16 rebounds, three assists, and three blocked shots as the Colby College men's basketball team took a 71-45 non-conference victory over University of Maine at Farmington on Tuesday at Wadsworth Gymnasium.

Colby (11-10) also received 12 points and three assists from Adam Choice (Newport, R.I.). Justin Sherman (Piedmont, Calif.) had a nice all-around game with 10 points, seven assists, and six rebounds for the Mules. Mark Gaudet (Bingham, Maine) also had 10 points, Gil Haylon (Wellesley, Mass.) nailed three 3-point shots for nine points, and Artie Cutrone (Garden City, N.Y.) had five assists.

The Mules led 34-24 at halftime and had a 43-34 lead with 16 minutes remaining. However, Colby went on an 18-4 run from that point to open a 61-38 margin.

Issac Hutchinson (Oakland, Maine) led the Beavers (8-11) with 15 points and Matt St. John (Wayne, Maine) finished with nine points.

Colby plays at Bowdoin College in a New England Small College Athletic Conference game Saturday at 7 p.m.

COLBY 71, MAINE-FARMINGTON 45

MAINE-FARMINGTON (8-11)

Isaac Hutchinson 4-10 6-8 15; Matt St. John 3-9 0-0 9; Josh Tanguay 2-4 0-0 4; Pat Howell 1-3 2-2 4; Shane Tracy 1-1 0-0 3; Ted Neil 1-5 0-0 3; Eric Lelansky 1-3 0-0 3; Mike Gingras 1-1 0-0 2; Kevin Leary 1-3 0-0 2; Henry Armstrong 0-1 0-0 0; Matt Nichols 0-1 0-0 0; Eric Taylor 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 15-44 8-10 45.

COLBY (11-10)

Michael Russell 6-13 3-4 15; Adam Choice 6-11 0-0 12; Justin Sherman 4-7 0-2 10; Mark Gaudet 4-6 0-0 10; Gil Haylon 3-6 0-0 9; Artie Cutrone 2-9 0-0 5; Mac Simpson 2-9 0-0 5; David Chase 1-1 0-2 2; Noah Atlas 1-1 0-0 2; Nick Planeta 0-3 1-2 1; Chas Woodward 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 29-68 4-10 71.

Maine-Farmington..............  24  21  -  45

Colby.........................  34  37  -  71

3-point goals-Maine-Farmington 7-20 (Matt St. John 3-9; Ted Neil 1-2; Shane Tracy 1-1; Isaac Hutchinson 1-3; Eric Lelansky 1-3; Kevin Leary 0-1; Pat Howell 0-1), Colby 9-20 (Gil Haylon 3-6; Mark Gaudet 2-4; Justin Sherman 2-2; Mac Simpson 1-4; Artie Cutrone 1-4). Fouled out--Maine-Farmington-None, Colby-None. Rebounds-Maine-Farmington 28 (Josh Tanguay 7), Colby 46 (Michael Russell 16). Assists-Maine-Farmington 10 (Pat Howell 3), Colby 19 (Justin Sherman 7). Total fouls-Maine-Farmington 8, Colby 9. A-450


 
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