Women's basketball falls to USM

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: December 6, 2006
WATERVILLE, Maine --- The Colby College women's basketball team had some leads in the opening half and only trailed by six points at the break, but the University of Southern Maine was able to pull away for a 71-57 non-conference win on Wednesday at Wadsworth Gymnasium.

Ashley Marble (Topsfield, Maine) finished with 24 points and 12 rebounds for the Huskies. Southern Maine, ranked sixth in the latest D3hoops.com national poll, moved to 5-1. Colby fell to 1-6.

The Mules shot 48 percent from the field in the opening half and held a few leads before Southern Maine pulled away at the end of the half for a 36-30 lead at the break.

Tracy Nale (Waterville, Maine) paced Colby with 16 points and four assists. Alison Cappelloni (Sudbury, Mass.) added 12 points and two blocked shots, while Katie McCabe (Watertown, Conn.) finished with eight points and six rebounds. Kathleen Nicholson (Tuftonboro, N.H.) had eight points, five assists and four rebounds.

SOUTHERN MAINE 71, COLBY COLLEGE 57

SOUTHERN MAINE (5-1)

Ashley Marble 8-15 7-10 24; Stacey Kent 5-8 0-0 14; Nicole Paradis 3-6 1-1 8; Haley Johnson 4-4 0-1 8; Angela Santa Fe 3-5 2-2 8; Lauren Samuelson 2-3 0-0 4; Katie Sibley 1-3 1-2 3; Dawn Ross 0-7 2-2 2; Trish Millington 0-1 0-0 0; Sonya O'Tash 0-2 0-0 0; Kristen Arsenault 0-2 0-0 0; Lindsey Welch 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 26-58 13-18 71.

COLBY COLLEGE (1-6)

Tracy Nale 6-11 2-2 16; Alison Cappelloni 4-12 1-3 12; Katie McCabe 3-6 2-3 8; Kathleen Nicholson 3-5 2-4 8; Courtney Williams 2-4 0-0 5; Lauren Duval 2-5 0-0 4; Bethany Bartley 1-2 0-0 2; Kate Riley 1-4 0-0 2. Totals 22-49 7-12 57.

Southern Maine................ 36 35 - 71

Colby College................. 30 27 - 57

3-point goals-Southern Maine 6-20 (Stacey Kent 4-5; Nicole Paradis 1-4; Ashley Marble 1-2; Dawn Ross 0-5; Trish Millington 0-1; Kristen Arsenault 0-1; Lindsey Welch 0-2), Colby College 6-16 (Alison Cappelloni 3-8; Tracy Nale 2-4; Courtney Williams 1-3; Kate Riley 0-1). Fouled out--Southern Maine-None, Colby College-Bethany Bartley; Katie McCabe. Rebounds-Southern Maine 33 (Ashley Marble 12), Colby College 32 (Katie McCabe 6). Assists-Southern Maine 14 (Katie Sibley 5), Colby College 15 (Kathleen Nicholson 5). Total fouls-Southern Maine 15, Colby College 16. A-325


 
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