Women's basketball earns victory over UNE

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: December 8, 2009
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Rachael Mack

WATERVILLE, Maine --- Rachael Mack had a season-high 22 points on 10-for-12 shooting and added eight rebounds as the Colby College women's basketball team won 74-64 over University of New England in a key non-conference game.

UNE (5-3) had taken a victory over then nationally-ranked University of Southern Maine earlier in the season. Colby moved to 5-1 overall heading into Saturday's 3 p.m. game at University of Maine at Presque Isle.

Alison Cappelloni added 20 points and nine rebounds for the Mules. She was 8-for-13 from the field and moved within two rebounds of 500 for her career. Cappelloni has 953 points and 498 rebounds as she nears some major milestones.

Jil Vaughan added 11 points and eight rebounds for the Mules, while Aarika Ritchie dished a collegiate-high 10 assists to go along with five rebounds. Julianne Kowalski had six points, nine rebounds, and three blocked shots.

Colby led 39-25 at halftime after holding UNE to just 28 percent shooting from the field in the opening half. The Nor'easters shot just 29 percent for the game. The Mules also had a 50-39 rebounding edge and had 22 assists on 32 made baskets.

COLBY 74, UNIV. OF NEW ENGLAND 64

COLBY (5-1)

Rachael Mack 10-12 2-2 22; Alison Cappelloni 8-13 2-4 20; Jil Vaughan 5-9

1-3 11; Julianne Kowalski 3-12 0-0 6; Samantha Allen 1-5 1-2 4; Diana

Manduca 1-3 1-2 3; Aarika Ritchie 1-7 0-0 2; Karlyn Adler 1-1 0-0 2; Jacky

McLaughlin 1-3 0-0 2; Kelly Potvin 1-4 0-0 2. Totals 32-69 7-13 74.

UNIV. OF NEW ENGLAND (5-3)

Margo Russell 5-15 6-8 19; Carrie Bunnell 4-9 4-8 14; Kari Pelletier 1-5 6-7

8; Beth Suggs 2-7 2-3 6; Kelley Paradis 2-10 2-2 6; Lyndie Libby 1-3 0-0 3;

Katie Diggins 1-4 0-0 2; Michelle Williams 1-2 0-0 2; Annie Foster 1-3 0-0

2; Eden Cianciolo 1-4 0-0 2; April Mroz 0-1 0-0 0; Chelsey Meszaros 0-0 0-0

0; Liz LeBlanc 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 19-65 20-28 64.

Colby.........................   39   35  -   74

Univ. of New England..........   25   39  -   64

3-point goals--Colby 3-12 (Alison Cappelloni 2-5; Samantha Allen 1-3; Diana

Manduca 0-1; Aarika Ritchie 0-3), Univ. of New England 6-21 (Margo Russell

3-7; Carrie Bunnell 2-5; Lyndie Libby 1-2; Kelley Paradis 0-3; April Mroz

0-1; Liz LeBlanc 0-1; Kari Pelletier 0-2). Fouled out--Colby-None, Univ. of

New England-Kari Pelletier; Kelley Paradis. Rebounds--Colby 50 (Alison

Cappelloni 9; Julianne Kowalski 9), Univ. of New England 39 (Beth Suggs 11).

Assists--Colby 22 (Aarika Ritchie 10), Univ. of New England 7 (Margo Russell

3). Total fouls--Colby 22, Univ. of New England 17. Technical

fouls--Colby-None, Univ. of New England-None. A-93

 

 
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