Manduca, Nale, Diplock lead women's basketball

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: November 17, 2012
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Jen Nale

CASTINE, Maine --- Diana Manduca had 16 points and teammate Jen Nale added 15 to lead the Colby College women's basketball team to a 63-51 win against University of Maine at Fort Kent on Saturday in the consolation game of the Maine Maritime Tournament.

Manduca shot 7-for-14 from the field, hit two 3-point shots, pulled down six rebounds and had a game-high five assists. Nale was 3-for-7 from 3-point range and had her 15 points in 18 minutes of play.

Colby (1-1 overall) also received 13 points on 5-for-6 shooting and four rebounds from first-year guard Mia Diplock. Manduca, Nale, and Diplock accounted for 44 of Colby's 63 points. Desi Smith added seven rebounds and four points, while Gabe Donahue secured a team-high nine rebounds. 

Maine-Fort Kent only trailed 27-22 with 2:33 left to halftime. However, the Mules went on a 9-2 run the rest of the way for a 36-24 halftime lead.

Maine-Fort Kent got as close as 43-36 with 14:20 left in the game. Nale's basket with 4:27 left in the game gave the Mules their largest lead in the second half at 58-44. 

Ericka Christensen finished with 19 points and 11 rebounds for Maine-Fort Kent. 

The Mules play at local rival Thomas College on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.

COLBY 63, MAINE-FORT KENT 51
COLBY (1-1)
Diana Manduca 7-14 0-1 16; Jen Nale 6-13 0-0 15; Mia Diplock 5-6 0-0 13;
Jacky McLaughlin 2-10 0-0 4; Desi Smith 1-3 2-2 4; Carylanne Wolfington 0-6
3-4 3; Gabe Donahue 0-2 2-2 2; Kate Parsons 1-3 0-0 2; Brooke Chandor 1-3
0-0 2; Jamie Wallace 1-4 0-0 2. Totals 24-64 7-9 63.
MAINE-FORT KENT (0-2)
Ericka Christensen 6-12 7-8 19; Taylor Boucher 4-10 0-0 12; Jennifer
Colopitts 1-6 4-7 6; Brooke Harris 2-10 0-1 5; Kayla Richards 2-4 1-2 5;
Samantha Carapelluci 1-7 0-3 2; Kendashia Myles 1-5 0-0 2; Zsakiyah Brown
0-1 0-0 0. Totals 17-55 12-21 51.
Colby......................... 36 27  - 63
Maine-Fort Kent............... 24 27  - 51
3-point goals-Colby 8-30 (Jen Nale 3-7; Mia Diplock 3-4; Diana Manduca 2-5;
Carylanne Wolfington 0-4; Gabe Donahue 0-1; Brooke Chandor 0-1; Desi Smith
0-1; Jacky McLaughlin 0-7), Maine-Fort Kent 5-12 (Taylor Boucher 4-6; Brooke
Harris 1-5; Jennifer Colopitts 0-1). Fouled out--Colby-None, Maine-Fort
Kent-None. Rebounds-Colby 50 (Gabe Donahue 9), Maine-Fort Kent 36 (Ericka
Christensen 11). Assists-Colby 12 (Diana Manduca 5), Maine-Fort Kent 10
(Kayla Richards 4). Total fouls-Colby 16, Maine-Fort Kent 10.

 
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