Women's basketball sets 3-point record in win

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: January 22, 2013
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Gabe Donahue was one of five players with three made 3-point shots or more. (Dustin Satloff Photography)

WATERVILLE, Maine --- The Colby College women's basketball team set a school record for made 3-point shots in a game after nailing 17 on the way to a 72-50 win against University of Maine at Farmington on Tuesday night at Wadsworth Gymnasium.

 
Colby was 17-for-34 from 3-point range and actually tied the record at halftime with an 11-for-18 effort. The old record of 11 was set  in the 1996-97 season in a game against Salem State.

The Mules (7-10 overall) received 14 points, including a 4-for-5 effort from long range, from Jen Nale (Waterville, Maine). Gabe Donahue (Cape Elizabeth, Maine) was 3-for-3 from 3-point range and had 11 points, while Jacky McLaughlin (Medfield, Mass.) also had 11 points on 3-for-6 shooting on her 3-point shots. Diana Manduca (Portland, Maine) was 3-for-4 from outside and finished with nine points and a game-high six assists. Brooke Chandor (Barrington, Ill.) also hit three 3-point shots and had nine points and four assists. Carylanne Wolfington (Hallowell, Maine) was a perfect 3-for-3 from the field and had seven points and three assists, while Desi Smith (Watertown, Wis.) had seven points and three steals.

Holly Oliver (Belgrade Lakes, Maine) paced UMF (5-11) with 10 points on 4-for-7 shooting. Elizabeth Ferry (Winslow, Maine) added nine points on 4-for-6 shooting, and Rachel Clement (Gray, Maine) had six points and three assists.

The Mules opened up a 14-5 lead after five minutes of play, with 12 of the 14 points coming off 3-point shots. The Beavers chipped away at the lead and only trailed 22-19 after Ferry made a 3-point play with 7:23 to play. Colby, however, used a 20-0 run to go up 42-19 and took a 43-23 lead into intermission.

UMF scored the first basket of the second half to cut the margin to 18 points, but Colby quickly scored to go back up by 20. The Mules led by as much as 28 points at 60-32 with 12:43 to play. 

COLBY COLLEGE 72, MAINE-FARMINGTON 50
MAINE-FARMINGTON (5-11)
Holly Oliver 4-7 0-0 10; Elizabeth Ferry 4-6 1-2 9; Mallory Bonnevie 2-4 0-0
6; Rachel Clement 2-2 2-2 6; Meghan Smith 2-4 1-1 5; Lindsay Ranquist 2-8
0-0 4; Ayla Allen 2-5 0-1 4; Marissa Kelley 1-2 0-0 2; Kelsey Graffam 1-2
0-0 2; Sarah Higgins 1-1 0-0 2; Jocelyn Jackson 0-1 0-0 0; Emily Higgins 0-1
0-0 0; Bianca Stoutamyer 0-4 0-0 0; Kenni Norton 0-6 0-2 0; Hannah Roy 0-1
0-0 0. Totals 21-54 4-8 50.
COLBY COLLEGE (7-10)
Jen Nale 5-11 0-0 14; Gabe Donahue 4-4 0-0 11; Jacky McLaughlin 4-7 0-0 11;
Diana Manduca 3-5 0-0 9; Brooke Chandor 3-9 0-0 9; Carylanne Wolfington 3-3
0-0 7; Desi Smith 1-2 5-6 7; Kim Donaldson 1-2 0-0 2; Appalonia Tankersley
0-2 1-2 1; Jayde Bennett 0-3 0-0 0; Mia Diplock 0-5 0-0 0; Kate Parsons 0-3
0-0 0. Totals 24-56 7-10 72.
Maine-Farmington.............. 23 27  - 50
Colby College................. 43 29  - 72
3-point goals-Maine-Farmington 4-18 (Holly Oliver 2-3; Mallory Bonnevie 2-4;
Lindsay Ranquist 0-3; Bianca Stoutamyer 0-3; Kenni Norton 0-4; Hannah Roy
0-1), Colby College 17-34 (Jen Nale 4-5; Jacky McLaughlin 3-6; Brooke
Chandor 3-8; Diana Manduca 3-4; Gabe Donahue 3-3; Carylanne Wolfington 1-1;
Jayde Bennett 0-1; Mia Diplock 0-3; Kate Parsons 0-1; Appalonia Tankersley
0-1; Desi Smith 0-1). Fouled out--Maine-Farmington-None, Colby College-None.
Rebounds-Maine-Farmington 30 (Meghan Smith 6), Colby College 40 (Kim
Donaldson 5). Assists-Maine-Farmington 16 (Rachel Clement 3), Colby College
20 (Diana Manduca 6). Total fouls-Maine-Farmington 6, Colby College 11.
A-175

 
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