Colleges: Lauren Bondi bombs 3s to push Smith basketball past Babson

Published: 12/2/2018 7:16:17 PM

Lauren Bondi canned 10 3s en route to 32 points, as the Smith College basketball team beat Babson 86-62 on the road Saturday.

Three other Pioneers (5-2, 1-1 NEWMAC) reached double figures: Dashelle Gleissner (16), Stephanie Foukaris (14) and Katy McLellan.

Kennedy Guest-Pritchett grabbed nine rebounds to go along with six points and five assists.

Hampshire Regional grad Katelyn Pickunka scored eight points and grabbed six rebounds in 19 minutes.

Belchertown’s Téa Spellacy had nine points for the Beavers.

Wellesley 66, Mount Holyoke 28 — Annika Brooks had 10 points and 10 rebounds in a home loss Saturday for the Lyons (0-8, 0-2 NEWMAC).

Amherst 60, Brooklyn 27 — Hannah Fox and Madelyn Eck scored 13 points each in a road win Saturday. Fox grabbed 10 rebounds for the double-double and added five assists.

Granby’s Meghan Sullivan scored nine points for the Mammoths.

Northeastern 53, UMass 52 — Northeastern’s Shannon Todd hit a buzzer-beating 3 on Sunday to sink the Minutewomen.

Jessica George led UMass (5-4) with 15 points. Asia McCoy scored 12 and grabbed 12 rebounds, and Bre Hampton-Bey added 10 points.

Amherst 78, New Jersey City 52 — Fox had 18 points, four blocks, four assists and four rebounds Sunday.

Cam Hendricks scored 14, Jade Duval had 13, Eck added 11 and Dani Valdez chipped in 10.

Eck, Hendricks and Duval grabbed eight rebounds each for the Mammoths (5-1) which outscored New Jersey City 23-5 in the second quarter.

Men’s ice hockey

Amherst 3, Trinity 2 — Jack Fitzgerald scored twice in the first period of a win Saturday.

Sean Wrenn had the game-winner in the second from A.J. Klein and Max Roche. Jack Lloyd and Steven Mallory assisted Fitzgerald.

Giancarlo Ventre made 39 saves for the Mammoths (3-2-1, 1-1-1 NESCAC).

Women’s ice hockey

Trinity 3, Amherst 1 — Mia DelRosso gave the Mammoths the lead 90 seconds into the game from Rose Mroczka and Kaitlin Hoang.

The Bantams scored three straight after that.

Caitlyn Walker made 24 saves for Amherst (2-1-1, 1-1-1 NESCAC).

Women’s swimming & diving

Hamilton Invitational — Samantha Nemivant won the three-meter diving event with 255.30 points and placed second on the 1-meter board for Mount Holyoke with 239 points.

The Lyons finished six as a team with 740 points. Hamilton won with 1,814.

Smith was seventh with 637 led by the 800-yard freestyle relay team of Elisabeth Nesmith, Tjasas Kmetec, Desi Stoyanova and Charlotte Crandall in fifth at 8 minutes, 46.72 seconds.

Men’s indoor track

Alden Invitational — Freshman Jordan Howard won the 200-meter dash in 22.91 seconds. Michael Cuthbert was first in the 300 in 35.03. Jake DeGrace was first in the 60 hurdles at 8.4. There were no team scores.

Women’s indoor track

Alden Invitational — Hampshire Regional graduate Taylor Blow won the 3,000 in 10:42.22, just edging teammate Brook Hansel, who was second in 10:42.62.

Emilie Cowan won the 300 in 39.82. Bridget Deveau placed first in the 500 in 1:17.59.

Jada Harris was first in the 60 hurdles (8.68).

UMass 4x400 relay team of Kira Kopec, Colette O’Leary, Cowan and Bridget Deveau placed first at 3:57.01.

Smith Winter Classic — Mount Holyoke’s Corrin Moss won the 3,000 at 11:16.71.

Smith’s Zoe Rubinstein placed first in the pole vault, clearing 3.66 meters.




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