College roundup: Williams women rebound with victory

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BRIDGEWATER >> The Williams women's basketball team rebounded from a tough loss to rival Amherst with a 61-52 win over Bridgewater State on Saturday.

The Ephs dominated with their strong work on the glass. They outrebounded the Bears by a 49-29 margin, leading to 15-6 advantage in second-chance points. Williams' Oge Uwanaka and Katie Litman grabbing 11 and 10 rebounds, respectively. Devon Caveney led the offense with 25 points.

Williams will play its third straight road game Monday at 7 p.m. against Westfield State.

MCLA 61, WORCESTER STATE 58

NORTH ADAMS >> Ashley Clawson blocked the potential tying 3-pointer with six seconds left in the game, giving MCLA a close victory over Worcester State. The win snaps a two-game losing streak for the Trailblazers.

Kayla Hotaling led MCLA with 21 points and 10 rebounds. Karina Mattera added 14 points.

The 'Blazers return to action Wednesday at home at 5:30 p.m., looking to avenge a loss to Westfield State.

Men's Basketball

WORCESTER STATE 104, MCLA 96

NORTH ADAMS >> Alex Santos scored nine of his game-high 30 points in overtime, leading Worcester State over MCLA.

MCLA squandered and seven-point lead with 3 minutes remaining in the second half. Khalil Paul's layup put the Trailblazers up two with 11 seconds remaining in regulation. But, Santos answered with a jumper at the buzzer, forcing overtime.

Paul Maurice led the 'Blazers with 20 points. Joe Wiggins added 19 points off the bench.

MCLA hosts Westfield State Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.

Men's College Hockey

WILLIAMS 3, CONNECTICUT COLLEGE 1

WILLIAMSTOWN >> Williams scored twice in 17 seconds during the second period, putting away Connecticut College.

Michael Lata started the scoring for the Ephs. He scored 4 minutes and 50 seconds into the game. Connecticut College responded with a goal midway through the first, setting up the two quick second-period goals from Zander Masucci and Tyler Young.

The Ephs look to extend its win streak to four, as they travel to face Trinity, Conn. on Friday at 7:30 p.m.


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