College Roundup: MCLA men's basketball falls to RPI at home
NORTH ADAMS — The MCLA men's basketball team lost to Rensselaer 81-44 on Tuesday night. The loss is the fourth in a row for the Trailblazers, who fall to 1-6 on the season.
The Engineers had four players reach double digits on the night. Andreas Kontopids was the game's leading scorer with 16 points while adding six rebounds and three assists. Patrick Mahoney and Mason Memmelaar combined for 29 points on 11 of 22 shooting for RPI.
RPI found most of its success under the hoop. Not only did the Engineers outscore MCLA 46-20 in the paint, but they had 14 more rebounds than the Trailblazers.
The Trailblazers were led by Ki-Shawn Monroe and Ryan Wanek, who both had seven points. Victor Stewart added four points and six rebounds off the bench.
MCLA's next game will be on Thursday as the team travels to Rivier to face off against the Raiders. Tip off is scheduled for 7 p.m.
Williams 2, Castleton 2
WILLIAMSTOWN — After trailing for most of the game, Williams scored a goal late to tie Castleton Tuesday night.
Castleton's Courtney Gauthier scored in the final seconds of the first period to give her squad a 1-0 lead. Nicolle Trivino also scored on a power play for Castleton, giving the Spartans a 2-0 lead in the second period.
Just three minutes later, Elizabeth Welch scored the first goal of the game for the Ephs on an assist from CC Wallin, cutting the Castleton lead to 2-1.
Abby Brustad scored the game-tying goal for Williams on a power play with just four minutes left, making the score 2-2.
Even though Williams out-shot Castleton 43-18, the Ephs couldn't get the puck past Alexis Kalm of the Spartans. The tie was the first of the season for Williams, making them 4-2-1.
The Ephs hit the ice again on Saturday as they host Manhattanville. Puck is scheduled to drop at 3 p.m.
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