Game Notes: Women's Basketball Hosts UMF for Senior Night Before Traveling to Thomas

Game Notes: Women's Basketball Hosts UMF for Senior Night Before Traveling to Thomas

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Friday's Game: Maine Maritime Academy (15-6, 9-2 NAC) vs. UMaine-Farmington (5-17, 5-6 NAC), 7:30 pm, Smith Gymnasium, Castine, Maine.

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Saturday's Game: Maine Maritime Academy at Thomas College (6-15, 5-6 NAC), 3:00 pm, Larry Mahaney Gymnasium, Waterville, Maine. 

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Series Histories: The Mariners hold an 19-17 record all-time over the Beavers, including seven-straight wins. When hosting, the Mariners are 12-8 overall against the Beavers.

The Mariners are 33-13 all-time against the Terriers, including 11-straight wins. The Mariners are 14-7 all-time when playing at Thomas. 

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January 25: Maine Maritime Academy 66 - UMaine-Farmington 47

Maine Maritime Academy women's basketball team cruised to a 66-47 victory over UMaine-Farmington on January 25, in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) action inside of Dearborn Gymnasium.

The Mariners jumped out to a 6-0 lead early in the first quarter, but the two teams sat deadlocked at 10-10 with 2:45 remaining. Eryn Doiron (Wilton, Maine) hit a three with 32 seconds left to send the Mariners into the second quarter with a 13-10 edge.

Maine Maritime continued to build a lead and outscored the Beavers 21-12 in the second quarter to enter halftime with a 34-22 lead.

The Mariners picked up where they left off in the third quarter, taking a 53-31 lead into the final quarter and hung on for the conference victory.

Megan McLean (Eliot, Maine) scored a game-high 15 points to lead the Mariners and also added five rebounds, three steals and two assists.

Both Alayne Felix (Mahopac, N.Y.) and Melinda Ogden (Searsport, Maine) added 12 points, Felix contributed seven rebounds and three assists and Ogden chipped in with four rebounds, two assists and a steal. Doiron finished the night with 10 points, two rebounds, an assist and a steal. 

Molly Folsom led the Beavers with 11 points and three rebounds.

The Mariners shot 51.1 percent from the floor, while the Beavers shot 29.3 percent from the floor. The Mariners also held a 36-22 edge in rebounds.

January 26: Maine Maritime Academy 64 – Thomas College 39

Maine Maritime Academy women's basketball cruised to a 64-39 victory over Thomas College on Saturday afternoon in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) inside of Smith Gymnasium.

The Mariners controlled the first quarter, until the Terriers went on a five-point run to close the gap to 13-10 at the end of the quarter. The Mariners outscored the Terriers 18-9 in the second quarter to take a commanding 32-18 lead into halftime.

The Terriers hung with the Mariners in the third quarter, but Maine Maritime maintained a double-figure lead and held the visitors to only five points in the fourth to claim the victory.

Melinda Ogden led all players with 15 points and added six rebounds, an assist and a steal, while Megan McLean contributed 11 points, three rebounds, three assists and two steals.

Kaylee Ravagli was the only Terrier to reach double-digits with 10 points, three rebounds and three steals.

The Mariners shot 38.0 percent from the floor, while the Terriers shot 25.0 percent. Maine Maritime held a big advantage on the glass, outrebounding Thomas, 52-24. 

Maine Maritime Academy's Last Game: Maine Maritime Academy women's basketball picked up a commanding 54-33, victory over UMaine-Presque Isle on Tuesday night in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) action inside of Wieden Hall Gymnasium.

After an evenly matched first quarter, the Mariners began to pull away in the second using an 11-2 run to take a 22-15 lead into halftime.

The Mariners came out strong in the third quarter, outscoring the Owls 21-7 to take a commanding 43-22 lead into the final quarter and never looked back.

Alayne Felix led the Mariners with a game-high 16 points and added eight rebounds, three blocks and a steal.

Melinda Ogden tallied 14 points and three rebounds and Lauren Plissey (Hermon, Maine) pulled down a game-high 10 rebounds to go along with six points.

Sarah Musselman led the Owls with nine points, four rebounds and a steal.

The Mariners shot 42.6 percent from the floor, while the Owls shot 20 percent. Maine Maritime won the battle of the boards, pulling down 47 rebounds, compared to UMPI's 26.

UMaine-Farmington's Last Game: UMaine-Farmington's women's basketball team closed out their non-conference schedule on Tuesday night after falling to Colby College by a final score of 72-45.

McKenna Brodeur led the Beavers with nine points on 4-16 shooting with three rebounds, one assist, and two blocks alongside Molly Folsom who also scored nine points with one rebound and one steal. Kasey Talarico finished with seven points after shooting 3-6 from the field with Chelsea Crockett finishing with seven points.

Keagan Dunbar led all scorers with 22 points with four rebounds and three steals as Ainsley Burns finished with 14 points, eight rebounds and two assists. Jane MacKerron added nine points with seven rebounds and one steal as Grace Coutu finished with nine points.

Thomas College's Last Game*: The Thomas College women's basketball team defeated UMaine-Presque Isle 65-60 last Saturday afternoon in a North Atlantic Conference (NAC) game.

UMPI came out with an early advantage in the first, taking an 8-4 lead four minutes in. The Terriers went on to rattle off seven straight points and took a 17-11 lead after one. Thomas held their cushion through an even second quarter to take a 30-23 lead at halftime.

The Terriers pushed their lead to as much as 12 midway through the third and took a 44-36 advantage into the final quarter. The Owls made a push late in the game, but the Terriers held strong and went on to the 65-60 victory.

Molly Horton led Thomas with 12 points and six assists. Kaylee Ravagli added 11 off the bench, while Karli Stubbs (Auburn, Maine) scored 10 and pulled in nine rebounds. 

*The Terriers travel to Husson on Friday night before hosting the Mariners.  

The Mariners: After 21 games the Mariners average 61.8 points, 42.6 rebounds and 12.9 assists per game, while shooting 36.5 percent from the floor, 25.6 percent from beyond the arc and 66.0 percent from the line.

Alayne Felix leads the Mariners with 14.2 points and 5.2 rebounds per game, Eryn Doiron leads the team with 1.3 steals per game and Megan McLean averages a team-best 2.5 assists per game.

The Beavers: After 22 games, the Beavers average 51.6 points, 39.6 rebounds and 9.2 assists per game while shooting 32.0 percent from the floor, 22.7 percent from three-point land, and 68.8 percent from the line.

McKenna Brodeur leads the Beavers with 13.2 points per game, Paige Carter leads UMF with eight rebounds and 1.4 blocks per game and Makayla Wilson leads the team with 1.8 assists per game. Haley Felkel leads the team with one steal per game.

The Terriers: After 21 games the Terriers average 53.8 points, 38.7 rebounds and 9.4 assists per game, while shooting 33.5 percent from the floor, 29.1 percent from behind the arc and 61.8 percent from the line.

Kaylee Ravagli leads the Terriers with 8.3 points and 2.3 steals per game, Addie Brinkman leads Thomas with 6.7 rebounds, and Molly Horton leads the team with 3.0 assists per game.