Friday’s colleges: Willy Workman scores 1,000th career point for Amherst College
Willy Workman of Northampton reached the 1,000 career point milestone in the Amherst College men’s basketball team’s 86-69 win over Bates at home Friday night.
Workman scored 18 points and became the 26th player in program history to reach the mark.
Aaron Toomey scored a game-high 27 points for the Lord Jeffs (19-2, 7-0 NESCAC), while Peter Kaasila had 13 points and 15 rebounds.
Amherst 79, Bates 52 — Marcia Voigt scored a game-high 19 points on 7-for-12 shooting as the Lord Jeffs (21-0, 7-0 NESCAC) remained unbeaten with the win at home.
Voigt also had eight assists and six rebounds, while Megan Robertson contributed 18 points and 12 rebounds.
Frontier Regional graduate Kristin Calvo scored six points in 19 minutes of action for the Bobcats (10-10, 3-5).
Amherst 6, Bowdoin 3 — Conor Brown scored two goals as the No. 11 Lord Jeffs (12-5-2, 8-4-1 NESCAC) knocked off the No. 2 Polar Bears (16-2-1, 10-2-1) in Brunswick, Maine.
Mike Rowbotham and Mike Moher each added one goal and one assist in the win.
Nathan Corey had 37 saves in net.
Amherst 7, Williams 2 — Anne Gillard scored two goals and Tori Salmon contributed one goal and three assists as the Lord Jeffs (9-7-1, 7-3-1 NESCAC) cruised at home.
Kerri Stuart stopped 24 of the 26 shots she faced in goal.
Amherst 7, Connecticut College 2 — No. 1 Noah Browne and No. 6 Max Kardon each earned 3-0 victories as the No. 7 Lord Jeffs won in the first round of the NESCAC Championship in Hartford, Conn.
Amherst plays No. 2 seed Williams in he quarterfinals Saturday at 1:30.