Minutewomen lose to Temple at home

Last modified: Monday, March 04, 2013

Rashida Timbilla had a double-double, but the University of Massachusetts women’s basketball lost 66-54 to Temple at the Mullins Center Sunday.

The Minutemen trailed 25-24 at halftime, but the Owls took control with a 16-8 run to start the second half.

Timbilla finished with 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Minutewomen (3-19, 1-6 A-10).

Kiara Bomben had a team-high 14 points while Carolann Cloutier added 10 points, five rebounds and five assists.

Jasmine Watson contributed seven points, eight rebounds and five blocks.

UMass shot just 3-for-18 from behind the 3-point arc.

Amherst 54, Tufts 48 — Behind Megan Robertson’s 13 points and 10 rebounds, the No. 4 Lord Jeffs beat No. 5 Jumbos Saturday at home.

The win gave Amherst (22-0, 8-0) sole possession of first place in the NESCAC standings.

Kate Barnosky led all scorers with 15 points for Amherst.

Both teams entered the game undefeated and the lead changed hands 11 times.

MIT 57, Mount Holyoke 44 — Amber Legare had 12 points, nine rebounds and two blocks for the Lyons (5-14, 3-11 NEWMAC) in the loss Saturday in Cambridge.

Smith College 71, Coast Guard 50 — The Pioneers (19-2, 13-1 NEWMAC) outscored Coast Guard 42-20 in the second half to pick up a road win in New London, Conn., Saturday.

Amanda Zakoske led Smith with 14 points.

Eastern Connecticut 56, Plymouth 33 — Brianna Leonard of Amherst scored a team-high 12 points and had six rebounds in a road win for the Warriors (8-13, 6-4 Little East) in Plymouth, N.H., Saturday.

Men’s basketball

Amherst 100, Tufts 89 — Peter Kaasila celebrated his senior day with a career-high 26 points on 11-of-13 shooting in a win for the Lord Jeffs (20-2, 8-0 NESCAC) at home Saturday.

Willy Workman of Northampton added 13 points, six rebounds and four assists.

Allen Williamson had 12 points and seven rebounds, while Connor Green contributed 11 points and shot 3-for-5 on 3-pointers.

Westfield 73, Bridgewater 57 — Grant Cooper of Northampton had a game-high 21 points in the Owls’ home win Saturday.

Connecticut State 80, UMass-Dartmouth 72 — Jake Laga of Northampton had 10 points for the Colonials in a loss in Danbury, Conn., Saturday.

Men’s hockey

Amherst 3, Colby 3 — The Lord Jeffs (12-5-3, 8-4-2 NESCAC) gave up three third period goals and had to settle for a tie Saturday in Waterville, Maine.

Conor Brown scored twice for Amherst.

Women’s hockey

Amherst 4, Williams 2 — Courtney Baranek scored a pair of goals as the Lord Jeffs (10-7-1, 8-3-1 NESCAC) completed a season sweep of rival Williams Saturday at home.

Geneva Lloyd and Megan Doyen also scored in the win.

Men’s swimming and diving

UMass 183, Fordham 113 — The Minutemen finished their regular season with a win Saturday in the Bronx.

Chris Inglis won the 200-free (1:44.00) for UMass.

Amherst 164, Springfield 121 — Alex Kang won the 100-breaststroke for the Lord Jeffs in a win at Springfield on Sunday.

Swimming at the Middlebury Invitational on Saturday, Rishi Kowalski led Amherst with individual wins in the 100-back (51.87) and the 200-IM (1:56.13).

Women’s swimming & diving

Fordham 176, UMass 120 — Diver Michaela Butler won the one-meter (265.64) and the three-meter (298.43) for the Minutewomen in the Bronx on Saturday.

University of New England 150, Elms 111 — Tessa Dudunake of Northampton had three wins for the Blazers at home Saturday.

Dudunake took first in the 50-breaststroke (36.95), the 100-breaststroke (1:22.79) and the 100-IM (1:13.55).

Amherst 174, Springfield 114 — Steph Ternullo took first in the 1000-free (10:40.35) and 500-free (5:12.46) in a win Sunday in Springfield.

The Lord Jeffs got three relay wins anchored by Lulu Belak Saturday at the Middlebury Invitational.

The Jeffs won the 200-free relay (1:44.22), the 400-free relay (3:30.55) and the 800-free relay (7:59.01).

Women’s track and field

— Becky Stoyle set a UMass record in the triple jump at the University of Rhode Island Coaches Invite Saturday in Kingston, R.I.

Stoyle jumped 40 feet, 7.75 inches.

The Minutewomen finished second at the event.

— Connie Ward won the shot put (10.12 meters) for Mount Holyoke at the Springfield College Indoor meet Saturday in Springfield.

In Hanover, N.H. at the Dartmouth Indoor Classic, Camille Coklow finished third in the 200-meter dash (26.64) for the Lyons.

— Amherst College finished first overall at the Springfield Invitational Saturday.

Amherst native Keri Lambert took first in the 5K (17:07.04) for the Lord Jeffs.

Men’s track and field

— Running at the Springfield Invitational, Amherst College placed fourth behind a win by Matt Melton in the 500-meter event (1:07.06).

Women’s squash

Amherst 8, Wesleyan 1 — After a win Sunday, the Lord Jeffs finished fifth at the NESCAC Championships in Hartford.

Mount Holyoke 9, Smith College 0; Mount Holyoke 5, Wellesley 4 — With two wins on Saturday, the Lyons captured its seventh consecutive Seven Sisters Championship in South Hadley.

Men’s squash

Amherst 6, Bowdoin 3; Amherst 5, Wesleyan 4 — Behind two wins over the weekend, the Lord Jeffs placed fifth at the NESCAC Championships.


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