NEW YORK — Geneva High School graduate Mia Morrison registered a double-double to lead William Smith College to a 73-64 victory over New York University in the championship game of the NYU Tipoff Classic Sunday.
Morrison, a junior forward, scored 11 points and pulled down 10 rebounds as the Herons improved to 2-0. It was the junior’s second double-double of the young season and 14th of her career.
Natalia Baum played a key role in the win as well, pouring in 20 points and committing four steals.
Emma Gallagher came off the bench to add 10 points. Olivia Hughes and Juliana Gamboa chipped in with three steals each.
William Smith led 30-17 at halftime, then pumped out 23 third-quarter points to build 53-43 advantage.
William Smith 78,
Johnson & Wales 63
NEW YORK — The Herons shot 51 percent from the floor to open the season with a win in the first round of the NYU Tipoff Classic Saturday.
Morrison led the way with 18 points and 10 rebounds. She hit half her field goal attempts (5-for-10) and went 8-for-9 at the free throw line.
Baum contributed 12 points. Stavriana Dimitrakopoulou and Kyesha Talerico blocked three shots each.
Keuka 70, Medaille 66
KEUKA PARK — The Wolves built a 9-point lead at the half and held off their guests after intermission, improving to 3-0.
Keuka College had three players score in double digits, led by Reighly Melochick with 20 points, Lauren Anten with 16 and Sam Laranjo with 12.
Laranjo dished out eight assists and Anten came away with seven boards, four assists and three steals. Niki Templeton added seven rebounds and Tiffany Binion had six.
Keuka 61, Nazareth 51
PITTSFORD — Melochick pumped out 19 points and hauled down seven rebounds to lead the Wolves past Nazareth College in the Heritage Christian Services Classic Saturday. Anten added 11 points and Laranjo handed out 10 assists for Keuka College.
The Wolves went 10-for-19 from 3-point range.
Nazareth 77, Keuka 74
PITTSFORD — The Wolves attempted to come back from a 10-point halftime deficit, but came up short at the Heritage Christian Services Classic Saturday.
Ryder Mansfield posted a double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds. Cliff Stevens added 11 points and eight rebounds, and Sam Brown scored 11 points, going 3-for-3 from 3-point range. Trevor Powell pitched in with 10 points and Greg Tyler dished out seven assists.
Hobart 3, Babson 3 (OT)
BABSON PARK, Mass. — The Statesmen played their fourth overtime game this season on Saturday.
Zach Sternbach and Jonas Toupal each collected a goal and an assist for Hobart. Julien Denicourt had the other goal. Tanner Shaw, Cam Shaheen and Lawson MacDougall added an assist apiece.
Frank Oplinger made a season-high 29 saves for the Statesmen.
Hobart is 4-2-2 overall and 3-1-2 in the New England Hockey Conference. Babson is 4-2-1 overall and 4-1-1 in the NEHC.
UMass Boston 2, Hobart 1
BOSTON — The 15th-ranked Beacons (6-1, 4-1 NEHC) scored twice in the second period to break a scoreless deadlock in conference action Friday.
Will Harrison would pull Hobart within one 3:53 into the final period, but the Statesmen couldn’t come up with the equalizer. Vincent Russo was credited with the assist on harrison’s goal.
Alexander Connal made a season-high 28 saves in goal for Hobart.
William Smith 8, Rochester 1
ROCHESTER — The Herons picked up their fifth straight victory to improve to 5-0.
Gabby Fraser, Jo Pacheco, Cashel McCarthy, Anna Worcester, Kira Tejeda, Peyton Capute, Maddie Saiontz and Stacy Avigail Maceda all swept their matches in three games in the No. 1 through No. 8 spots, respectively.
Rochester received its point on a forfeit at No. 9.