The St. Bonaventure women’s basketball team remained perfect at home at 4-0 after defeating Kent State, 79-42, the Bonnies’ largest win margin this season.
Bona, 7-6, was led by CeCe Dixon, who scored 17 points and also hit a three three-pointers. The Bonnies finished with seven blocks in the first half, three from freshman Katie Healy of Lancaster.
Doris Ortega scored 12 points and was 71 percent from the field. Hannah Little led the team in rebounding for the second time this year with seven boards.
MEN’S HOCKEY: Canisius lost at Mercyhurst in overtime, 3-2 to fall to 5-7-4 overall and 4-3-2 in Atlantic Hockey play, while the Lakers improved to 8-6-1 and 7-3-0.
The Golden Griffins rallied to tie the game at 2 in the third. After killing three consecutive third-period power plays, Doug Beck scored with 6:32 remaining in regulation. Duncan McKellar sent a shot toward the goal and junior Patrick Sullivan redirected the puck out front to Beck, who whistled in the loose puck to send the game into overtime.
Mercyhurt’s Matthew Zay settled matters in overtime with the winning goal, snapping the Griffs’ three-game winning streak.
Tony Capobianco stopped 20 shots for Canisius, which out shot the Lakers, 39-23.
Neither Canisius (0-4) or Mercyhurst (0-5) scored on the power play.
Goalie Max Strang recorded 37 saves for the Lakers in the win.