Northeast Conference

New Hampshire's Women Hold Off Hartford

At West Hartford, New Hampshire's women held off a late charge by Hartford to win the America East game, 62-57, on Saturday.

Darby Lee led all scorers with 21 points, adding five rebounds and a career-high five steals for Hartford (16-11, 7-7 league).

Trailing by as many as 13, the Hawks mounted a comeback with a 10-2 run to close the gap to four with 2:57 to go. But the Wildcats held Hartford without a field goal in its next four possessions.

Carlie Pogue scored 18 points for the Wildcats (23-4, 13-1) while Kristen Anderson and Kat Fogarty finished with 12 apiece.

First-place New Hampshire has been on a roll this season, winning each of its last four and 17 of...