HARTFORD, Conn. — Colleen Finnerty’s goal just before the final buzzer gave Bowdoin a 6-5 win over Trinity in a New England Small College Athletic Conference women’s hockey game Friday night.

Finnerty, who finished with a pair of goals and an assist, scored at 19:59 of the third period, assisted by Miranda Bell and Schuyler Nardelli.

Trailing 3-2 entering the final period, Bowdoin (9-6-4, 5-4-2 NESCAC) scored three consecutive goals to take 5-3 lead. Rachel Kennedy put the Polar Bears ahead with a short-handed goal at 5:10, and Miranda Bell scored another short-handed goal at 9:03 on a set up by Chelsea MacNeil.

Trinity (11-6-1, 4-6-1) countered with a pair of goals with less than two minutes remaining, by Lucy Robinson at 18:21 and Kelcie Finn at 19:28.

SOUTHERN MAINE 3, PLYMOUTH STATE 1: Katie Couture scored twice to lead the Huskies (7-12, 5-6-1 ECAC East) to a win over Plymouth State (3-16-2, 3-9-1) at USM Ice Arena.

Kaleigh Heath also had a goal, and Cassandra Sherman and Tayla Bent each picked up an assist for USM. Liz Bergstrom made 13 saves.

UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 2, HOLY CROSS 2: UNE’s Mary Wirth scored with eight seconds remaining in regulation as the Nor’easters (4-11-5, 1-8-3 ECAC East) tied the Crusaders (12-5-3, 8-2-2) at Worcester, Massachusetts.

Shannon Smith tallied an unassisted goal and Sydney Helmbrecht stopped 34 shots for UNE.


BOWDOIN 2, HAMILTON 1: The Polar Bears (11-5-3, 5-5-3 NESCAC) scored a pair of second-period goals and held on to defeat the Continentals (7-8-4, 5-6-2) at Brunswick.

Zach Kokosa scored on a cross-ice feed from Kendall Culbertson at 8:39 of the second period. With 37 seconds left in the period, Culbertson made it 2-0 when he put in the rebound of a Kokosa shot after Kokosa intercepted the puck at the blue line.

Robbie Murden skipped a shot past Max Fenkell for Hamilton’s goal at 1:38 of the third period.

Fenkell finished with 21 saves.

AMHERST 2, COLBY 1: David White and Conor Brown scored in the second period as the Lord Jeffs (14-3-2, 10-3 NESCAC) beat the Mules (5-12-2, 2-9-2) at Waterville.

Robert McCormick scored for Colby at 5:46 of the third period.

UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 0, BABSON 0: Colby Drost made 32 saves as the Nor’easters (8-11-2, 6-7-2 ECAC East) battled to a tie against the Beavers (15-4-3, 10-3-2) at Biddeford.

UMASS-BOSTON 4, SOUTHERN MAINE 0: Kyle Shapiro made 30 saves for the Huskies (5-16-0, 2-12 ECAC East) in a loss to the Beacons (18-3-1, 13-2) at Gorham.

MEN’S basketball

BATES 70, WILLIAMS 68: Graham Safford had 21 points and eight assists as the Bobcats (15-4, 4-2 NESCAC) edged the Ephs (12-7, 3-3) at Lewiston.

Malcolm Delpeche and Mike Boomazian each tossed in 13 points for Bates.

COLBY 84, MIDDLEBURY 80: Ryan Jann scored 19 of his 26 points in the first as the Mules (13-9, 4-4 NESCAC) nudged past the Panthers (15-5, 3-4) at Waterville.

Luke Westman hit a pair of free throws with 44.6 seconds left to give Colby an 81-79 lead.

Sam Willson contributed 19 points, while Westman finished with 16 points, five assists and 11 rebounds.

WOMEN’S basketball

WILLIAMS 71, BATES 37: Freeport’s Nina Davenport scored a game-high 14 points for the Bobcats (9-10, 0-6 NESCAC) in a loss to the Ephs (16-4, 4-2) at Williamstown, Massachusetts.

COLBY 66, MIDDLEBURY 60: The Mules (15-6, 4-4 NESCAC) used a 9-0 run in the final 2:08 to rally past the Panthers (11-10, 3-4) at Middlebury, Vermont.

Marykate Caverly led five Mules in double figures with 16 points. Mia Diplock scored 14 points, Caitlyn Nolan and Carylanne Wolfington each tossed in 12, and Haley Driscoll finished with 10.

(18) PRINCETON 83, COLUMBIA 44: Michelle Miller scored 16 points and the Tigers (20-0, 4-0 Ivy League) coasted to a win over the Lions (6-13, 0-5) at Princeton, New Jersey.