ALBANY, N.Y. — Bobby Butler and Paul Thompson each had two goals and an assist, and Mike Sislo also scored twice in New Hampshire’s 6-2 victory over Cornell on Friday night in the NCAA East Regional hockey semifinals.

The Wildcats (18-13-7) today will face Rochester Institute of Technology, a 2-1 winner over Denver, for a spot in the Frozen Four.
Butler and Sislo scored on consecutive shots 26 seconds apart late in the second period to give the Wildcats a 2-1 lead. They were the first goals allowed by Cornell’s Ben Scrivens in more than three games.

Tyler Roeszler and Dan Nicholls scored for Cornell (21-9-4).

RIT 2, DENVER 1: Cameron Burt scored a power-play goal with 7:24 left as the Tigers (27-11-1) upset the top-seeded Pioneers (27-10-4) at Albany, N.Y.

ST. CLOUD STATE 4, NORTHERN MICHIGAN 3: Tony Mosey scored on a power play 23 seconds into the second overtime at St. Paul, Minn., to give the Huskies (24-13-5) their first NCAA tournament victory in nine tries.

St. Cloud State will play for a trip to the Frozen Four today against top-seeded Wisconsin, a 3-2 winner over Vermont.

Brian Stewart made 50 saves for Northern Michigan (20-13-8).


UNE SWEEPS REGIS: Amber Zablowsky pitched a two-hitter as the Nor’easters (7-3, 2-0 Commonwealth Coast) finished a sweep against the Pride (1-10, 0-2) with a 6-0 victory at Biddeford.

Jenn Waldecker went 3 for 3 with two RBI to lead UNE to a 4-3 win in the opener. Erin Grover had a double, a triple and two RBI in the second game.

ST. JOSEPH’S SWEEPS MOUNT IDA: Emily Leverone went 5 for 7 with three doubles, a home run and six RBI as the Monks (9-5, 4-0 Great Northeast) earned a pair of 8-2 wins over Mount Ida (6-7, 1-4) at Standish.

BUFFALO STATE 3, USM 2: Heather Gilman and Melissa Caiazzo each had two hits and an RBI for the Huskies in a loss to the Bengals (3-2) at Clermont, Fla.

WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT 8, USM 3: The Pointers (7-5) scored seven runs in the last three innings to rally past the Huskies (2-10) at Clermont, Fla.

Hannah Mackintosh hit an RBI single for USM.


BOWDOIN SWEEPS ST. OLAF: Tim Welch pitched a five-hitter in the opener, and Dan Hicks drove in three runs in the second game as the Polar Bears (15-3) beat St. Olaf (4-4) twice at Winter Haven, Fla., 3-2 and 8-3.

Reid Auger had two hits and two RBI in the first game.

MARIAN 13, SOUTHERN MAINE 12: The Huskies (8-5) scored nine runs in the second inning but couldn’t protect the lead, and the Sabres (1-4) rallied for a 10-inning victory at Chandler, Ariz.

Mike Eaton, Anthony Pisani and Matt Foye each drove in two runs in the second inning. Foye finished with three RBI.

TRINITY SWEEPS COLBY: Mike Mastrocola had three hits and three RBI for Colby (3-5, 0-3 NESCAC) in the second game of a doubleheader, but the White Mules’ comeback bid fell short as Trinity (7-1, 3-0) completed a sweep at Winter Haven, Fla., winning 18-1 and 14-12.

Richard Newton doubled home Colby’s only run in the first game.

Jake Kramer had two hits and two RBI in the second game, and Brendan Gallagher also had two hits, including an RBI triple.


ST. JOSEPH’S 18, MOUNT IDA 13: Alyssa Marchant scored a school-record 10 goals for the Monks (4-0-1, 2-0 Great Northeast) in a win over the Mustangs (4-2, 1-1) at Deering High School.

Lauren Hagerman added five goals and two assists for the Monks, who trailed 6-4 with 11:54remaining in the first half before scoring six of the next seven goals for a 10-7 halftime lead.


NEWBA SENIOR CLASSIC: Nine players from Maine colleges will take part in the New England Women’s Basketball Association’s Senior All-Star Classic at 1 p.m. today at Western New England College in Springfield, Mass.

The players are Samantha Allen of Colby; Shelby Bradford of Husson; Sabrina Cote, Caitlin Hynes and Leah Rubega of Bowdoin; Katie

Diggins of the University of New England; Carolyn Freeman of St. Joseph’s; Caitlyn Laflin of Maine-Farmington; and Lauren Yanofsky of Bates.

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