BRUNSWICK — Devin Albert scored a pair of third-period goals to lift the Colby College men’s hockey team to a 5-3 victory over Salve Regina in the opening game of the Bowdoin-Colby Face-Off Classic on Saturday.

Albert’s go-ahead goal came at 6:04, just 55 seconds after the Seahawks’ Alex Pompeo had tied the game at 3. Albert added some insurance with a power-play goal at 14:13.

After falling behind less than a minute into the game, the Mules (1-3-1) responded with first-period goals from Ray Zeek, Mario Benicky and Jack Burton. Salve Regina (3-3-2) got one goal back in the second period.

Jordan Nathan made 32 saves to earn his first collegiate victory for the Mules, who will play Wentworth on Sunday when the tournament shifts to Waterville.

BOWDOIN 6, WENTWORTH 1: Daniel McMullan and John McGinnis each collected a goal and an assist, and the Polar Bears (5-0-1) scored four first-period goals in cruising past Wentworth (4-3-1) in Game 2 of the Face-Off Classic.

Mitch Barrington, Danny Palumbo, Connor Quinn and Spencer Antunez also scored for Bowdoin, which will face Salve Regina on Sunday.

Peter Cronin made 28 saves for the Polar Bears.

SUNY CORTLAND 3, UNE 0: Drew Weigman made 43 saves as the Dragons (5-3-1) blanked the Nor’easters (3-5) on the first day of the PAL/Stovepipe tournament in Hooksett, New Hampshire.

Nick Zappia, Dan Broderick and Darren McCormick scored for Cortland.

UNE’s Colby Drost made 23 saves.


MAINE 3, VERMONT 0: Kristin Gilmour and Abbey Cook scored in the first four minutes to set the tone for the Black Bears (6-8-2, 5-2-1 Hockey East) in a victory over the Catamounts (8-7-1, 1-5) in Burlington, Vermont.

Hailey Browne set up Gilmour for a slap shot just 14 seconds into the game, and Cook added her goal at 3:36. Audra Richards closed the scoring with 10:20 left in the third.

Meghann Treacy made 38 saves to record her first shutout of the season for the Black Bears, who were outshot, 38-27.

COLBY 1, UMASS-BOSTON 0: Jess Thulin made 31 saves to earn her first collegiate win, and the Mules (2-4) edged the Beacons (5-2-3) in Boston.

Jackie Tavella gave the Mules the lead at 3:28 of the second period with a power-play goal that was assisted by Katie Tang.

Kailyn Burke made 21 saves for UMass-Boston.

HOLY CROSS 0, BOWDOIN 0: Lan Crofton made 34 saves for the host Polar Bears (2-0-2) in their first scoreless tie since the 1995-96 season.

The Crusaders (6-1-1) held Bowdoin to 19 shots.

UNE 4, SUNY CANTON 4: Emily Corrales scored the equalizer on a power play with 2:52 left in the third period, rallying the Nor’easters (2-5-1) to a tie with the Kangaroos (1-6-1) in Canton, New York.

Corrales and Shannon Smith each scored twice, and Kierra Wright had two assists for the Nor’easters.

UNE goalie Sydney Helmbrecht made 21 saves. Becca Kieffer stopped 41 shots for Canton.


COLBY 86, ST. JOSEPH’S (VT.) 66: Luke Westman went 6 of 8 from the field in scoring 17 points to lead the Mules (5-2) to a win over the Fighting Saints (5-7) in the consolation game of the UMass-Boston Harbor Invitational.

Colby went on a 26-14 run over the final 11 minutes of the first half to take a 44-30 halftime lead. The Mules extended the lead to 25 points in the second half.

Chris Hudnut and Connor O’Neil added 13 points apiece for Colby, and Sam Willson scored 11 points and grabbed eight rebounds.


BOWDOIN 73, SALVE REGINA 33: Shannon Brady scored a game-high 16 points to lead a balanced offense for the Polar Bears (4-2), who opened with an 18-4 run and cruised past the Seahawks (3-3) in Brunswick.

Marle Curle and Siena Mitman added 10 points apiece for the Polar Bears, who held Salve Regina to just 20 percent shooting from the field and outrebounded the Seahawks, 55-32.