MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minnesota — Ariana Bourque scored the game winner just seven seconds into overtime, with assists from Julie Dachille and Chelsea MacNiel, as Bowdoin came from behind to beat St. Thomas 4-3 in a women’s hockey game Friday.

Hannah Burns scored the only goal of the first period for St. Thomas (5-3-1). Dachille and Colleen Finnerty each scored power-play goals in the second period to answer for Bowdoin (5-1-2), which took a 2-1 lead into the third period.

St. Thomas took the lead in the third period with a pair of power-play goals by Erika Bjorkman and Courtney Umland.

MacNeil tallied the game-tying goal from Dachille and Bourque at 15:15 of the third period.

Dachille finished with a goal and three assists while Lan Crofton blocked 40 shots for Bowdoin.


WESLEYAN 88, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 49: CJ Autry scored 12 points including a pair of three-pointers but the Nor’easters (1-7) fell to the Cardinals (9-2) in the opening game of the Red & Black Holiday Tournament at Middletown, Connecticut.

UNE kept it close for the first half, trailing 31-26 at halftime, but Wesleyan outscored the Nor’easters 57-23 in the second half.


HOBART 6, SOUTHERN MAINE 2: Bo Webster scored a pair of goals for the Statesmen (7-4) as they scored four second period goals to pull away from the Huskies (1-10) in the opening game of the New Year’s College Hockey Classic at Herb Brooks Arena at Lake Placid, New York.

The Huskies took the lead just 3:49 into the game when Zach Dymock scored on a shot from the slot off a pass from Stephen Gallo.

After five straight goals by Hobart the Huskies cut the deficit to 5-2 when Gallo scored on an assist from Patrick Magliano 5:25 into the third period.

Kyle Shapiro finished with 39 saves for the Huskies, who were outshot 45-15 by the Statesmen.

NORWICH 3, COLBY 0: Paul Russell and William Pelletier each scored third period goals to help the second-ranked Cadets (6-3-2) pull away from the Mules (2-5-2) during the opening day of the Northfield Bank Tournament at Northfield, Vermont.

Sam Parker finished with 19 saves for Colby.


(1) SOUTH CAROLINA 77, AUBURN 58: Aleighsa Welch scored 12 points before leaving with a neck sprain in a win at Columbia, South Carolina.

Welch helped the Gamecocks (13-0) build a 20-point lead before she hit hard against a basket post and remained down for several minutes.

(4) NOTRE DAME 74, FLORIDA STATE 68: Jewell Loyd scored 20 points as the Irish won at South Bend, Indiana.

Lindsay Allen had 18 points and Brianna Turner scored 12 of her 14 in the second half to help the Irish (13-1) extend their winning streak to 37 straight conference games dating to 2012 when they were in the Big East.

(7) LOUISVILLE 75, GEORGIA TECH 48: Mariya Moore tied her career high with 22 points at Louisville, Kentucky.

Moore was 9 of 12 from the field and had eight assists for the Cardinals (13-1).

(9) NORTH CAROLINA 95, EAST TENNESSEE STATE 62: Stephanie Mavunga scored a career-high 26 points in a win at Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Shamauria Bridges had 14 points for East Tennessee State (8-7).

(10) DUKE 87, NORTH CAROLINA A&T 36: Rebecca Greenwell scored 20 points and Azura Stevens had 19 as the Blue Devils won at Durham, North Carolina.

Duke (9-4) rebounded from its worst loss of the season, an 83-52 setback at No. 2 Connecticut on Monday.

(11) KENTUCKY 78, ALABAMA 66: Alexis Jennings scored 21 points while Janee Thompson added 12 points and a career-high 10 assists for the Wildcats (12-2) in a win at Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

(17) MISSISSIPPI STATE 64, (19) GEORGIA 56: Breanna Richardson, Kendra Grant and Morgan William each scored 11 points to help undefeated Mississippi State (16-0) win at Starkville, Mississippi.