HAMILTON, N.Y. — Willie Brooks’ power-play goal with just under four minutes remaining Saturday night broke a tie, and Colgate went on to a 5-3 victory against Maine in a nonconference men’s hockey game.

Jake Kulevich added a final goal with 29 seconds left.

The Black Bears (3-4-2), trailing 3-1 entering the third period, tied the game on goals by Blaine Byron and Chase Pearson in the first six minutes of the period.

Ryan Smith had a goal and an assist for the Black Bears, as did Hunter Racine for Colgate (2-3-3).

SOUTHERN MAINE 2, WENTWORTH 0: Jimmy Currier scored twice to lead the Huskies (1-0) over the Leopards (0-2) at Gorham.

Currier opened the scoring at 4:53 of the first from Brett Norman and Cole Klippenstein. Norman also assisted on Currier’s goal at 9:29 of the third.



SOUTHERN MAINE 2, WESTFIELD STATE 1: Tayla Smedberg and Lindsay Jackson scored to lead the sixth-seeded University of Southern Maine (8-12) over third-seeded Westfield State (8-8-1) in a Little East Conference quarterfinal at Westfield, Massachusetts.

Smedberg opened the scoring 18:12 into the game with an assist from Abigail Staples.

Jackson added the eventual winner off an assist from Michaela Demers to give the Huskies a 2-0 lead with 22:46 left in the second half.

USM keeper Amanda Kasbohm made six saves.

The Huskies will face seventh-seeded Bridgewater State in the semifinals Wednesday.


TUFTS 2, BATES 0: Mary Travers opened the scoring in the 34th minute and Annie Artz added a goal late in the second half to lift the top-seeded Jumbos (14-2) to a win over the eighth-seeded Bobcats (9-7) in a New England Small College Athletic Conference quarterfinal in Medford, Massachusetts.

Adelae Durand made nine saves for the Bobcats, who were outshot 23-6.

MIDDLEBURY 2, BOWDOIN 0: Marissa Baker and Lauren Schweppe each scored in the first half and the fourth-seeded Panthers (13-3) held off the fifth-seeded Polar Bears (11-5) in a NESCAC quarterfinal in Middlebury, Vermont.

In the 55th minute Bowdoin’s Elizabeth Bennewitz hit a shot on a penalty corner that was tipped past the goalie, but the officials waved off the goal, ruling it hit a defender’s stick.


BOWDOIN 2, TUFTS 1: Cedric Charlier and Matt Dias Costa each scored in the opening 11 minutes of the game and the seventh-seeded Polar Bears (9-3-4) held on to edge the second-seeded Jumbos (9-5-2) in a NESCAC quarterfinal in Medford, Massachusetts.


Noah Safian finished with four saves for the Polar Bears, who were outshot 18-11 by the Jumbos, including a 12-1 advantage in the second half.

Bowdoin advances to play at top-seeded Amherst in the semifinals at 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

WESTERN CONNECTICUT 2, SOUTHERN MAINE 1: Cole Hyla scored the go-ahead goal in the 84th minute as the Colonials (6-10-1, 4-3) rallied for a win over the Huskies (1-13-3, 0-7) in Gorham.

The Huskies opened the scoring in the 31st minute when Austin Farwell scored off an assist from Charlie Mull. The Colonials tied it three minutes later.

Simon Hulbert made eight saves for the Huskies, who were outshot 19-3 by the Colonials.

ST. JOSEPH’S 4, MOUNT IDA 0: Austin Bell scored three goals to lead the top-seeded Monks (14-1-4) past the eighth-seeded Mustangs (5-10-3) in a GNAC quarterfinal at Fitzpatrick Stadium in Portland.


Nicholas Borowski also had a goal for the Monks, who scored three times in an eight-minute stretch late in the second half.

St. Joseph’s will host fourth-seeded Suffolk in the semifinals on Tuesday.


CURRY 2, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 1: Megan Ladner and Kelly Parker each scored a second-half goal for the fifth-seeded Colonels (11-7-2) as they rallied for a win over the fourth-seeded Nor’easters (9-6-2) in a Commonwealth Coast Conference quarterfinal in Biddeford.

The Nor’easters took the lead with 43 seconds left in the first half when Devon Wolfenden scored on a shot from just inside the 18 off an assist from Anna Michaud.

WESTERN CONNECTICUT 8, SOUTHERN MAINE 1: Autumn Sorice had three goals and two assists to lead the Colonials (12-5-2, 5-1-1) as they cruised past the Huskies (6-12, 0-7) in a Little East game in Danbury, Connecticut.


Dayna Staffiere scored for the Huskies with 16:02 left in the game.

MIDDLEBURY 2, BOWDOIN 1: Amy Martin scored the go-ahead goal for the third-seeded Panthers (13-3) less than two minutes after the sixth-seeded Polar Bears (9-6-1) had tied the game in a NESCAC quarterfinal in Middlebury, Vermont.

After falling behind in the opening minutes of the first half, the Polar Bears rallied to tie the game when Nikki Wilson converted a penalty kick with 16:37 left in the second.


SUNY CANTON 3, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 2: Tess Adams and Jessica Pele each scored a goal in the final 2:46 of the third period to lift the Roos (2-0) to a win over the Nor’easters (0-2) in Canton, New York.

Emily Corrales scored her second goal of the game to give the Nor’easters a 2-1 lead with 6:40 left in the third period.


WILLIAMSON 63, SOUTHERN MAINE CC 61: Kevin Whitfield made a layup to give the Mechanics (2-0) a 61-59 lead with 2:50 left and they held off the Seawolves (2-2) at South Portland.

John Morgan scored 15 points and Chase Soares added 12 for the Seawolves.

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