NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. — Jace Henning scored 3:39 into overtime Friday night to cap a comeback from a three-goal deficit and lift Merrimack to a 4-3 victory against Maine in a Hockey East game.

Chase Pearson had a goal and two assists for the Black Bears (10-18-3, 4-14-1). Daniel Perez and Blaine Byron also scored for Maine, which led 3-0 with 9:09 left in the second period.

Merrimack (13-13-5, 7-7-5) scored once in the second period and twice in the third, including the tying goal with 1:32 left.

TUFTS 3, BOWDOIN 1: Brian Brown had a goal and an assist for the Jumbos (10-9-3, 8-7-1 NESCAC), who scored twice in the first period to beat the Polar Bears (8-14, 5-11) at Brunswick.

Thomas Dunleavy brought Bowdoin within 2-1 with 16:52 to play from Mitch Barrington.

COLBY 2, CONNECTICUT COLLEGE 1: Kevin Doherty and Kienan Scott scored for the Mules (12-6-4, 10-4-3 NESCAC) against the Camels (4-16-2, 2-13-2) at Waterville.


ST. MICHAEL’S 3, SOUTHERN MAINE 2: Jillian Witwicki scored with eight seconds left as the Purple Knights (4-19, 4-12 New England Hockey) overcame a 2-1 third-period deficit and beat the Huskies (6-17-1, 4-11-1) at Gorham.

After Riley Kirk gave USM a 1-0 lead at 5:52, Katherine O’Brien tied it at 8:16 of the second period. Jensen Hamblett’s power-play goal nine minutes later put the Huskies ahead 2-1, but Erin Dwyer tied it again with 3:35 remaining.

UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 3, PLYMOUTH STATE 2: Mary Wirth scored the go-ahead goal on a power play 14:08 into the second period as the Nor’easters (9-13-2, 6-9-1 New England Hockey) beat the Panthers (8-14-2, 4-11-1) at Biddeford.

Cassandra Connolly gave the Nor’easters a 1-0 lead, but Kelsey Roy and Julie Nagel answered for Plymouth State. Abby Kinens tied it from Cassandra Connolly and Marykate Drinkwater.

BOWDOIN 1, TRINITY 1: Olivia White scored the tying goal 12:41 into the first period for the Bantams (8-12-3) in a tie with Bowdoin (12-7-4) at Hartford, Connecticut.

Maureen Gleason scored from Kimmy Ganong for the Polar Bears.

White scored unassisted nearly 10 minutes later to tie the game. Sydney Belinskas made 37 saves for Trinity, while Kerri St. Denis stopped 26 shots for Bowdoin.


WINTHROP 12, MAINE 5: Babe Thomas triggered a six-run first inning with a two-run double as the Eagles won an opener at Rock Hill, South Carolina.

Christopher Bec and Jonathan Bennett singled in runs in the top of the first to give the Black Bears a 2-0 lead, but Thomas’ two-run double tied it. Bec went 3 for 5 with a run, and Bennett drove in two runs for Maine.


(25) DRAKE 64, INDIANA STATE 45: Brenni Rose scored 14 points, and Drake (21-4, 14-0 Missouri Valley) defeated Indiana State (12-12, 6-7) at Terre Haute, Indiana.