ORONO — Peter Mackay scored in the first period and Riley Tufte in the second to lead Minnesota-Duluth to a 2-0 victory against Maine in a men’s hockey game Saturday night at Alfond Arena.

Mackay slotted home a power-play goal 14:28 into the game.

Tufte’s goal with 1:13 left in the second period upped the lead to 2-0.

Scott Perunovich and Peter Krieger assisted on both goals and Hunter Shepard made 26 saves to record the shutout for Minnesota-Duluth (4-2).

Jeremy Swayman made 35 saves for Maine (2-4).


BATES 27, COLBY 24: Brendan Costa rushed for 155 yards and a touchdown and added 136 passing yards and a score to lead Bates in the opener of the CBB football series, in Waterville.

Bowdoin will be home against Colby next Saturday, then at Bates on Nov. 11 to complete the series.

All three Maine teams in the series were winless entering this weekend, with Bowdoin dropping to 0-7 by losing at home to Wesleyan.

Costa put Bates (1-6) ahead 7-0 in the first quarter on a 30-yard run, then gave the Bobcats the lead for good with a 52-yard pass to Brian Daly in the fourth quarter that made it 24-17.

Jack O’Brien of Colby (0-7) passed for 182 yards and rushed for 83.

The Mules cut their deficit to 27-24 with 2:31 remaining on a 2-yard run by Jake Schwern. Colby got the ball back with 1:21 left but turned it over on downs with 38 seconds to play.

WESLEYAN 21, BOWDOIN 10: Mark Piccirillo threw for 259 yards and three touchdowns as the Cardinals (5-2) pulled away from the Polar Bears (0-7) at Brunswick.

Piccirillo completed 22 of 31 passes and found Mike Breuler for all three of his scores. Breuler had seven catches for 96 yards.

Andrew Sisti put Bowdoin up 3-0 with a 31-yard field goal late in the first quarter, but Piccirillo hooked up with Breuler for a 10-yard touchdown early in the second. They connected again for a 20-yard touchdown to make it 14-3 at halftime.

After Wesleyan took a 21-3 lead early in the fourth, Nick Vallas hit Griff Stalcup for an 85-yard score to pull Bowdoin within 21-10.

HUSSON 70, ANNA MARIA 13: John Smith rushed for 247 yards and four touchdowns as the Eagles (7-1, 5-0) cruised past the Amcats (1-7, 1-4) at Paxton, Massachusetts.

Smith had three touchdowns in the first quarter and added his fourth touchdown on a 1-yard run with 4:54 remaining in the first half to give Husson a 42-6 lead.

Husson ran for 565 yards and eight touchdowns, with Robenson Saintard, Ty Bassett, David Morrison and Max Troiano also scoring.

Trai Weaver led Anna Maria with 62 receiving yards and two touchdowns.


BOWDOIN 1, WILLIAMS 1 (BOWDOIN 4-3 IN PKS): Jason Oliver scored the winning goal on the fourth attempt of penalty kicks as the third-seeded Polar Bears (10-3-3) beat the sixth-seeded Ephs (8-3-5) in a NESCAC quarterfinal at Brunswick.

Williams took a 3-2 lead after three penalty attempts, but Bowdoin keeper Stevie Van Siclen made consecutive stops and Moctar Niang and Oliver converted for the Polar Bears.

Bowdoin will face fifth-seeded Middlebury at 1:30 p.m. in the semifinals next Saturday in Medford, Massachusetts.

After a scoreless first half, Levi Morant gave Bowdoin a 1-0 lead at 53:48. Mark Sisco-Tolomeo of Williams tied it at 77:33.

TUFTS 3, BATES 0: Sterling Weatherbie scored at 20:02 from Travis Van Brewer and the top-seeded Jumbos (13-1-2) beat the eighth-seeded Bobcats (8-6-2) in a NESCAC quarterfinal at Medford, Massachusetts.

Tufts led 1-0 at halftime, then extended its lead at 67 minutes when Conor Coleman scored. Calvin Aroh made it 3-0 just over a minute later from Brett Rojas.

Robbie Montanaro had five saves for Bates.

EASTERN CONNECTICUT STATE 3, SOUTHERN MAINE 0: J.D. Stearns, Alexander Fazzino and Xavier Doran scored to lead the Warriors (8-7-2, 2-3-2 Little East) over the Huskies (6-11-2, 1-5-1) at Gorham.

Richard Glemawu finished with nine saves for Southern Maine.

ENDICOTT 1, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 0: Brendan McLaughlin’s header rolled across the goal line 1:05 into the second overtime as the top-seeded Gulls (10-4-3) shook off eighth-seeded UNE (4-14) in a Commonwealth Coast Conference quarterfinal at Beverly, Massachusetts.

Nathan Delesdernier, who backstopped a 1-0 regular-season victory for UNE over Endicott last week, finished with 12 saves.