ORONO — Jeremy Swayman recorded a career-high 53 saves, and Maine got second-period goals from Alexis Binner, Eduards Tralmaks and Brady Keeper to break a 1-1 tie on the way to a 4-3 Hockey East win Saturday night against second-ranked Massachusetts.

Maine (9-12-3, 4-6-3 Hockey East) held on over the final 10 minutes after UMass (19-4, 11-2) cut the lead to 4-3 with a power-play goal by Jacob Pritchard and a short-handed tally by Mitchell Chaffee.

COLBY 3, BOWDOIN 2: Thomas Stahlhuth had a goal and two assists for the Mules (7-7-3, 4-6-2 NESCAC) in a victory over the Polar Bears (6-10-2, 3-8-1) in Brunswick.

Justin Grillo and Nick O’Connor scored 1:23 apart to give the Mules a 2-0 lead in the first period.

Bradley Ingersoll and Albert Washco got a goal apiece for Bowdoin.

WENTWORTH 7, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 5: The Leopards (6-10-4, 4-7-1 Commonwealth Coast) scored five unanswered goals spanning the second and third periods to rally past the Nor’easters (14-5-0, 8-4) at Everett, Massachusetts.

Austin Morgan had two goals and an assist for UNE.

HOBART 5, SOUTHERN MAINE 2: P.A. Martineau scored twice as the Statesmen (14-7-1, 8-5-1 NEHC) beat the Huskies (3-14-3, 3-11-1) at Gorham.

Brendan Dowler and Parker Sanderson scored for Southern Maine.


USM 65, RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE 58: Jackie Luckhardt and Victoria Harris each scored four points in overtime as the Huskies (12-6, 8-3 Little East) won in Providence, Rhode Island.

Jordyn Gauvin of Rhode Island College (12-7, 5-6) hit a jumper with 54 seconds to left in regulation to force overtime. She finished with 18 points.

Kristen Curley scored 16 points for USM.

COLBY 56, HAMILTON 55: Ainsley Burns made a layup with 43 seconds left to lift the Mules (7-11, 1-5 NESCAC) over the Continentals (10-7, 0-5) in Waterville.

Burns finished with 24 points, while Katie McCrum added 22.

ST. JOSEPH’S 77, SUFFOLK 63: Julia Champagne and Emily Benway scored 20 points apiece for the Monks (19-0, 7-0 GNAC) in a win over the Rams (14-5, 6-1) at Standish.

CONNECTICUT COLLEGE 73, BATES 52: Sami Ashton and Margaret Corcoran scored 17 points apiece to lead the Camels (12-8, 3-4 NESCAC) past Bates (8-10, 1-6) in New London, Connecticut.

Melanie Binkhorst scored 13 points for Bates.

WESTERN NEW ENGLAND 65, UNIV. OF NEW ENGLAND 60: Meghan Orbann scored 16 points as the Bears (13-7, 7-4 Commonwealth Coast) edged the Nor’easters (10-1, 7-4) in Biddeford.

Jocelyn Chaput scored 23 points for UNE.


BINGHAMTON 78, MAINE 66: The Bearcats (6-15, 2-4 America East) closed the game on a 14-4 run as they beat the Black Bears (3-18, 1-5) at Vestal, New York.

Vilgot Larsson scored 14 points, while Andrew Fleming and Isaiah White each had 12 for Maine.

ST. JOSEPH’S 99, ANNA MARIA 90: The Monks (15-4, 5-1 GNAC) closed on a 9-2 run to beat the Amcats (6-13, 2-4) in Paxton, Massachusetts.

Darian Berry scored 31 points for St. Joseph’s. Jack Casale added 30 points and 11 rebounds.

BATES 76, CONNECTICUT COLLEGE 59: Jeff Spellman got 14 of his 18 points in the first half as the Bobcats (6-13, 3-4 NESCAC) jumped out to a 14-point lead and beat the Camels (6-13, 0-7) in Lewiston.

Nick Lynch led Bates with 20 points.

AMHERST 86, BOWDOIN 62: Fru Che and Eric Sellew each scored 15 points as the Mammoths (15-3, 3-2 NESCSC) cruised past the Polar Bears (11-7, 2-4) at Amherst, Massachusetts.

Hugh O’Neil scored 18 points for Bowdoin.

COLBY 86, HAMILTON 78: Sam Jefferson got 19 of his 29 points in the second half as the Mules (15-5, 3-3 NESCAC) pulled away from the Continentals (16-2, 3-2) in Clinton, New York.

WESTERN NEW ENGLAND 104, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 88: The Golden Bears (8-12, 5-6 Commonwealth Coast) made 13 of 18 shots from 3-point range in the first half and beat the Nor’easters (5-15, 3-8) in Biddeford.

Alex Kravchuk scored 17 points for UNE.

RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE 66, SOUTHERN MAINE 56: Benjamin Vezele scored 19 points as the Anchormen (12-8, 5-6 Little East) beat the Huskies (4-14, 2-9) in Providence, Rhode Island.

Jayvon Pitts-Young had 30 points and nine rebounds for USM.


MAINE 0, CONNECTICUT 0: Carly Jackson made 21 saves for Maine (14-10-3, 7-10-3 Hockey East) and Morgan Fisher recorded 33 for UConn (13-12-2, 8-10-2) as the teams skated to a tie at Orono.

NORWICH 6, SOUTHERN MAINE 1: Six players scored as the Cadets (15-4-2, 12-0-1 NEHC) beat the Huskies (7-9-5, 4-5-3) in Gorham.

Shannon Douglas scored for Southern Maine.

SUNY CANTON 4, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 2: Brittany Miner and Sarah Kosnaskie scored in the first period as the Kangaroos (9-7-3, 4-2 CHC) beat the Nor’easters (13-6-1, 4-3-1) in Biddeford.

Tatum Gietl and Julianne Sheehan scored for UNE.

COLBY 2, TRINITY 1: Tay Munson and Mikayla McLaughlin scored as the Mules (9-6-3, 6-6 NESCAC) beat the Bantams (8-9-1, 5-4-1) in Waterville.

WESLEYAN 4, BOWDOIN 0: Syndee Goyer had a goal and two assists as the Cardinals (5-10-1, 2-7-1 NESCAC) beat the Polar Bears (3-14-1, 2-8-0) in Middletown, Connecticut.