ORONO — After having an apparent go-ahead goal waved off late in the third period, Mitchell Fossier scored in overtime to give Maine a 1-0 win over Connecticut in a Hockey East game Saturday night at Alfond Arena.

Tim Doherty and JD Greenway assisted on the winner. Jeremy Swayman made 41 saves for the Black Bears (15-10-4, 9-8-2 Hockey East), who are in contention for an NCAA tournament berth but aren’t yet assured of making the Hockey East playoffs.

UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 6, WESTERN NEW ENGLAND 2: Jake Fuss and Tyler Seltenreich netted two goals apiece as the Nor’easters (16-4-3, 12-2-2 Commonwealth Coast) cruised past the Golden Bears (3-18-2, 1-14-1) in Biddeford.

The Nor’easters scored two goals in the first three minutes. Jeff Eppright and Ryan Burr contributed a goal apiece, and Ben Churchfield made 14 saves.

TRINITY 4, COLBY 1: Riley Patterson scored six minutes into the third period and the Bantams (16-5-1, 11-4-1 NESCAC) beat the Mules (7-12-3, 3-11-2) in Waterville

Paddy Daley gave Colby a 1-0 lead in the first period and Barclay Gammill tied it in the second for Trinity. Connor Sudquist and Cole Poliziani also scored for the Bantams.


NEW ENGLAND COLLEGE 3, SOUTHERN MAINE 2: Alex Laplante’s goal 1:05 into overtime lifted the Pilgrims (16-8-1, 12-6 NEHC) past the Huskies (7-15-3, 6-10-2) in Henniker, New Hampshire.

Trevor Momot had scored for the Pilgrims to tie the game with 1:26 left in regulation.

Nikta Pintusov’s first-period goal gave New England a 1-0 lead three minutes into the game. Southern Maine took the lead on second-period goals from Bobby Kinsey and Michael Green.

BOWDOIN 3, WESLEYAN 1: Pat Geary scored twice as the Polar Bears (10-11-1, 6-9-1 NESCAC) beat the Cardinals (11-10-1, 7-8-1) in Brunswick.

Graham Rutledge scored an empty netter and Alex Zafonte made 22 saves for Bowdoin.



UMAINE 65, ALBANY 44: Dor Saar hit a jumper to spark a 9-0 run at the end of the first half, and the Black Bears (13-14, 9-4 America East) extended their winning streak to five with a victory over the Great Danes (9-16, 5-7) in Albany, New York.

Anne Simon paced Maine with 17 points. Maddy McVicar added 14, Maeve Carroll 13 and Saar 12.

WESTERN NEW ENGLAND 58, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 49: Emily Farrell scored 19 points as the Golden Bears (20-4, 13-2 CCC) beat the Nor’easters (17-6, 11-3) in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Courtney Carlson added 18 points and 13 rebounds for Western New England.

Ashley Coneys had 17 points and nine rebounds for UNE.

CASTLETON 75, SOUTHERN MAINE 65: Alexis Quenneville had 19 points and the Spartans (14-9, 9-5 LEC) jumped out to a 36-24 halftime lead and beat the Huskies (10-14, 5-10) in Gorham.


Brooke Raiche added 17 points for Castleton.

Victoria Harris had a game-high 23 points, while Abi Ramirez added 15 for Southern Maine.

BATES 71, MIDDLEBURY 67: Julia Middlebrooks hit a jumper with 47 seconds left in overtime and the Bobcats (13-11, 4-6 NESCAC) beat the Panthers (12-12, 1-9) in Lewiston.

Mia Roy scored 19 points for Bates, while Meghan Graff added 18 and Middlebrooks 11.

Maya Davis had 26 points for Middlebury.

SOUTHERN MAINE CC 76, UM-MACHIAS 67: Amanda Brett had 23 points, 11 rebounds and five assists as the SeaWolves (22-5, 13-4 YSCC) topped the Clippers (18-8, 13-4) in South Portland.


Tara Flanders added 13 points and Ashleigh Mathisen had 12 for the SeaWolves.

Tate Dolley paced the Clippers with 35 points. Caitlyn Lyons added 13 points, and Cassie Wilcoxson had 12.


SOUTHERN MAINE 74, CASTLETON 57: Jaire Roberts scored 22 points and grabbed seven rebounds as the Huskies (11-12, 6-9 LEC) beat the Spartans (3-20, 2-12) in Gorham.

Derek Haney added 15 points and Kylani Lafleur had 10 rebounds for Southern Maine.

Amadou Diakite had 21 points for Castleton.


WESTERN NEW ENGLAND 98, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND 88: The Golden Bears (15-9, 10-5 CCC) scored the final five points of the game to beat the Nor’easters (13-10, 7-7) in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Alex Sikorski scored 30 points, while Mike McGuire had 22 for Western New England.

Avery DeBrito had 20 points, Siddiqu Canty 18 and Jackson McCoy 17 for UNE.

ST. JOSEPH’S 83, REGIS 80: Jack Casale scored 16 of his 22 points in the second half as the Monks (10-13, 4-5 GNAC) beat the Pride 7-16, 3-6) in Standish.

Nicholas Curtis had 23 points, David Keohan 15 and Tatsuaki Sakai 12 for St. Joseph’s. Casale also had 13 rebounds.

Marc Trinidad had 24 points for Regis.


SOUTHERN MAINE C.C. 74, UMAINE-MACHIAS 68: Anthony Lobor scored 16 points as the SeaWolves (20-7, 13-4 YSCC) edged the Clippers (8-18, 6-11) in South Portland.

Zachary Mickle chipped in with 14 points, Ian Regan had 11, and Cam Cousins recorded eight points and 10 rebounds.

Theodore Wolfe and James Lindsay led the Clippers with 14 points apiece.


MAINE 2, BOSTON COLLEGE 1: Tereza Vanisova scored in overtime to lift the Black Bears (13-13-7, 9-11-6 HEAW) past the Eagles (16-13-3, 14-10-2) in Orono.

UMaine took a 1-0 lead in the first period when Ida Kuoppala scored from Maddie Giordano and Daria Tereshkina. Boston College tied it in the third when Kelly Browne scored from Caroline DiFiore and Hannah Bilka.


COLBY 3, CONNECTICUT COLLEGE 3: Lauren Klein scored with 40 seconds left in regulation and the Mules (13-5-5, 8-3-4 NESCAC) played to a tie with the Camels (13-6-4, 6-5-4) in New London, Connecticut.

Samantha Hunt and Erin Dillon scored in the first period for Connecticut College. Lexi Cafiero and Tate Senden scored in the second period for Colby before Sammi Estes gave the Camels the lead back in the third.

TRINITY 6, BOWDOIN 1: Ethel Wihelmsson and Ellie Fellows both had two goals as the Bantams (7-11-4, 2-10-2) beat the Polar Bears (8-11-3, 4-9-1) in Brunswick.

Ali Dougal scored for Bowdoin.


WINTHROP 9, MAINE 4: The Eagles (2-0) scored five runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to take the second game of a three-game series against the Black Bears (0-2) in Rock Hill, SC.

Colby Emmertz scored in the top of the first inning for Maine on a Joe Bramanti sac fly, before scoring again on a single from Bramanti in the top of the fifth. Hernen Sardinas drove home Jordan Glazer with a single in the fifth and Carlos Linares with a double in the top of the ninth inning.

Cale Gibson hit 3-5 with two RBI and a run scored. C.J. Conrad racked up three RBI for Winthrop.


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