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College hockey roundup

UNH rallies as BU drops its first game

Staff And Wire Reports / November 20, 2010

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The seventh-ranked University of New Hampshire’s unbeaten streak moved to nine games (6-0-3). Second-ranked Boston University’s unbeaten streak of 10 games (6-0-4) finally came to an end.

The Wildcats dropped the Terriers, 5-2, last night in Durham, N.H., in the opener of their weekend home-and-home Hockey East series. The teams meet tonight at Agganis Arena.

BU’s David Warsofsky scored a pair of goals, including the game’s first just 2:26 into the contest, but UNH (6-1-3, 4-0-2 Hockey East), went on a four-goal run to hand the Terriers their first loss of the season.

The win also allowed the Wildcats to extend their unbeaten streak against Hockey East foes at the Whittemore Center to 23 games (16-0-7).

Kieran Millan turned in a career-high 44-save for performance for BU (6-1-4, 4-1-4), which is winless in its last four games (0-1-3) and dropped its first conference game since February.

Northeastern 3, Providence 3 — Wade MacLeod gained his 100th career point and the Huskies ended their five-game skid by overcoming a two-goal deficit to tie the Friars in Providence. Tyler McNeely, Mike McLaughlin and Rob Dongara connected for NU (1-7-3, 1-4-2 Hockey East). Huskies goalie Chris Rawlings had 36 saves and the Alex Beaudry stopped 34 shots for the Friars (5-4-3, 3-2-3).

Merrimack 4, UMass-Lowell 3 — Jesse Todd’s first career hat trick, the last two goals coming in the final three minutes, lifted the visiting Warriors (3-2-4, 2-2-3 Hockey East) over the River Hawks (2-7-2, 2-7-0). Joseph Pendenza, Riley Wemore, and Shayne Thompson scored for the River Hawks. Shawn Bates scored the Warriors’ other goal.

Princeton 1, Harvard 0 — Mike Kramer put the Tigers on the board in the first period and Mike Condon made 36 saves to drop the visiting Crimson. The Tigers (4-3-0, 4-1-0 ECAC) outshot Harvard, 36-35. Kyle Richter had 34 saves for Harvard (2-3-0, 2-3-0).

Yale 4, Cornell 2 — Jesse Root, Broc Little, Chad Ziegler, and Brendan Mason all scored to lift the No. 5 Bulldogs over the Big Red in Ithaca, N.Y. Yale (6-1-0, 3-0-0 ECAC) erased a 2-1 deficit midway through the second period to imptove to 6-0-1 in its last seven games against Cornell (2-5-0, 2-3-0).

Holy Cross 7, Sacred Heart 2 — Mark Znutas had two goals and an assist and Rob Linsmayer scored twice to lift the Crusaders (6-4-1, 5-1-1 Atlantic Hockey) over the Pioneers (1-7-2, 1-4-2) in Milford, Conn.

Brown 5, Colgate 2 — Jack Maclellan had a goal and two assists and Chris Zaires and Dennis Robertson each had a goal and an assist to lift the Bears (2-2-1, 1-1-1 ECAC) over the Raiders (2-6-1, 0-4-1) in Hamilton, N.Y.

Bentley 3, UConn 2 — Brett Gensler scored twice in the first period and Erik Peterson scored the winning goal in the second as the Falcons (3-5-1, 2-2-0 Atlantic Hockey) hung on to top the Huskies (2-4-3, 2-3-1) in Watertown. Andrew Olson and James Gallagher connected for UConn.

Quinnipiac 2, Dartmouth 0 — Eric Hartzell stopped a career-high 31 shots in his second career shutout and John Dunbar and Scott Zurevinski scored to lift the Bobcats (6-4-1, 2-2-1) over the Big Green (3-3-1, 2-2-1) in Hamden, Conn.

Women Northeastern 2, Maine 2— Danielle Ward scored 16 seconds after teammate Missy Denk in the third period to lift the Black Bears into a tie with the Huskies in Orono, Maine. Casey Pickett and Claire Santostefano scored for Northeastern (7-2-4, 1-1-3 Hockey East), and Florence Schelling had 24 saves. Brittany Ott had 29 saves for Maine (4-6-2, 0-2-2).

Brown 1, Clarkson 1 — Laurie Jolin scored in the third period as the Bears remained unbeaten (2-0-2) at Meehan Auditorium in Providence. Brown moved to 2-4-1, 1-3-1, and the Golden Knights are 5-7-2, 3-0-1.