Maine Hockey Journal

Sunday D-III Wrap Up (11/28/10)

Here’s Sunday’s D-III wrap up from around the state.

Bowdoin – 6; Suffolk – 2
The Bowdoin College Polar Bears scored four third period goals to finish the Colby/Bowdoin Tournament with a 1-1 record after a 6-2 victory over Suffolk University.

Suffolk opened a 2-0 lead on goals by Joe Martignetti and Max Barron before Jeff Fanning scored for Bowdoin with 1:56 left in the period.

Colin Downey scored the lone goal in the second period to tie the game at 2-2.

Bowdoin would get the game winning goal from Nick Wetzel only 2:32 into the third period, before Downey and Fanning added their second goals of the game.

With 1:29 left in the game, Jordan Lalor scored his second goal of the season, giving Bowdoin a 6-2 lead.

Richard Nerland made 31 saves to improve to 2-0-0 on the season. Jeff Rose fell to 4-5-0 after making 41 saves in the losing effort.

UNE – 6; Salve Regina – 4
John Melancon scored the go ahead goal midway into the third period as the University of New England rallied from a two-goal deficit to earn their first win of the season, defeating Salve Regina, 6-4, in the Third Place Game of the PAL Stovepipe Tournament.

The Nor’easters are now 1-4-0 on the season as they prepare for their home-opener, taking on No. 8 ranked Williams College on Friday night.

Senior Capt. Jack Nolin opened the scoring for UNE just 20 seconds into the game, but Salve Regina came to take a 2-1 lead before Sean Sullivan tied the game at 2-2 after one period of play.

Salve Regina would get goals from David Mantenuto and Bryan Russell to take a 4-2 lead before UNE came back to score the next four unanswered goals by Scott McManaman, Ted Fabian, Tyler Fleurent and Matt Del Guidice.

Connor Brogan earned the victory in his collegiate start after a 24 save performance.

Colby – 2; US U-18 – 1
Colby jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first period against the US U-18 squad and held on for a 2-1 victory to win the Bowdoin/Colby Face-Off Classic.

Colby would get goals from Karl Burns and Billy Crinnion.

US goal from Travis Boyd, which was scored with 9:01 left in the second period.

Cody McKinney stood tall from there to make 35 saves for the win. Matt McNeely stopped 27 of 29 shots faced in the loss.

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