Maine women’s hockey team rallies by No. 9 Quinnipiac

The Associated Press
Posted Oct. 07, 2011, at 9:21 p.m.

HAMDEN, Conn. — Kayla Kaluzny and Missy Denk scored goals during the first 2:17 of the third period to help the Maine Black Bears rally from a 3-0 deficit to beat the ninth-ranked Quinnipiac Bobcats 4-3 in women’s hockey action Friday.

Kaluzny also scored the first goal for the University of Maine (3-0) 7:06 into the second period. Danielle Ward scored off a Myriam Croussette assist six minutes later. Brianne Kilgour posted two assists for the Bears, while Jennifer More and Chloe Tinkler added one each.

Brittany Ott made 32 saves for UMaine.

Bethany Dymarczyk, Chelsea Illchuk and Brittany Lyons scored a goal apiece for 1-2 Quinnipiac. Lyons also registered two assists. Victoria Vigilianti made 24 saves.

Men’s soccer

UM-Machias 2, NMCC 0

At Presque Isle, Chris Wigness scored a first-half goal and set up a second-half tally by Patrick Zahui, sparking the Clippers to victory.

Luis Herrera made three saves on nine shorts for 9-5 University of Maine-Machias.

Chad McCarthy collected 19 saves on 39 shots for 1-8 Northern Maine Community College.

Men’s hockey

Minn. Duluth 4, Notre Dame 3

DULUTH, Minn. — Travis Oleksuk’s goal at 15:36 lifted Minnesota Duluth to a 4-3 men’s college hockey win over Notre Dame on Friday.

The Bulldogs (1-0-0) outshot Notre Dame 31-17, but Irish goalie Mike Johnson made 27 saves to keep his team in the game.

Notre Dame (0-1-0) tied it 3-3 on Mike Voran’s goal at 14:17 of the second period. But the Irish managed just four shots on goal in the third.

Keegan Flaherty, Mike Seidel and J.T. Brown also scored for UMD. Brown added an assist and Jack Connolly two assists.

Billy Maday and Anders Lee netted goals for Notre Dame. Jeff Costello had two assists.

Kenny Reiter made 14 saves for the Bulldogs.

North Dakota 4, Air Force 3

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Brock Nelson scored twice in the last 6:12 of the game to lift North Dakota to a 4-3 win over Air Force Friday at the Ice Breaker Tournament.

Nelson netted the tying goal for North Dakota (1-0-0) at 13:48 of the third period and got the game-winner at 15:15. The sophomore forward also assisted on Corban Knight’s goal that opened the scoring early in the first period.

Knight added an assist and Danny Kristo had two assists for UND, which is unbeaten against Air Force in four games.

Casey Kleisinger, Stephen Carew and George Michalke staked the Falcons to a a 3-2 lead after two period.

The game was evenly played with North Dakota enjoying a 26-25 edge in shots on goal. UND was 1-for-3 on the power play and Air Force was 0-for-3.

Aaron Dell made 22 saves for UND and Jason Torf had 22 saves for the Falcons.

Neb-Omaha 5, Mercyhurst 1

OMAHA, Neb. — Brock Montpetit had two goals and Bryce Aneloski added three assists as Nebraska-Omaha opened the Mutual of Omaha Stampede with a 5-1 win over Mercyhurst College on Friday.

Montpetit had the first and last goals of the game for the Mavericks (1-0-0). Michael Young, Josh Archibald and Johnnie Searfoss added goals and Matt White had two assists.

UNO led 3-0 before the Lakers got their only goal by Grant Blakey midway through the third period.

Nebraska-Omaha owned a 44-18 shots on goal advantage.

UNO goalie John Faulkner made 17 saves, while Mercyhurst’s Max Strang made 39 stops.

N. Michigan 3, Wisconsin 2

MADISON, Wis. — Reed Steckel scored with 4 seconds left in overtime to give Northern Michigan a 3-2 win over Wisconsin Friday in men’s college hockey.

Steckel’s goal at 4:56 came after the Bobcats (1-0-0) had blown an early 2-0 lead.

Kory Kaunisto and Justin Florek gave Northern Michigan a two-goal lead at 18:33 of the second period, despite being outshot 20-14.

Joe Faust cut the deficit to one and Joseph LaBate tied it for Wisconsin on the power play at 18:43. It was Wisconsin’s fifth power-play opportunity of the third period and the only time the Badgers scored in 10 power-play chances.

Reid Ellingson made 27 saves, including one in overtime, for Northern Michigan.

Freshman Landon Peterson had 16 saves in his first start for the Badgers (0-1-0).

Wisconsin had a 29-19 shots on goal advantage.

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