ORONO — Patrick Shea and Adam Dawe scored in the second period to give Maine a 2-1 lead, and Ryan Smith and Eduards Tralmaks added third-period goals as the Black Bears earned their fifth consecutive victory, beating 12th-ranked Northeastern 4-2 in a Hockey East men’s hockey game Friday night at Alfond Arena.

Jeremy Swayman made 20 saves for Maine (15-9-4, 9-7-2 Hockey East), which improves 10-0-2 at Alfond Arena and moves into a three-way tie for second place in Hockey East, two points behind UMass.

Matt Demelis and Zach Solow scored for Northeastern (15-8-2, 8-7-1).


MAINE 2, PROVIDENCE 2: Carly Jackson made 33 saves as Maine (11-12-7, 7-10-6 Hockey East) tied the Friars (15-10-4, 12-8-2) in Providence, Rhode Island.

Maine took the lead in the first period on a goal by Liga Miljone, but Providence got goals from Isabelle Hardy and Neve Van Pelt in the final two minutes of the period.


Celine Tedenby tied the game on a power play late in the second.


UMF 65, SUNY CANTON 42: Page Brown and Tia Day scored 14 points apiece as the Beavers (11-10, 8-2 NAC) used a 35-17 second-half run to pull away from the Kangaroos (1-21, 1-10) in Canton, New York.

Alex Bessey added 13 points and three steals for UMaine-Farmington. Brown and McKenna Brodeur each had a team-high seven rebounds.

Autumn Watkins scored 14 points for SUNY, and Joie Culkin had 12 points and 12 rebounds.

BATES 63, CONNECTICUT COLLEGE 56: Ariana Dalia scored 17 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, and the Bobcats (11-10, 2-5 NESCAC) closed the game with an 18-3 run to beat the Camels (7-13, 2-5) in Lewiston.


Meghan Graff also scored 17 points for Bates, and Melanie Binkhorst contributed 11 points and 10 rebounds.

Sami Ashton led the Camels with 22 points.


BATES 99, CONNECTICUT COLLEGE 67: Jeff Spellman poured in 23 points to lead the Bobcats (11-9, 3-4 NESCAC) past the Camels (4-17, 0-7) in New London, Connecticut.

Nick Gilpin and Jacob Iwowo added 11 points apiece for Bates College.

Daniel Draffan paced Connecticut College with 21 points.

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