BC hockey slips past UMass
The No. 1 Boston College hockey team scored twice in the final 10:47 for the comeback 3-2 win over the University of Massachusetts Sunday in Chestnut Hill.
Troy Power had a goal and an assist for the Minutemen (2-4, 1-4), while Steven Guzzo also scored.
Joel Hanley, Michael Pereira and Branden Gracel were credited with assists.
Kevin Boyle made 28 saves in the loss.
The Eagles improved to 6-1 (6-1 Hockey East) with the win.
Amherst 2, Williams 0; Amherst 1, Wesleyan 0 — The Lord Jeffs won their second straight NESCAC championship in Williamstown over the weekend.
Amherst beat rival Williams 2-0 Sunday. The win clinched an automatic bid in the NCAA Tournament for the Lord Jeffs (15-0-2).
It was the first loss of the year for Williams (14-1-2). The teams battled to a 0-0 tie during the regular season.
Jae Heo and James Mooney scored two first half goals for Amherst, while Thomas Bull made four saves in the shutout.
In Saturday’s semifinal win over Wesleyan, Max Fikke’s goal in the 34th minute was the difference.
Bull made two saves.
Bowdoin 3, Amherst 3 (6-5 PKS) — The Lord Jeffs lost on penalty kicks in the NESCAC semifinals Saturday in Williamstown.
Amherst (13-1-2) suffered its first loss of the year and will await word on an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament.
Amanda Brisco (two goals) and Sandy Shepherd scored for Amherst.
Westfield 2, Bridgewater 0 — Sarah Sypek of Westhampton had two assists in the Owls’ home win in the MASCAC championship game Sunday.
Trinity 32, Amherst 20 — The Lord Jeffs (5-2) relinquished a 20-12 fourth quarter lead in their loss Saturday in Hartford.
Amherst’s top-ranked rush offense gave up 250 yards on 48 carries to the league’s top rush offense.
Quarterback Max Lippe threw for 192 yards but had a costly pick-six in the fourth quarter. Lippe ran for a five-yard touchdown and threw for a score to Brian Ragone.
Sam Clark had 12 tackles.
Middlebury 3, Amherst 2 (OT) — A late goal by Krista Zsitvay sent Saturday’s NESCAC semifinal game to overtime but the Lord Jeffs lost in Middlebury.
Madaline Tank scored for the other goal for Amherst (11-5).
Men’s swimming & diving
UMass 191, Binghamton 126 — Michael Glenn won the 100-breaststroke (58.05), the 200-breaststroke (2:06.20) and the 400-IM (4:12.21) at home Saturday.
Alessandro Bomprezzi picked up his first collegiate wins in the 1000-free (9:51.56) and the 500-free (4:44.44)
Women’s swimming & diving
UMass 196.5, Binghamton 122.5 — Freshman Jocelyn Yuen won the 100-butterfly (59.01) and the 200-butterfly (2:09.27) at home Saturday.
Zoe Judd won placed first in the 100-free (53.39) and the 200-free (1:54.44).
— At the Betty Spears Relays in Wellesley, Smith College’s Jenika Parson won the 1-meter dive (235.40) and the 3-meter dive (238.45).
Roger Williams 152, Brandeis 116 — Holly Spicer of Northampton won and set personal best times in both the 100-breaststroke (1:10.65) and the 200-breaststroke (2:34.02) for Brandeis Saturday in Waltham.
Elms College 74, Gordon College 48 — Tessa Dudunake of Northampton won the 50-breaststroke (36.83) and the 100-breastroke (1:22.02) for Elms at home Saturday.
Men’s cross country
Amherst College won its first ever ECAC title Saturday in Williamstown.
Dillon Buckley was Amherst’s top finisher at third overall (26:30.63).
Women’s cross country
The Lord Jeffs finished fourth at the ECAC Championships Saturday in Williamstown.
Anna Berglund finished 22nd (24:00.85) to lead Amherst.