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Colgate rallies to defeat UMass hockey again

  • JOSH KUCKENS<br/>UMass forward Rocco Carzo starts the celebration as the puck skirts past Colgate goalie Spencer Finney for the first goal during Saturday night's matchup against Colgate at the Mullins Center.<br/><br/>

    JOSH KUCKENS
    UMass forward Rocco Carzo starts the celebration as the puck skirts past Colgate goalie Spencer Finney for the first goal during Saturday night's matchup against Colgate at the Mullins Center.

  • JOSH KUCKENS<br/>UMass forward Conor Sheary (R) battles for the puck as teammate Michael Pereira (L) finds himself on the receiving end of a high sticking penalty during Saturday night's matchup against Colgate at the Mullins Center.<br/>

    JOSH KUCKENS
    UMass forward Conor Sheary (R) battles for the puck as teammate Michael Pereira (L) finds himself on the receiving end of a high sticking penalty during Saturday night's matchup against Colgate at the Mullins Center.

  • JOSH KUCKENS<br/>UMass forward Eric Filiou kicks up some ice during Saturday night's matchup against Colgate at the Mullins Center.

    JOSH KUCKENS
    UMass forward Eric Filiou kicks up some ice during Saturday night's matchup against Colgate at the Mullins Center.

  • JOSH KUCKENS<br/>UMass forward Eric Filiou skates through smoke before Saturday night's matchup against Colgate at the Mullins Center.

    JOSH KUCKENS
    UMass forward Eric Filiou skates through smoke before Saturday night's matchup against Colgate at the Mullins Center.

  • JOSH KUCKENS<br/>UMass forward Rocco Carzo starts the celebration as the puck skirts past Colgate goalie Spencer Finney for the first goal during Saturday night's matchup against Colgate at the Mullins Center.<br/><br/>
  • JOSH KUCKENS<br/>UMass forward Conor Sheary (R) battles for the puck as teammate Michael Pereira (L) finds himself on the receiving end of a high sticking penalty during Saturday night's matchup against Colgate at the Mullins Center.<br/>
  • JOSH KUCKENS<br/>UMass forward Eric Filiou kicks up some ice during Saturday night's matchup against Colgate at the Mullins Center.
  • JOSH KUCKENS<br/>UMass forward Eric Filiou skates through smoke before Saturday night's matchup against Colgate at the Mullins Center.
The University of Massachusetts hockey team gave up four goals in the third period and lost 5-2 to Colgate Saturday at the Mullins Center.

The Minutemen (5-8-2) took a 2-1 lead into the final period.

Adam Phillips scored for the third straight game for UMass. Branden Gracel also scored. Both goals came in the first period.

Kevin Boyle made 17 saves.

Amherst College 4, Middlebury 2
— The Jeffs (5-3-1, 4-2 NESCAC) picked up a road win Saturday over Middlebury.

Mike Rowbotham had a goal and an assist for Amherst. Brian Safstrom and Nick Brunette scored in the second period with Brunette’s goal proving to be the game winner.

Johnny Van Siclen scored in an empty net in the third to seal the game for the Jeffs.

Nathan Corey made 24 saves in his fourth win of the year in net.

Women’s hockey
Amherst College 1, Utica 0; Amherst 2, Oswego State 1
— The Jeffs won a pair on the road over the weekend.

Geneva Lloyd’s first-period goal was all the Jeffs needed to beat Utica on Sunday.

On Saturday, two goals by Megan Doyen were the difference against Oswego.

Kerri Stuart made 20 saves to notch the shutout against Utica.

Men’s basketball
Amherst 76, Brandeis 6
4 — Peter Kaasila led the Jeffs with 21 points in a win over Brandeis Saturday at home.

Aaron Toomey scored 12 points and became the 25th player to reach 1,000 points at Amherst.

Northampton’s Willy Workman had five points, eight rebounds and five steals for the Jeffs (7-2).

Women’s basketball
Amherst 74, RPI 43
— The ninth-ranked Jeffs (8-0) rolled over RPI Saturday at home.

Marcia Voigt had a game-high 19 points for Amherst.

Ole Miss 71, UMass 59 — Jasmine Watson had 19 points but the Minutewomen lost Saturday in Oxford, Miss.

Rashida Timbilla had 10 points and four rebounds for UMass (2-8).

Smith 68, Trinity 47 — The Pioneers beat Trinity for the first time in a decade Saturday at home.

Paulina Solis led Smith with 17 points, six rebounds and six steals.

Smith (7-1) has now won five straight.

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