Freshman Tyler Campbell’s goal at 9:43 of the third period helped the Dartmouth hockey team salvage a 2-2 overtime tie with Quinnipiac in a home opener Friday night at Thompson Arena in Hanover.
Daniel Warpecha gave the Big Green a 1-0 lead at 3:36 of the first period before the Bobcats struck twice for a 2-1 lead.
Dartmouth goalie Adrian Clark made 27 saves, to 25 for Quinnipiac’s Keith Petruzzelli.
The Big Green (0-1-1) host Princeton tonight at 7.
Freshman gets four in SNHU win
Freshman George Thurston scored four goals to lead the Southern New Hampshire University hockey team past Franklin Pierce 5-1 in a Northeast-10 Conference opener Friday night in Winchendon, Mass. The Penmen are 2-1-0 overall. FPU dropped to 0-2-0.
UNH women prevail in OT
Meaghara McManus scored 2:02 into overtime, giving the UNH women a 2-1 victory over Vermont Friday at the Whittemore Center. It was her seventh goal of the season.
The Wildcats (6-4-2 overall, 5-3-1 in Hockey East) and Catamounts (4-2-4, 1-2-2) play again today at 3 p.m. in Durham.
SNHU to play Saint Anselm in field hockey final
It will be an all-local final in the Northeast-10 Conference field hockey tournament.
St. Anselm College and Southern New Hampshire University won their semifinal contests at home Friday, the Hawks blanking Assumption 1-0 and SNHU shutting out St. Thomas Aquinas 4-0.
The final is set for Sunday at 1 p.m. at St. Anselm’s Grappone Stadium. The Hawks, ranked No. 3 nationally, won the earlier meeting of the teams, 2-0, on Oct. 1.
Mary Nee scored the lone goal of the Saint Anselm game on Friday. Goalie Julia Hand made four saves for the shutout. The Hawks are 18-2 and every victory has been by shutout.
The Penmen (17-3) used two goals by Helene Servais and one apiece by Laura van der Doorn and Meaghan Wile to advance. Melanie Rennie made seven saves for the shutout.
St. Anselm men's basketball team wins opener
Sophomore Miles Tention scored a game-high 19 points to lead the Saint Anselm men’s basketball team to a win in its season opener Friday, 83-69 over Concordia (N.Y.) in the Bentley Tip-Off Classic in Waltham, Mass.
The Hawks, who received 16 points and seven assists from Danny Evans, play Wilmington (Del.) today at 5 p.m. to conclude the tournament.
Dartmouth stuns Buffalo
The Dartmouth men's basketball team built a 17-point lead and stunned host Buffalo 68-63 Friday night, ending Buffalo's 26-game home win streak.
Taurus Samuels hit six straight points in the final 1:12 after Buffalo, which recorded 30 wins and reached the second round of the NCAA tournament the last two seasons, trimmed the margin to one. Samuels finished with 16 points. Chris Knight had 18 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Big Green, which hadn't won a season opener on the road in 32 years.