The University of New Hampshire women's hockey team scored twice in the third period to earn a 4-3 victory over Yale Tuesday at Ingalls Rink in New Haven, Conn.

The win moved the Wildcats to 8-9-4 overall and 7-0-2 over their last nine games.

Taylor Wenczkowski, a redshirt junior from Rochester, scored the game-winning goal with 7:26 remaining off assists from Lauren Martin and goaltender Kyra Smith. Wenczowski took a drop pass from Martin and skated past three Yale defenders on her way to the Bulldogs' cage.

UNH senior captain Marie-Jo Pelletier tied the game at 3-3 with 9:43 remaining. 

The score was knotted at 1-1 after the opening 20 minutes and Yale had a 3-2 lead entering the third period.

Devan Taylor and Carlee Turner also scored for the Wildcats. Smith made 21 saves for UNH.


PSU, KSC teams split

Melvin Village’s Elizabeth McLaughlin scored 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds, helping the Plymouth State women’s basketball team beat its rival, Keene State, 67-54 on Tuesday at PSU’s Foley Gym.

Jess Conant added 14 points and Maysen Tyler 11 off the bench for the Panthers (6-7, 1-5 in the Little East Conference).

Emily McPadden’s 22 points and Lilly Shlimon’s 18 led KSC (2-11, 0-5). 

In the men's game, Ty Nichols poured in 36 points to lead the Keene State men to a 93-67 victory. Manny Alisandro of Manchester led PSU with 25 points.

Keene State is 7-6 overall, 3-2 in the Little East. PSU dropped to 8-5 and 4-2.

Franklin Pierce men tripped

The Franklin Pierce University men’s basketball team trimmed a 25-point deficit to three with 31 seconds remaining before bowing 81-76 to Roberts Wesleyan College on Tuesday in Rochester, N.Y.

Freshman guard Brandon Kolek had a game-high 21 points for FPU (6-8 overall).

NEC women win

Freshman Kayla Goldring notched a double-double with 20 points and 14 rebounds in New England College’s 73-65 victory over Dean College on Tuesday in Henniker.

In her first game with the Pilgrims (4-7, 3-2 in the NECC), Jaz Laracuente added 16 points, seven assists and four rebounds.