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New London - Connecticut College scored three goals in the third period to rally past Amherst College, 5-4, in New England Small College Athletic Conference women's hockey action on Friday night at Dayton Arena.
Trailing 3-2 entering the final period, Cassie Hunter, Ashley Anctil and Olivia Farrell scored to push the Camels in front 5-3. It was the second goal of the game by both Anctil and Farrell.
Goalie Kelsie Fralick made 43 saves for the Camels (8-7-3, 3-5-3). Amherst fell to 9-5-3, 5-2-2.
The two teams meet again this afternoon.
• Ryan Dumais took first in the 200-meter freestyle (2:15.67) and 400 freestyle (4:44.36) to pace East Lyme past Waterford, 98-78, in the Eastern Connecticut Conference. Ben Biondi won the 50 freestyle (25.94) and Zach Kosakowski won the 100 backstroke (1:08.19) for the Vikings (8-2, 5-0). Elson Guo won the 200 IM (2:26.05) and 100 butterfly (1:04.45) and Michael McDermott was first in the 100 freestyle (1:12.22) for the Lancers (1-5, 1-5).
• Collin Esquirol won an event and was part of two winning relay teams, leading Ledyard/Stonington to a 101-84 win over Windham/RHAM/Coventry in an ECC meet. Esquirol won the 200-yard intermediate medley (2:17.48) and Alex Green won the 500 freestyle (5:42.95) for Ledyard (6-1, 5-1). Esquirol, Fred France, Steven Boyd and John Moody won the 200 freestyle relay and Moody, Boyd, Alex Orf and Esquirol won the 400 freestyle relay. Ryan Kirkpatrick, Joe Catullo and Greg Husta won two events each for Windham (4-4, 4-3).
• Undefeated Tufts closed the game with a 13-5 run to beat Connecticut College, 56-49, in the NESCAC. Hayley Kanner led Tufts (17-0, 5-0), ranked fourth in the latest Division III national poll, with 16 points. Carlee Smith had a team-best 14 points and Liz Malman added nine for the Camels (11-7, 3-2), who led 21-10 at halftime and 44-43 with 6:38 left before faltering.
• Malcolm Simmons had 15 points and 11 rebounds in Avery Point's 65-51 loss to Army Prep. Keith Porter added 10 rebounds for the Pointers.
• Zuri Pavlin had 10 points and 11 rebounds in Conn College's 66-51 loss to Tufts in the NESCAC. The Camels (8-9, 1-4), who never led and trailed 36-27 at halftime, lost for the fourth time in five games.
• Greg Johnson's power-play goal in the second period lifted Williams College past Conn College, 1-0, in the NESCAC. The Camels fell to 4-12-1, 3-8.