Ea­gles com­plete sweep of Huskies

Hartford Courant - - Sports - Staff re­ports

Bos­ton Col­lege com­pleted the sweep of a home­and-home series with UConn with a 3-2 win over the Huskies in a Hockey East game on Fri­day night at Chest­nut Hill, Mass.

The Ea­gles won 4-0 on Thurs­day at the XL Cen­ter. UConn, now loser of seven straight, falls to 5-11-1 over­all and 2-9-1 in the con­fer­ence. BC is 6-6-2 and 6-1-2.

UConn’s Karl El-Mir opened the scor­ing with a short­handed goal, his ninth of the sea­son, at the 6:14 mark. David Cot­ton scored his 11th, on the power play, with 15.2 sec­onds left in the pe­riod to tie things up.

As the sec­ond pe­riod be­gan, BC’s Jack McBain quickly put the Ea­gles up 2-1 with a goal just 1:26 in.

The teams traded goals within the first 7:18 of the t hird pe­riod. Oliver Wahlstrom gave the Ea­gles a 3-1 lead at 3:40. The Huskies’ Max Kal­ter got it back with a power-play goal, his third of the sea­son, at 7:18 to com­plete the scor­ing for the night.

To­mas Vo­macka stopped 29 shots in net for UConn. BC’s Joseph Woll made 28 saves for his sec­ond win in two nights over t he Huskies.

Quin­nip­iac 4, UMass 0: At Hamden, An­drew Shor­tridge stopped 32 shots for his sixth straight vic­tory, a shutout of the No. 1 team in the coun­try.

Craig Martin scored two goals for Quin­nip­iac, and Zach Metsa and Wy­att Bon­gio­vanni had the oth­ers. It was the sev­enth con­sec­u­tive win for the Bob­cats, 14-2 and ranked No. 8 in the coun­try. The two teams meet again on Satur­day at Amherst, Mass.

Yale 4, RPI 2: At New Haven, Justin Pear­son scored a pair of goals to lead the Bull­dogs to the ECAC win at In­galls Rink.

Pear­son’s first came at 1:06 of the first pe­riod and Phil Kemp scored at 6:15 to send Yale to the locker room with a lead it would never lose. After a score­less sec­ond, Per­son and Evan Smith scored third-pe­riod goals.

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