College roundup: Salem, Kraws back St. Lawrence men's hockey to win at Colgate in double overtime

Mar. 16—HAMILTON — Luc Salem scored 7 minutes and 24 seconds into the second overtime period to lift the St. Lawrence University men's hockey team to a 3-2 triumph over Colgate on Friday night in the first game of an ECAC Hockey quarterfinal series at Class of 1965 Arena.

Goaltender Ben Kraws made 47 saves to record the win for the Saints, who improve to 12-18-6 on the season.

Josh Boyer scored a goal and set up Salem's game winner for St. Lawrence, which can close out the series with a win in Game 2 to be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, also at Colgate.

Game 3, if necessary, will be played at 7 p.m. Sunday, also at the same venue.

Kraws made 16 saves in the extra sessions, including 12 in the first overtime period, to hold the Raiders at bay.

Colgate (16-15-4) had rallied from a 2-0 deficit to force overtime by scoring twice in the third period.

After Tommy Bergsland scored a power-play goal 3:52 into the period, Alex DiPaolo followed with the tying goal with 6:43 remaining in regulation.

Earlier, St. Lawrence opened the scoring by striking for two goals within 30 seconds in the second period.

After Jan Lasak tallied a power-play goal 8:34 into the period, with Ty Naaykens and Drake Burgin assisting, Boyer supplied his goal, with Tomáš Mazura and Nicholas Trela setting up the tally.

Goalie Carter Gylander made 30 saves, including 11 beyond regulation for the Raiders.

St. Lawrence reached the quarterfinal round by defeating Yale, 4-2, last Saturday in Canton.



Ben Hutchinson scored 2:36 into overtime to lift the No. 10-ranked Saints to victory over No. 11 — ranked York College on the opening day of the Mustang Classic in Stevenson, Md.

Judge Murphy finished with a hat trick and two assists for St. Lawrence (7-0), while Hutchinson tallied two goals.

Also for the Saints, Caleb Torres, Ted Wilson, and Cam Croasdaile all finished with a goal and an assist and Bobby Wells scored once.

Paddy Condon went 13-for-20 in the faceoff circle, picking up a team-high eight ground balls, while Tripp Clark caused four turnovers.

Coleton Mahorney scored three goals to pace York (2-4).

Goalie Marinello made 11 saves to record the win for St. Lawrence.

The Saints will continue play in the event as they will face off against No. 4-ranked Christopher Newport at 1:15 p.m. Saturday.



Kate Grainger scored 14 points and totaled 11 rebounds as the third-seeded Lazers defeated the seventh-seeded Cannoneers in a fifth-place semifinal game at the NJCAA Division III National Championships in Rochester, Minn.

Brianna Weaver supplied 11 points and Tori Jacobs chipped in with 11 points for Onondaga Community College (29-3).

LaKaiya Butcher generated a game-high 28 points and Abby Raven contributed 19 points for the Cannoneers, who finish their season at 24-5. Delaney Wiley added 10 points for JCC.

Both JCC and OCC were each defeated in their respective national quarterfinal games Thursday.



Nick Barone homered, doubled and knocked in five runs in the Kangaroos' loss to Lakeland in a nonconference game in Auburndale, Fla.

Edilberto Rosado singled twice for SUNY Canton (0-12) and Nick Shoemaker and Frank Nieto each doubled.


Joe Pagano went 3-for-4, including a double, and Pat Elliott tripled, doubled and drove in a run as the Golden Knights lost to North Park in a nonconference game in Auburndale, Fla.

Jake Millich doubled and scored a run for Clarkson (2-2).