The Utica College women's hockey team was swept in its weekend series against Elmira College, falling to the Soaring Eagles 5-2 on Saturday at the Adirondack Bank Center at the Utica Memorial Auditorium in Utica.
Elmira — ranked No. 1 by USCHO.com and No. 3 by D3hockey.com — improved to 13-2 overall.
Meghan Power and Veronique Lortie scored goals while Bria Reill 32 made saves for the Pioneers (7-7), who next will visit William Smith College at 4 p.m. Saturday in Geneva.
• New Hartford’s Annika Zalewski scored a goal and added an assist in No. 4 Colgate’s 4-1 win over ECAC foe Dartmouth at the Class of 1965 Arena in Hamilton. Julia Vandyk stopped 21 shots in goal for the Raiders (10-2, 19-3-1), who will next host Syracuse at noon on Tuesday.
• Michaela Giuttari scored the game-winning goal with 10 seconds left in overtime to help Hamilton defeat NESCAC rival Trinity 1-0 at Russell Sage Rink in Clinton. Sam Walther made 20 saves for the Continentals (6-0, 8-3-1), who are 6-1-1 in their last eight game. Hamilton will next visit Morrisville State at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
• Utica College scored four goals in the second and third periods and held on to defeat Potsdam 5-4 at the Adirondack Bank Center at the Utica Memorial Auditorium in Utica. Clinton’s Gregg Burmaster notched an assist and Patrik Virtanen made 27 saves in the win for coach Gary Heenan’s Pioneers (12-3 overall), who are 9-1 in their last 10 games and are ranked No. 8 by D3hockey.com and No. 10 on USCHO.com. Utica will host Nazareth College at 7 p.m. Friday.
• Hamilton – ranked No. 6 on D3hockey.com and No. 9 by USCHO.com – had its six-game winning streaked ended when the Continentals were blanked by NESCAC foe Connecticut College 3-0 in New London, Connecticut. Anthony Tirabassi made six saves in the loss for Hamilton (4-3-1, 9-3-1), which next visits Tufts at 4 p.m. Sunday in Valley Forum, Massachusetts.
• Colgate fell to ECAC foe Yale 5-1 in New Haven, Connecticut. Trevor Cosgrove scored the lone goal while Colton Point made 25 saves for the Raiders (6-3-1, 10-8-4), who will visit Cornell at 7 p.m. Friday.