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WATERVILLE, Maine — Colby College goaltender Brianne Wheeler and University of Massachusetts at Boston goalie Leah Hallett combined for 79 saves as the two women’s hockey teams battled to a 1-1 overtime tie in non-conference play Sunday at Alfond Rink.
Wheeler continued her fine goaltending this season for Colby (1-2-1 overall) with 31 stops, while Hallett kept her team in the game with 48 saves.
First-year player Maddy Borek had her first collegiate goal at 7:52 of the first period for Colby off passes from Karlyn Donovan and Torie Palffy.
Alyssa Sullivan’s unassisted goal for UMB (3-4-2) with just 1:05 left in the first period tied the game for good.
Colby 1, UMass-Boston 1, tie
C: Maddy Borek (Karlyn Donovan, Torie Palffy), 7:52
UMB: Alyssa Sullivan 18:55
Shots: UMass-Boston 32, Colby 49. Goalies: Leah Hallett (UMB, 65:00, 1 GA, 48 saves); Brianne Wheeler (Colby, 65:00, 1 GA, 31 saves).