GORHAM, Maine -- In a game with filled with clutch saves and back-and-forth play, the 14th-ranked Colby College men's hockey team settled for a 3-3 overtime tie with University of Southern Maine on Tuesday at the USM Ice Arena.
After fighting back twice from deficits, Colby took its first lead of the game on a transition goal. Dan Dupont (pictured) stuffed home a rebound from in front after a JP Schuhlen shot with 7:53 left in regulation.
Lawrence made another huge save when USM's Jordan Hall broke past a defender and was stuffed by the junior goalie in front with 4:33 to go.
Colby got off to a tough start, allowing a goal by Brett Norman just 16 seconds into the game.
The Huskies went ahead again in the second period on Norman's second goal of the game at 4:24. Norman also had an assist on the third score by the Huskies.
Lawrence finished with 28 saves and had a number of outstanding stops. Shapiro also was strong in net with 27 saves.
COLBY 3, SOUTHERN MAINE 3, OT
Scoring by Period - CLB 1-1-1-0=3; SOM 1-1-1-0=3
Scoring - 1, SOM Brett Norman/4 (Conor Ferrera/1, Brendan Murphy/5) 0:16
2, CLB Devin Albert/2 (EJ Rauseo/5, Geoff Sullivan/7) 15:20 (PP)
Penalties - Mark Tomaschek, SOM (Tripping) 1:45; Zack Hale, CLB (Delay of Game) 4:34; Cody Braga, SOM (High-Sticking) 5:34; Michael Decker, CLB (Interference) 8:11; Kyle Shapiro, SOM (Tripping) 13:21
Scoring - 3, SOM Brett Norman/5 (Conor Ferrera/2, Cole Klippenstein/6) 4:24
4, CLB Jack Burton/4 (Cam MacDonald/5, Geoff Sullivan/8) 7:04 (PP)
Penalties - Brett Norman, SOM (Roughing) 6:35; Brendan Murphy, SOM (High-Sticking) 9:41; Phil Klitirinos, CLB (Hooking) 11:21; Johnny Kyte, SOM (Boarding) 14:57
Scoring - 5, CLB Dan Dupont/1 (J.P. Schuhlen/5) 12:07
6, SOM Alex Pantalone/3 (Brett Norman/13, Cole Klippenstein/7) 16:03
Penalties - Jack Burton, CLB (Cross-Checking) 4:08; Cody Braga, SOM (Hooking) 12:44
Scoring - None
Penalties - None
Colby Goaltending - Sean Lawrence (65:00, 31 shots, 28 saves, 3 GA)
Southern Maine Goaltending - Kyle Shapiro (65:00, 30 shots, 27 saves, 3 GA)
Tie - Sean Lawrence, CLB (1-1-1). Tie - Kyle Shapiro, SOM (5-7-1).
Shots On Goal - CLB 11-13-5-1=30; SOM 9-10-10-2=31
Power Plays - CLB 2 of 7; SOM 0 of 4
Penalties - CLB 4 (8 min); SOM 7 (14 min)