January 2

MEN’S COLLEGE HOCKEY: Colby knocks off Wentworth

Mules scored 4 of final 5 goals to earn win.

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SALEM, Mass. — Colby College scored four of the final five goals of the game on its way to a come-from-behind win 5-3 win over Wentworth Institute of Technology on Thursday on the first day of the Salem State/Babson College Tournament.

Colby will play the winner of Thursday’s late game between Babson and Salem State at 6 p.m. Friday.

Devin Albert scored his first collegiate goal and had a pair of assists for Colby, which improves to 5-3-2 overall. Jack Bartlett added a goal and an assist for the Mules, while first-year defenseman Jack Burton had two assists.

Colby fell behind 2-1 in the first period, but tied it in the second on a goal by Ray Zeek. Bartlett put Colby up for good 1:08 into the third period. In the final minute of the game, the teams combined for three goals. Albert scored on an empty net with 57 seconds left, before Wentworth got within one on a goal by Mike Cox. The Mules sealed the win when Nick Lanza scored an empty netter nine second after Cox scored.

Sam Parker had 21 saves for Colby, while Alex Peck had 20 saves for Wentworth.

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