Canisius (15-10-4, 12-8-4 in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference) blew a 3-1 lead but Daryl Pierce's third-period goal gave the Ice Griffs a 4-4 tie with Iona (15-12-4, 14-6-4). It ended a five-game Canisius winning streak.
David Deeves, Marc Bouffard, and Brad Kenney tallied to give Canisius a 3-1 lead after the opening period. Stephen Fabiilli had 29 saves for Canisius. Iona's Ben Brady stopped 28.
Air Force goalie Marc Kielkucki again stood out with 51 saves in a 1-1 tie at Niagara in the Purple Eagles' home finale. Drew Kriner scored for Niagara (13-16-5, 10-5-3 College Hockey America) at 10:52 of the first. Brian Gornick tied it for AFA (14-14-4, 6-9-4) at 1:34 of the third.
Hudson Valley CC came back on home ice for a 7-3 victory over Erie Community College and won the two-game NJCAA Region III semifinal series on total goals, 12-11. Matt Lendahl (Alden) had two goals and Toby Szymkowiak had the other tally for ECC.
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Daemen (19-12) advanced to Tuesday's championship game of the Northeast Atlantic Conference with a 68-65 victory over Mount Aloysius (Pa.) in Amherst. Monty Montgomery (Bennett) led the Warriors with 21 points and 10 rebounds. . . . Hilbert (15-9) reached the championship of the Upstate Athletic Alliance with a 65-48 triumph over Medaille at Cazenovia. Ed Hill with 22 points and Mike Tyszka (West Seneca East) with 17 led Hilbert. Brent Peterson (Starpoint) had 13 for Medaille.
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Tricia Peter had 16 points and Mary Legnard added 14 as D'Youville (12-12) advanced to the Upstate Athletic Alliance championship game with a 71-55 win over Medaille. Cazenovia eliminated Hilbert, 68-44, in the other semi. Amanda Smolarek (Mount Mercy) and Beata Fijalkowski (JFK) each had 12 points and 12 rebounds for the Hawks (12-13). . . . Roberts Wesleyan ousted Daemen from the Northeast Atlantic Conference playoffs, 72-60. Adrienne Welka (North Tonawanda) led the Warriors with 12 points.
WOMEN'S HOCKEY: Mary Keddie and Emma Wadsworth each scored twice in Buffalo State's season-ending 6-1 victory over North Country CC.