The Union men’s hockey team defeated Boston College last night 5-4 and will go on to face Minnesota in the NCAA National Championship Saturday at 7:30 p.m. on ESPN. Daniel Ciampiani scored Union’s first hatrick in over two years leading the skating Dutchmen to their first national championship game.
Justin Holl scored a short-handed goal with 0.6 seconds left to give Minnesota a 2-1 victory against North Dakota on Thursday night in the NCAA semifinals.
UMass basketball player Derrick Gordon has come out as gay, the first NCAA Division I men's basketball player to do so. In a press conference, Gordon said he was comfortable being a trail-blazing role model.
In golf, Adam Scott holed a 12-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole to beat Angel Cabrera and win the Masters. Scott and Cabrera birdied the final hole of regulation and parred the first sudden-death hole. Cabrera almost pulled out his third Major title, but his birdie try on the first extra hole just missed the cup. It’s the first time an Australian has won the Masters.
In baseball, Baltimore beat the Red Sox 8-5 last night. Manny Machado's three-run homer capped a five-run ninth inning for Baltimore. Boston couldn’t hold the lead on a night when their nearly 10-year and 820 game home sellout streak ended.
Elsewhere in the American League, the Yankees-Indians game in Cleveland was rained out. Toronto beat Detroit 8-6. Tampa Bay shut out Texas 2-0. Kansas City beat Minnesota 3-0. Oakland cruised ahead of the Angels 11-5 and Houston bested Seattle 8-3.