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Bears beat Crimson, 4-3 in overtime, end Harvard’s run

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Dov Grumet-Morris, John Ronan and Ben
Harvard University Men’s Hockey Team lost 4-3 in overtime to the University of Maine in the first game of the NCAA Eastern Region Tournament held at the Worcester Centrum today, March 23, 2002. Harvard’s Dov Grumet-Morris made 32 saves in net for the Crimson, but couldn’t save this one in overtime. UMaine’s John Ronan of Braintree scored. In the background is UMaine’s Ben Murphy. (Staff photo by Rose Lincoln)

The University of Maine men’s hockey team clinched the opening round of the NCAA East Regionals, 4-3 in overtime, on Saturday afternoon (March 23) at the Worcester Centrum, ending Harvard’s spectacular postseason run. The sixth-seeded Crimson (15-15-4), this year’s ECAC titleholder, had won three straight OT games to make the NCAA playoffs.

Harvard’s Dov Grumet-Morris makes one of his 32 saves in net for the Crimson. (Staff photo by Rose Lincoln)
Rob Fried, Rob Fried and Prestin
Harvard’s Rob Fried, on left goes down along with Maine’s Todd Jackson (#13) and Prestin Ryan (#24). (Staff photo by Rose Lincoln)
Dov Grumet-Morris, Kenny Smith and Gray
Harvard goalie, Dov Grumet-Morris watches (and makes the save) as puck heads toward the net in second period action. Harvard’s Kenny Smith and UMaine’s Gray Shaneberger are in the foreground. (Staff photo by Rose Lincoln)