Roos Erupt for Three Third Period Goals in Win at Plymouth State

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Plymouth, NH – 
The SUNY Canton women's hockey team exploded for three third period goals to earn a 4-1 win v. host Plymouth State University in the season-opener for both teams on Saturday.

Plymouth State (0-1) got on the board first with 2:32 remaining in the first period off a Roos defensive zone turnover. Sydney Linnick lifted a shot top shelf over the blocker of Brooke Susacjust inside the left post for the 1-0 lead.

The Roos (1-0) responded with 42 seconds to play in the first on the power play when Noelle Niemiec fired a wrist shot from the point that was redirected off the stick of Katie Ferguson with traffic out in front for her first collegiate goal. Alexa Parigi was also credited with an assist on the play. The Roos held a slim 8-7 shots advantage in the opening period as the teams played to a 1-1 tie at first intermission.

Neither team found the back of the net in the second period as Plymouth State held an 11-6 shots advantage.

Sydney Jordan gave the Roos a 2-1 lead midway through the third period as she skated the puck into the slot and wristed a shot in the right corner to give the Roos the lead. Tessa Dobson added an insurance tally at 15:50 of the third period and Tess Adams sealed the win with her first goal with 48 seconds remaining.

Susac stopped 25 of the 26 shots she faced for the Roos. Emelie Lindqvist made 11 saves over the first 32:46 allowing one goal and Alex Rajsigl turned aside 12 shots surrendering three scores over the final 27:14.

The women's hockey team returns to the ice next Friday and Saturday for a weekend road series at Nichols College, the newest member of the Colonial Hockey Conference. Puck drop is slated for 4:40 p.m. each day.
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SUNY Canton is Northern New York's premier college for career-driven bachelor's degrees, associate degrees and professional certificate programs. The college delivers quality hands-on programs in engineering technology, health, management and public service and recently received number one rankings in library resources, library services and tutoring services in the SUNY Student Opinion Survey. The college's faculty members are noted for their professional real-world experience in addition to outstanding academic credentials. SUNY Canton OnLine offers hundreds of flexible and convenient courses as well as 13 exclusively online degrees. The college's 15 athletic teams compete at the NCAA Division III level and are conference members of the newly formed American Collegiate Athletic Association.

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