Soaring at will

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While weather may have wreaked havoc on Tuesday travel plans in parts of the East Region, it did little to slow down the Plattsburgh women as the top-ranked Cardinals rolled out to a 5-0 lead after two periods en route to a 6-0 win over No. 10 Norwich.

The win kept Plattsburgh (16-0-0) perfect on the season and marked the 27th consecutive win for the defending national champions. The win was the Cardinals' fifth of the season over a ranked opponent.

Bowdoin's Jay Kourkoulis posted a goal and an assist in the Polar Bears' 4-3(ot) win over the University of New England.

Plattsburgh rolled up 21 shots in the opening period, two of which found their way past Norwich netminder Céleste Robert. Melissa Ames opened the scoring with a power play goal at the 4:00 mark of the period, while Julia Duquette extended the lead to 2-0 at 10:17.

Karen Hudson, Mackenzie Millen and Kayla Meneghin all rang up second period goals to extend the Cardinals' lead to an insurmountable 5-0, and Melissa Sheeran tacked on a third period power play tally to round out the scoring.

Plattsburgh held a 44-25 shot advantage on the night and a 25-save performance by Cardinals' goaltender Camille Leonard marked her fifth shutout of the season. Robert made 39 saves for the Cadets, who fell to 9-6-0 on the year.


Heading West where the only weather issue was the biting cold, Tuesday night featured a non-conference affair between nine-win men's team as UW-Stout played host to St. Scholastica.

The home Blue Devils rolled up hefty 42-21 shot advantage in the game and a Dylan Zins goal with 5:46 to play gave them a 3-2 lead, but St. Scholastica's Brandon Millin evened things up with a power play tally at the 16:34 mark. Stout outshot St. Scholastica 5-0 in the overtime period but failed to score and the two settled for a 3-3 draw.

Stout's Justin Moody opened the scoring 29 seconds into the second period, but St. Scholastica's Keegan Bruce and Justin Krabben also tallied in the period to put the Saints up 2-1 after 40 minutes. Early in the third period, Joe Kleven's third goal of the season drew the Blue Devils even.

Tyler Bruggeman turned in a strong 39 save performance for St. Scholastica (9-4-2), while Spencer Viele made 18 stops for Stout (9-4-4).


The Bowdoin men scored a solid non-conference win on behalf of the NESCAC as, despite falling behind 2-0 in the opening period, an Austin Ricci power play goal at 2:56 of overtime lifted the Polar Bears to a 4-3 win over the University of New England.

UNE's Danny Antonoff and and Blaise Healey scored at 3:56 and 12:31 of the first to stake the Nor'easters the 2-0 lead, but Bowdoin's Matt Rubinoff and Jay Kourkoulis both tallied later in the frame to draw it even, 2-2.

Bowdoin's Chris Wallace struck at 17:02 of the second period to give the Polar Bears their first lead of the night, but UNE's Tucker Ross answered just over to minutes later to re-tie the game at three.

Bowdoin (5-7-2) was outshot 32-25 in the contest, but netminder Peter Cronin made 29 saves to get the win. Connor Maloney finished with 21 saves for UNE (10-5-2).


In other women's Tuesday shorts from around the nation...

Williams rolled up 46 shots but needed third period goals from Alex Lovaas and Kearan Burke to score a 2-1 come-from-behind win at Manhattanville...Bowdoin and Endicott played to a 2-2(ot) non-conference tie. Maddy Hall and Melissa Fischer scored for the Polar Bears, while Caroline Hughes and Maggie Layo posted markers for the Gulls...Oswego State downed Morrisville, 4-1. Andrea Noss posted a goal and an assist to lead the Lakers...Anna-Rose Bertin scored twice and Jordan Ott added a goal and two assists as SUNY Potsdam topped SUNY Canton, 4-1.



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No contests today.
No contests today.