Pipers Overwhelm St. Norbert, 6-0

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The Hamline women's hockey team heads back to MIAC play this week on a happy note. Bre Simon had a hat trick and Leah Schwartzman continued her remarkable run with a goal and three assists as Hamline overwhelmed St. Norbert, 6-0, Sunday at TRIA Rink. Becca Zarembinski and Jordan Hansen also scored and shared billing with goalie Jaela O'Brien, who kicked out 13 shots for her first college shutout and also earned an assist to help HU improve to 11-1-1 overall.

The Piper power play was proficient, connecting three times on five tries. Hamline is now 17-for-53 this year on the power play this season. The 32 per cent ratio currently ranks fifth among D-III women's teams.

Hansen got things rolling early with a power play goal 94 seconds into the game. O'Brien actually started the play, feeding Schwartzman who passed it to Hansen for the tally. Two and a half minutes later, Simon started her bid for the hat trick to make it 2-0.

In the second period, Simon finished off her big day with a pair of goals sandwiched around a Schwartzman tally. Simon's third goal was also on a power play. The junior is one of just two players in the en tire country averaging more than two points game. Her 14 goals and 16 assists in 13 games is easily the top total among D-III women players. 

Schwartzman finished off a remarkable three game run. The senior record three goals and seven assists in Hamline's three-game sweep in the four day span. 

Zarembinski capped the day with a third period goal. O'Brien took it from there to earn the win. The freshman has allowed just one goal in 148 minutes of playing time for an 0.41 goals-against average.

HU now sets its sights on MIAC play. Hamline is tied for third place with Gustavus Adolphus at 5-1 in league tilts. They head to Augsburg (7-4-1, 4-2-0 MIAC) for the opener of a two-game series Friday, January 11 at 7:00 p.m. The teams have a rematch at TRIA Rink on Saturday, January 12 at 1:30 p.m. This is the annual "Skate with the Pipers" day. Fans can bring their skates or rent them at the rink and go on the ice after the game. 

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