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PSU Women’s Ice Hockey falls to Holy Cross

            WORCESTER, Mass. - Freshman Louise Hillen (Minnetonka, Minn.) and sophomore Lisa Wilson (Corunna, Ontario) scored two goals apiece Sunday afternoon to lead the Holy Cross Crusaders to an 11-4 victory over Plymouth State University in an ECAC Women's East Conference ice hockey game.

            The Crusaders led 7-0 after one period and 9-0 early in the second frame before the Panthers got on the board.  Holy Cross went on to improve its overall record to 8-3-1 (6-1-0 ECAC) while PSU falls to 0-10-0 overall (0-9-0 ECAC).

            Freshman Elizabeth Murray (Woburn, Mass.) provided the highlights for the Panthers, scoring all four goals for PSU.  She put the Panthers on the board midway though the second period with her second of the season, and added three goals in the third.  PSU had scored only three goals as a team this season coming into the game.

            Junior Kim Chandler (Andover, Mass.) collected two assists for PSU, while sophomores Amanda Arponen (Plymouth, Mass.) and Courtney McKay (Exeter, N.H.), junior Julie Robida (West Hartford, Conn.) and freshman Ashley Goodridge (Stratham, N.H.) recorded one assist each.

            Junior Lindsay DeLorie (Holliston, Mass.) went the distance in the Panther goal, finishing with 45 saves.  Holy Cross freshman Monique Gallant (Antigonish, Nove Scotia) made five saves to earn the win.

            PSU plays a non-conference game Tuesday at Wesleyan (7:00 p.m.), while the Crusaders play again Friday at St. Michael's (7:00 p.m.)

(Courtesy of Holy Cross Sports Information)

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