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Saint Michael’s overpowers PSU Women’s Ice Hockey

         SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. - Junior Jess Tourville (Baltimore, Vt.) recorded her first career hat trick Friday night as Saint Michael's College defeated Plymouth State University, 10-0, in ECAC Women's East Ice Hockey action at the C. Douglas Cairns Arena.

         The Purple Knights (7-14-1, 7-10-1 ECAC East) complete the season sweep of the Panthers, and set a new mark for wins in a season while also establishing a new single-game scoring record in the program's eight-year history.  PSU remains winless at 0-19-1, 0-17-1 ECAC East.

         Saint Michael's was also led by senior Gabrielle Bourgeois' (New Haven, Vt.) one-goal and two assist effort, increasing her program-record assist mark to 51.  Junior Kelly Adams (Chevy Chase, Md.) tallied four points on the night with three helpers and a goal.  Junior goaltender Melanie Cullen recorded her third shutout and second versus Plymouth State this season.

         Freshman goaltender Lauren Bonanni (Ridgefield, Conn.) made 30 saves for PSU in her first collegiate start, including 13 in the first period.

         The Panthers travel to Norwich University on Saturday to conclude their regular season against the Cadets, while the Purple Knights close out the regular season at home against Castleton State at 3:00 p.m. on Senior Day.

(Courtesy of Saint Michael's Sports Information)

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