MANCHESTER, N.H. - Freshman Cierra Romaldo (Chuluota, Fla.) and sophomore Chelsea Fillingim (Fairbanks, Alaska) scored two goals apiece Friday afternoon to lead Saint Anselm College to a 7-2 victory over Plymouth State University in an ECAC Women's East ice hockey game at Sullivan Arena.
The Hawks led 3-0 after the first period on one goal by Fillingim and two by Romaldo. Sophomore Elizabeth Murray (Woburn, Mass.) put the Panthers on the board a minute and 32 seconds into the second period, but freshmen Bridget Sylvester (Randolph, N.J.) and Michele Lacombe (Delafield, Wisc.) and Fillingim tallied consecutive goals for Saint Anselm to give the home team an insurmountable 6-1 lead.
Freshman Danielle Shea (Billerica, Mass.) scored PSU's second goal late in the second period, and senior Kelsey Johnson (Byfield, Mass.) rounded out the scoring for the Hawks midway through the final frame.
PSU senior goalie Lindsay DeLorie (Holliston, Mass./Newton Country Day) played well for the Panthers, finishing with 43 saves, including 22 in the second period. Sophomore Jen Taylor (Canadaigua, N.Y.) got the win in goal for Saint Anselm, making eight saves.
Plymouth State, 0-3-0, is back on the ice Saturday with another ECAC East contest at New England College (1:00 p.m.) Saint Anselm, 5-1-0, will be home again on Saturday, hosting Southern Maine in a conference match-up at 1:00 p.m.
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