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PSU Women’s Ice Hockey dumped by New England College

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         WATERVILLE VALLEY, N.H. - Seniors Sarah Tracey (Aurora, Ont.) and Jessica Donnelly (Casa Grande, Ariz.) combined for five goals and four assists Friday evening as New England College defeated Plymouth State University, 7-1, in an ECAC Women's East Conference ice hockey game at Waterville Valley Arena.

         Tracey notched three goals and an assist, and Donnelly tallied two goals and three assists to lead the Pilgrims.  Sophomore Rachel White (Arlington, Mass.) added a goal and two assists as NEC improved to 10-8-2 overall and 8-5-2 in the ECAC. Freshman Chelsea Torrico (Mt. Washington, Mass.) also scored for NEC.

         Freshman Molly Blaine (Concord, N.H.) scored her first career goal for PSU, which gave the Panthers a 1-0 first-period lead, but it was all Pilgrims the rest of the way.  NEC led 2-1 after one period and 6-1 after two before coasting home with the win.

         The visitors finished with a 46-17 advantage in shots on goal.  PSU senior Lindsay DeLorie (Holliston, Mass.) made 39 saves for PSU, while freshman Teraysa White (Belgrade, Maine) and junior Alexandra DiRico (Limerick, Pa.) combined to make 16 saves for NEC.

         Both teams play ECAC East games again on Saturday, NEC visiting Southern Maine at 1:00 p.m. and PSU hosting Saint Anselm College at 2:00 p.m.

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