Panthers no match for defending national champs
NORTHFIELD, Vt. – Defending national champion Norwich University spoiled the season opener for the Plymouth State University women's ice hockey team, blanking the Panthers 14-0 Friday evening at Kreitzberg Arena.
The Cadets (4-1 overall) extended their ECAC East regular season unbeaten streak to 24 straight games. Norwich established a new program record with the 14 goals to break its old single-game mark of 12.
Freshman Tyne Gove tallied her first career hat trick, pacing the offense with three goals and one assist. Senior Melissa Rundlett added a goal and four assists, while senior Mollie Fitzpatrick chipped in with two goals and an assist.
PSU plays the second half of its weekend trip to Vermont Saturday at 3:00 p.m. at Saint Michael's College. Norwich returns to action Saturday when the Cadets host Southern Maine at 3 p.m.
(Courtesy of Norwich Sports Information)
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