WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- Ten players registered a point as top-ranked Plattsburgh State earned a 4-1 victory at Williams in a non-conference game on Tuesday night.
The Cardinals (12-0-1) got on the board with Jenny Kistner’s goal at the 4:39 mark of the first period. Caitlin Gilligan sent a puck ahead to Kistner, who came down the right wing, worked around an Ephs’ defender and sent a shot through the five-hole of Williams’ goaltender Chloe Billadeau to score the lone goal of the period.
Plattsburgh State extended its lead to 2-0 at 10:13 of the second on a shot from Mel Ames that sailed just under the crossbar but Williams (5-6-0) cut the Cardinals’ lead in half just 1:12 later when Cristina Bravi scored a power-play goal to make it a 2-1 game.
Alyssa Parke allowed the Cardinals to regain a two-goal lead when Parke’s shot from the point beat Billadeau with 4:12 to go in the second. Ali Vakos and Chelsea VanGlahn picked up assists on the power-play marker.
The Cardinals added an insurance goal when Jordan Caldwell buried Shannon Stewart’s rebound for a power-play goal at the 8:16 mark of the third to round out the scoring. Allison Era also assisted on Caldwell’s sixth of the season.
Sydney Aveson recorded a season-high 28 saves to improve to 10-0-1 on the year for Plattsburgh State. Billadeau made 42 stops for the Ephs in the loss.
Plattsburgh State finished the night with a 46-29 advantage in shots on goal, including a 17-9 margin in the second period. The Cardinals went 2-for-6 on the power play while the Ephs converted once in five chances.
No. 8 Wisconsin-Superior 2, No. 9 St. Scholastica 0
DULUTH, Minn. -- Ninth-ranked St. Scholastica was unable to muster any offense as eighth-ranked Wisconsin-Superior had two early goals hold up in a 2-0 non-conference win on Tuesday night at Mars Lakeview Arena.
The Jackets got their first goal only one minute and 44 seconds into the contest as Hailey Adair buried one from the left slot. The second UWS goal mirrored the first as Alison Shrift made it 2-0 Yellowjackets less than eight minutes into the contest.
The Saints controlled the puck for much of the second period, but were still out-shot by UWS 12-8 as the score remained 2-0. The Saints had a 30-second 5-on-3 in the period, but could not get a shot on net during that time frame.
Superior outshot the Saints 28-16 for the game. Sheridan Friesen picked up the loss for CSS. Lindsey Hartfiel stopped all 23 shots she faced in relief of Friesen. Shanley Peters had 16 saves in the shutout for the Jackets (12-2-4).