Buffalo State College Athletics

01/12/2018 | News release | Distributed by Public on 01/12/2018 20:10

No. 1/2 Plattsburgh blanks Women’s Hockey, 3-0

BUFFALO, N.Y.-Nationally No. 1/2-ranked Plattsburgh netted a power-play goal and a shorthanded marker in a 3-0 win over host Buffalo State in an NEWHL game today to extend its winning streak to six while snapping the Bengals unbeaten stretch at five.
THE BASICS
FINAL SCORE: #1/2 Plattsburgh - 3, Buffalo State - 0
LOCATION: Ice Arena - Buffalo, N.Y.
RECORDS: Plattsburgh (12-2-0/7-0-0), (Buffalo State (8-7-1/4-3-0)
HOW IT HAPPENED
  • Buffalo State and Plattsburgh skated to a scoreless first period with the Bengals hanging tight with the top-ranked Cardinals for much of the opening 20 minutes. Plattsburgh had a 10-5 advantage in shots, but six of those attempts came on a pair of power-play opportunities.
  • The Cardinals took control in the second frame with a pair of special teams strikes and dominated shots by a 16-2 margin.
  • Plattsburgh scored again early in the third period, but Buffalo State leveled play again and produced several quality scoring chances, including ringing a pair of shots off the goal post, but it could not break through.
  • (El Monte, CA/Arroyo) finished with 32 saves as Plattsburgh ended the contest with a 35-15 advantage in shots on goal.

FOR THE FOES
  • Courtney Moriarty scored twice, and Ashley Songin also scored for Plattsburgh.
  • Kassi Abbott made 15 saves for the shutout.

UP NEXT

Buffalo State will host the Cardinals again tomorrow at 2 p.m.