CANTON Amanda Kessel scored the first and last goals of the game as the top-ranked University of Minnesota womens hockey team defeated St. Lawrence University 5-0 in a nonconference game at Appleton Arena on Friday night.
The Golden Gophers (5-0 overall) outshot SLU, 36-27.
Sarah Davis, Milica McMillen and Hannah Brandt also scored for the Golden Gophers. Noora Raty had an assist and made 27 saves to shut out the Saints (0-3).
CLARKSON 4, VERMONT 1
Jamie Lee Rattray played a role in all three goals in the second period as Clarkson responded to a 1-0 deficit to defeat the Catamounts in a nonconference game in Potsdam.
Vermont (1-2) took a 1-0 lead when Sarah Campbell scored late in the first period.
But Clarkson (3-0) scored three goals in a span of 3 minutes, 13 seconds of the second period to pull ahead for good. Rattray assisted on the first goal in the spurt by Brittany Styner and Rattray scored the next two goals. Renata Fast added a goal in the third period for Clarkson.
ST. LAWRENCE 0,
RENSSELAER 0 (OT)
Rob Dewald made five saves to help the Engineers (11-1-1, 3-1-1) to a scoreless tie against SLU in a Liberty League game in Troy.
The Saints (11-1-1, 3-1-1) outshot RPI, 20-11. Nate Goss-Woliner made two saves for SLU.
UNION 5, CLARKSON 0
Benjamin Golub scored two goals with one assist as Union shut out the Golden Knights (1-8-3, 1-3-1) in a Liberty League contest in Schenectady.
Sebastiaan Jansen, Sam Hunter and Will Poetzsch also scored for the Dutchmen (9-3, 2-2).
SUNY POTSDAM 4,
BUFFALO STATE 3
After falling behind 2-1, SUNY Potsdam scored three straight goals and went on to defeat the Bengals in a SUNYAC game in Buffalo.
Eduardo Figueroa finished with three goals for SUNY Potsdam (3-8-2, 1-3-2) and Ben Firlit also scored for the Bears. Anthony Appiani, Chris Haney and Andrew Dugan scored for the Bengals (1-11-1, 0-5-1).
RENSSELAER 3, ST. LAWRENCE 1
Nikki Goodsell assisted on the first two goals and scored the third for the Engineers (8-4, 4-0) in a Liberty League win over SLU in Canton.
Giana Abballe scored the first two goals of the game for RPI. Julia Freisen scored on a penalty kick for the Saints (6-4-1, 1-3-1).
UNION 3, CLARKSON 0
Kayla Marti finished with three saves to shut out Clarkson (5-5-2, 0-4-1) as Union won a Liberty League contest in Potsdam.
Mollie Gilchrist scored twice for Union (11-1, 3-1) and Michaela Katz also scored.
BUFFALO STATE 4,
SUNY POTSDAM 1
Meghan Allen scored one goal and assisted on another as Buffalo State (4-6-4, 2-1-3) knocked off the Bears in a SUNYAC game in Potsdam.
Kristin Seiferth, Taylor Volkman and Shaunta Pyles scored for Buffalo State. Erin McClusky scored for the Bears (2-12-1, 0-6).
SAINTS, BEARS SPLIT
Rachel Auerbach had 14 kills and Jenna Blujus added 29 assists to lead SUNY Potsdam (18-12) to a 25-15, 25-12, 25-18 win over Sage in the Bears second match at the Ithaca Invitational. The Bears dropped their opener 25-22, 25-15, 25-20 to SUNY Fredonia.
St. Lawrence (7-17) lost its opener to the Bombers, 26-24, 25-23, 20-25, 25-17 and then swept Wells 25-17, 25-8, 25-13 behind 12 kills from Lexi Brown and 10 digs from Katie Prue.