GRAND FORKS, N.D. The Clarkson University womens hockey team survived a rough first period and went on to defeat No. 9 North Dakota 3-1 in a nonconference game Friday afternoon.
Fourth-ranked Clarkson (8-1 overall), was outshot 10-5 in the opening period and trailed 1-0 after a goal from Jocelyne Lamoureux at 7 minutes, 55 seconds.
Clarkson tied North Dakota (4-5) at 8:48 of the second period with a goal from Olivia Howe and took the lead for good when Danielle Skirrow scored on a power play at 2:56 of the third period. Jamie Lee Rattray added a goal at 7:53 of the third period.
ST. LAWRENCE 3,
NEW HAMPSHIRE 1
Rylee Smith scored two goals to help the Saints (3-5) win a nonconference game in Durham, N.H.
Kailee Heidersbach also scored for SLU. Alexis Crossley scored the first goal of the game for the Wildcats (3-5).
SUNY CANTON 2, STONEHILL 1
Morgan Barr made 42 saves to lead the Kangaroos (2-2) in a nonconference game.
Nils Semjonovs scored a first-period goal for SUNY Canton and J.R. Lafferty scored what proved to be the game-winner at 10:14 of the second period during a power play.
Bill Carey scored early in the second period for Stonehill (1-1).
CLARKSON 3, VASSAR 2
Adrienne Walker scored eight points and had six kills to help lead Clarkson (27-6) to a 25-23, 19-25, 19-25, 25-21, 15-13 win over Vassar in a Liberty League semifinal in Saratoga Springs.
Lani Durio had 14 assists for Clarkson, which faces Skidmore College in the championship match at 4 p.m. today.
Sara Anderson delivered 16 kills and Rachel Auerbach added 11 as SUNY Potsdam (23-16) opened the SUNYAC Tournament in Buffalo with a 25-22, 20-25, 25-21, 28-26 win over SUNY Oneonta. The Bears dropped their second match, falling 25-15, 26-24, 25-18 to SUNY Fredonia.
KANGAROOS OPEN 1-1
Morgan Bills provided 11 kills and Mackenzie Mynter produced 25 assists as SUNY Canton (25-3) defeated Daemen College 23-25, 25-20, 15-9 in their second match at the USCAA championship in Canton.
Mynter finished with 19 assists for SUNY Canton, which fell 25-20, 25-18 in its opener against Daemen College.
CLARKSON, SLU SPLIT
Nick Short and Paul Telesca each won two events as the Clarkson men defeated rival St. Lawrence University 128-71 in a Liberty League meet in Potsdam. SLUs women defeated Clarkson 134 1/2-66 1/2.
Short won the 200-meter freestyle and 100 butterfly for the Golden Knights, and Telesca won the 50 and 100 freestyles.
Olivia Rettstatt led the SLU women with victories in the 200 individual medley and 400 freestyle.
THE THOMAS SCHOOL 72, JEFFERSON CC 71
Josh Gray poured in 23 points as the Thomas School outlasted the Cannoneers in the first round of the Anthony Torchia Memorial Classic in Utica.
Isaiah Stokely had a double-double of 16 points and 14 rebounds for the Thomas School, which plays host Mohawk Valley Community College in the championship game at 2 p.m.
Samuel Durodola paced the Jefferson Community College (0-1) with 22 points and nine rebounds. JCC will play Queensborough Community College at noon.