HANOVER, N.H. The Clarkson womens hockey team recorded all of its scoring in the first period with three goals as it beat Dartmouth, 3-1, in an ECAC Hockey game Friday night.
Olivia Howe, Jamie Lee Rattray and Carly Mercer provided goals for the Golden Knights (25-8, 17-4), who are assured of at least a third-place finish. Erica Howe registered her 24th win of the year with 31 saves.
Laura Stacey had a power play goal for Dartmouth (15-8-5, 10-7-4), and Lindsay Holdcroft stopped 23 shots.
ST. LAWRENCE 2, HARVARD 2 (OT)
Kaitlin Spurlings goal with 22 seconds left in the second period spurred the Crimson to a tie with the Saints in an ECAC game at Cambridge, Mass.
Sarah Edney also scored for Harvard (20-4-3, 16-2-2), which sits one point behind Cornell along with Clarkson for first in the conference. The Crimson plays Yale in a makeup game on Tuesday.
Kelly Sabatine and Kayla Raniwsky tallied for St. Lawrence (17-11-5, 12-5-4), and Carmen MacDonald turned away 35 shots.
UTICA 5, SUNY POTSDAM 1
Morgan Reed and Louise Steele-Norton both scored twice and added an assist as the fourth-seeded Pioneers downed the No. 5 Bears in the ECAC West quarterfinals at Utica.
Megan Myers scored once and had two assists for Utica (16-8-2).
Jessica Silveira netted a power-play goal for SUNY Potsdam (10-14-2).
WEST, DURHAM IN TOP 20
St. Lawrence University seniors Ashley-Kate Durham and Ann West led the way with top 20 finishes in the giant slalom at NCAA Regional Championships in Lewiston, Maine.
Durham placed 15th with a combined time of 2:42.60 and West was 19th, helping the Saints to eight place in the womens standings. Dartmouth sits in first place.
In the mens competition, Jeremy Lawless was the top SLU finisher in the giant slalom with a 24th place showing.
SAINTS MENG FINISHES 19TH
Austin Mengs push for a berth in the national championships continued with a 19th place finish in the mens 10K classical race at the NCAA Regional Championships in Lewiston, Maine.
The sophomore clocked in with a time of 28:49.2, which led the Saints to a seventh place.
Senior Kelsey Nichols was the top finisher for the Saints in the womens 5K Classic with a time of 16:30.2.
SLU FALLS TO TRINITY
Amr Khaled Khalifa posted the lone match victory for the eighth-ranked Saints as they fell to No. 1 and national powerhouse Trinity of Connecticut, 8-1, in the Potter Cup at New Haven, Conn.
Khalifa swept Reinhold Hergeth 11-1, 11-4, 13-11 for St. Lawrence, which will face Yale or Cornell in the consolation bracket today at noon.