Hawks Shut Out Panthers, 8-0

Plymouth, N.H. (February 1) -- The women's hockey team shutout Plymouth State on Friday night, 8-0. The win improves the Hawks to 17-1-0 while remaining undefeated at 13-0-0 in conference play. The loss drops the Panthers to 0-13-1, 0-11-1 ECAC East.

The Hawks opened up scoring at the 14:30 mark in the first period when Alexa Hingston (Charlestown, Mass.) scored on the power play, assisted by Arden Lyons (Westford, Mass.) and Daniella Lyons (Greene, Maine). Maggie Dwyer (Elkridge, Md.) lit up the red light for the first time this season at the 19:15 mark on the power play, assisted by Daniella Lyons and Kelsey Johnson (Byfield, Mass.). The Hawks took the 2-0 lead into the second period.

Samantha Rowe (Chelmsford, Mass.) scored quickly into the second period at the 0:49 mark, assisted by Daniella Lyons and Arden Lyons. Johnson scored her 14th goal of the season at the 3:02 mark on the power play, assisted by Rowe and Lindsay Snow (Amherst, N.H.). Rowe then scored again at the 16:35 mark, assisted by Chelsea Fillingim (Fairbanks, Alaska) and Mollie Welch (Medford, Mass.). The Hawks took the 5-0 lead into the third period.

Arianna Rigano (Malden, Mass.) scored at the 2:34 mark of the third period, assisted by Dwyer and Brittney Gould (Rosemount, Minn.). Kathleen Twomey (Londonderry, N.H.) then scored her 11th goal of the season at the 13:49 mark on the power play, assisted by Arden Lyons. Maria Dougherty (Middletown, R.I.) rounded out the scoring at the 18:40 mark, assisted by Gould.

The Hawks return to the ice tomorrow, when Castleton State hosts the Hawks at 2 p.m.