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NCAA Women's Hockeey Division III Quarterfinals
#2 Plattsburgh State Cardinals Vs #6 Williams Ephs

goal

Plattsburgh State's Mackenzie Millen (11) cuts in front of the net and flips it up for the goal. The #2 Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host the #6 Williams Ephs in the Quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III Women's Hockey Championshup. The Ephs would take the quick 1-0 lead nineteen seconds into the game. The game would remain there til the 3:08 mark of the second period when Cardinals Madison Walker would tie the game at one. Then just over a minute later the Cardinals would take a 2-1 lead on Holly Schmelzer goal. The Ephs would tie the game at two with a powerplay goal with four minutes left in the second period. The Cardinals would regain the lead at 3-2 just a minute later on the Mackenzie Millen goal. The game would stay there til the eight minute mark of the third period when the Ephs would score and tie the game at three. Then the Cardinals would come back and take the lead back again at 4-3 on Nicole Unsworth goak at the twelve minute mark. The Cardinals would take a 2 goal lead at 5-3 45 seconds later on Mackenzie Millen second goal of the night to secure the 5-3 victory. In the winning effort the Plattsburgh State Cardinals return to the final four for the eighth year in a row and will face Adrian which they have split with on the season. Gallery

from a knee

Plattsburgh State's Sara Krauseneck from a knee behind the net sends the puck out front for the scoring chance. Gallery

NCAA Women's Hockey Division III First Round
#2 Plattsburgh State Cardinals Vs Endicott Gulls

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Plattsburgh State's Annie Katonka (47) on a scramble play in front of the net knocks in the game winner. The #2 Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host the Endicott Gulls in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The game would start of good for the Gulls as they would score 4:37 into the first period for the 1-0 lead. The Gulls would strike again just under five minutes left to have the surprising 2-0 lead. Although the Cardinals would come out of the locker room fired up and Courtney Moriarty would score four minutes into the period to cut the deficit in half at 2-1. The game would remain there until there was 8:19 left in the game when Annie Katonka would score on a scramble play in front of the net for a 2-2. The Cardinals would fight for the remainder of the period with no success. The game would head to overtime although we would not be there very long as the Annie Katonka would send the home fans home happy 45 seconds in for the 3-2 win. In the winning effort Kssi Abbott would make 8 saves as the Cardinals advance to the Quarterfinals Saturday against #9 Williams. Gallery

wrap around attempt

Plattsburgh State's Nicole Unsorth (20) with the wrap around attempt going for the early goal. Gallery

NEWHL Championship
#1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals Vs #3 Cortland State Red Dragons

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Plattsburgh State's Mackenzie Millen (11) rifles the shot on net in the shoot looking for goal. The #1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host the #3 Cortland State Red Dragons in the 2019 N.E.W.H.L. Championship. The Cardinals would take the early 1-0 lead four minutes into the first period from Erin McArdle. The Cardinals would extend the lead to 2-0 in the last few seconds of the first period on the Hanna Rose goal. In the second period Courtney Moriarty would get the goal at 6:34 for the 3-0 in the second period. Then three minutes later Annie Katonka would score to make it 4-0 Cardinals. Then in the final minute of the period Taylor Whitney would score for the 5-0 lead. That would end the scoring as there was nothing in the third period and the Cardinals would get the 5-0 victory to claim the 2019 NEWHL Chanpionship. In the winning effort Kassi Abbott would make 22 saves in the shootout as the Cardinals advance to the NCAA Tournament. Gallery

goal

Plattsburgh State's Annie Katonka (47) comes in on the breakaway and slides the puck through the goalie for the score. Gallery

NEWHL Semi-Finals
#1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals Vs #4 Oswego State Lakers

breakaway goal

Plattsburgh State's Kaitlin Drew-Mead (27) comes in on the breakaway and roofs the puck over the goalie for the score. The top seeded Plattsburgh State Cardinals would host the 4 seeded Oswego State Lakers in the semi-finals of the NEWHL Hockey Tournament at the Field House in front of 500 people. The Cardinals would get the lone goal of the first period on the power play from Nicole Unsworth for the 1-0 lead after one. In the second period the Cardinals would get three goals in the period from Kaitlin Drew-Mead, Madison Walker and Mackenize Millen for the 4-1 lead after the second period. The Cardinals would strike again in the third period for three more goals from Courtney Moriarity, Annie Katonka, and Nicole Unsworth (second of the night) to secure the 7-1 victory. In the winning effort Kassi Abbott would make 17 saves as the Cardinals advance to the championship game of the NEWHL against either Potsdam State or Cortland State next weekend. Gallery

rebound goal

Plattsburgh State's Annie Katonka (47) put back in the puck for the rebound goal to seal the game away. Gallery

#3 Plattsburgh State Cardinals Vs #10 Middlebury Panthers

crashing net

Plattsburgh State's Ashley Songin (12)crashes the net going for the goal and takes out the going for the goal. It would be a bad between top ten teams in nation as the #3 Plattsburgh State Cardinals and the #10 Middlebury Panthers in front of 500 fans. The game would remain scoreless until the 1:33 mark of the second period when the Cardinals would take the 1-0 lead on Kaitlin Drew-Mead goal. The Cardinals would expand there lead to 2-0 on Abby Brush's breakaway goal at the 6:43 mark of the third period. The Panthers although would cut the lead in half with under five minutes to go to make the reminder intense. Although the Cardinals would put the game away in the last minute on a empty netter from Annie Katonka to secure the 3-1 victory. In the winning effort Kassi Abbott would make 20 saves as the Cardinals finish the regular season 23-2. Gallery

breakaway goal

Plattsburgh State's Kaitlin Drew-Mead (27) breaks down the ice on the break for the goal pad side. Gallery

#3 Plattsburgh State Cardinals Vs Oswego State Lakers

stick save

Plattsburgh State's Kassi Abbott (29) with the stick save sent to the corner as part of a 15 save night. The Plattsburgh State Cardinals would meet up with the Oswego State Lakers in NEWHL action. The Cardinals would get the opening goal of the game from Ashley Songin at 13:47 of the first period. The Cardinals would extend the lead to 2-0 at 3:05 of the second period on Nicole Unsworth. Then just under a minute later the Cardinals would go up 3-0 Abby Brush goal. The Cardinals would end there scoring at 14:17 of the second period on the Kaitlin Mead-Drew goal and secure the 4-0 victory. In the winning effort Kassie Abbott would make 15 saves for the shutout as the Cardinals go to 17-2 on the season. Gallery

check along boards

Plattsburgh State's Hannah Kiraly (21) with the hit along the boards to take the puck away. Gallery

Women's NEWHL Hockey
#1 Plattsburgh State Cardinals Vs Buffalo State Bengals

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Plattsburgh State's Ashley Davis (1) prepares for the save coming in from the Buffalo State shooter as part of a 12 save game for the shutout. The Plattsburgh State Cardinals would meet up with the Buffalo State Bengals to finish of a weekend doubleheader in the NEWHL in front of 345 fans. The Cardinals wouldn't waste anytime as they would get three goals in the first period from Ashley Songin, Annie Katonka and Nicole Unsworth for the 3-0 lead. In the second period the Cardinals would strike for two more coming from Mackenzie Millen and Annie Katonka to make it a 5-0 Cardinals lead. The Cardinals would add one more in the third period from Moe Tsukimoto to secure the 6-0 victory. In the winning effort the Cardinal goaltenders would combine to make 16 saves in the shutout as the Cardinals go to 13-2 on the season. Gallery

on the doorstep

Plattsburgh State's Annie Katonka (47) slides it across on the doorstep as part of a 2 goal game. Gallery

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