Cadets score three in third to pull away from Seahawks

Cadets score three in third to pull away from Seahawks

Norwich 6, Salve Regina 1
Middletown, Rhode Island - St. George's
Saturday, November 4, 2017

Visiting Norwich University scored three times in the third period to defeat the Salve Regina University women's ice hockey team 6-1 Saturday afternoon in New England Hockey Conference (NEHC) action.

Series and Streaks
The Cadets now lead the all-time series 12-3-3  and have won the last seven meetings with the Seahawks.

Three Stars of the Game

  1. Norwich senior Maki Shuchuck (Madison, Wisc.) netted a hat-trick.
  2. Norwich junior Robyn Foley (Goulds, Newfoundland) dished out two assists.
  3. Salve Regina junior Jennifer O'Connell (Marstons Mills, Mass.) made 46 saves in the loss to fall to 0-4-0 in net for the Seahawks.

Turning Point
The Cadets scored three goals in 5:26 in the third period, capped by Maki Schuchuck's third of the afternoon to break open the game.

Quick Hits

  • Meredith Peppes (Lincoln, R.I.) scored the Seahawks lone goal on a one-timer off a face-off in the first period.
  • The Cadets outshot the Seahawks 52-8, 19-0 in the third period.
  • Neither team found much success on the powerplay. Salve regina went 0-4 while the Cadets went 1-5 with the man advantage.

Next Up
Salve Regina (0-4-0, 0-2-0 NEHC) - travels to face the University of New England on Friday, November 10, at 7 p.m.
Norwich (3-0-1, 2-0-0 NEHC) - travels to face Plattsburgh State on Wednesday, November 8, at 7 p.m.