The Oswego State women’s ice hockey team fell to their rival, Plattsburgh, by a final score of 6-2 on Friday night. With the loss, the Lakers drop to 8-11-1 overall and 4-7-0 in NEWHL play. The Cardinals move to 17-2-1 on the season and remain a perfect 11-0 in the conference.
It would not take long for Plattsburgh to get the scoring action started as Kayla Meneghin sent one into the back of the net just three minutes into the game. The Lakers would respond as their top two leaders in assists, Kate Randazzo and Olivia Ellis, fed Julieann White the puck for the power play goal to tie it up at one. The rest of the first period would be dominated by Cardinal scores as Plattsburgh put up four unanswered to take the lead 5-1.
In the third period, Oswego’s captain Ellis, made history as she joined the school’s 100 point club with her second assist of the night. She is the program’s leader for career points as well as goals (39) and assists (61). This also marked the fifth game of the season where the captain has accumulated multiple points.
The Lakers and Cardinals will face off for the final time this season at Saturday with puck drop scheduled at 3 pm.