College Hockey:
Clarkson earns first women’s Frozen Four trip by ousting Boston College

POTSDAM, N.Y. — Vanessa Gagnon scored twice, leading Clarkson to its first women’s Frozen Four with a 3-1 victory over Boston College on Saturday.

Gagnon put the Golden Knights ahead 1-0 in the first period and 3-0 early in the third, and Erica Howe stopped 23 shots for Clarkson (29-5-5).

Jamie Lee Rattray assisted on all three Clarkson goals, including a Brittany Styner score in the second period.

Dana Trivigno scored late in the third period for the Eagles (27-7-3), who got 29 saves from Corinne Boyles.

The Golden Knights will play Mercyhurst in the national semifinals on Friday in Hamden, Conn.

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