No. 1 Plattsburgh at Neumann
On Friday, Plattsburgh needed two third-period goals to edge Neumann, despite outshooting them 59-13. Bek Lucas and Grace Klienbach had the Knights up 2-1 in heading into the final frame, but Hannah Kiraly and Melissa Sheeran sealed the victory with power-play goals for Plattsburgh. On Saturday, Kayla Meneghin scored twice in a four-goal first period for the Cardinals en route to a 5-0 win and a weekend sweep.
St. Catherine at Augsburg (home-and-home)
Danielle Heitkamp scored in overtime to give Augsburg the 2-1 win on Friday at home. On Saturday, Taral Clayton and Megan Johnson had Augsburg up 2-0 before Laken Muller cut the deficit for St. Catherine’s. It wasn’t enough as Ausgburg swept the weekend.
No. 2 Wisconsin-River Falls at Wisconsin-Stevens Point (Friday)
Carly Moran scored twice for Wis.-River Falls as they won their conference opener.
Gustavus Adolphus at No. 9 St. Thomas (home-and-home)
St. Thomas outshot Gustavus Adolphus 43-31 but needed a late goal from Leah Schwartzman to salvage a tie on Friday night at home. On Saturday, it was Schwartzman again with Allie Borgstrom and Ellie Tabaka that led the Tommies to the 3-2 win. Emily Gustafson had a goal and an assist for Gustavus Adolphus on the weekend.
No. 8 Lake Forest at No. 4 Adrian
Kaylyn Schroka, Kristin Lewicki, and Sarah Shureb each had a goal and an assist as Adrian scored once in each period to win 3-0.
The rest of the top 10
No. 3 Elmira convincingly swept Chatham, 7-1 and 8-0. Maddie Jerolman had three goals on the weekend, including two on Saturday, and Meghan Fonfara and Katie Granato each scored twice.
No. 4 Adrian scored a program high six power-play goals to beat Marian 8-4 on Friday. Lexie Tzafaroglou scored twice, while Kristin Lewicki had a goal and two assists.
Amy Budde had two goals and an assist and Sydney Simone had three assists as No. 7 Lake Forest cruised to a 7-1 win Friday over Finlandia.
No. 6 Norwich defeated St. Anselm 5-2 Friday and followed it with a 3-0 shutout of Castelton Saturday. Celeste Robert made 26 saves Friday in the win and Alyssa Hulst had two assists, while Sophie McGovern had a goal and an assist in the first period. Saturday, Kim Tiberi scored the game-winner at 5:29 of the second and assist on Norwich’s final goal six minutes later.
No. 10 Oswego swept Cortland in two close games, 2-1 and 2-0. Jacquelin White scored twice in the third period Friday to give Oswego the come-from-behind win in a game in which Cortland goalie Rachael Farmer made 42 saves. Farmer faced 34 more shots Sunday in Oswego’s shutout win, in which Alexa Aramburu scored the only goal Oswego needed at 13:27 of the first. White assisted on that goal.