Ali Vakos provided all the offense for the Cardinals Saturday afternoon, scoring all four goals for the Plattsburgh State women's hockey team in a 4-1 victory over Williams in the NCAA Division III Women's Hockey Quarterfinals at the Stafford Ice Arena.
Plattsburgh State will take the ice against St. Thomas (Minn.) at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, March 21 before Norwich and Wisconsin-River Falls face-off at 7 p.m. Saturday's Third-Place game is slated for 3:30 p.m. before the National Champion is crowned at 7 p.m. at the Ronald B. Stafford Ice Arena.
Senior forward Tori Charron scored 4:21 into overtime to lift the Norwich University women's ice hockey team to a 2-1 victory over the defending NCAA Division III national champion Elmira in NCAA Quarterfinal action on Saturday afternoon at Kreitzberg Arena.
Norwich (26-3-0) won its program-record 17th straight game and will now head to the NCAA Division III Women's Ice Hockey Championships next weekend to be hosted by Plattsburgh State at the Ronald B. Stafford Ice Arena in Plattsburgh, N.Y.
The Cadets will meet UW-River Falls in the national semifinals, while Plattsburgh will take on St. Thomas in the other semifinal on Friday, March 21. The winners will meet in the 2014 NCAA Division III Women's Ice Hockey National Championship on Saturday, March 22.
Courtesy: Plattsburgh & Norwich Athletics
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