CHC Champs Endicott Draw Plattsburgh in NCAA Postseason

CHC Champs Endicott Draw Plattsburgh in NCAA Postseason

Release and photo courtesy of Endicott College Athletic Communications. Read the initital release here

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BEVERLY, Mass. — The Endicott women's ice hockey team (19-4-4) will travel to No. 2/2 nationally ranked Plattsburgh State (25-2-0) on Wednesday, March 6 (time TBA) to play in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at the Ronald B. Stafford Ice Arena. 

SERIES HISTORY

Wednesday's game will be the first-ever meeting between the two programs.

HOW THEY GOT HERE

Endicott defeated Morrisville State, 1-0, in overtime, on Sunday, March 3 in the Colonial Hockey Conference (CHC) Championship game.

Jillian Gibbs (Burlington, Vt.) scored the game-winning goal 11 minutes into the extra frame off feeds from Jade Meier (Fairbanks, Alaska) and Maeve Moynihan (West Roxbury, Mass.) to lift the first-seeded Gulls past third-seeded Morrisville State. (BOX SCORE |RECAP) 

Meanwhile, the first-seeded Cardinals won their second Northeast Women's Hockey League (NEWHL) title in the two-year history of the league on Saturday, March 2 with a dominant 5-0 win over third-seeded SUNY Cortland. (BOX SCORE | RECAP)

WHAT'S NEXT

The winner of Endicott/Plattsburgh State will take on the winner of Norwich/Williams in the quarterfinal round at the highest remaining seed on Saturday, March 9

More details on Wednesday's matchup between Endicott and Plattsburgh State will be released on Tuesday, March 5 including a full preview and ticket information. 

(Photo Credit - David Le '10)