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Women's hockey team defeats No. 1 Michigan State

October 24, 2011  |  Lynchburg, VA 

Women's hockey team defeats No. 1 Michigan State

October 24, 2011 : Makenzie Parker/Liberty University News Service

 

While Liberty University's women's hockey team beat defending ACHA champions Michigan State on Saturday, Coach Paul Bloomfield has his eye on the road ahead.

"We've got a good team. What we need now is to be consistent and stay healthy," Bloomfield said.

If Michigan State loses either of two games this coming weekend at Robert Morris University, Liberty should be in position to ascend to the No. 1 position.

On Saturday, the Lady Flames exhibited a toughness worthy of a top-tier women's hockey  team.

Down 3-1 in the third period, Liberty scored three goals in the third period to seal the victory and push their record to 9-0. The Lady Flames suffered their first defeat of the season the next day after losing to the Lady Spartans 3-1.

Bloomfield said the win over Michigan State should place Liberty among the ACHA elite.

"It certainly has put us up at the top," he said.

The Flames previously defeated the University of Colorado, Robert Morris University and Colorado State University this season.

The season's first official ACHA rankings are scheduled to be released in early November.

Click here to see the Lady Flames upcoming hockey schedule.

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Schedule
Results
Sep 1, 6:45 PM - LaHaye Ice Center
vs.
Women's D1 Hockey
Hamilton Hawks Scrimmage
DAYS
HOURS
MINS
SECS
Women's D1 Hockey
vs. Hamilton Hawks Scrimmage
Sep 1, 6:45 PM - LaHaye Ice Center

Women's D1 Hockey
vs. Washington Pride
Sep 23, 1:30 PM - LaHaye Ice Center

Women's D1 Hockey
vs. Washington Pride
Sep 24, 11:00 AM - LaHaye Ice Center

Women's D1 Hockey
at Lidenwood University
Oct 3, TBD - St. Charles, MO

Women's D1 Hockey
at Lidenwood University
Oct 4, TBD - St. Charles, MO

Full Schedule

Mar 19
Women's D1 Hockey
at Nationals - Miami Ohio
L (1-4)

Mar 18
Women's D1 Hockey
at Nationals - University of Massachusetts
W (1-0)

Mar 16
Women's D1 Hockey
at Nationals - Minnesota
W (4-2)

Mar 15
Women's D1 Hockey
at Nationals - Minnesota
W (6-4)

Feb 11
Women's D1 Hockey
at Penn State
W (7-2)

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