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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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at Nationals vs. Miami of Ohio
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Mar 7
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Mar 6
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at Nationals vs. Uni. of Massachusetts
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Mar 5
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at Nationals vs. Grand Valley
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Mar 4
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OT W (4-3)

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