Gustavus women advance to national championship

Mar. 17—AMHERST, Mass. — Lily Mortenson scored in the second overtime as Gustavus Adolphus defeated Plattsburgh State 3-2 in the semifinals of the NCAA III women's hockey tournament Friday.

Plattsburgh got on the scoreboard first at 3:31 of the first period, but Kristina Press tied the game 1-1 at 10:25. That score held into the first intermission.

The Cardinals made it 2-1 at 11:25 of the second, but Gustavus answered again, with Hailey Holland scoring at 7:02 of the third period.

Sophia Coltvet and Emily Olson each finished with two assists for the Gusties. Shots on goal favored Gustavus 47-37.

The Gusties will play Amherst or Hamilton for the national championship on Sunday.

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