LAMOUREUX HAT TRICK LEADS NORTH DAKOTA PAST ST. CLOUD STATE, 9-0
Jocelyne Lamoureux scores three goals and assist for North Dakota

Jocelyne Lamoureux scored three goals and an assist for North Dakota

GRAND FORKS, N.D. --- The North Dakota Women's hockey team rolled past the St.Cloud State Huskies 9-0 in the conclusion of Saturday's WCHA series at the Ralph Engelstad Arena.

North Dakota's Jorid Dagfinrud (Sarpsborg, Norway) recorded back-to-back shutouts on the weekend setting aside 27 shots tonight and 43 on the weekend. It is the second time this season she put back-to-back shutout performances together, her first coming against Minnesota and Minnesota Duluth. Her four shutouts have all came at home and ties the program record for single-season shutouts.

UND's Jocelyne Lamoureux (Grand Forks, N.D.) had a hat-trick in tonight's showing and defensemen Tori Williams (The Pas, Manitoba) scored her first collegiate goal. Megan Gilbert (Andover, Minn.) notched her first goal of the season to put UND up 4-0 at 18:20 in the first period which carried into the intermission.

UND's Monique Weber (Elk River, Minn.) had four points in the first period with a goal and three assists, but was later ejected from the game along with Huskies Jocelyn Zabrick for fighting. Her four points in a single period ties the school record set by Monique Lamoureux-Kolls (Grand Forks, N.D.) against Lindenwood.

Lamoureux-Kolls finished the game with four assists and Michelle Karvinen (Rodovre, Denmark) had three assists and one goal for UND.

Lamoureux, who broke her own school record of 57 points set last season, continues to lead the nation in points. She is currently at 62 points (25-37-62).

UND went on to outshoot the Huskies 48-27 in the game, including 20-6 in the third period.

North Dakota extended its winning streak to eight games over the Huskies, picking up three crucial points in the WCHA standings.

Sitting third in the WCHA with 36 points, UND heads back on the road for the first time since its series at Bemidji State on Nov. 25-26, to take on Ohio State who is fourth in the standings with 32 points.

North Dakota swept the Buckeyes in the first half of the season at home 11-1 and 7-1.