Ohio State Skates Past Robert Morris, 5-1
Senior forward Kayla Sullivan posts two goals and assist for Buckeyes

Senior forward Kayla Sullivan had two goals and an assist for the Buckeyes
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
1st 0:30  OSU1-0 EV Kayla Sullivan (3)Melani Moylan/6
1st 4:16  OSU2-0 EV GW Danielle Gagne (4)Taylor Kuehl/5, Julianna Iafallo/2
2nd 9:18  OSU3-0 PP Sara Schmitt (4)Kayla Sullivan/5
2nd 13:14  OSU4-0 EV Kayla Sullivan (4)Sara Schmitt/10
2nd 19:26  OSU5-0 SH Melani Moylan (2) -
3rd 12:57  RMU1-5 SH Leah Carlson (1)Jessica Dodds/1
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd Final
Ohio State  2305
Robert Morris  0011
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd SOG
Ohio State  1618842
Robert Morris  94821
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
Ohio State (8-7-1)  1/4 5/10 1
Robert Morris (4-10-3)  0/4 5/10 1
Ohio State Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Stacy Danczak (W, 2-1-1)60:001 94720
Robert Morris Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Jessica Dodds (L, 2-7-2)59:415 1415837
Empty Net0:190     

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio State women's hockey team downed Robert Morris by a score of 5-1 Friday evening in 84 Lumber Arena in Pittsburgh, Pa. With the win, the Buckeyes improve to 8-7-1 overall on the season, while Robert Morris falls to 4-10-3.

Senior Kayla Sullivan started the Scarlet and Gray scoring trend early, finding the back of the net less than a minute into the game. Sullivan, who added a goal and assist in the second, totaled three points for the evening. Senior Danielle Gagne brought Ohio State's lead to 2-0 in the first, scoring off a play from teammates Taylor Kuehl and Julianna Iafallo. Redshirt junior Stacy Danczak started in goal for the Buckeyes, recording nine saves in the first. Ohio State held a 16-9 advantage in shots.

In the second, the Buckeye offense was once again on point. Senior Sara Schmitt posted the team's first of three goals in the stanza on a Buckeye power play at 9:18. Sullivan recorded the lone assist on the play. In the 13th minute, Schmitt returned the favor, assisting on Sullivan's second goal of the match. The Buckeyes ended the period with a short-handed goal from junior Melani Moylan, 5-0. Danczak totaled four stops in goal, while Ohio State outshot RMU, 18-4.

The Buckeyes shifted to a defensive mindset in the third, with Danczak adding seven saves to her total. However, the Colonials were able to avoid the shutout with a goal from Leah Carlson in the 12th minute. For the period, shots were locked between the teams, 8-8.

Overall, the Buckeyes posted 42 shots compared to 21 from RMU. Danczak played all 60 minutes in her fourth career start, recording 20 saves. Jessica Dodds played 59:41 for the Colonials and made 37 stops. Ohio State went 1-for-4 on the power play and 4-for-4 on the penalty kill.