UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State rewrote history on Friday night with a 10-0 romp over Chatham.
Shannon Yoxheimer (Jackson, Mich.) scored the first two goals of the game and Hannah Hoenshell tallied a school-record four points as Penn State eased by the Division III Cougars.
Penn State set new records for most goals in a game (10), most goals in a period (5, in the first) and most assists in a game (17). Hoenshell tallied a two-goal, two-assist effort, while Jeanette Bateman (Greeley, Colo.) became the first Nittany Lion to register three assists. Jordin Pardoski (Rochester Hills, Mich.) added a three-point game of her own behind a goal and two assists to celebrate her 19th birthday.
The game also featured a couple of firsts as Tess Weaver (Windber, Pa.) scored her first varsity goal at the end of the first period and freshman Darby Kern (Venetia, Pa.) notched her first point on an assist in the first period. In all, 15 Nittany Lions earned a point.
The goaltending trio of Nicole Paniccia (Oakville, Ont.), Celine Whitlinger (Garden Grove, Calif.) and Brooke Meyer (Naperville, Ill.) combined for Penn States second shutout of the year. Paniccia and Meyer made six stops, while Whitlinger saved five.