Penn State’s Celine Whitlinger recorded a season-high 42 saves and Shannon Yoxheimer scored two goals to lead the Nittany Lion women’s hockey team to a 5-0 win over Robert Morris on Friday.
Penn State set the program record for wins in a season with its eighth victory. The Nittany Lions (8-6-3, 3-3-1 CHA) broke the game open with three goals in the third period against the Colonials (4-11-3, 1-4-2).
Yoxheimer got Penn State on the board when she found the back of the net with three minutes left in the first period. Hannah Hoenshell added to the lead with a goal just more than a minute into the second period.
Micayla Catanzariti, Amy Petersen and Yoxheimer each scored goals in the third period.
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It was Whitlinger’s second straight shutout.
Penn State takes on Robert Morris at 3 p.m. Saturday.