Bella Sutton had a goal and an assist Saturday afternoon as Penn State rallied past Rochester Institute of Technology 2-1 at Pegula Ice Arena.
The Nittany Lions (11-9-3, 6-4-1 College Hockey America) halted a two-game losing skid with Sutton and Kelly Seward setting up Shannon Yoxheimer’s ninth goal of the season on a power play. Just over two minutes later, Sutton netted the game-winner.
“My teammates did a good job of screening and getting me that puck,” Sutton said. “I just threw it on net and hoped for the best.”
Celeste Brown had put the Tigers (8-13-3, 2-7-1) ahead early before the two Lion goals.
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Celine Whitlinger made 26 saves for the win, while Ali Binnington, who entered the day leading the nation in save percentage, stopped 25 shots.
The teams battle again at 2 p.m. Sunday.