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.
It was Whitlinger’s second straight shutout.
Penn State takes on Robert Morris at 3 p.m. Saturday.