Mercyhurst Shuts Out Bemidji State 8-0
Friday, October 31, 2003
Oct. 31, 2003
BEMIDJI, MINN. - Mercyhurst showed why they are a top 10 team in the country Friday night as the Lakers blanked BSU 8-0 at the John Glas Fieldhouse.The Beavers have now lost five consecutive games, after starting the season 1-0-1.

After jumping out to 2-0 lead after two periods Mercyhurst blew the game open in the third period scoring six goals to secure an 8-0 victory.The six goals allowed in the third period are the most allowed by BSU since a 10-0 loss to Minnesota-Duluth (12-14-02) in the 2002-03 season, in which the Beavers relinquished seven goals in the second period of that contest.

The Lakers received mult-point games from Lindsay Dellow (2g), Chrissy Yule (1g, 1a), Stefanie Bourbeau (1g, 1a) and Samantha Shirley (1g, 2a).

For the game, Mercyhurst outshot BSU 29-9, including an 11-2 mark in the third period.

The Beavers were 0-3 on the power play, while the Lakers finished 1-8.

Sophomore goalkeeper Jill Luebke stopped 16 shots before being pulled with 7:59 left in the final stanza. Freshman Crystal Zace saw her first action as a Beaver, stopping five shots between the pipes.

BSU (1-5-1) will look to salvage a split with Mercyhurst (3-1-1) Saturday night at the John Glas Fieldhouse. The puck will drop at 6:05 p.m.

goals assist
1st 13:18 MRC EV Teresa Marchese-Del Monte (3) Michelle Bonello (2) Samantha Shirley (3)
2nd 03:11 MRC PP Chrissy Yule (1)
3rd 02:32 MRC EV Lindsay Dellow (2)
3rd 08:42 MRC EV Ashley Pendleton (1) Julia Colizza (1)
3rd 09:00 MRC EV Lyndsay Barch (2) Julia Colizza (2) Sarah Kurth (1)
3rd 11:31 MRC EV Lindsay Dellow (3) Jessica Dillabough (3)
3rd 12:40 MRC EV Stefanie Bourbeau (1) Samantha Shirley (4)
3rd 17:06 MRC EV Samantha Shirley (2) Chrissy Yule (2) Stefanie Bourbeau (2)
MRC Desirae Clark (60:00) - 9 BSU 1 Jill Luebke (52:01) - 16 BSU 2 Crystal Zace (7:59) - 5