Orange Fall In CHA Championship Game

Allison Small

After defeating Lindenwood 6-0 in the quarterfinals and Penn State in the semi-finals, Syracuse faced off against Robert Morris in the College Hockey America Championship game.

Saturday, March 6, 2021

Syracuse (12-9-1, 10-6-1 CHA) – 0
Robert Morris (16-7-1, 11-7-1 CHA) – 1

The fourth seeded Syracuse Orange lost a hard fought battle to the three seed Robert Morris Colonials Saturday evening in Erie, Pennsylvania. The game was a rematch of the 2019 Final that Syracuse won to advance to the NCAA Tournament. This season the teams split the series with each team winning a pair of games.

Robert Morris scored the only goal of the game at 7:27 of the first period. Neither team scored in the second period. The Orange pressured hard for the tying goal in the third, outshooting RMU 21-11 in the third period. Allison Small finished the game with 34 saves.


College Hockey America Honors

Senior Jessica DiGirolamo was named the 2020-21 CHA Defenseman of the Year and junior Abby Moloughney is the CHA Best Defensive Forward Award winner. DiGirolamo also earned All-Cha First Team honors, while Moloughney and senior goaltender Allison Small are All-CHA Second Team selections. Freshman Hannah Johnson earned a spot on the CHA All-Rookie Team.

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