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Abbott Member of Three-Peat Plattsburgh State Women's Ice Hockey NCAA Division III National Champions

Monday, March 21, 2016, 5:56PM
Boston Shamrocks' alumna Kassi Abbott Celebrates Plattsburgh State University Cardinals' Third Straight Division III National Championship.

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – Winning a national championship is easier said than done. Winning three straight national championships is something only a few individuals can say they've accomplished. That Plattsburgh State women's ice hockey team can now be sorted into the category of dynasties after claiming its third straight NCAA Division III Women's Ice Hockey National Championship after a 5-1 victory over the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Saturday night at the Ronald B. Stafford Ice Arena.

Boston Shamrocks' alumna Kassi Abbott (Reading, MA) was a freshman goalie on this years Division III National Championship Plattsburgh State University Cardinals. Plattsburgh State joins Middlebury College as the only NCAA Division III institution to win three consecutive national championships. Four seniors and five juniors have been on the women's ice hockey team for all three championships.

The Cardinals close out the year with a 29-1-0 record, their best record in program history. The win total is also the most by any NCAA Division III women's ice hockey program in a single season. Plattsburgh State adds to its lead in NCAA Division III Women's Ice Hockey national championships with its fifth in the program's history.