Local Players Lead Lakehead University To U.S. National Championship

Posted on Sunday, March 19, 2017 14:33 PM

The Lakehead University Thunderwolves Women's Hockey team are U.S. national champions.

Dryden's Liv Carter scored the winning goal as Thunder Bay defeated North Dakota State University 3-1 in the U.S. Collegiate finals.

L-U went undefeated at the tournament in Columbus, Ohio.

This was the first year in U.S. competition for the Thunderwolves.

Red Lake's Sarah Dodic and Sioux Lookout's Sydnee Lawrence were also a key part of the gold medal performance for the Lakehead.