Shannon MacAulay's breakaway gives team first NCAA hockey win

Mount Herbert's Shannon MacAulay helped her Clarkson University team win the NCAA women's hockey championship Sunday with a breakaway goal.

Mount Herbert native's goal comes with less than five minutes to play

Clarkson's Shannon Macaulay, left, scores the game-winning goal against Minnesota goalkeeper Amanda Leveille in the third period of an NCAA college hockey game in the finals of the women's Frozen Four in Hamden, Conn., Sunday, March 23, 2014. Clarkson won 5-4. (The Associated Press)

A breakaway goal by Mount Herbert's Shannon MacAulay helped the Clarkson University team win the National Collegiate Athletics Association hockey championship Sunday.

With less than five minutes left to play, Macaulay scored the game-winning goal.

The Golden Knights beat the top-ranked University of Minnesota Golden Gophers 5-4 in the final game.

It is the first national championship of any type for Clarkson, which is located in Potsdam, New York.

MacAulay is in her second year at Clarkson.