Saints report: women’s hockey team wins penalties in Augsburg
St. Scholastica picked up the extra point in women’s hockey from the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference on Friday night, winning a shootout with Augsburg 2-1 after the teams tied 2-2 in Minneapolis.
Kennedy Stein’s unassisted goal for the Auggies at 5:26 of the third tied the game in earnest and marked the hosts’ second equalizer of the night. Lauryn Hull opened the scoring for CSS 8:44 in the game, while Kayla Kasel had CSS 2-1 at 10:56 of the second period.
Goalkeeper Lori Huseby made 32 saves, including seven in overtime, for CSS (4-2-1, 2-0-1 MIAC).
The Saints and Auggies wrap up their home streak on Saturday night at the Mars Lakeview Arena in Duluth.
CSS men shot down by the blast
A flurry of four goals in just 10 minutes of the second period propelled fifth-place Augsburg to St. Scholastica 5-2 on Friday at the March Lakeview Arena.
CSS had been outscored 13-6 in the first period but managed to keep the game scoreless until the Auggies’ Fritz Belisle broke the goal seal at 2:23 of the second quarter. After 10:02, Augsburg was leading 4-0 and the Saints had eliminated goalkeeper Jack Bostedt.
The Saints recovered two third-period goals by Sam Fuss and Arkhip Ledenkov, but were outscored 32-7 in the last two periods and 45-13 for the game.
Fritz Belisle scored one goal and two assists for Augsburg. Bostedt made 29 saves and Jack Branby 11 for the Saints (4-3, 1-2 MIAC).
The teams meet in Minneapolis on Saturday.