Big first period lifts Wis-Superior top third-ranked Gust. Adolphus 2-1
ST. PETER, Minn. -- Ninth-ranked Wisconsin-Superior picked up a 2-1 victory against No. 3 Gustavus Adolphus on Friday night.
Although Gustavus Adolphus had the upper hand in shots on goal 10-6 in the opening period, it was the Yellowjackets capitalizing on their chances. Kiara De Kezel didn't waste any time when she gave the Yellowjackets a 1-0 lead on an unassisted goal at 5:43 of the first period. It wasn't too long before the Yellowjackets added their second goal when Dani Schultz took a pass from Lynne Larson and put a shot past Gustie goaltender Lindsey Hibbard to extend the lead to 2-0 at 9:50 of the first period.
The Gusties answered with a goal by Maddie Bergh at 3:40 of the second period to cut the Yellowjacket lead in half to 2-1. The Yellowjackets did enough to hold their own throughout the balance of the contest to secure the win.
Shanley Peters finished with 21 saves for the Yellowjackets while Hibbard stopped 19 shots for the Gusties.
No. 4 Norwich 9, Saint Michael's 0
NORTHFIELD, Vt. -- Senior forward Tori Charron scored four goals to lead Norwich to a 9-0 win against Saint Michael's in its Eastern College Athletic Conference East opener on Friday night at Kreitzberg Arena.
Sophomore defenseman Madison Gallagher tallied a career-high three assists as well for Norwich (2-1-0, 1-0-0 ECAC East) as the Cadets improved to 53-2-3 in its past 58 league games. Freshman forward Shalyn Pavlisko and junior forward Rachel Bellio also scored their first career goals for Norwich.
Junior goalie Loren Carrier stopped all 11 shots she faced to pick up her first victory of the season.
Norwich outshot St. Michael's 40-11 and improved to 12-1-0 in the all-time series with the Purple Knights.
No. 8 St. Norbert 3, Lake Forest 3
DE PERE, Wis. -- St. Norbert scored twice in the final eight minutes of regulation to force overtime and end up with a 3-3 tie with Lake Forest in a Northern Collegiate Hockey Association game at Resch Olympic Pavilion.
The Green Knights (2-0-1, 0-0-1 NCHA) trailed 3-1 midway through the period before mounting their rally. Zoe Kurth scored unassisted at the 12:04 mark of the third period to draw St. Norbert to within 3-2. St. Norbert then pulled goaltender Kaley Gibson with 1:20 remaining, and with 1:00 minute left in regulation Rachel Koppang banged home her fourth goal of the season on an extra-attacker score.
St. Norbert took the 1-0 lead on a power-play goal by Ali Parker at the 2:11 mark of the second period, with Koppang assisting. Michelle Greeneway drew Lake Forest (1-1-1, 1-1-1 NCHA) even with a power-play goal at 6:40, and the Foresters took a 2-1 lead on a power-play goal by Erin Shamley at 12:24.
Greeneway's power-play goal at 8:41 of the third period put the Foresters ahead 3-1 before St. Norbert mounted its comeback.
Lake Forest outshot St. Norbert 48-34, including 8-1 in overtime. The Foresters were 3-for-7 on the power play, while St. Norbert was 1-for-6. Each team had a power-play chance in overtime.
Gibson made 45 saves for St. Norbert, while Casey Hartfiel turned away 31 shots for the Foresters.