EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women's hockey team picked up a 2-0 win over the Concordia University (Wis.) Falcons at the Ozaukee Ice Center tonight.
The Blugolds used two quick goals in the second period to get past Concordia.
Only 17 seconds later, Casey McMullen (Jr.-Minneapolis, Minn./South) recorded an unassisted goal to give the Blugolds a two-goal advantage.
The teams shot nearly even for the night but Concordia edged the Blugolds narrowly, 29-27. Eau Claire finished with the second period advantage 13-8 while Concordia led the shot chart 12-7 in the final period.
Morgan Pieper (Sr.-Williams, Minn./Warroad) picked up the win in-goal for Eau Claire as she saved all 29 Falcon shots.
Eau Claire is now 6-11-3 on the season and 5-8-2 in the conference. Concordia falls to 7-9-1 overall and 5-7 in NCHA play.
The Blugolds and Falcons will face either other again tomorrow. The puck is set to drop at 2 p.m.