Women's Hockey Shutout at UW-Stevens Point
|UW-Eau Claire (6-9-3, 5-6-2 NCHA)||0||0||0||0|
|UW-Stevens Point (9-6-2, 7-3-2 NCHA)||0||1||0||1|
|2nd - 07:09||Nikki Kloes (UW-Stevens Point)|
|UW-Eau Claire||UW-Stevens Point|
Sh: TEAM - 15
Sv: Paige Turner - 24
Nikki Kloes - 1
A: 2 Players (#3, #18 - 1)
Sh: TEAM - 25
Sv: Hillary Drake - 15
|TEAM STATISTICS||UW-Eau Claire||UW-Stevens Point|
|Power Plays||0 for 5||0 for 2|
|Penalties (min)||2 (4)||5 (10)|
|Shots on Goal||15||25|
|Face Offs Won||0||0|
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women's hockey team gave up one goal and was unable to find the back of the net as the Blugolds fell at UW-Stevens Point 1-0 tonight.
Eau Claire led the shot chart 5-4 after one period but neither team would score a goal.
In the second period, the Pointers played strong and outshot Eau Claire 17-4. Stevens Point scored the game's only goal at 7:09 in the second period and it proved to be enough to hand the Blugolds the loss.
The Blugolds again outshot the Pointers 6-4 in the final period but Stevens Point held a 25-15 advantage for the game.
Paige Turner (Fr.-Iron River, Wis./Duluth East) played just under 59 minutes defending the Blugolds' goal and finished the game with 24 saves.
Eau Claire is now 6-9-3 on the season and 5-6-2 in NCHA play while the Pointers improve to 9-6-2 overall and 7-3-2 in the NCHA.
Saturday the Blugolds and Pointers will compete again but this time the game will be played in Eau Claire. Action will get underway at 3 p.m. in Hobbs Ice Center.