Women's Hockey Falls to Ranked Yellowjackets
|UW-Eau Claire (3-13-2, 0-6-1 WIAC)||0||0||0||0|
|UW-Superior (13-2-4, 3-2-2 WIAC)||2||2||1||5|
|1st - 14:10||PP - Haley Olmstead (UW-Superior)|
|1st - 19:56||PP - Kiara De kezel (UW-Superior)|
|2nd - 05:48||Kerry Mayhew (UW-Superior)|
|2nd - 13:03||SH - Dani Schultz (UW-Superior)|
|3rd - 15:57||Mara Teschendorf (UW-Superior)|
Sh: Emily Larson - 7
Sv: Paige Turner - 41
5 Players (#3, #6, #9, #18, #25 - 1)
A: Karen Larson - 2
Sh: Kerry Mayhew - 9
Sv: Shanley Peters - 18
|TEAM STATISTICS||UW-Eau Claire||UW-Superior|
|Power Plays||0 for 8||2 for 6|
|Penalties (min)||6 (12)||8 (16)|
|Shots on Goal||18||46|
|Face Offs Won||0||0|
SUPERIOR, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire women's hockey team had a tough time against eighth-ranked UW-Superior tonight, falling 5-0 at Wessman Arena.
After a scoreless 14 minutes, Superior got its first goal of the night at 14:10 and added another four seconds before the end of the opening period to take a 2-0 lead into the first intermission. Both came on power-plays.
The Yellowjackets added two more in the second period, one short-handed, and scored another goal with four minutes to play in the final period.
Paige Turner (So.-Iron River, Wis./Duluth East) was busy in-goal tonight as she stopped 41 out of 46 shots. Eau Claire finished the game with a total of 18 shots with Emily Larson (Sr.-Bemidji, Minn.) accumulating a team-high seven.
Eau Claire falls to 3-13-2 overall and 0-6-1 in the conference while Superior improves to 13-2-4 on the season and 3-2-2 in WIAC play.
Tomorrow the two teams will face each other again, this time in Eau Claire. Action will get underway at 2 p.m. at Hobbs Ice Center.