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Blugolds fall to Auggies, 2-1

Blugolds fall to Auggies, 2-1

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. ( – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women's hockey team faced off against Augsburg University for the second time in two days on Sunday, falling to the Auggies by a score of 2-1.

Box Score

Augsburg took advantage of a power play in the first period as Megan Johnson scored at 13:20 into the period.

Eau Claire evened the score on a power play of their own in the second, with Hanna Zavoral (Fr. – St. Paul, MN/Highland Park) finding the back of the net thanks to assists from Mariah Czech (Sr. – Andover, MN) and Jaedyn Walz (Sr. – Woodbury, MN/East Ridge) for her third goal of the season.

However, Augsburg's Johnson would fire the game-winner in the third period for her second goal of the day to secure the win.

The Auggies held a slight advantage in shots (25-24) but the Blugolds won the face-off battle, taking 34 of 59.

Erin Connolly (Mequon, WI/Homestead) tallied 23 saves between the pipes and falls to 6-4-2 on the season.

The Blugolds (7-5-2) will look to bounce back quickly as they host St. Olaf College on Tuesday night at 7 p.m. at Hobbs Ice Arena. Follow the action on Blugold Game Day.

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