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UWSP Hockey Wrap

STEVENS POINT- The UW-Stevens Point men's hockey team fell to top-ranked and defending NationalChampion St. Norbert College, 4-0, Saturday night at K.B. Willett Arena.

Kyle Stroh got the scoring started for the Green Knights at the 12:21 mark of the first period.

Cullen Bradshaw scored on the power play midway through the second stanza to move the SNC advantage to two.

Later in the period, Stroh tacked on another with his second goal of the night to make it 3-0 Green Knights heading into the final intermission.

Zach McDonald lit the lamp from close range in the game's waning moments to seal the victory for the Green Knights.

UWSP goaltender Nick Graves (Hewitt, WI/Ashwaubenon) (Hewitt, Wis.)made a season-high 20 saves in the loss.

The Pointers were out-shot 24-11 in the contest.

St. Norbert's David Jacobson made 11 saves to post his third consecutive shutout against the Pointers- a streak that dates back to last season's Peters Cup Championship game.

The Pointers will resume play next weekend as they travel to Minnesota to take on Gutavus Adolphus on Friday night. Faceoff is set for 7:05 p.m.

NORTHFIELD, Minn. – The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point women's hockey team came up short in its second game of back-to-back contests against St Olaf. The Pointers lost to the Oles 2-0 Saturday, just one day after defeating St. Olaf in the season-opener.

After a quiet first period, the Oles broke the scoreless game 13 minutes into the second period to go up 1-0.

With less than 30 seconds left in the contest, St. Olaf struck again, securing the game 2-0.

The Pointers outshot the Oles 35-26 on the afternoon, but were unable to find the back of the net.

Cassandra Salmen (Stillwater, MN/Stillwater) led the way for the Pointers with five shots.

Sophomore Hillary Drake (Mosinee, WI/Mosinee) tallied 24 saves while St. Olaf's Ali Mckeever recorded 35.

UWSP returns to action Friday, Nov. 2 as it hosts a weekend series against Finlandia. Action is set for 5 p.m.

COURTESY UW-STEVENS POINT


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