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Men's hockey gets Saturday win for weekend sweep

January 28, 2001
Tony Lawrence capped a seven-point weekend with two third-period goals that helped the St. Thomas men's hockey team claim a 5-2 victory over St. Mary's and a sweep of their weekend series.

The Toms (10-8-3) ran their season win streak to five and beat the Cardinals for the fifth game in a row.

Brad Moore stopped 24 of 26 shots and won in goal for the second night in a row.

The Toms, 7-3-2 in the MIAC with four conference games to play, are just one point behind conference co-leaders Concordia and Bethel.

The Toms play St. Olaf next weekend (Friday at St. Olaf, Saturday at home vs. St. Olaf. The Toms play Bethel Feb. 9-10, then are idle the final weekend of the regular-season. The MIAC playoffs start with the Best-of-2 semifinal round Feb. 25-26.

St. Mary's.....1-0-1/2
St. Thomas.....1-2-2/5

1st
1, ST=Eric Wenkus (Matt Caven, Drew Palmgren) 17:14 pp; 2, SM-Curt Caverly (--) 18:45.
2nd
3, ST-Mike McMahon (Wenkus, Palmgren) 8:28 pp; 4, ST-Palmgren (Brad Bonine, Joey Melquist) 18:44.
3rd
5, ST-Tony Lawrence (Jake Searles, Bryan Skrypek) 10:29; 6, SM-Matt Hangge (Denny O'Connor, Peter Benecke) 11:52; 7, ST-Lawrence (Searles, Wenkus) 15:27.



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