Tommie Sports - Women's Hockey

Women's Hockey skates to 2-2 tie with Blugolds

T, 2-2 OT
UW-E.Claire (W), January 08, 2013

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Maria Bothwell (9) fires a shot in Tuesday's game against UW-Eau Claire. (Mark Brown photo)

The Tommie women's hockey team skated to a 2-2 overtime tie with UW-Eau Claire on Tuesday night in non-conference play on home ice in Mendota Heights.

Alise Riedel stopped 23 of 25 shots in 65:00 for the Tommies (4-4-1), who never trailed.

Mara Stormer had 29 saves for the Blugolds (6-6-3).

Freshman trasnfer Megan Juricko of Eagan, playing her first game with the Tommies, scored a goal at 9:02 of the third priod to snap a 1-1 tie. But UWEC's Sam Knutson scored a slick goal with 4:46 remaining to tie the game.

Christina Rozeske had the first goal for St. Thomas. UST assists came from Tara Baago, Rachel Friberg, Mary Grace Flesher and Courtney Umland.

The Tommies play Wednesday night at UW-Stevens Point.

Click here for box score:

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Tara Baago leads a rush (Mark Brown photo)


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Christina Rozeske and Tara Baago celebrate the first goal (Mark Brown photo)


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Rachel Friberg (4) (Mark Brown photo)


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Head Coach Tom Palkowski (Mark Brown photo)



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