Tara Baago took a clean pass from Jenny Saxon and scored 3:22 into sudden-death overtime as the Tommie women's hockey moved into a tie for the conference lead with a 2-1 victory over Augsburg.
St. Thomas (12-3-3 overall, 9-0-2 MIAC), which has a nine-game unbeaten streak, converted the winning power-play goal 4:57 into a 5:00-minute major penalty. The Toms have allowed just 14 goals in their last 15 games. UST senior All-America Alise Riedel stopped 24 of 25 shots and is 10-0-3 in her last 13 games.
Christina Rozeske scored UST's first goal.
St. Thomas is unbaten in its last 13 overtime games (3-0-10).
The teams play again Saturday night at Augsburg.
PHOTO: Tara Baago
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