Sophomore transfer Tanner Barnes scored his first collegiate goal, but Tommie Men's Hockey fell 2-1 to UW-Superior in non-conference play Saturday night on neutral ice in Willmar, Minn.
St. Thomas (1-2-1) outshot Superior 38-19 but was unable to get the tying goal in the final period.
The Yellowjackets scored in the first two minutes and another goal in the sixth minute for a quick 2-0 lead.
The Toms have allowed just five goals in their last three games but are only 1-1-1 in that span.
St. Thomas opens MIAC play Nov. 11-12 against Gustavus.