Sat. Wrap: Hockey teams win, cap 3-0-1 weekend

Photo by Haley Staffon
Photo by Haley Staffon

Cullen Willox scored twice and Tanner Barnes had a goal and three assists in Saturday night's 5-4 Tommie win over No. 3-ranked Augsburg in MIAC men's hockey play in Mendota Heights.

UST, which has won three in a row, capped a weekend sweep with two one-goal wins, and never trailed in either contest.

Benjamin Myers, who had 38 saves in Friday's 1-0 shutout victory, stopped 37 of 41 shots for St. Thomas (5-3-1 overall, 2-1-1 MIAC).

Myers helped kill off all eight of nine Augsburg power plays on the weekend.

All nine Tommie games so far this this season have been tied or had a one-goal spread with 2:00 left in regulation.

Augsburg (8-2, 4-2) outshot St. Thomas 41-22.

The Toms close their December schedule with a non-conference game against Finlandia Friday night in Mendota Heights.


Women's Hockey

Four different players -- Isabel Bianchi, Estee Frantz, Katie Winiecki and Allison Parnell -- scored goals in Saturday night's 4-0 road win for Tommie Women's Hockey at Augsburg. It ended the Auggies' seven-game unbeaten streak.

St. Thomas (8-2-1 overall, 4-1-1 MIAC) received 24 saves from Kenzie Torpy, who helped kill off all five Augsburg power plays. Torpy recorded her eighth career shutout and 40th career victory (40-16-7).

Maddy Fiedler and Kaylee Druk each had two assists.

Box score here


Men's Basketball

Ryan Lindstrom sank five treys for a team-best 15 points and Ryan Boll chipped in 11 points and 14 rebounds, but Tommie Men's Basketball lost 69-61 Saturday afternoon at Hamline.

The Pipers (3-2 overall, 1-1 MIAC) scored the game's final six points in the last 61 seconds.

The Tommies (3-2, 1-1) sank 10 treys but posted a season-low scoring output in dropping to 1-2 in road games this season. UST was hurt by 17 turnovers.

Box score here


Women's Basketball

No. 7-ranked Tommie Women's Basketball received 22 points from junior center Hannah Spaulding and posted a 76-56 victory Saturday afternoon at Hamline in the conference-debut game for both teams.

St. Thomas (4-1 overall, 1-0 MIAC) won a pair of games by 20 or more points in a 24-hour weekend span.

UST sank nine treys and had a 45-33 rebounding edge. Lucia Renikoff added 10 points.


Box score here