No. 3-ranked Tommie Women's Hockey recorded its eighth shutout of the season with Friday night's 4-0 win over Bethel in MIAC play in Mendota Heights. Senior Kenzie Torpy stopped all 15 shots she faced to keep the Purple unbeaten on the season and claim her 58th career victory.
St. Thomas (14-0-1 overall, 8-0-1 MIAC), which broke a 0-0 tie with scored three second-period goals, pushed its unbeaten streak to an NCAA-best 28 games (22-0-6) since January 2018.
The teams play again Saturday in Blaine (3 p.m.)
St. Thomas couldn't close out a third-period lead at Bethel and tied the Royals 2-2 Friday night in Blaine. Tanner Barnes and Brett Gravelle scored goals for the Purple.
After a scoreless 5:00 first overtime, the Tommies lost the skating portion of the shootout in the last of the five minutes as it allowed a goal and thus claimed just one point in the standings to BU's two.
The Tommies (9-4-3 overall, 3-1-3 MIAC) play the Royals again Saturday night, on home ice in Mendota Heights at 7 p.m. St. Thomas' last three MIAC road games went to overtime after 2-2 ties through regulation time.