WCHA Women’s Hockey Weekly Recap: October 6th, 2014

Friday, Oct. 3

Wisconsin 4, Minnesota Duluth 1

Two goals from freshman Emily Clark and empty netters from Brittany Ammerman and Courtney Burke helped the Badgers cruise past the Bulldogs. Wisconsin outshot UMD 35-15 over the course of the game, and 12-1 in the first period alone. | Box Score | UWBadgers.com Recap | UMDBulldogs.com Recap

Ohio State 1, New Hampshire 0

Claudia Kepler scored the lone goal for the Buckeyes, while freshman netminder Kassidy Sauve shut out the Wildcats with a 24-save performance. | Box Score | OhioStateBuckeyes.com Recap

Boston University 5, St. Cloud State 2

The Huskies had BU on the ropes until the last 4:09 of regulation, when the Terriers exploded for three unanswered goals. Kelsey Saelens and Molly Illikainen scored for St. Cloud, and Julie Friend made 34 saves in the loss. | Box Score | SCSUHuskies.com Recap

Minnesota 8, Penn State 0

The Gophers tallied four power play goals, and Milica McMillen and Dani Cameranesi each netted two goals in the club’s opening game. Redshirt freshman Sidney Peters also made 15 saves in the shutout in her first collegiate game. | Box Score | GopherSports.com Recap

North Dakota 7, Rensselaer 1

Becca Kohler’s hat trick and Meghan Dufault’s four assists led UND in a season-opening rout of the Engineers. North Dakota’s special teams made a big difference, as the team went two-for-four on the power play and 11-for-11 on the penalty kill, and kill off four different five-on-three opportunities. | Box Score | UNDSports.com Recap | UNDSports.com Highlights

Saturday, Oct. 4

Wisconsin 6, Minnesota Duluth 2

Wisconsin completed the sweep over the Bulldogs with another dominant win, scoring five unanswered goals after trailing 1-0 in the first period. Sarah Nurse and Blayre Turnbull netted two goals apiece, helping the Badgers improve to 4-0-0 on the year while Minnesota Duluth fell to 1-2-1. | Box Score | UWBadgers.com Recap | UMDBulldogs.com Recap

Ohio State 4, New Hampshire 3

Kepler again scored the game-winner for the Buckeyes, breaking a 3-3 tie with just 32 seconds left in the game to cap off a weekend sweep of the Wildcats. | Box Score | OhioStateBuckeyes.com Recap

Penn State 3, St. Cloud State 2

Shannon Yoxheimer’s winner in the third period downed the Huskies again, who fell to 0-2-0 on the season. | Box Score | SCSUHuskies.Recap

Minnesota 5, Boston University 2

The Gophers’ power play again made a big difference this weekend as they scored twice in a row with the man advantage to open up a 4-1 lead over the Terriers in the third period. Meghan Lorence scored twice for Minnesota and Amanda Leveille made 26 saves in her first action of the new season. | Box Score | GopherSports.com Recap

Vermont 3, North Dakota 1

The Catamounts upset UND at the Ralph, thanks to a 29-save performance from sophomore goaltender Maddie Litchfield. Josefine Jakobsen scored the lone goal in the loss, giving her three points on the weekend. | Box Score | UNDsports.com Recap | UNDSports.com Highlights

Bemidji State 4, Rensselaer 0

The Beavers outshot the Engineers 40-15 en route to their third win of the season. Meghan Lushanko and Rachael Kelly each scored a goal and an assist, and Erin Deters earned the shutout in net. | Box Score | BSUBeavers.com Recap

Sunday, Oct. 5

Bemidji State 4, Vermont 0

Four different Beavers again scored in the win as Bemidji State improved to a 4-0-0 start, its first four-game winning streak since Oct. 14-22, 2011. Brittni Mowat made 28 saves in the shutout. | Box Score | BSUBeavers.com Recap

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