Lake Forest Wins Fourth Straight; Edges UW-Eau Claire 3-2
|1st - 16:56||PP - Casey McMullen (UW-Eau Claire)|
|2nd - 16:26||PP - Laura Reckdenwald (Lake Forest)|
|3rd - 07:27||PP - Jessica Dare (Lake Forest)|
|3rd - 15:00||Maeve Connelly (Lake Forest)|
|3rd - 18:07||Nikki Kothenbeutel (UW-Eau Claire)|
|UW-Eau Claire||Lake Forest|
2 Players (#21, #25 - 1)
A: 2 Players (#15, #27 - 1)
Sh: Stephanie Hatcher - 6
Sv: Morgan Pieper - 21
3 Players (#5, #13, #21 - 1)
A: 5 Players (#6, #9, #10, #11, #24 - 1)
Sh: 2 Players (#10, #13 - 4)
Sv: Stacey Dierking - 20
|TEAM STATISTICS||UW-Eau Claire||Lake Forest|
|Power Plays||1 for 4||2 for 5|
|Penalties (min)||5 (10)||4 (8)|
|Shots on Goal||22||24|
|Face Offs Won||0||0|
Sophomore forward Maeve Connelly scored her second goal of the season and the game winner at the 15:00 mark of the third period to lead the Lake Forest women's hockey team to a 3-2 victory over UW-Eau Claire on Friday night. The Foresters have won four straight.
Trailing 1-0 after the first period, the Foresters (5-2-1, 4-2 NCHA) tied the game at 16:26 of the second period on a power play goal by Laura Reckdenwald.
Jessica Dare's power play goal at 7:27 of the third period gave the Foresters a 2-1 lead, which they would hold for the remainder of the game. Connelly then scored at the 15:00 mark of the period.
EW-Eau Claire (1-5-1, 1-4-0 NCHA) scored at 18:07 of the third period to cut the lead to 3-2.
Lake Forest goalie Stacey Dierking made 20 saves including seven in the second period and eight in the third period for the win. EW-Eau Claire goalie Morgan Pieper stopped 21 shots.
The two teams meet again on Saturday, Nov. 19 at 2 p.m. at the Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse.