BEMIDJI, Minn. – The University of Maine women’s ice hockey scored four unanswered goals in the third period to defeat nonconference opponent Bemidji State University 4-3 Friday night.
Maine improves to 2-7-0 while Bemidji State falls to 2-6-1.
Kaitlyn Tougas got the Beavers on the board first as she found the back of the net at 10:26 into the first period. Kristin Huber notched the assist on the scoring opportunity. Hanna Moher extended the Bemidji lead at 13:18 of the first period with Huber and Tougas picking up the assist. Sadie Lundquist scored the final goal for the Beavers at 19:29 of the first period with Mackenzie Thurston and Erika Wheelhouse tallying the assist.
The first period ended with a 3-0 lead by Bemidji State and the second period would go scoreless.
Abbey Cook scored her first career goal for Maine at 1:41 into the third period. This unassisted goal cut the Bemidji lead to one.
Abby Ryplanski got the start for Bemidji between the pipes, allowing four goals with 16 saves. Bemidji State held a 60-20 shot advantage.