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UWS RDP: 'Jackets rally past Finlandia

UW-Superior’s Ian Ecklund (4) moves the puck up the ice in the first period of the Yellowjackets victory over Finlandia in Superior on Saturday evening. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)

Ian Ecklund, Liam Blais and Daniel Litchke scored third-period goals as the University of Wisconsin-Superior men’s hockey team rallied to defeat the Finlandia Lions 3-1 Saturday night at Wessman Arena.

Paul Lochner gave Finlandia the lead 7:38 into the game.

Ecklund tied the game with his seventh goal of the season on a power play 3:27 into the third period.

Blais’ eventual game-winner came with 6:32 remaining, and Litchke, a former Superior Spartan, sealed the victory with a power-play goal with 21 seconds remaining.

Cole Skinner had 14 saves in the win and Marcus Gloss stopped 41 shots for the Lions.

UWS (4-7-2, 0-1-1) is off until hosting the Superior Showdown Dec. 29-30.

Semifinal games have Marian playing Milwaukee School of Engineering followed by UWS hosting Concordia (Moorhead). The consolation and championship games are on Dec. 30.

 

Finlandia...................... 1      0       0    —     1

UW-Superior................. 0      0       3    —     3

First Period — 1. FU, Paul Lochner (Blake Peavey, Adam Wammes), 7:30.

Third Period — 2. UWS, Ian Ecklund (Andrew Durham), 3:27 (pp). 3. UWS, Liam Blais (Dylan Nelson, Daniel Litchke), 13:28. 4. UWS, Litchke (Evgeny Yakovlev, Andrew Durham), 19:39 (pp).

Saves — Marcus Gloss, FU, 14-14-13—41. Cole Skinner, UWS, 5-5-4—14. A—238.

Women’s hoops

Former Spartan Hailey Kontny scored a game-high 31 points to lead UWS to a 67-57 UMAC victory over Minnesota Morris Saturday at Mortorelli Gym.

Kontny, who scored 26 of her points in the second half, also had seven rebounds, a steal and a blocked shot for UWS, now 6-2 overall and 2-0 in the UMAC.

Jade Tucker added 12 points and seven rebounds, and Amelia Leger had eight points and three steals.

Kendra Raths had 17 points to lead the Cougars (1-8, 1-1).

UWS plays Northland College in Ashland at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and hosts Martin Luther at 5 p.m. Saturday.

Minn. Morris (1-8, 1-1 UMAC)

Kendra Raths 6-16 4-4 17; Abby Van Kempen 6-7 0-0 13; Bailey Miller 3-4 3-4 10; Elli Stevenson 3-9 0-0 7; Mauren Thiesen 1-10 3-4 6; Zoe Loucks 2-2 0-0 4; Becca Holland 0-1 0-0 0; Emma Atkinson 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 21-50 10-12 57.

UW-Superior (6-2, 2-0 UMAC)

Hailey Kontny 13-24 2-3 31; Jade Tucker 5-9 2-2 12; Amelia Leger 3-8 0-0 8; Hannah Norlin 3-7 0-0 6; Justine Larson 2-6 0-0 4; Eva Reinertsen 1-8 1-2 3; Taylor Kane 0-9 2-4 2; Ellie Leadstrom 0-1 1-2 1; Brittany Laehn 0-1 0-0 0; Emily Carpenter 0-5 0-0 0. Totals 27-78 8-13 67.

Minn. Morris.............. 16.... 10      20     11   —   57

UW-Superior.............. 19..... 6      22     20   —   67

3-point goals—Morris 5-16 (Miller 1-1; Van Kempen 1-1; Thiesen 1-7; Stevenson 1-3; Raths 1-4), UWS 5-22 (Kontny 3-7; Leger 2-6; Larson 0-1; Reinertsen 0-5; Laehn 0-1; Carpenter 0-2). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Morris 29 (Raths 7), UWS 49 (Tucker 7; Kontny 7). Assists—Morris 14 (Stevenson 5), UWS 14 (Leger 5). Total fouls—Morris 13, UWS 16. Technical fouls—None. A-394.

Men’s hoops

Noah Grove had 27 points and nine rebounds as Minnesota Morris notched its first win of the season with an 81-72 UMAC victory over UWS Saturday at Mertz Mortorelli Gym.

C.D. Douglas added 19 points, five rebounds and five assists for the Cougars (1-7, 1-0).

Shaq Coleman had 22 points, nine rebounds and three steals to lead UWS (2-6, 0-2).

Nate Kalien added 14 points and two steals; Vid Milenkovic had 12 points and eight rebounds; and Colton Williams chipped in with 10 points and six rebounds.

UWS plays at Northland College at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday and hosts Martin Luther at 3 p.m. Saturday.

Minn. Morris (2-7, 2-0 UMAC)

Noah Grove 9-16 6-7 27; CD Douglas 4-9 11-11 19; Trent Jerome 5-6 1-1 13; Trey Heinsuis 4-4 1-2 9; James Sukanen 4-5 0-0 8; Jeremy Halverson 1-5 0-1 3; Jeffrey Halverson 1-4 0-0 2; Nick Peterson 0-3 0-0 0; James Pendleton 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 28-53 19-22 81.

UW-Superior (2-7, 0-2 UMAC)

Shaq Coleman 8-19 5-6 22; Nate Kalien 5-10 0-0 14; Vid Milenkovic 4-10 2-4 12; Colton Williams 3-8 3-4 10; Montroy Scott 4-10 0-0 9; Mac Reykdal 2-3 0-0 5; Trevor Oswald 0-2 0-0 0; Jaylen Vatthauer 0-3 0-0 0; Andrew McGill 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 26-66 10-14 72.

Minn. Morris.................. 41     40        —        81

UW-Superior.................. 32     40        —        72

3-point goals—Morris 6-19 (Grove 3-7; Jerome 2-3; Jeremy Halverson 1-3; Jeffrey Halverson 0-3; Peterson 0-2; Douglas 0-1), UWS 10-29 (Kalien 4-7; Milenkovic 2-5; Coleman 1-1; Reykdal 1-1; Williams 1-5; Scott 1-4; Oswald 0-2; Vatthauer 0-3; McGill 0-1). Fouled out—UWS-Kalien; Milenkovic. Rebounds—Morris 36 (Grove 9), UWS 31 (Coleman 9). Assists—Morris 11 (Douglas 5), UWS 14 (Scott 4; Kalien 4). Total fouls—Morris 12, UWS 18. Technical fouls—None.

Women’s hockey

Kaleigh Martinson’s second goal of the game 1:56 into overtime gave the Yellowjackets a 4-3 non-conference win over the Bethel Royals Friday night at Wessman Arena.

Lexie Weiss gave UWS (6-4) the lead midway through the first period before Bethel scored back-to-back goals to take a 2-1 advantage.

Martinson scored shorthanded and Amanda Sergent scored 2:57 later for a 3-2 UWS lead midway through the second period.

Kennedi Mitchell forced overtime with a goal 1:56 into the third period.

UWS goalie Skye Brown made 26 saves, six more than Claire Belkholm of Bethel (3-7-1).

UWS wraps up play in 2017 hosting the Finlandia Lions at 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday.

The Yellowjackets will then have 20 days off until hosting Northland on Jan. 5.

Bethel...................... 1     1     1      0   —       3

UW-Superior............. 1     2     0      1   —       4

First Period — 1. UWS, Lexie Weiss (Saige Patrick), 8:26. 2. BU, Sarah Moy (Wendy Roberts), 15:08 (pp).

Second Period — 3. BU, Kaitlyn VanTassel (Roberts), 3:22. 4. UWS, Kaleigh Martinson (Mikayla Goodin), 10:21 (sh). 5. UWS, Amanda Sergent (Patrick), 13:18.

Third Period — 6. BU, Kennedi Mitchel (Brita Nelson), 1:56.

OT — 7. UWS, Martinson, 1:56.

Saves — Claire Belkholm, BU, 6-9-4-1—20. Sky Brown, UWS, 6-9-10-1—26. A—217.

WIAC Men’s Hockey Standings

UW-Stout (5-6-1)......................... 2-0-0....... 4

UW-Stevens Point (8-3-2)........... 1-0-1....... 3

UW-Eau Claire (8-5).................... 1-1-0....... 2

UW-Superior (4-7-2)......................... 0-1-1....... 1

UW-River Falls (4-8-1)................ 0-2-0....... 0

 

WIAC Women’s Hockey Standings

UW-Superior (6-4)............................ 2-1-0....... 4

UW-River Falls (6-4-1)................ 2-1-0....... 4

UW-Stevens Point (5-4-1)........... 1-1-0....... 2

UW-Eau Claire (6-3-1)................. 0-2-0....... 0

 

UMAC Men’s Basketball Standings

Bethany Lutheran (4-5)......................... 2-0

Minn. Morris (2-7).................................. 2-0

North Central (3-5)................................. 1-1

St. Scholastica (3-5)............................. 1-1

Northwestern (2-5)................................. 1-1

Martin Luther (1-7)................................. 1-1

Crown (4-5)............................................ 0-1

Northland (2-5)...................................... 0-1

UW-Superior (2-7)..................................... 0-2

 

UMAC Women’s Basketball Standings

UW-Superior (6-2)..................................... 2-0

Northwestern (5-4)................................. 2-0

Martin Luther (4-6)................................. 2-0

Bethany Lutheran (6-2)......................... 1-1

Minn. Morris (1-8).................................. 1-1

Crown (3-5)............................................ 0-1

Northland (1-7)...................................... 0-1

St. Scholastica (3-4)............................. 0-2

North Central (2-4)................................. 0-2

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