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Adrian skates past UWS women

Olivia Rork's goal with 3:30 remaining lifted Adrian to a 4-3 win over the University of Wisconsin-Superior women's hockey team Saturday afternoon at Wessman Arena.

Olivia Rork's goal with 3:30 remaining lifted Adrian to a 4-3 win over the University of Wisconsin-Superior women's hockey team Saturday afternoon at Wessman Arena.

Adrian opened up a 3-0 lead before the Yellowjackets fought back to tie the game on Kayla Chilstrom's penalty shot 5:20 into the third period.

Rork's game-winner came on an assist from Ashley Gniewek, who gave Adrian a 1-0 lead with a short-handed goal at 14:42 of the first period.

Adrian took a 3-0 lead in the second period on goals from Jessica Grubbs and Jenna Corbin.

UWS finally got on the board at 16:27 of the second period when Alison Shrift scored with a helper from Becca Kent.

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Chelsey Wierschem scored 1:04 into the third period to make it 3-2 before Chilstrom tied up with the penalty shot.

Emily Engel had 16 saves for Adrian and Amy Torgerson had 20 for UWS.

Adrian 1-2-1--4

UW-Superior 0-1-2--3

First Period: 1. Arian Ashley Gniewek (Olivia Rork, Nicky Futers), 14:42 (sh).

Second Period: 2. Adrian, Jessica Grubbs (Brooke Zaleski), 6:15. 3. Adrian, Jenna Corbin (Gniewek, Danielle Smith), 16:04. 4. UWS, Alison Shrift (Becca Kent), 16:27.

Third Period: 5. UWS, Chelsey Wierschem (Sheryl Kaskiw), 1:04. 6. UWS, Kayla Chilstrom (penalty shot), 5:20. 7. Adrian, Olivia Rork (Gniewek), 16:30.

Saves: Emily Engel, Adrian 4-8-4--16. Amy Torgerson 8-8-4--20.

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