The University of Wisconsin-Superior basketball teams swept a non-conference doubleheader from Finlandia, the women’s hockey team was blanked on the road, and six Yellowjacket athletes picked up player of the week honors.
Eva Reinertsen and Montroy Scott picked up UMAC basketball honors, Henry Seeb and C.J. Pillath were named the UMAC track athletes of the week, and hockey goaltenders Oscar Svensson and Catherine Johnson were honored by the WIAC.
Reinertsen and Hannah Norlin had 19 points apiece as UWS jumped out to a 43-19 halftime lead before cruising to an 83-66 non-conference victory over Finlandia Monday, Jan. 14, at Mertz Mortorelli Gymnasium.
Norlin added a season-high 15 rebounds in helping the Yellowjackets improve to 15-2.
Harlee Froberg had 21 points and six rebounds to lead the Lions (4-15).
Reinertsen, a junior from Duluth, averaged 17 points, 9.5 rebounds and 2.5 steals in two wins last week. She tallied career-high 25 points and added 11 rebounds in win vs. Northwestern
UWS hosts Minnesota Morris (9-6, 6-1) at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19.
Morris is tied for second place in the UMAC with Bethany Lutheran (12-4, 6-1). UWS (15-2, 7-1) is in first place.
The Yellowjackets defeated the Cougars 59-52 at Morris on Dec. 8.
Finlandia - Harlee Froberg 21, Katie Lundeen 10, Mariah Austin 9, Katie Loman 8, Molly Berg 2, Taylor Pertile 12, Toria Nagy 2, Haley Makela 2. Totals: 23-60 11-15 66.
3-point goals - Froberg 4, Pertile 4, Austin.
UW-Superior - Hannah Norlin 19, Eva Reinertsen 19, Emily Carpenter 8, Taylor Kane 3, Ellie Leadstrom 3, Mackenzie Kmecik 6, Kaly Kostrova 5, Morgan Anderson 4, Sydney Franks 3, Mikayla Koivisto 3, Marissa Ruiz 2. Totals: 31-61 15-23 83.
3-point goals - Carpenter 2, Reinertsen, Kmecik, Franks.
Carter Brown connected on 7-of-9 3-pointers and scored 23 points to lead UWS to an 88-64 non-conference victory over winless Finlandia Monday, Jan. 14, at Mertz Mortorelli Gymnasium.
Dylan Underwood had 21 points and six rebounds to lead the Lions (0-13).
Scott, a senior from Fridley, Minn., averaged 24 points, five rebounds and 3.5 assists in two games last week. He recorded career-high 33 points in 92-21 OT win vs. North Central.
UWS hosts Minnesota Morris (6-9, 4-3) at 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19.
Finlandia 29 35 - 64
UW-Superior 46 42 - 88
Finlandia - Dylan Underwood 21, Jaden Janke 9, Tyler Browner 9, Jacob Oom 3, Austin Carlson 2, River Shumate 12, J. Deshields-Beard 6, Joe Heinonen 2. Totals: 24-66 10-13 64.
3-point goals - Underwood 3, Janke, Oom, Shumate.
UW-Superior - Carter Brown 23, Montroy Scott 15, Mac Reykdal 10, Andrew McGill 8, Adam Arroyo 1, Joseph Kramer 10, John Pioro 6, Ronny Galvan 5, Thomas Robarge 5, Lucas LaMue 3, Brody Eldien 2. Totals: 29-54 14-20 88.
3-point goals - Brown 7, Reykdal 2, Kramer 2, Pioro 2, Scott, Robarge, LaMue.
Svensson, a sophomore from S'dertälje, Sweden, was in goal for UWS wins over Bethel and Hamline.
Against Bethel, in just his third start of the season, he turned away 24 shots for a 3-1 win. He followed his first collegiate victory with a career-high 46 saves, including 19 in the second period, in a 2-1 win over Hamline.
Svensson posted a 1.00 goals-against average and .972 save percentage for the weekend. He is 2-2 on the season with a 2.44 GAA and .919 in six games.
UWS (6-11-2, 0-1-1 WIAC) returns to WIAC play at UW-Stout on Friday, Jan. 25.
Gustavus Adolphus scored three goals in less than eight minutes of the second period and two goaltenders combined to save 18 shots in a 4-0 non-conference shutout of UWS Tuesday, Jan. 15, in St. Peter, Minn.
Hannah Kobienia, Allie Stanger and Amelia Vosen scored in the second period, while Lilia Scheid tacked on a power-play goal late in the third period to close the scoring for the Gusties (9-4-2).
Johnson stopped 31 shots for the Yellowjackets (7-11-1).
Prior to Tuesday’s loss, Johnson, a junior from Lakeville, Minn., helped the Yellowjackets to a weekend split at Concordia (Wis.) Jan. 18-19. She made 31 saves in a 2-1 overtime loss, before stopping 29 shots in a 4-2 win the next day.
Johnson is 5-10 in 15 starts this season with a 2.56 GAA and .909 save percentage with one shutout.
UWS (7-11-1) plays at UW-Eau Claire at 7 p.m., and hosts the same Blugolds at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19.
UW-Superior 0-0-0- 0
Gustavus Adolphus 0-3-1- 4
First Period - No scoring.
Second Period - 1. Hannah Kobienia (Lilia Scheid), 6:28. 2. Allie Stanger (kayla Vrieze, Scheid), 12:07 (pp). 3. Amelia Vosen (Stephanie Anderson, Vrieze), 14:16.
Third Period - 4. Scheid (Anderson, Stanger), 18:46 (pp).
Saves - Catherine Johnson, UWS, 13-11-7- 31. Paige Press, GA, 4-7-x- 11. Amelia Helms-Leslie, GA, x-x-7- 7. A- 143.
Track and field
Seeb, a junior distance runner from Stillwater, Minn., was named UMAC Men's Indoor Track Athlete of the Week, and Pillath, a senior from Coleman, Wis., picked up UMAC Men's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week.
UWS will host the Twin Ports Open at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Lydia Thering Fieldhouse.