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UWS women 2-0 over weekend

After defeating Concordia University (Wis.) 6-0 Friday, the University of Wisconsin-Superior women's hockey team traveled to Lake Forest, Ill. Saturday and came away with a 7-1 victory over Lake Forest College. The Yellowjackets are now 14-4-1 ov...

After defeating Concordia University (Wis.) 6-0 Friday, the University of Wisconsin-Superior women's hockey team traveled to Lake Forest, Ill. Saturday and came away with a 7-1 victory over Lake Forest College. The Yellowjackets are now 14-4-1 overall and are 9-2-1 in the NCHA.

UWS had eight power-play opportunities in the game, and the Yellowjacket special teams delivered with four goals. The first power-play goal for UWS came at 12:53 in the first period by Kim Schmeichel. At the start of the second period, Shana Katz added another power-play goal to make it 2-0.

Brianne Mosher pushed the Yellowjackets' lead to 3-0 with a short-handed goal at 3:31 in the second before Lake Forest finally answered with a power-play goal of its own at 13:37. Gina Baranzelli scored for UWS again near the end of the second period for the 4-1 lead.

In the third period, Kirsti Hakala and Jamie McClintock scored on power plays and Amy Hasbargen scored at even strength to give UWS the 7-1 win. Both Hakala's and Hasbargen's goals were the first of the year for the two defensive players.

Stacy Anderson, Lindsey LeGree and Mosher had two assists each in the game. Hakala, Kayla Chilstrom, Brittany Dunkel and Schmeichel had one assist apiece.

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Rikki Nespor picked up the win in goal with 17 saves. The Yellowjackets outshot Lake Forest 46-18 in the match, including 21-2 in the second period.

UWS will next be in action at 7 p.m. Friday at 7 p.m. when the 'Jackets host UW-Stevens Point.

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