|3rd||0:55||BMJ||1-0||EV GW||Kristin Huber (5)||Hanna Moher/7|
|Shots on Goal||1st||2nd||3rd||SOG|
|Team Stats and Records||PP||PIM||SHGF|
|Bemidji State (13-5-2)||0/5||1/2||0|
|North Dakota (10-6-2)||0/1||5/10||0|
|Bemidji State Goaltending||MIN||GA||1||2||3||Saves|
|Brittni Mowat (W, 13-5-1)||60:00||0||8||10||3||21|
|North Dakota Goaltending||MIN||GA||1||2||3||Saves|
|Shelby Amsley-Benzie (L, 8-5-1)||58:22||1||5||2||8||15|
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - It was another tight contest between the University of North Dakota women's hockey team and Bemidji State, as the Beavers pushed forward in the third period to hand UND a 1-0 loss Sunday afternoon at Ralph Engelstad Arena.
'It kind of had the feel that this was going to be another one where the first one to score wins,' head coach Brian Idalski said following the game. "(The Beavers) got the bounce and they got the first one and I thought they did a nice job after that; it definitely gave them some energy."
The Beavers forced the weekend split as UND won Friday's contest in Bemidji, Minn., also by a score of 1-0. North Dakota now drops to 10-6-2 (7-5-2-1 WCHA) on the season, while BSU improves to 13-5-2 (10-5-1-0).
The Fighting Hawks came out strong in the first and second periods, out-shooting the Beavers 18-7 through the first 40 minutes. However, UND could not get anything past BSU netminder Brittni Mowat.
It was then in the first minute of the third period, that Bemidji State ended its 191-minute scoreless drought against UND goalie Shelby Amsley-Benzie. Kristin Huber potted the game's only goal at the 55-second mark of the third period to give BSU its first lead over UND all season.
The Fighting Hawks had trouble trying to gain momentum back after the goal, as two penalties against UND helped give Bemidji State a larger advantage in the period. The Beavers would go on to out-shoot UND 9-3 in the final period.
Despite the penalties, UND held strong on the penalty kill, successfully killing all five of BSU's power-play opportunities in the game; including killing off 49 seconds of a five-on-three chance the Beavers had in the first period.
In all, Amsley-Benzie made 15 saves in the contest, with six saves coming on the penalty kill. BSU's Mowat made 21 saves in net for the Beavers, including 10 in the second period.
North Dakota returns to the ice for one final weekend of the 2015 calendar year, hosting No. 1 Wisconsin, Dec. 11-12, at Ralph Engelstad Arena. Friday's game will start at 7:07 p.m. (CT), with Saturday's beginning at 4:07 p.m.