2018-19 WCHA Game Recap

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Sophomore goaltender Emma Polusny made 29 saves for the Huskies
St. Cloud State Defeats Minnesota State, 3-1
Sophomore goaltender Emma Polusny made 29 saves for the Huskies

ST. CLOUD, Minn. - The St. Cloud State University Huskies women's hockey team (8-16-2, 3-12-0 WCHA) dug deep for a conference win against the Minnesota State University Mankato Mavericks (8-11-4, 3-10-2-1 WCHA) at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center Friday, Jan. 18.

Sophomore forward Laura Kluge scored her third goal of the year to put SCSU up 1-0 against the Mavericks at 8:53 of the first period. The Huskies would take that lead into two. Kluge was assisted by Kayla Friesen and Rachel Herzog.

MSU's Rebekah Kolstad, the team's second best point scorer, tied the game 1-1 at 16:29 of the second period.

St. Cloud State would add two more in the third period to secure the conference win. Julia Tylke, SCSU's current team point leader, scored less than five minutes into the third period to return SCSU to a one-goal lead.

To finish the game, Janna Haeg scored her third goal of the season for the Huskies on a power play, assisted by Hannah Potrykus and Kluge. SCSU ended the game with a 3-1 win.

St. Cloud State goaltender Emma Polusny stopped 29 shots in the game; the Maverick's Abigail Levy had 17 saves. Final shots on goal from today's game were SCSU 20, MSU 30. St. Cloud went 1-3 on the power play and 2-2 on the penalty kill.

The Huskies are on the road next weekend to take on No. 1 ranked Wisconsin in Madison, WI. Friday's game is at 7:07 p.m. and 6:07 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26.

The team then returns home to the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center February 1 and 2 for a weekend series against Ohio State University.

Game Summary

Friday, January 18, 2019

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Game statistics
30 Shots 20
0 / 2 Power Plays 1 / 3
3 / 6 PIM 2 / 4
8-11-4 Records 8-16-2
GOAL SCORERS
Minnesota State St. Cloud State
Laura Kluge (3)
1st/8:53
Rebekah Kolstad (7)
2nd/16:29
Julia Tylke (9)
3rd/4:42  GW
Janna Haeg (3)
3rd/12:39 PP
GOALTENDERS
Minnesota State St. Cloud State
Abigail Levy
57:03, 17 Saves, 3 GA
(L, 8-11-4)

Empty Net
2:57, 0 GA
Emma Polusny
59:46, 29 Saves, 1 GA
(W, 5-6-1)

Empty Net
0:14, 0 GA