2019-20 WCHA Game Recap

Junior forward Lydia Passolt scored with 4:06 remaining for the Beavers
Late Passolt Goal Sends Bemidji State Past Lindenwood, 1-0
Junior forward Lydia Passolt scored with 4:06 remaining for the Beavers

BEMIDJI, Minn. - Bemidji State University women's hockey junior Lydia Passolt scored the game-winning, power-play goal with 4:06 to play to lead the Beavers to a 1-0 victory and series split with Lindenwood University Saturday afternoon. Bemidji State outshot the Lions (1-3-0) 41-13 in the game while junior Kerigan Dowhy shutout the Lions for the second shutout of her career.

It took 55:54 for the game's first goal but it would be a good one for the Beavers (1-1-0) after Passolt one-timed a pass from junior Clair DeGeorge while on the power play to take the 1-0 lead with 4:06 to play. Lindenwood would earn a power play with 1:47 left and pulled its goaltender Annika Asplundh in favor of the 6-on-4 advantage but Dowhy and the Beavers' defense were able kill the power play to earn their first victory of the season.

Asplundh was a dominant factor for the Lions as she turned aside 40 of BSU's 41 shots in the game including 21 in the second period.

Bemidji State was 1-for-3 on the power play while the Beavers held the Lions scoreless on their two chances.

Bemidji State remains home for next weekend's action and hosts Providence College for a pair of non-conference bouts at Sanford Center.

Game Summary

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Game statistics
13 Shots 41
0 / 2 Power Plays 1 / 3
4 / 8 PIM 3 / 6
1-3-0 Records 1-1-0
Lindenwood Bemidji State
Lydia Passolt (2)
3rd/15:54 PP GW
Lindenwood Bemidji State
Annika Asplundh
58:13, 40 Saves, 1 GA
(L, 0-2-0)

Empty Net
1:47, 0 GA
Kerigan Dowhy
60:00, 13 Saves, 0 GA
(W, 1-0-0)