WCHA Game Recap



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Senior forward Jenniina Nylund became the 27th player in program history to join the Huskies' 50-Point Club
St. Cloud State Picks Up Weekend Sweep With 4-2 Win Over Lindenwood
Senior forward Jenniina Nylund became the 27th player in program history to join the Huskies' 50-Point Club

Box Score

ST. CLOUD, Minn. - St. Cloud State Women's Hockey put 42 shots on goal, had eight players record a point and saw Sanni Ahola stop 28 shots in a 4-2 sweep-clinching win over Lindenwood on Saturday. Senior forward Jenniina Nylund became the 27th player in program history to join the Huskies' 50-Point Club, earning her 50th collegiate point with an assist in the second period. Fellow senior and third-year captain Kenzie Wylie skated in her 100th collegiate game Saturday afternoon. Redshirt senior defender McKenna Welsoh delivered a two-point game with a goal and an assist, joined in the scoring column by Mackenzie Bourgerie, Taylor Lind and Olivia Cvar. The Huskies outshot Lindenwood 42-30 and scored two goals in the third frame to earn the win.


TURNING POINT

Knotted at two eight minutes into the third period, Taytum Geier fired a shot on goal that was blockered away to the goaltender's right. Mackenzie Bourgerie slid over from the slot, corralled the loose puck and ripped it home to give the Huskies a 3-2 lead. McKenna Wesloh would add one more with six seconds to go, generating enough hook on a shot from neutral ice to pull it into the empty net.


TOP HUSKIES

- McKenna Wesloh recorded the lone multi-point performance in the game while finishing plus-two with a block.

- Taylor Lind's goal extends her scoring streak to six games, dating back to last season.

- Mackenzie Bourgerie won 13 of 15 draws (86.7%) and finished plus-two along with her goal.

- Jenniina Nylund won a career-high 20 faceoffs on a 66.7% success rate.

- Kenzie Wylie and Dayle Ross each blocked three shots.

- Sanni Ahola made 28 saves to earn her first win of the season, including turning away all 15 shots she faced in the third.


NOTES

- St. Cloud State's penalty kill eliminated all three chances, limiting the Lions to just four shots on goal.

- SCSU won 47 faceoffs at a 65.3% success rate.

- Shots were 42-30 SCSU.


QUOTABLES

St. Cloud State Women's Hockey Head Coach Steve Macdonald

"Proud of our team's effort today and our compete level to close out the win. These were two hard-fought games. Games which presented us with great opportunities to learn how to perform under pressure as we move into WCHA play next weekend."


UP NEXT

St. Cloud State begins WCHA play next weekend at Wisconsin on Saturday and Sunday, October 9-10. Puck drop for both games is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. CST. The games will be streamed live on B1G+ as well as 97.5 FM RadioX, with links available on the SCSU Women's Hockey schedule page.