|October 05, 2019||1st||2nd||3rd||Final|
|3||15:54||BSU||Passolt, Lydia (DeGeorge, Clair , Langei, Mak)|
|Shots on Goal||13||41|
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.
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Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooden region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, BSU sponsors 15 varsity athletic programs with NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey membership in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, while its 13 NCAA Division II programs hold membership in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).