No. 2 Minnesota-Duluth blanks Bemidji State 3-0
Friday, November 18, 2005
Nov. 18, 2005
Women’s Ice Hockey

DULUTH , Minn. - Bemidji State (2-7-2, 1-6-0) lost a hard fought battle to No. 2 Minnesota-Duluth (9-2-0, 9-2-0) on Friday evening at the DECC. Duluth scored a goal in each period to help lift them over the Beavers 3-0. This is the 14th game in a row the Beavers have lost to the Bulldogs.

Minnesota-Duluth jumped out to a one goal lead just one-minute and fifteen seconds into the game. Michaela Lanzl recorded her tenth goal of the season to put the Bulldogs up 1-0 in the early going of the first period. Senior nettminder Jill Luebke would settle down for the Beavers in the first period as she recorded eleven saves. At the end of the first period Bemidji State trailed Minnesota-Duluth 1-0.

In the second period the Bulldogs would add to the lead as Michaela Lanzl lit the lamp for her second goal of the game at the 10:04 mark of the second period. Assisting on the goal was Allison Lehrke and Rachael Drazan. Bemidji State was unalbe to produce much offense in the second period as Minnesota-
Duluth out-shot the Beavers 11-to-4 in the period. At the end of two periods of play it was the Bulldogs 2 Bemidji State 0.

In the third period Minnesota-Duluth would add an empty net goal by Noemie Marin her ninth goal of the season to go ahead by a score of 3-0. Bemidji State once again had a though time of getting shots on net as the Beavers were only able to record six shots on goal in the third period.

Neither team was able to do much with the man advantage tonight as Bemidji State went 0-for-9 on the power-play and Minnesota-Duluth ended the evening 1-for-8 on the power-play.

Minnesota-Duluth was able to out-shot Bemidji State 34-to-19 on the evening. Senior goaltender Jill Luebke recorded 31 saves in the losing effort. Luebke’s record on the season fell to 2-4-1 with the loss.

Minnesota-Duluth netminder Riitta Schaublin stopped all 19 shots that she faced in shutting out the Beavers. Schaublin is 9-2-0 on the season.

Minnesota-Duluth and Bemidji State will square off in the series finale Saturday afternoon at 3:07 p.m. at the DECC.