Beavers fall 6-1 in Culver’s Camp Randall Hockey Classic
Saturday, February 6, 2010
Beavers fall 6-1 in Culver’s Camp Randall Hockey Classic
MADISON, Wis. — The Bemidji State University women’s hockey team dropped Saturday’s outdoor game to the University of Wisconsin 6-1 at Camp Randall Stadium.

With the loss BSU drops to 8-14-7 (7-9-7-3 WCHA) and loses it’s fourth place standing in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association.

“We were disappointed that we didn’t have as much jump as Wisconsin did in a critical game for deciding a home-playoff berth,” said head coach Steve Sertich. “It doesn’t matter if we lost by five or by one, we didn’t get any points today. We have to figure out a way to rebound tomorrow and come out of Madison with some points.”

Wisconsin jumped out on top first and didn’t let up. The first Badger goal came on a Carolyne Prevost breakaway in the first three minutes of the game. The first period ended with a two-goal deficit for the Beavers. The Badgers out-shot Bemidji State
13-2 in the period.

The story of the second period didn’t change much as the Badgers netted two more goals, one coming from a power play.

BSU played the best hockey of the day in the third period putting more shots on net in the third than the first two periods combined. Jamie Hatheway (Fr., For., Trenton, Ontario) scored her first collegiate goal after one-timing a loose puck in the slot. Hatheway put the puck top shelf over the UW’s goalie Becca Ruegsegger’s glove.

“We dumped the puck into the corner, [Emily] Erickson won the one-on-one battle and threw the puck into high slot to me, Hatheway said. “Being outside and in the outdoor game couldn’t have been a better place to get my first goal.”

The game would come to an end with Wisconsin dominating the shots department 42-14. Alana McElhinney (So., G., Calgary, Alberta) was between the pipes for the Beavers in the outdoor game. Her 36 saves is the second-most she’s made since making 38 saves against then-number-one Mercyhurst on Oct. 3, 2009.

There have now been 17 players so far this season to record points for the Beavers.

The weekend series between Bemidji State and Wisconsin will wrap up tomorrow at the Kohl Center with the game set to begin at 2:07 p.m.

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