|January 01, 2021||1st||2nd||3rd||Final|
|1||15:16||OSU||Jenna Buglioni (Gabby Rosenthal , Riley Brengman)|
|1||17:26||OSU||Gabby Rosenthal (Jennifer Gardiner , Jenna Buglioni)|
|2||13:36||BSU||Langei, Mak (DeGeorge, Clair , Hunt, Reece)|
|3||15:39||OSU||Jenna Buglioni (Sophie Jaques , Emma Maltais)|
|3||19:19||OSU||Jennifer Gardiner (Jenna Buglioni )|
|Shots on Goal||16||46|
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Bemidji State University women’s hockey senior goaltender Kerigan Dowhy kept the Beavers within one goal of No. 3/4 Ohio State University late into the third period but the Buckeyes scored two goals within the final five minutes to cruise to a 4-1 victory Friday night. Dowhy stopped 42-of-46 shots by the Buckeyes, falling one short of tying a career high.
Ohio State got off to an early start by scoring two goals in the first period but senior defenseman Mak Langei responded at 13:36 of the second period with her first goal and point of the season to pull the Beavers within one.
Dowhy kept the Beavers in the game after being outshot 46-16 but with 4:21 remaining, Jenna Buglioni scored her second goal of the game to extend the Buckeyes’ lead to 3-1. Ohio State added an empty-net goal with 41 seconds remaining to seal the 4-1 victory.
Defensively the Beavers blocked 28 shots as a team, the most this season, while Langei paced the team with nine.
Dowhy and the Beavers fall to 1-3-1 on the season and look to even the series with Ohio State tomorrow afternoon at 2:07 p.m. CST.
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).