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College women's hockey: UMD cruises to exhibition win

Senior forward Katerina Mrazova posted two goals and three assists Saturday to lead Minnesota Duluth to a 7-2 exhibition victory over the Minnesota Whitecaps at Amsoil Arena.

Mrazova picked up her first goal 2:49 into the game while the second came 17:51 into the second period. She assisted on goals by senior defenseman Linnea Hedin, senior forward Michelle Lowenhielm and sophomore forward Reagan Haley.

Sophomore forward Emma Yanko had the Bulldogs' other goals, scoring midway through the first period and late in the second.

After a pair of exhibition wins over the Whitecaps and Korean National Team this weekend, the Bulldogs remain home next weekend to host Bemidji State in WCHA play. Puck drop is scheduled for 7:07 p.m. Friday and 4:07 p.m. Saturday.

Whitecaps 0-1-1—2

Minn. Duluth 3-3-1—7

First period — 1. UMD, Katerina Mrazova, 2:49; 2. UMD, Linnea Hedin (Mrazova, Sydney Brodt), 3:33; 3. UMD, Emma Yanko (Naomi Rogge), 9:51.

Second period — 4. UMD, Michelle Lowenhielm (Mrazova, Ryleigh Houston), 2:35 (pp); 5. MW, Haylea Schmid (Kari Lundberg, Brooke WhiteLancette), 3:13; 6. UMD, Mrazova (Jalyn Elmes, Brodt), 17:51; 7. UMD, Yanko (Rogge, Anna Klein), 18:30.

Third period — 8. MW, Chelsey Rosenthal (Sadie Lundquist, Margo Lund), 12:55; 9. UMD, Reagan Haley (Mrazova), 17:05.

Saves — Allie Morse, MW, 17-15-x— 32; Cassi Grandner, MW, x-x-9—9; Jessica Convery, UMD, 8-11-x—19; Catherine Johnson, UMD, x-x-4—4.

Wisconsin-Superior 3, St. Olaf 2

Lexie Weiss, Kaleigh Martinson and Amber Heidenreich scored for the Yellowjackets, who were able to cling to their one-goal lead in the third period by outshooting St. Olaf 17-4 over the final 20 minutes.

Weiss scored at the end of the first period to tie the game at 1-1. Martinson, with her 11th goal of the season, gave UWS the lead with 5:40 to play in the second period.

Heidenreich gave UWS a two-goal lead with 3:13 to play in the second, but St. Olaf scored 68 seconds later on a power play to pull back within one.

UWS goalie Sky Brown made 19 saves; St Olaf's Sam Klemann stopped 39 shots.

St. Scholastica 2, St. Thomas 2

Greta Nundahl scored a power-play goal with 2:38 to play in the third period to force overtime and Saints goalie Lexi Thomeczek posted 42 saves in the nonconference tie at Mars Lakeview Arena.

Mikayla Kero of Hermantown opened the scoring for St. Thomas 10:28 into the second period before the Saints tied the game on Amanda Broman's power-play goal at 17:50.

Allie Borgstrom gave the Tommies a 2-1 lead before CSS evened the score on Nundahl's goal.