College women's hockey: St. Cloud at UMD
COLLEGE WOMEN'S HOCKEY ST. CLOUD STATE (1-29-1) AT NO. 6 MINNESOTA DULUTH (18-7-3)WHAT: WCHA WOMEN'S SERIESWHEN: 7:07 P.M. TODAY, SATURDAYWHERE: AMSOIL ARENA (6,764)RANKING: UMD NO. 6 IN THE PAIRWISE RANKINGSRADIO/TV: NO RADIO; MY9 SATURDAY; B2LI...
COLLEGE WOMEN'S HOCKEY
ST. CLOUD STATE (1-29-1) AT NO. 6
MINNESOTA DULUTH (18-7-3)
WHAT: WCHA WOMEN'S SERIES
WHEN: 7:07 P.M. TODAY, SATURDAY
WHERE: AMSOIL ARENA (6,764)
RANKING: UMD NO. 6 IN THE PAIRWISE RANKINGS
RADIO/TV: NO RADIO; MY9 SATURDAY; B2LIVE.COM
SERIES: UMD LEADS 40-9-3.
r SHANNON MILLER IS 209-85-34 IN 12 YEARS AT UMD.
R JEFF GIESEN IS 61-89-25 IN FIVE YEARS AT ST. CLOUD STATE.
The Bulldogs enter the final series of the regular season on a seven-game unbeaten streak (6-0-1), including six straight wins. Senior Jocelyne Larocque has reached 100 career points (17-83) as the highest-scoring defenseman in program history, and ranks No. 4 among defensemen in Division I this season. Senior G Kim Martin tied the program record for victories (65) last week at Ohio State and will start today. The third-place Bulldogs have a chance to place second in the WCHA.
ST. CLOUD STATE
The Huskies broke a 32-game winless streak (0-31-1) last weekend with a 2-0 home win over Minnesota State-Mankato. St. Cloud State, 0-14 on the road, tied UMD 2-2 on Dec. 3. The Huskies are averaging less than a goal a game offensively (0.87), while allowing 4.71. Freshman LW Molli Mott leads in scoring at 5-4-9 and freshman RW Julia Gilbert of Hermantown is next at 5-3-8. SENIOR G ASHLEY NIXON HAS MARKS OF .880 AND 4.73. THE HUSKIES HAVE SCORED MORE THAN TWO GOALS JUST ONCE.
UMD PROBABLE LINEUP
ELIN HOLMLOV-BRIENNA GILLANDERS-PERENILLA WINBERG; AUDREY COURNOYER-KATIE WILSON-JAMIE KENYON; VANESSA THIBAULT-GINA DODGE-KACY AMBROZ; DANA GALLOP
JESSICA WONG-JOCELYNE LAROCQUE, LAURA FRIDFINNSON-TARA GRAY, MARIIA POSA-NOORA JAAKOLA
KIM MARTIN, JENNIFER HARSS
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