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College hockey: Saints men hang on for draw

St. Scholastica opened a two-goal lead over Milwaukee School of Engineering in the first period before settling for a 2-2 overtime tie in NCHA play Saturday at Mars Lakeview Arena.

Jon Hansen and Kristofer McKinzie of Duluth scored their first goals of the season 25 seconds apart to put the Saints (2-1-1 overall, 2-1-1 NCHA) ahead 2-0.

But Garrett Gintoli and Stian Owens netted second-period power-play goals for MSOE (2-3-1, 2-1-1), which was outshot 28-22.

Saints goaltender Nick Trenciansky made 19 saves, seven fewer than MSOE's Rock Boynton.

St. Olaf 3, Wis.-Superior 2

Kyle Rimbach scored a power-play goal 2:13 into overtime and Noah Parker made 51 saves to give the Oles the nonconference win at Wessman Arena.

Chad Lopez and Andrew Durham gave UWS a 2-0 lead but Parker blanked the Yellowjackets the rest of the way, making 41 saves in the first two periods.

Joshua Radtke halved the deficit at 14:55 of the second period and Caleb Calloway tied it with a short-handed goal with 2:07 left in regulation.


St. Scholastica 6, Northland 2

Taylor Thompson scored two of the Saints' three power-play goals to cruise to the NCHA win at Mars Lakeview Arena.

The Lumberjills jumped to a 2-0 first-period lead before CSS rallied with three goals in each of the next two periods.

Thompson netted the first two, then Rachel Anderson, Greta Nundahl, Alexia Klaas of Duluth and Amber Tilander of International Falls added goals.

Wis.-Eau Claire 5, Wis.-Superior 4

Elizabeth Bauer scored 1:52 into overtime to give the Blugolds the WIAC win over the visiting Yellowjackets.

Courtney Wittig scored the first two goals of the game for Eau Claire, which owned a 44-19 edge in shots on goal.

Erin Goodell made it 3-0 in the second period before UWS rallied to tie on three straight goals by Lauren Niska, Jenna Curtis and C.C. Hayes.

Eau Claire regained the lead on Abby Roeser's goal at 12:16 of the third, but UWS' Molly Shelton sent the game into overtime by scoring with 1:07 left in regulation.

Former Minnesota Duluth goalie Catherine Johnson made 39 saves for the Yellowjackets.