COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State’s Tatum Skaggs scored go-ahead and game-winning goals and the Buckeyes’ defense stymied Minnesota Duluth for the most part in a 3-1 victory on Friday.
After a scoreless first period, Skaggs opened the scoring with a goal from Teghan Inglis and Emma Maltais at 13:21 of the second period.
UMD’s Gabbie Hughes netted the game-tying goal at 8:47 of the third on assists from Jalyn Elmes and Sydney Brodt.
But with OSU on the power play, Skaggs scored the eventual game-winner on assists from Gabby Rosenthal and Madison Bizal. Malthais added insurance with a goal at 19:54.
The Bulldogs and Buckeyes wrap their weekend series at 3:07 p.m. Saturday.
Minnesota Duluth 0-0-1—1
Ohio State 0-1-2—3
First period — No scoring.
Second period — 1. OSU, Tatum Skaggs (Teghan Inglis, Emma Maltais) 13:21..
Third period — 2. UMD, Gabbie Hughes (Jalyn Elmes, Sydney Brodt) 8:47; 3. OSU, Skaggs (Gabby Rosenthal, Madison Bizal) 13:47 (pp); 4. OSU, Emma Malthais (Liz Schepers) 19:54..
Saves — Maddie Rooney, UMD, 38; Lynsey Wallace, OSU, 33
Lake Forest 6, St. Scholastica 5
Lake Forest scored three-straight goals in a 5 minute, 23 second span in the third period, then withstood two late St. Scholastica goals to win 6-5 on Friday in Lake Forest, Ill.
CSS’ Taylor Thompson and Kayla Kasel both scored two goals and Abby Pohlkamp notched the Saints’ other goal.
The teams play again at 3 p.m. Saturday at Lake Forest.