UMD Wins in Shootout, Earns Home Ice

By KBJR News 1

February 24, 2013 Updated Feb 24, 2013 at 12:11 AM CDT

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- The University of Minnesota-Duluth (UMD) women's hockey team earned a 2-2 overtime tie with a 3-2 shootout win over #8-ranked North Dakota on Saturday night, that marking the Bulldogs' final regular season contest.

Katie Wilson and Jenna McParland scored the goals during regulation, with McParland, Jessica Wong, and Brigette Lacquette the goal scorers in the shootout for the Bulldogs.

Freshman goaltender Kayla Black finished with a career-high 46 saves in the contest, including two big stops in the shootout.

The shootout victory gives UMD home-ice advantage in the first round of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) playoffs. The Bulldogs are the #4 seed and will face #5-seeded Ohio State March 1-3 in a best-of-three series at AMSOIL Arena in Duluth, Minn.

Posted by Zach Schneider
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