BEMIDJI — Alex Nelson, Cari Coen and Kalli Funk had goals and Katie Fitzgerald made 34 saves for her first college win as St. Cloud State beat Bemidji State 3-1 in a WCHA women’s hockey game.
It was the first goals of the season for each of the goal scorers for the Huskies (1-2 WCHA, 1-2 overall).
Bemidji State got a power-play goal from Whitney Wivoda at 8:16 of the third period for the lone goal on Fitzgerald, a freshman Des Plaines, Ill. St. Cloud State was 1-for-2 on the power play and had 29 shots on goal.
First period: 1. SCSU — Alex Nelson 1 (Audrey Hanmer) 9:15 (pp).
Second period: 2. SCSU — Cari Coen 1 (unassisted) 2:17; 3. SCSU — Kalli Funk 1 (unassisted) 3:26.
Third period: 4. BSU — Whitney Wivoda 1 (Sadie Lundquist, Erika Wheelhouse) 8:16 (pp).
Goaltenders: SCSU — Katie Fitzgerald (34 saves); BSU — Jessica Havel (26 saves).