BEMIDJI — Julie Friend had 39 saves and Abby Ness scored at 14:33 of the third period to give the St. Cloud State women’s hockey team a 1-0 WCHA win over Bemidji State.
The win gives the Huskies (2-2 WCHA, 2-2 overall) a series sweep of the Beavers (0-2, 1-4).
Ness, a sophomore from Roseau, scored the even strength goal with assists from Kalli Funk and Molli Mott. It was the first college shutout for Friend, a sophomore from Minnetonka.
Both teams were 0-for-2 on the power play. Bemidji State goalie Abby Ryplanski had 27 saves.
First period: No scoring.
Second period: No scoring.
Third period: 1. SCSU — Abby Ness 1 (Kalli Funk, Molli Mott) 14:33.
Goaltenders: SCSU — Julie Friend (39 saves); BSU — Abby Ryplanski (27 saves).