ST. CHARLES, Mo. – Forward Alex Nelson scored with 38 seconds left in the third period to give the St. Cloud State women’s hockey team a 3-2 nonconference win over Lindenwood on Saturday.
The win gives the Huskies (6-11-1) their third series sweep of the season. It was the third goal of the series and fifth of the season for Nelson, a senior from Andover.
The winning goal was scored 32 seconds after Alyssa West scored a power-play goal for Lindenwood to tie the game at 2. Both teams had two power-play goals in the game.
Sophomore Audrey Hanmer had two assists and junior forward Molli Mott had a goal and an assist for St. Cloud State. Freshman goalie Katie Fitzgerald had 38 saves for the Huskies.
SCSU 1 0 2 — 3
Lindenwood 1 0 1 — 2
First period: 1. L — Lyndsay Kirkham 3 (Brett Lobreau, Jocelyn Slattery) 13:33 (pp); 2. SCSU — Vanessa Spataro 3 (Abby Ness, Julia Gilbert) 16:50 (pp).
Second period: No scoring.
Third period: 3. SCSU – Molli Mott 5 (Audrey Hanmer, Haylea Schmid) 10:47 (pp); 4. L — Alyssa West 3 (Allyson Arcibal, Chelsea Witwicke) 18:50 (pp); 5. SCSU — Alex Nelson 5 (Mott, Hanmer) 19:22.
Goaltenders: SCSU — Katie Fitzgerald (38 saves); L — Taylor Fairchild (38 saves).