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Saturday, February 13, 2010

UMD Women Beat Ohio State 5-4 in Overtime

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Laura Fridfinnson missed a large part of the third period and overtime, after taking a knee to knee hit from an Ohio State player, but gutted out 2 overtime shifts and scored the game winning goal, burying a rebound of an Emmanuelle Blais shot at 3:53 of overtime. Gina Dodge's 3rd goal of the season was sandwiched between Ohio State goals by Sandy Nelson and Hokey Langan to give OSU a 2-1 first period lead. Fridfinnson scored her first goal of the game only 1:12 into the second period and Vanessa Thibault's 7th goal of the season, scored 3 minutes later gave UMD a 3-2 lead. The Buckeyes' Raelyn LaRocque tied the game at 3 at 17:32 of the second period. UMD's Jessica Wong scored her 9th goal of the season at 7:49 of the third and OSU's Natalie Spooner tied the game at 15:13 of the third. Fridfinnson's overtime winner was her 18th goal of the season. Jessica Wong had two assists to go with her goal, while Blais picked up two assists, Jocelyne Larocque, Audrey Cournoyer, Kacy Ambroz all earned an assist. OSU's Laura McIntosh assisted on each of the Buckeyes' four goals. Jenny Harss stopped 41 of 45 shots for UMD, while OSU's Chelsea Knapp stopped 19 of 24 UMD shots.

Vanessa Thibault

Jessica Wong

Jenny Harss

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