On Saturday, the Bulldogs continued their recent success against the Gophers, with a 4-2 victory, for the sweep at the DECC. The 'Dogs got on a roll early, when Haley Irwin scored just 4:44 into the game. UMD took a 2-0 lead on a Pernilla Winberg goal 7:12 into the second, and Irwin scored at 10:30. The Gophers got on the board on a Samantha Downey goal at 14:30, and UMD took a 3-1 lead to the locker room after two periods. The Gophers Kelly Terry cut the lead to 1 just 20 seconds into the third period, then the two teams played to a stalemate the rest of the third period. Haley Irwin got credit for a third goal at the buzzer of the third period, clearing the puck down ice after a faceoff in the UMD zone with around 7 seconds remaining, to finish the scoring.
Haley Irwin celebrates her first period goal
Pernilla Winberg shot on goal
Jamie Kenyon and Winberg take the offensive zone against the Gophers