Balanced Scoring Sends Minnesota State Past Michigan Tech, 4-2
Four different players score goals for Mavericks

Sophomore defenseman Carter Foguth scored the game-winning goal for the Mavericks
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
1st 15:41  MTU1-0 EV David Johnstone (4)Tanner Kero/24
1st 15:56  MNS1-1 EV Dylan Margonari (11)Brad McClure/12, Zach Palmquist/18
1st 19:56  MNS2-1 EV Jon Jutzi (3)C.J. Franklin/17, Chase Grant/5
2nd 4:55  MTU2-2 EV Chris Leibinger (3)Mike Neville/6, Cliff Watson/9
2nd 11:58  MNS3-2 EV GW Carter Foguth (3)Brett Knowles/3, Max Gaede/4
3rd 8:40  MNS4-2 PP Bryce Gervais (21)Matt Leitner/27, Casey Nelson/23
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd Final
Michigan Tech  1102
Minnesota State  2114
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd SOG
Michigan Tech  76720
Minnesota State  148931
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
Michigan Tech (24-8-2)  0/1 4/8 0
Minnesota State (24-6-3)  1/3 2/4 0
Michigan Tech Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Jamie Phillips (L, 23-7-2)60:004 127827
Minnesota State Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Stephon Williams (W, 20-4-3)60:002 65718

Mankato, Minn. --- #2 rated Minnesota State got goals from four different plays in skating past third-rated Michigan Tech in a Western Collegiate Hockey Association contest played in Mankato Friday evening.

The Huskies struck first when David Johnstone fired a shot off the wing that beat Stephon Williams over the right shoulder at 15:41 of the opening period. Junior forward Dylan Margonari capitalized on a rebound chance at 15:56 for his 11th tally of the season and the Mavericks took a 2-1 lead into the locker room when junior defenseman Jon Jutzi 's shot from the point eluded Jamie Phillips at 19:56.

Tech tied the game at 4:55 of the second after Chris Leibinger, who had re-entered play following sitting out a two-minute minor, caught a stretch pass at the Minnesota State blue line and proceeded to score on a shot that beat Williams through the five hole. The Mavericks regained the lead at 11:58 on a shot from the high slot from sophomore defenseman Carter Foguth. The goal is the third of the season for Foguth.

Junior forward Bryce Gervais got his 21st of the year on a shot from the slot that beat Phillips stick side at 8:40 of the third to close out scoring in the game.

Minnesota State, which converted on one-of-three chances on the power play, outshot the Huskies by a 44-23 margin in the contest.

Junior netminder Stephon Williams, who made 18 stops, now stands 20-4-3 on the year.

Tonight's attendance of 5,446 establishes a Minnesota State record and combined with last night's attendance (5,172) sets a mark for a two-game home series at 10,618 shattering the previous record of 10,294 (vs. North Dakota, Feb. 21-22, 2003).

The Mavericks, 24-6-3 on the season, stand 20-3-2 WCHA with tonight's win. Michigan Tech stands 24-8-2, 19-4-2 WCHA.

Minnesota State closes out the 2014-15 regular season with a two-game league road series at Bemidji State next weekend.