Bemidji State Defeats Pursuit of Excellence Academy, 7-2

Junior forward Megan Lushanko had a goal and assist for the Beavers
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
1st 7:10  BMJ1-0 EV Megan LushankoJenessa Philipczyk
1st 18:58  BMJ2-0 EV Kristine GrenierWhitney Wivoda, Reilly Fawcett
2nd 0:31  POE1-2 EV Sarah Potomak -
2nd 7:29  BMJ3-1 PP GW Alexis JoyceKristine Grenier, Rachael Kelly
2nd 8:09  BMJ4-1 EV Kayleigh ChapmanSummer Thibodeau, Megan Lushanko
2nd 14:48  BMJ5-1 EV Alexis Joyce -
3rd 7:46  POE2-5 EV Carla Goodwin -
3rd 11:35  BMJ6-2 EV Carley EsseKristine Grenier, Hanna Moher
3rd 14:15  BMJ7-2 EV Reilly FawcettRachael Kelly, Carley Esse
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd Final
Pursuit of Excellence  0112
Bemidji State  2327
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd SOG
Pursuit of Excellence  74819
Bemidji State  1113832
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
Pursuit of Excellence  0/2 2/4 0
Bemidji State  1/2 2/4 0
Pursuit of Excellence Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Jenna Jonge (L)34:485 98017
Katie Kowalchuk25:122 0268
Bemidji State Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Erin Deters (W)60:002 73717

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sanford Center) - The Bemidji State University women's ice hockey team defeated the Pursuit of Excellence Academy in an exhibition contest Wednesday evening at Sanford Center, 7-2. Six different Beaver skaters tallied multiple points in the victory.

The Beavers lit the lamp twice in the opening period. Megan Lushanko got the scoring underway at the 7:10 mark, while Kristine Grenier added another at 18:58 to give Bemidji State a 2-0 lead going into the first intermission. BSU outshot POE 11-7 in the first stanza.

POE cut Bemidji State's lead in half 31 seconds into the second period with a goal by Sarah Potomak. Following Potomak's goal, Bemidji State answered with three unanswered goals in the second frame. The first was a power-play goal by Alexis Joyce at 7:29 to extend its lead back to a pair. The Beavers tacked on another 40 seconds later with a goal by Kayleigh Chapman to make it 4-1. Lastly, Joyce tallied her second goal of the game at 14:48 to give the Beavers a four-goal lead over POE.

With a four-goal deficit going into the third period, POE cut BSU's lead to three with a goal by Carla Goodwin at 7:46. Bemidji State would answer with two more goals to seal the game. The first was by Carley Esse at 11:35 and the second by Reilly Fawcett at 14:15.

Next up: The Beavers will return to league play Dec. 5-6 when it hosts rival Minnesota State University, Mankato.