|1st||13:08||MNS||1-0||EV||Lindsey Coleman (1)||Elin Johansson/3|
|2nd||10:16||WIS||1-1||EV||Jenny Ryan (2)||Emily Clark/13, Brittany Ammerman/20|
|2nd||19:42||WIS||2-1||SH GW||Annie Pankowski (14)||Jenny Ryan/15|
|3rd||6:13||WIS||3-1||EV||Blayre Turnbull (8)||Karley Sylvester/20, Katy Josephs/11|
|3rd||9:24||WIS||4-1||EV||Baylee Wellhausen (6)||Sydney McKibbon/11, Courtney Burke/10|
|3rd||9:59||WIS||5-1||SH||Karley Sylvester (12)||-|
|Shots on Goal||1st||2nd||3rd||SOG|
|Team Stats and Records||PP||PIM||SHGF|
|Minnesota State (2-23-1)||0/3||5/10||0|
|Ann-Renée Desbiens (W, 18-4-3)||60:00||1||4||4||3||11|
|Minnesota State Goaltending||MIN||GA||1||2||3||Saves|
|Brianna Quade (L, 1-6-0)||60:00||5||18||23||9||50|
MANKATO, Minn. --- The Minnesota State women's hockey team held the lead after one period of play but No. 3 Wisconsin proved to be too much as they beat the Mavericks, 5-1, Saturday afternoon at All Seasons Arena.
Minnesota State's record falls to 2-23-1 overall and 0-19-1 in Western Collegiate Hockey Association play while Wisconsin improves to 21-4-3 and 16-4-2 in the WCHA.
The Mavericks scored the games first goal at the 13:08 mark of the opening period. Freshman Lindsey Coleman tallied her first career goal in a Maverick uniform scoring off her own rebound in front as freshman Elin Johansson recorded her fifth assist on the year. MSU took a 1-0 lead into intermission as the Badgers outshot the Mavericks 18-5 in the period.
The Badgers struck back at 10:16 of the second period to even up the score at one piece. Later in the period Wisconsin took the lead as Annie Pankowski scored a short handed goal which proved to be the game winner.
In the third and final period Wisconsin's Blayre Turnbull gave the Badgers a two goal lead at the 6:13 mark. Later in the period, Baylee Wellhausen and Karley Sylvester put the game out of reach as they pushed the score to a final of 5-1.
Sophomore Brianna Quade got the start for the Mavericks in goal and tallied 50 saves.
The Badgers outshot the Mavericks 55-12 on the night and went 0-4 on the power play compared to MSU who went 0-3 with the extra skater advantage.
Minnesota State will return to action Monday night as they play host to St. Cloud State University. The opening faceoff is scheduled for 7:07 p.m.