|1st||6:20||OSU||1-0||PP||Kari Schmitt (2)||Danielle Gagne/6, Kayla Sullivan/6|
|2nd||1:39||STC||1-1||EV||Alyssa Erickson (1)||Payge Pena/2, Christa Moody/2|
|2nd||18:15||OSU||2-1||EV GW||Julia McKinnon (8)||-|
|3rd||19:41||OSU||3-1||EV EN||Claudia Kepler (9)||Taylor Kuehl/9, Julia McKinnon/7|
|St. Cloud State||0||1||0||1|
|Shots on Goal||1st||2nd||3rd||SOG|
|St. Cloud State||4||10||2||16|
|Team Stats and Records||PP||PIM||SHGF|
|Ohio State (13-8-2)||1/2||1/2||0|
|St. Cloud State (6-15-1)||0/0||3/6||0|
|Ohio State Goaltending||MIN||GA||1||2||3||Saves|
|Stacy Danczak (W, 6-1-2)||60:00||1||4||9||2||15|
|St. Cloud State Goaltending||MIN||GA||1||2||3||Saves|
|Julie Friend (L, 4-9-0)||58:42||2||9||6||9||24|
ST. CLOUD, Minn. - The St. Cloud State Huskies (6-15-1, 3-11-1 WCHA) were defeated 3-1 in Friday afternoons contest against the Ohio State Buckeyes (13-8-2, 8-7-2 WCHA).
The Buckeyes opened up scoring when St. Cloud senior, Amanda Arbogast, was sent to the box for roughing. The powerplay goal came just 6:20 into the game when Ohio State put one past senior goaltender, Julie Friend.
As the second period unfolded, SCSU's Alyssa Erickson scored her first collegiate goal after being sent on a breakaway, to send the game into a 1-1 tie. Assists were awarded to sophomores Payge Pena and Christa Moody. Ohio State responded with just under two minutes in the period, taking the lead 2-1 heading into the third period.
The one goal difference remained until the Huskies pulled Julie Friend with 1:18 left to play. The Buckeyes scored an empty net goal to end the game 3-1.
SCSU's Julie Friend made 25 saves on OSU's 27 shot attempts. Her record moves to 4-9-0, 2-6-0 WCHA.
The series continues Saturday, Jan. 10 at 3:07pm at the HBNHC.