Ohio State Upends St. Cloud State, 3-1
Junior forward Julia McKinnon has goal and assist for Buckeyes

Junior forward Julia McKinnon had a goal and an assist for the Buckeyes
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
1st 6:20  OSU1-0 PP Kari Schmitt (2)Danielle Gagne/6, Kayla Sullivan/6
2nd 1:39  STC1-1 EV Alyssa Erickson (1)Payge Pena/2, Christa Moody/2
2nd 18:15  OSU2-1 EV GW Julia McKinnon (8) -
3rd 19:41  OSU3-1 EV EN Claudia Kepler (9)Taylor Kuehl/9, Julia McKinnon/7
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd Final
Ohio State  1113
St. Cloud State  0101
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd SOG
Ohio State  1071027
St. Cloud State  410216
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)60:001 49215
St. Cloud State Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Julie Friend (L, 4-9-0)58:422 96924
Empty Net1:181     

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.