Wisconsin Sweeps Weekend Series with 3-1 Win Against Minnesota State
Sophomore defenseman Maddie Rowe scores goal for Badgers

Sophomore defenseman Maddie Rowe scored a goal for the Badgers
Prd Time  Team Score Type Scored By Assists
1st 13:03  WIS1-0 EV Claudia Kepler (5)Presley Norby/5
1st 14:41  WIS2-0 PP GW Brette Pettet (4)Sam Cogan/4, Maddie Rolfes/3
1st 18:08  MNS1-2 EV Rebekah Kolstad (1)Emily Antony/1, Brittyn Fleming/5
3rd 16:52  WIS3-1 EV Maddie Rowe (1)Sam Cogan/5, Mekenzie Steffen/3
Scoring 1st 2nd 3rd Final
Wisconsin  2013
Minnesota State  1001
Shots on Goal 1st 2nd 3rd SOG
Wisconsin  1451534
Minnesota State  75416
Team Stats and Records  PP PIM SHGF
Wisconsin (8-0-0)  1/5 6/12 0
Minnesota State (1-4-1)  0/5 6/12 0
Wisconsin Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Kristen Campbell (W, 8-0-0)60:001 65415
Minnesota State Goaltending MIN GA 1 2 3 Saves
Kathryn Bidulka (L, 1-3-0)59:553 1251431
Empty Net0:050     

Mankato, Minn. --- Minnesota State women's hockey lost to No. 1 Wisconsin 3-1 in a Western Collegiate Hockey Association matchup on Saturday afternoon at Verizon Center.

Wisconsin (8-0-0, 2-0-0-0 WCHA scored the first two goals of the game in the first period to go up 2-0. Claudia Kepler got the Badgers on the scoreboard at 13:03, and Brette Pettet added a goal at 14:41 on a 6-on-4 power play. However, junior forward Rebekah Kolstad answered back for Minnesota State (1-4-1, 0-2-0-0 WCHA) with her first goal as a Maverick at 14:41 of the first period - making the score 2-1. Kolstad's goal was assisted by junior forward Emily Antony and freshman forward Brittyn Fleming, who recorded her team-leading fifth assist.

After neither team scored in the second period, Wisconsin capped off the scoring when Maddie Rowe scored at 16:52 of the third period. The Mavericks were unable to score again and the game ended with the score 3-1.

Junior Katie Bidulka (1-3-0) made 31 saves in net for the Mavericks, while Kristen Campbell (8-0-0) stopped 15 shots for the Badgers.

Minnesota State finished 0-of-5 on the power play and Wisconsin finished 1-of-5.

Wisconsin held a 34-16 advantage in shots on goal.

Minnesota State returns to Verizon Center to begin a two-game WCHA series with St. Cloud State at 2:07 p.m., on Oct. 27.