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SCSU picks up tie, shootout win over No. 5-ranked UMD

Huskies women's hockey team picks up 2 WCHA points after 1-1 tie with Bulldogs

Courtney Hall
Courtesy of St. Cloud State University

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — The St. Cloud State women's hockey team ended a three-game losing streak by picking up two out of a possible three WCHA points in a game against fifth-ranked Minnesota Duluth on Tuesday at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center.

Emma Polusny
Courtesy of St. Cloud State University

Addi Scribner, a junior center from Woodbury, Minn., had a goal and graduate student goalie Emma Polusny made 30 saves in the 1-1 tie for the Huskies (4-18-3 WCHA, 9-19-3 overall).

Courtney Hall, a junior forward from South Lyon, Mich., had the game-winning goal in the 2-1 shootout after a scoreless overtime period. Emma Gentry, a sophomore forward from Alpena, Mich., had the other goal in the four-round shootout for the Huskies.

Graduate student Elizabeth Giguere had the goal in the shooout for the Bulldogs (17-8-1, 20-9-1).

After a scoreless first period, UMD senior forward Anneke Linser scored at 8:49 of the second period to give the Bulldogs a 1-0 lead.


But 49 seconds later, Scribner scored her fifth goal of the season at 9:38 of the second period to tie the game 1-1.

Polusny made 13 of her saves in the third period, three more in the overtime and stopped three of the four shots in the shootout to help the Huskies to the two points.

Sophomore goalie JoJo Chobak made 20 saves for the Bulldogs.

SCSU and UMD finish the regular season with a series at 3 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Saturday at Amsoil Arena in Duluth.

Mick Hatten is a reporter and editor for Forum News Service and helps manage TheRinkLive.com, a website dedicated to hockey. He began working for Forum Communications in November 2018 and has covered St. Cloud State University hockey since 2010. A graduate of St. Cloud State, he has more than 30 years of experience as a journalist and has been a youth hockey coach since 2014. mhatten@forumcomm.com

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