Women’s Hockey Team Falls to St. Thomas 2-1 in Regular Season Finale

Posted on February 26th, 2005 by

The Gustavus women’s hockey team had its 33-game MIAC winning streak snapped with a 2-1 loss to St. Thomas at the Tommies rink in Mendota Heights on Saturday night. The Gusties had clinched the MIAC regular season title with a 6-3 win over the Tommies on Friday night. Gustavus, which is now 21-3-1 overall and 17-1-0 in the MIAC, will open MIAC Tournament play next Thursday at 7:00 pm against the winner of Tuesday night’s game between St. Mary’s and Augsburg.

St. Thomas jumped out to a 1-0 lead on Maureen Hardwick’s short-handed goal late in the second period. The Tommies held a 1-0 edge after two periods.

The Gusties tied the score at 1-1 when Kelly Crandall scored for Gustavus at 9:03 of the third period.

The Tommies scored what turned out to be the game-winner with eight minutes remaining in the game.

The Gusties outshot the Tommies 22-18. Gustavus netminder Kara Meyer, who suffered the loss, made 16 saves. St. Thomas’ Katie Jetland, who picked up the win, turned away 21 of the 22 shots she faced.

Box Score


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