Women’s Hockey Pushes Unbeaten String to 10 With 7-2 Win Over Bethel

Posted on January 14th, 2006 by

Jenny Pusch led the Gusties with two goals.

Jenny Pusch led the Gusties with two goals.


Margaret Dorer recorded three assists.

Margaret Dorer recorded three assists.


Kitty Hurley made 19 saves in the nets.

Kitty Hurley made 19 saves in the nets.

The Gustavus women’s hockey team defeated Bethel University 7-2 in St. Paul on Friday night. The Gusties, who were playing their first match in over a month, jumped out to a 5-0 lead in the game. Jenny Pusch scored two goals and Margaret Dorer contributed three assists to lead Gustavus. The Gusties improve to 9-1-1 overall and 7-0-0 in the MIAC, while the Royals fall to 2-7-1 overall and 2-5-0 in the MIAC.

First year forward Jenny Pusch opened the scoring for the Gusties with a goal at 12:13 of the first period with an assist from Margaret Dorer. Two minutes later, Stefanie Ubl extended the Gustavus lead to 2-0 with a power play goal at the 14:32 mark. Dorer and Crandall were credited with assists. The Gusties, who outshot the Royals 15-6, led 2-0 after the first period of play.

In the second period, Gustavus extended its lead to 5-0 on goals by AbbyRandall (2:50), Jenny Pusch (8:28), and Sarah Heinbigner (16:26). Bethel got on the board at the 18:53 mark with a goal by first year forward Anna Baumgarten. The Gusties outshot the Royals 22-8 in the period, and led 5-1 after 40 minutes of play.

Gustavus continued to put pressure on Bethel in the third period and extended its lead to 7-1 on goals by Mari Gunderson (7:11) and Christine Wicker (18:16). The Royals scored their second goal of the game with :01 left on the clock when Bethany Murphy lit the lamp.

Gustavus outshot the Royals 55-21 in the game. Junior goaltender Kitty Hurley allowed two goals and made 19 saves. She improves to 5-1-1 on the season.
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