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Eric Bigham (on his knees far side of goal) celebrates after scoring the gamewinner at 18:38 of the fourth overtime. 

Men’s Hockey Defeats Augsburg 6-5 in Four Overtimes, Sets NCAA Record For Longest Game In Division III History

The Gustavus men’s hockey team defeated Augsburg College 6-5 when senior forward Eric Bigham scored the game-winning goal at 18:38 of the fourth overtime on Saturday nightat Don Roberts Ice Rink in St. Peter, Minn. The win allows the Gusties to advance to the championship game of the MIAC Playoff Tournament which will be played against St. Thomas at Gustavus on Wednesday, March 3 at 7:05 pm. The third-seeded Tommies defeated the second-seeded Pipers 5-4 in overtime on Saturday night at Drake Arena in St. Paul.