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Badger hockey beats Mercyhurst, 7-2


MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Justin Schultz had two goals and two assists, and Mark Zengerle added a goal and four assists as Wisconsin beat Mercyhurst 7-2 on Friday night.

Zengerle has scored points in 14 straight games for the Badgers (6-8-1), who snapped a three-game losing streak. Wisconsin is 3-0-0 all-time against Mercyhurst (6-6-1), which is 6-2-1 in its last nine games.

Wisconsin jumped out to a 3-0 lead early in the second period, then led 3-1 after two periods despite putting just 11 shots on goal.

The Lakers had 26 shots on goal compared to 21 for the Badgers.

Mercyhurst's Derek Elliott had a goal and an assist.

Joel Rumpel had 21 saves and Mitch Thompson, who came on with 5:07 left, made three saves for Wisconsin.

Mat Strang and Jake Williams combined for 14 stops for the Lakers.

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