LAKE FOREST, Ill. – The UW-Stevens Point women's hockey team snapped a five-game losing streak Saturday, defeating Lake Forest in overtime 2-1 in Lake Forest.
The Pointers struck first, with Michelle Lunneborg (Richfield, MN/Richfield)scoring a power-play goal in the first period off assists from Erin Marvin (Shoreview, MN/Mounds View) and Brooke Hanson (Maple Grove, MN/Maple Grove).
UWSP maintained a 1-0 lead into the third period, until Lake Forest's Angie Chronis scored at the 18:39 mark to tie the score at one.
In overtime, Lunneborg struck again on the power-play, netting the winning goal at the 2:47. The unassisted goal marks Lunneborg's seventh of the season.
Janna Beilke-Skoug (Madison WI/East) recorded the victory for the Pointers, tallying 25 saves on the day.
UWSP (10-10-2, 9-7-1 NCHA) and Lake Forest (12-7-2, 11-5-1 NCHA) return to the ice Sunday, Feb. 12 for the final game of the weekend series. Face-off is scheduled for 2 p.m. in Lake Forest.
Courtesy: UWSP Sports Information