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Women's Hockey drops season opener

Photo by Rachel Larson
Photo by Rachel Larson

SUPERIOR, Wis. -- Concordia Wisconsin scored a late power-play goal, but it was too late during a 3-1 season-opening loss at UW-Superior. The Yellowjackets scored a goal in each of the three periods on Friday night at Siinto S. Wessman Arena.

THE BASICS
Final Score: UW-Superior 3, Concordia Wisconsin 1
Location: Siinto S. Wessman Arena (Superior, Wis.)
Records: UW-Superior 1-0-0, Concordia Wisconsin 0-1-0

HOW IT HAPPENED
- Sophomore Emily Reimche (Billings, Montana) found the back of the net in the third period on the power-play for the Falcons lone goal of the net, which was assisted on by sophomore Kaytlin Johnson (Black River Falls, Wis.) and junior Madi Chapman (Rogers, Minn.).
- Senior Breanna Thomson (St. Marys, Ontario) made 39 saves in goal and had double-digit stops in each period.
- UW-Superior outshot Concordia Wisconsin 42-24 and had a slight 30-26 edge in faceoffs. Senior Natasha Wanless (Madison, Wis.) went 13-8 on the faceoff for the Falcons.

NEXT ON THE SCHEDULE
- Concordia Wisconsin completes the series at UW-Superior on Saturday at 2 pm.