Goal blitz in second period key to Cobber women's hockey team's big victory
Already leading by two goals, Concordia scored four goals in fewer than three minutes to blow out St. Olaf.
MOORHEAD — Concordia turned a two-goal game into an 8-2 blowout of St. Olaf with a six-goal second period on Friday night at the Moorhead Sports Center.
Already leading 3-1, the Cobbers scored four-straight goals during a 3-minute, 4-second span in the middle of the period.
Concordia is 2-2 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and 4-2 overall. The Cobbers and Oles (0-4 MIAC, 4-4 overall) play the second game of their weekend series at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, at the Sports Center.
The Cobbers scored the game's first three goals. Lexi Woodward and Jerica Friese scored first period goals and Brenna Mjoness scored on the power play early in the second.
St. Olaf's Heather Sager scored a goal about a minute later and the Cobbers' goal-scoring barrage was on. Mjoness scored her second goal of the game at 8:54, Libby Hinrichs scored on the power play at 9:26, Josie Hell found the net at 11:25 and Brooke McMillen scored at 11:58 for a 7-1 lead.
When St. Olaf's Kate Carfagnini scored a power play goal at 13:42, Friese countered with her second goal, also on the power play, at 17:04.
Hinrichs, Friese, Grace Doerring and McKenzie Oelkers all had two assists. Goalie Kiana Flaig stopped 20 shots and Madison Kisor turned back all five shots she faced.