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Women's hockey: Third-period outburst lifts St. Olaf past Cobbers

Brenna Mjoness and Hannah Christian each scored a goal for the Cobbers.

Concordia Cobbers

MOORHEAD — St. Olaf came out on top 4-2 against Concordia on Saturday in a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference women's hockey bout that featured five third-period goals.

St. Olaf held a 1-0 lead heading into the third period. The Cobbers tied it 6 minutes, 17 seconds into the final frame when Brenna Mjoness found the back of the net on assists from Maiah McCowan and Josie Hell.

St. Olaf then ripped off three straight goals. Carolyn Carpenter scored a power-play goal at the 11:21 mark, then Annika Patterson scored two shorthanded goals (13:35, 18:47), the second of which was an empty-netter. Hannah Christian added a power-play strike for the Cobbers with 11 seconds remaining on an assist from Allison O'Kane to set up the 4-2 final.

Cobbers goalie Kiana Flaig tallied 19 saves.

Concordia (3-4, 1-4 MIAC) is scheduled to play its final game of November at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Northland.

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