No. 4 UMD women’s hockey nets four goals to down No. 11 Penn State & improve to 4-0

Four was the magic number for the Bulldogs on Friday. The fourth ranked University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) women’s hockey team scored four games to shut out No. 11 Penn State 4-0 and improve to 4-0 on the season. This closed out their road trip to Canton, New York after defeating St. Lawrence University Thursday 3-2 in overtime.

Anneke Linser and Mannon McMahon each scored two goals to account for the Bulldogs’ scoring.

The first period against the Nittany Lions would end scoreless. McMahon broke the ice on a power-play halfway through the second period to lead 1-0.

Linser would tally back-to-back goals early in the third period to extend their lead. McMahon would add extra insurance at the 14:56 mark.

In the win netminder Emma Soderberg tallied 24 saves to Penn State’s Josie Bothun’s 30. For the full box score, Click Here.

UMD (4-0) returns to Duluth for their home and Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) conference opener October 7 and Oct. 8 against Minnesota State University, Mankato. Puck drop Friday is set for 6 p.m. and Saturday at 3 p.m.