St. Scholastica at No. 4 Adrian
On Friday, the scoring was held to the final frame. Jacqueline White scored for Adrian, and Taylor Thompson scored for St. Scholastica in the 1-1 tie. Adrian asserted its top-five status on Saturday with an 11-goal outburst. Ten different Bulldogs scored, led by Brooke Lupi with two goals and an assist.
No. 10 Wisconsin Eau Claire at No. 5 Wisconsin River Falls
Elizabeth Bauer had Wis.- Claire up 1-0 after the first, but from there it was all Wis.-River Falls in their 4-1 win. Carly Moran scored twice, and Haley Nielsen had two assists in the win.
No. 7 Gustavus Adolphus vs. Hamline
Hamline was in full control on Friday; Jordan Hansen scored the first two goals and Madison Gaffney, Bre Simon, and Madison Kolbow gave them a 5-0 lead before Kristen Cash and Erin Moes narrowed the game for the Gusties. Hamline won 5-2. On Saturday, it was Gustavus Adolphus that took over from the get-go. Erica Power, Moes, Diana Draayer, and Amelia Vosen put the Gusties ahead. Sarah Bobrowski scored twice for Hamline in the 4-2 loss.
No. 8 Amherst at No. 10 Connecticut College
Kate Kohl put Connecticut College up 1-0 in the first, and that would stand for the next 30 minutes. Miriam Eickhoff and Katelyn Pantera each scored to put Amherst ahead in the third, but Erin Dillon and Kylie Wilkes answered for Connecticut College to get them the 3-2 win. On Saturday, Amherst outshot their opponents 34-21, but goals from Elena Gualtieri and Jordan Cross earned the win for Connecticut College and the weekend sweep.
No. 9 St. Thomas vs St. Catherine
Isabel Bianchi put St. Thomas on the board first, but St. Catherine’s Ashlyn Rakos responded less than two minutes later. Allison Borgstrom scored in the second to get the Tommies the 2-1 win on Friday. On Saturday, St. Thomas outshot St. Catherine 44-16, and a goal from Rylie McDonell was enough to earn the Tommies a 1-0 win and the weekend sweep.
Neumann at Utica
Jordyn Cholish put Neumann on the board in the first, and Lauren Vanstone doubled the lead in the second for Neumann. Jennifer Arts got Utica in the game in the third, but a goal from Bek Lucas solidified Neumann’s 3-1 win on Friday. In the second game, Danielle Haasbeek and Taylor Osowski put Utica up in the first and that would prove to be enough. Lucas tallied Neumann’s only goal, and Olivia Hirschy scored twice for Utica en route to their 4-1 win.