Green Knights Get the Jump on St. Scholastica

From Sports Information Director, November 9, 2012 | Women's Hockey
by Dan Lukes, dan.lukes@snc.edu, (920) 403-4077

DE PERE - St. Norbert College scored two goals in each of the first two periods to take a big early lead en route to a 4-2 win over the College of St. Scholastica in a Northern Collegiate Hockey Association game at the Resch Olympic Pavilion.

The Green Knights (2-0-1, 1-0 NCHA) scored twice 57 seconds apart late in the first period to take a 2-0 advantage. Jade Popescul scored at 17:17, while Brooke Nicholson added a goal at 18:14.

St. Norbert increased its lead at 10:04 of the second period when Zoe Kurth scored a power-play goal. Andrea Senne put the Green Knights ahead 4-0 28 seconds later with a goal at 10:32.

Nina Waidacher and Briana Stephens scored at 4:04 and 9:15 of the third period to bring the Saints (1-1-1, 1-1-1) back into the game, but the visitors would get no closer.

Popescul would add an assists to give her a two-point night, the Green Knights' lone multi-point performance.

St. Scholastica outshot St. Norbert 38-31. Kaley Gibson made 36 saves for the Green Knights, while Teraysa White made 27 stops for the Saints. St. Norbert was 1-for-2 on the power play, while the Saints were 0-for-3.