The top two women’s college hockey teams faced each other last Saturday. As a result, many fans expected it to be an exciting game, and the teams didn’t disappoint them. Top-ranked Ohio State women’s hockey team and second-ranked Minnesota had to go through a shootout for the right to earn an extra conference point.
As the whistle sounded at the end of the third period, the score was tied at 4-4. Junior Jenna Buglioni scored the winning goal in the shootout to give the Buckeyes the point. Also, it was good for the team after its defeat in Game 1 last Friday.
According to sportsbook pay per head reviews and news sites, Makenna Webster, a transfer junior forward, scored for the first time and provided two assists. Sophie Jaques, a senior defender, scored twice, including the game-winning goal in overtime. Raygan Kirk, a senior goalkeeper, had 27 saves.
Ohio State Women’s Hockey Team Wins in Shootout
Forward Abbey Murphy, a redshirt sophomore, scored twice for the Golden Gophers, while Taylor Heise, a fifth-year co-captain, and forward Josefin Bouveng, a freshman, also scored. Goalie Skylar Vetter, a sophomore, stopped 27 shots.
After Kirk stopped Murphy’s initial shot from the right face-off dot at 2:23 of the first, Murphy buried her rebound to put the home team up 1-0. According to online bookie software experts, Bouveng doubled the lead 47 seconds later when she broke toward the slot from the right boards and blasted a wrist shot high, short side, from the right circle.
With 4:56 remaining in the first, Webster scored for the Buckeyes. Currently, field hockey is her favorite sport in-season, and she has been a star for OSU thus far this season, which was her second game playing the sport. Per sportsbook software experts, she played for the Buckeyes in their losing effort against Michigan on Friday night.