UMD Women’s Hockey Falls in Overtime, Wisconsin Wins WCHA Regular Season Title
Despite the loss, the Bulldogs took four of six points for the weekend to finish second in the WCHA standings and will play No. 3 seed Ohio State in the Final Face-Off next Saturday.
DULUTH, Minn. – A late rally forced overtime, then Daryl Watts scored 41 seconds into the extra frame to give No. 1 Wisconsin the 4-3 overtime win over No. 7 Minnesota to claim the WCHA regular season title.
Gabbie Hughes scored twice while Anna Klein scored the other goal, which kept the Bulldogs in the lead until the final 1:30 when the Badgers rallied. Emma Soderberg finished with a career-high 45 saves.
Despite the loss, the Bulldogs took four of six points for the weekend to finish second in the WCHA standings, the program’s highest finish since the 2010-11 season. UMD (11-5) will take on No. 3 seed Ohio State next Saturday in the WCHA Final Face-Off at Ridder Arena. Puck drop is set for 5:07 p.m.