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Pipers, Oles skate to 2-2 women's hockey draw

Mike Ludwig
November 16, 2012

NORTHFIELD, Minn. - St. Olaf and Hamline skated to a 2-2 MIAC women's hockey tie on Friday night at Northfield Ice Arena.

St. Olaf led 2-0 into the third before the Pipers' Jordan Verleye scored twice in a 32-second span in the opening minute of the final period. The goals were set up by a pair of St. Olaf penalties in the final minute of the second.

St. Olaf had goals from Nicole Stumpf -- at 14:55 of the first -- and Courtney Nelson. Nelson's power-play score at 7:32 of the second period came on assists from Umland and Margo Fleming. Umland and Sara Lind assisted on Stumpf's goal.

The Pipers' Sarah Schneekloth made 42 saves, including a combined 21 in the third period and overtime. St. Olaf netminder Sam Ubl had 28 saves in the tie.

The teams meet tomorrow night in St. Paul at 8 p.m.

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