Box Score

St. Olaf gets men's hockey sweep with 6-4 win at BU

Mike Ludwig
January 19, 2013

BLAINE, Minn. - St. Olaf completed a two-game MIAC sweep with a 6-4 men's hockey victory over host Bethel University on Saturday night.

St. Olaf (7-8-2, 6-2-0 MIAC) overcame a 3-0 first period deficit with four unanswered goals in the second. Jeff Harris scored twice and Andrew Anderson had a goal and two assists as the Oles held off a late BU rally.

Trailing 6-4 with an extra skater, Bethel pulled within one on a Mitch Hughes goal with 12 seconds left. St. Olaf controlled the ensuing face-off and Harris scored the empty-net goal to secure the win.

Joel Lundstrom, Mark Rath and Ross Trousdale also scored for the Oles who were outshot by the Royals 29-27.

Hughes added two assists for Bethel.

St. Olaf plays a home-and-home with St. Thomas next weekend.

Contact media relations specialist Mike Ludwig at (507) 786-3834 or ludwigm@stolaf.edu.