Tough Weekend for UWSP Teams
Courtesy of Jack McLaughlin The women's basketball team huddles during a game.

Tough Weekend for UWSP Teams

Men’s Hockey Falls Twice

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s hockey team lost back-to-back road games to Adrian College and Team USA U-18 team.

Against Adrian, the Pointers were up 2-1 late in the third period but gave up two late goals to lose 3-2. Forwards Lawrence Cornellier and Nick D’Avolio each scored for UWSP, while goaltender Max Milosek made a career-high of 47 saves on 50 shots.

The Pointers lost in an exhibition game, 5-2 after giving up three straight goals in the second period, against Team USA. Forwards Joe Kalisz and Jono Davis each added goals for the Pointers, while goaltender Jesse Gordichuk made 27 saves in the loss.

The Pointers next play at UW-River Falls on Dec. 4.

Women’s Hockey Loses to Top-Ranked Teams

The UWSP women’s hockey team went toe-to-toe with the number one- and two-ranked teams in the nation and fell in both games.

Forward Ali Biagini scored her team-high sixth goal of the season to give UWSP a 1-0 lead over top-ranked Plattsburgh State early, but it did not last. UWSP gave up five answered goals to lose 5-1. In net, goaltender Lisa Fowle made 26 saves on 31 shots.

Against second-ranked Middlebury, the Pointers fell 3-1 as forward Emily Lester scored the lone UWSP goal. Goaltender Sydney Conley made 26 saves in her first loss of the season.

The Pointers next play at home against UW-Eau Claire on Dec. 4.

Women’s Basketball Comes Up Short

Sarah Gamillo scored 11 points for UWSP women’s basketball team in a 51-48 loss to St. Thomas.

Down 47-42, Gamillo hit a three-pointer to bring UWSP within a one-shot difference, but the Pointers did not get any closer. For UWSP, Lauren Anklam scored eight points, Allie Micelli added five and Mickey Roland scored four.

The Pointers next play at Carthage on Dec. 5.

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