ADRIAN, MI (UWSP) - The UW-Stevens Point women's hockey team couldn't hold onto an early 2-0 lead as it dropped a conference matchup to Adrian College Friday evening, 6-4. Box Score Brooke Hanson (Maple Grove, MN/Maple Grove) tallied the only first period goal as she scored off the sticks of Ava Plamondon(Blackhawk, CO/Nederland) and Hannah Smith (Spokane, WA/East Valley). The Pointers took the 2-0 lead midway through the second period as Emily Lester (Eau Claire, WI/Memorial) tallied her ninth goal of the year. Adrian responded with two goals in less than two minutes in the second period to knot up the game at 2-2. UWSP responded 30 seconds later as Michelle Lunneborg(Richfield, MN/Richfield) and Hannah Smith (Spokane, WA/East Valley) teamed up to give the Pointers the lead again. Adrian dominated the third period, scoring four goals to seal the victory. Nikki Kloes (Antigo, WI/Antigo) tallied the Pointers only third period goal. Hillary Drake (Mosinee, WI/Mosinee) recorded the loss in goal, tallying 22 saves. Brittany Zeches and Allie Carter shared time in the net for Adrian combining for 41 saves. UWSP (10-7-2, 8-4-2 NCHA) and Adrian (15-5, 10-5) will face-off again tomorrow afternoon 2 p.m. EST.
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