After two hard-fought games, the University of Saskatchewan women’s hockey team came away with one win and one loss against the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns. The Dogs are now 13-4-5 on the season and hold third place in the Canada West division.
The Pronghorns were able to sneak out a 3-2 win on Friday night during a shootout.
The Huskies trailed 0-2 after two periods of play but found their offensive groove in the third to tie the game and force a shootout.
Cassandra Jorgenson scored at 7:38 to put the Dogs on the board and Alicia Van Alstyne net the tying goal in the waning minutes of the game.
Level at 2-2 in the shootout, Sarah Spence scored the winning goal for the Pronghorns.
Karen Lefsrud made 23 saves in the Huskie net.
A first period goal was enough for the Huskies to defeat the Pronghorns on Saturday night.
Kandace Cook scored the only goal of the night at 13:35 during a powerplay. The Dogs were able to hang on to the one goal lead for the remainder of the game.
Huskie goalie Cassidy Hendricks made 22 saves.
The Huskies face the University of Regina Cougars on Jan. 24 and 25 in Regina, Sk.