It's not an easy start to the season by any stretch, but the Wayne State Warriors (0-2-0) were still expecting a better start. The Warriors were swept by the fourth-ranked St. Lawrence Saints at the Appleton Arena in
The Warriors had their chance for the big upset on Friday night, but surrendered four straight unanswered goals in the eventual 5-4 defeat.
After giving up the opening goal,
The Saints responded with three goals to close the second period and tied the game at 4.
Sabrina Harbec notched the game winner at 5:55 to save the game for the Saints.
Val Turcotte stopped 23 of 28 in the WSU net. Meaghan Guckian steered away 14 of 18 for St. Lawrence.
The Saints finished off the Warriors fairly easily in the finale, skating to a 4-1 win.
St. Lawrence blasted
Melissa Boal scored the only Warrior goal shorthanded, 7-seconds into the third period.
Turcotte was between the pipes again and stopped 38 shots.
Boal Named CHA Offensive Player of the Week
Sophomore forward Melissa Boal was named the CHA's Offensive POW after a pair of goals and an assist vs. fourth ranked St. Lawrence over the weekend.
Boal's shorthanded goal on Saturday moved her past Kim Spaulding and into third place all-time on the WSU Scoring chart.
Boal is just six points behind second place Katie Jones and 38 behind leader Kelly Zamora.