Badger women beat Minnesota St. 5-1

Ammerman nets two goals

Published On: Oct 05 2013 09:40:45 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 06 2013 04:06:40 AM CDT

The Wisconsin women’s hockey team scored five goals in the final two periods to beat Minnesota State 5-1 at LaBahn Arena Saturday.

Junior Brittany Ammerman set the tone for UW, scoring two goals to bring her season total to three. Senior Madison Packer and junior Blayre Turnbull each scored their first goals of the season, while freshman Sarah Nurse lit the lamp for the first time in her college career.

Senior goalie Alex Rigsby had 28 saves, including 15 in the third period. 

With the win, Wisconsin improves to 2-0-0 this year. Their all-time series record against the Mavericks to 58-1-3.

The Badgers head to Minneapolis next weekend for a two-game series against reigning national champion Minnesota, with play beginning Friday night at 6 p.m.