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Badger women close out season with tie

Ellsworth,Wisconsin 54011
Pierce County Herald
Badger women close out season with tie
Ellsworth Wisconsin 126 S. Chestnut St. 54011

The University of Wisconsin women's hockey team closed out its regular season Sunday with a 2-2 tie at Minnesota.

Alycia Matthews had one goal and one assist for the Badgers, who finished third in the WCHA at 20-5-3.

Hilary Knight scored the game-tying goal for Wisconsin early in the third period. It tied her with Meghan Dughan for the Badger scoring lead with 17 goals.

The Gophers finished second behind Minnesota-Duluth.

The Badgers are 24-7-3 overall as they get ready to host Minnesota State in the first round of the conference playoffs. It's a best of three series which starts next Friday night.