Austin girls hockey team beats New Ulm 4-1

Published 10:21 pm Sunday, January 22, 2012

The Austin girls hockey team held New Ulm (9-9-1 overall) to 18 shots on goal in a 4-1 win in Riverside Arena Saturday.

The Packers (9-13 overall) out-shot New Ulm 21-6 in the second period as Chloe Summerfield and Abby Gallaher posted goals to make it a 3-1 Austin lead going into the third period.

“Our defense did an excellent job of keeping their forwards out of the slot,” Austin head coach Denny Bray said.

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New Ulm 1 0 0 — 1

Austin 1 2 1 — 4

(N) Brittany Denn 6:07

(A) Carley Grunewald (Kennedy Thompson) 10:51

Second period

(A) Chloe Summerfield (Vanessa Talamantes) :53

(A) Abby Gallaher (powerplay) (Thompson, Summerfield) 5:54

Third period

(A) Gallaher 12:49