First Road Game Finishes In A Tie

Amanda Flemming scored the game-tying goal with less than three minutes left in the third period in the Cobbers' 3-3 overtime tie at Bethel.
Amanda Flemming scored the game-tying goal with less than three minutes left in the third period in the Cobbers' 3-3 overtime tie at Bethel.

BLAINE, Minn. (11/17/17)---Amanda Flemming's goal with less than three minutes to play in the third period helped Concordia come away with a 3-3 overtime tie at Bethel.

The Cobbers overcame a pair of one-goal deficits to remain unbeaten in conference play. The game was the first road contest for Concordia who is now 2-0-1 in the MIAC and 3-1-1 overall. The Royals remain winless in their last five games and are now 2-4-1 overall and 0-2-1 in league play.

Concordia rallied from being down 1-0 and 3-2 and in between got consecutive goals from freshmen Marissa Herdt and Megan Mohr to take a 2-1 lead with 1-second left on the clock in the second period.

Herdt scored her first collegiate goal at 7:46 with an assist from fellow freshman Maiah McCowan. Mohr netter her first collegiate goal on the power play just before the horn sounded to end the middle stanza. Callie Fagerstrom picked up the first of her two assists on the night on the goal that staked the Cobbers to a 2-1 lead.

Bethel regained a one-goal advantage with a shorthanded goal at 7:11 and then an even-strength tally at 16:12.

The lead would be short-lived as Flemming was able to tie the game for the final time at 17:05. Herdt and Fagerstrom recorded the assists on the big goal for CC.

The shots were almost identical for the teams. Bethel held a 31-30 edge in total shots for the game.

Mohr and Tori Davis had two shots each to lead Concordia. Flemming, Herdt and Maddie Ellingson added three shots each.

Brittany Boss made 28 saves and remained unbeaten on the year. She is now 2-0-1 for the season.

Both teams scored on the power play but it was the Royals' shorthanded goal which made the difference. The Cobbers were 1-for-3 on the power play while Bethel was 1-for-2.

FANTASTICS FRESHMEN: Concordia had a total of seven points in the game when you add up goals and assists. Of those seven points, six were recorded by freshmen. Concordia has 12 players with at least one point this season and six of those are first-year Cobbers.    

WHAT'S NEXT: Concordia and Bethel will cap their season series on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. at the Schwan Super Rink in Blaine.