Season Of Shutouts Continues

Senior Kayla Dostal led Concordia with two shots in the Cobbers' 0-0 2OT tie at Wis.-Stout.
Senior Kayla Dostal led Concordia with two shots in the Cobbers' 0-0 2OT tie at Wis.-Stout.

MENOMONIE, Wis. (10/15/17)--- Less than 24 hours after allowing three goals in a driving rainstorm, Concordia didn't allow a single score against Wis.-Stout and battled to a 0-0 double overtime tie.

The Cobbers got stronger as the game got longer as they fought off the effects from their game at 3:30 on Saturday at St. Olaf. Concordia had a single shot in the first half, two in the second 45 minutes of play and then came away with three in the first 10-minute overtime session as they pressed for the game winner.

The tie is the second of the year for Concordia who now has an overall record of 4-8-2. Stout ties for the second straight day and is now 4-5-5.

Stout held the better of the possession in the first half as the Cobbers took a while to get back into game mode. Concordia started to attacked the Blue Devils net late in the first half and then after the 15-minute mark of the second half.

Concordia's best segment of the game came in the first six minutes of the opening overtime session. The Cobbers got shots by Kayla Dostal, Rachel Osmundson and Morgan Hluchy but weren't able to find the back of the net. CC outshot DStout 3-0 in the first 10 minutes of overtime.  

Both teams had a single shot in the second overtime but both were handled by the goalies and the game ended in a 0-0 tie.

Stout held a 13-7 edge in total shots and an 8-3 advantage in shots on goal. Dostal and Karsen Granning both had two shots to lead the Cobbers.

Maddy Reed made eight saves to record her fifth shutout of the season.

NON-CONFERENCE EVEN STEVEN: Concordia has played six non-conference games this season and has a record of 2-2-2. Both of the Cobbers' 0-0 double overtime ties have come against non-MIAC teams and also six have featured a shutout.

SEASON OF THE SHUTOUT REWIND: After the two shutout games on the weekend, the Cobbers have now played in 12 games where one team has come away with a shutout. There have only been two games in 2017 where both teams have scored goals.

WHAT'S NEXT: Concordia will complete their non-conference schedule when they play at Northwestern (Minn.) on Thursday, Oct. 19 at 5 p.m.