COLUMBUS, Ohio – The No. 2-ranked Ohio State women’s hockey team fell to No. 1-ranked Wisconsin, 3-1, Saturday afternoon in LaBahn Arena in Madison, Wis. The loss was the first of the season for the Buckeyes, who are now 6-1-0 overall and in WCHA play, while the Badgers stay undefeated at 9-0-0 on the year and 5-0-0 in league play.
How it Happened
Ohio State scored the first goal of the game, with Gabby Rosenthal tallying from the left faceoff circle at 8:11 of the opening period shortly after Ohio State killed a Badger power play. The goal, her sixth of the year, was set up by Jenna Buglioni. Wisconsin scored three unanswered for the win. Just 1:55 into the second period Grace Bowlby tied the game at one and at 17:34 of the second Casey O’Brien put Wisconsin ahead for the first time. Daryl Watts sealed the win with an empty net goal in the final minute. Ohio State was outshot, 37-28, with Andrea Braendli making 34 saves in 58:41.
— Ohio State Women's Hockey (@OhioStateWHKY) October 23, 2021
Shots: Wisconsin 37, Ohio State 27
Saves: Ohio State 34, Wisconsin 26
Power Play: Ohio State 0/1, Wisconsin 0/3
Faceoffs: Wisconsin 28, Ohio State 26
Ohio State Scoring: Rosenthal (1-0-1), Buglioni (0-1-1)
The Buckeyes meet the Badgers for game two of the series tomorrow, Sunday, Oct. 24 at 4 p.m. ET. The game will be broadcast nationally on Big Ten Network.