Concordia gave up five straight goals in the third period and lost to Augsburg 10-2 in the season finale.
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MOORHEAD, Minn. -- Concordia allowed five straight goals in the second period and lost 10-2 to Augsburg in the season finale for both teams.
The loss ends a year which saw the Cobbers go winless in the 16 conference games, the first time in program history that the team has failed to win a league game. The end of the season also finds Concordia winless in their last 18 games. The last time the Cobbers won was on Nov. 25 when they beat nationally-ranked UW-Superior 4-3 in overtime.
Concordia finishes the season with a 0-15-1 record in the MIAC and a 5-18-2 overall record. With the win, Augsburg finishes the year by winning their last three games and ending up with a 5-8-3 record in league play. The Auggies wind up 9-13-3 in overall games.
Like Friday night, Concordia kept the game close until a barrage of goals in the middle frame that broke open a tight game. On Saturday, Alec Holen scored for the Cobbers with 19 seconds remaining in the first period to bring Concordia within two at 3-1.
The second period brought goals in groups for the Auggies. They scored a pair of goals 1:26 apart at the beginning of the frame and then added three more in 3:15 midway through the period.
Mike Vlasak got one back for the Cobbers before the end of the period as he scored his third goal of the year with an assist going to Brice Berggren.
Augsburg tallied two more goals in the third period to push the final total to 10-2.
The Auggies outshot Concordia 47-30 in the game and went 4-for-7 on the power play. The Cobbers were whistled for nine penalties and went 0-for-5 on the power play.
Jeremy Boniface started the game for Concordia and made 20 saves in the first 29:41. Mike Dowers finished the game and made 17 stops. Tony Ciro went the distance for the Auggies and was credited with 28 saves to pick up the win.