Cobber sophomore Marc Harrie glides past the Northland defense during the Cobbers' 9-3 win. Harrie had two goals in the game .
Three's Are Wild In Cobber Win!



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MOORHEAD, Minn. (11/23/09)-- Concordia opened the scoring in their game against Northland in the third minute of play and went on to score three goals in each of the three periods and came away with a 9-3 win over the Lumberjacks. The Cobbers are now unbeaten in their last three games and move to 2-5-2 on the year.

The Cobbers had seven different players score in the game as they posted their highest goal total of the season and most since they beat UM-Crookston on Nov. 26 of last season.

Concordia was led by Marc Harrie and Nick Thielen who had two goals each in the win. Thielen also had three assists in the game to finish with five points. He now leads the team with five goals and nine assists for 14 points on the year. Harrie had the game-winning goal and added two assists and now has nine points on the season.

Robb Roy got the scoring started for the Cobbers when he poached home a power play goal at 2:37 of the first period. Michael Weiss and Jared Collen would add goals for CC before Northland got on the board with :19 seconds left in the period.

The Cobbers scored two goals in the first 5:14 of the second period to put the game out of reach. Harrie and Thielen scored their first goals of the game to push CC out to a 5-1 lead. Pat Dietz would add the sixth Concordia goal. His tally was sandwiched in between a pair of goals from Northland's Ryan Pageau.

Concordia won the third period 3-0. Brian Kang scored his second goal of the year at the 3:41 mark after he was sent free on the goal on a passing sequence from Collen and Harrie. Harrie and Thielen then capped the scoring in the game with goals in the final six minutes of the game.

Concordia outshot the Lumberjacks 44-17 in the game. Cobber goalie Jacob Vatnsdal made 14 saves to earn his second win of the year. Northland netminder Shane Buckley stopped 35 shots in the losing effort.

The Cobbers will travel to Michigan over the Thanksgiving weekend to play in the Adrian Tournament. CC will take on Buffalo State on Friday, Nov. 27 at 3 p.m.