Concordia exploded for five goals in the third period and rallied to beat Marian 6-4 on Saturday. The Cobbers are now 2-0 on the year.

Third Period Explosion!



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FOND DU LAC, Wis. (11/07/09)-- Concordia spotted Marian three goals and then scored five to rally and come away with a 6-4 win in Fond du Lac, Wis. on Saturday. The comeback win gives the Cobbers a series sweep in their first two games of the season.

After beating the Sabres 8-1 on Friday, Concordia watched as Marian grabbed the momentum in the first seven minutes on Saturday. The Sabres got the game's first goal at the 6:27 mark of the opening period on the power play. It would be the first of three power play goals that Marian would score to start the game. The score would stay that way until the second period despite CC outshooting Marian 12-2 for the first 20 minutes.

The Sabres would add two more power play goals just :17 seconds apart at the start of the second period. The first of the two came when CC was killing off a 5-on-3 situation.

Concordia started their comeback at 14:29 of the second period. Kayla Hendrickson got Concordia on the board at the 14:29 mark with a power play goal.

Marian reestablished a three-goal lead in the first minute of the third period. The Cobbers started their five-goal frame at the 3:00 mark when Kayla Thorson scored a power play goal. That was followed by three even strength goals. Emily Sell scored the first of her two goals in the period at 4:10. The game stayed at 4-3 in favor of the Sabres until the final five minutes of play. Freshman Jenna Westerham tied the game at 15:08 with her second goal of the season.

The game was tied until the final minute of the period. Abby Vig picked a perfect time to collect her first collegiate goal when she netted a goal at 19:05 on assists from Thorson and Kerry Blomberg. Sell would then add an empty net goal to finish off the scoring.

The Cobbers outshot Marian 55-20 for the game. Concordia was 2-for-7 on the power play and the Sabres went 3-for-7 on the power play.

Concordia went with freshman goalie Tracy Skluzacek and she made 16 saves to earn her first collegiate win. Melissa Calder stopped 49 shots in the losing effort.

The Cobbers will finish off their season-starting road trip when they play at UW-Stevens Point on Sunday, Nov. 8 at 2:30 p.m.