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Cougar women battle into overtime in UMAC loss

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The University of Minnesota, Morris and St. Scholastica battled into overtime, but a 96th minute goal by the Saints ended the Cougars' upset bid in the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Championships.

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Rikki Beaver stopped six shots to keep the Cougars in the match, but the 26th shot by the Saints was the game winner.

St. Scholastica was in control in the first half with a 14-0 shot advantage, but the Cougars did their job keeping them at bay. Beaver had two saves in the half and UMM defense stopped nine corners from the Saints.

In the second half the Saints outshot UMM 11-2, but it was the Cougars outshooting CSS 2-1 in the overtime period. The Saints got the match winner from Andrea Beatt.

The Cougars finish 12-5-2 and won 10-plus matches for the fifth time under Dan Magner.

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