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Mavericks Sweep Bulldogs

Posted at: 02/09/2013 10:50 PM

nullDULUTH, Minn. (AP) - Eriah Hayes had a hat trick and assisted on a goal to lead Minnesota State, Mankato to a 5-1 win over Minnesota-Duluth. Hayes scored three times on the power play, twice in the third period in Saturday's Western Collegiate Hockey Association game.

The Mavericks were 3-for-6 with a man advantage. Zack Lehrke, Teddy Blueger and Hayes scored first-period goals for the Mavericks (18-9-3, 12-9-1), who swept the two-game series. Lehrke, Blueger and Hayes also scored in the third period on Friday as Minnesota State, Mankato rallied to beat Minnesota-Duluth 4-2.

Lehrke had a goal and an assist and Matt Leitner assisted on three goals. Stephon Williams made 34 saves. He allowed only Tony Cameranesi's goal in the second period.

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