Minnesota Crookston routs UND club team, 8-1

Jacob Shames
Crookston Times
Casey Kallock in a game against Williston State on Jan. 29. Kallock and the Golden Eagles beat North Dakota, 8-1, Friday night in Grand Forks.

The Minnesota Crookston hockey team snapped a six-game losing streak with an 8-1 win over the University of North Dakota's club team Friday night at the ICON Sports Center in Grand Forks.

The Golden Eagles (3-7), whose most recent win came Jan. 25 with a 7-2 victory at home over the Fighting Hawks, came out strong after two weeks off. Midway through the first period, Zach Larson got them on the board, followed by goals from Brian Bekkala and Tyler Zahradka.

Cam Olstad, UMC's leading scorer on the season, scored two goals in the second period and capped his hat trick just 36 seconds into the third period to make it 6-0. UMC scored twice more in the final period. North Dakota spoiled the shutout with a long shot late 

UP NEXT: The Golden Eagles and Fighting Hawks play again at 10 a.m. Saturday at Purpur Arena in Grand Forks.

BOX SCORE

Minnesota Crookston 3-2-3—8

North Dakota 0-0-1—1

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