The second-ranked Wisconsin women’s hockey team fell short in the WCHA Final FaceOff championship game as No. 5 Ohio State scored in overtime to pull out a 1-0 victory in Minneapolis.
The Badgers (28-5-3 overall) came out dominated game play, winning the faceoff margin 36-24 and out-shooting the Buckeyes 41-26 (24-8-6 overall) to keep the game scoreless through regulation.
The Buckeyes scored the only goal 4:25 into overtime as Tatum Skaggs put the puck into the Badger net for the game winner.
Abby Roque and McKenzie Steffen were named to the all-tournament team for the Badgers.
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