Women’s Hockey Extends Win Streak To 11 Games, Amos, Bilka Receive Weekly WCHA Honors

Ohio State women’s hockey swept its weekend series over Bemidji State by a combined score of 20-1 in the two games. With the big wins, Jocelyn Amos and Hannah Bilka both received weekly WCHA honors.

Bilka was named the forward of the week with six points in the two games four of them coming in the Friday win.

Amos was named the league rookie of the week, scoring five points over the weekend with three goals and two assists. Two of her goals were on Saturday, including one of them shorthanded in that game. This is her third time this season being named the rookie of the week.

In the first game, the Buckeyes won 11-1, scoring two goals in the first period, started by Amos and Sloane Matthews, taking 20 shots on goal in the period compared to the Beavers two.

Three more goals followed in the second period, coming off the sticks of Bilka, Joy Dunne and Jenna Buglioni.

Dunne added another early in the third which started a period in which Ohio State scored six goals. Makenna Webster, Emma Peschel, Riley Brengman, Cayla Barnes and Kenzie Hauswirth each added a goal of their own to make it 10 different players to score a goal in the game.

Calli Forsberg scored for Bemidji State with just over three minutes remaining to get to the final of 11-1.

Buglioni had a hat trick on Saturday, the first of her career at Ohio State, bookending the game with goals, scoring the first of the game in the first period and the last of the game with fewer than eight minutes remaining in the third period.

The Buckeyes scored three shorthanded goals in the game, a program record. Amos’ goal was one of them, Buglioni’s second individual goal in the second period and her goal in the third period.

With a 9-1 final score, Webster, Gardiner, Lauren Bernard and Bilka each had goals of their own in the game.

With the two wins, Ohio State stretched its win streak to 11 games in a row, getting into the double digits for the second time this season. With two wins against Minnesota State on Feb. 9 and Feb. 10, it would tie the streak it had earlier this season with 13 in a row.

The games will be played in Mankato, Minn., at 7 p.m. and 3 p.m. and will be available to watch on Big Ten+.