COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Matt Leitner’s hat trick led Minnesota State, Mankato to a 7-2 Western Collegiate Hockey Association win over Colorado College on Saturday.

Leitner scored three goals in the five-goal second period for the Mavericks (21-10-3, 15-10-1). Two of those came on the power play. MSUM went 4-for-16 with a man advantage.

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Twelve different players had at least one goal or assist for the Mavericks. Josh Nelson had a goal and three assists.

Stephon Williams made 26 saves for MSUM.

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The Mavericks outshot the Tigers 20-4 in the second period and 45-28 overall.

Joe Howe had 29 saves and Josh Thorimbert added nine for Colorado College (13-16-5, 10-12-4).

The game included 28 penalties for 81 minutes.

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