Bemidji St. set for Cornell showdown

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Tyler Scofield had two goals and an assist, and Matt Dalton made 34 saves to help Bemidji State beat top-seeded Notre Dame 5-1 on Saturday night in the NCAA hockey Midwest Regional.

The fourth-seeded Beavers (19-15-1) will face third-seeded Cornell in the regional final Sunday night. Cornell beat Northeastern 3-2.

Scofield, Chris McKelvie and Ben Kinne scored to give Bemidji State a 3-0 lead after two periods, and the Beavers made it 4-0 on Matt Read's short-handed goal 49 seconds into the third. Dan Kissel scored for Notre Dame (31-6-3), and Scofield completed the scoring with an empty-net goal. Jordan Pearce made 14 saves for the Irish.