Ferris St beats Cornell 2-1 to go to Frozen Four

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GREEN BAY, Wisc. (AP) -- Jordie Johnston broke a tie with a goal early in the third period and Ferris State held to beat Cornell 2-1 in the Midwest Regional final and advance to the Frozen Four on Saturday night.

Garrett Thompson gave Ferris State a 1-0 lead with a power-play goal 11 seconds into the third period and Dustin Mowrey tied it for Cornell 1:21 later.

Johnston scored at 6:54 on assists from Andy Huff and Cory Kane.

The CCHA regular-season champion Ferris State (25-11-5) moves on the Frozen Four to play Union College on April 5 in Tampa Bay.

Taylor Nelson made 22 saves for Ferris State. Andy Iles stopped 19 shots for Cornell.