St. John's University saw their NCAA Tournament run end prematurely with a loss to Wisconsin-Eau Claire in the opening round Wednesday night.

The Johnnies led 2-1 halfway through the third period before the Blugolds scored three goals within 3:11 of each other to seize a 4-2 lead that would hold up until the end of the game.

Seniors Michael Palmiscno and Joe Harren were the goal scorers for the Johnnies in the loss.

SJU finishes the season with an overall record of 16-8-4.