Both regulation goals came in the second period, with Neumann's Vicki Scott striking first just 37 seconds into the frame. Buffalo State got the equalizer when Mallory Nutting (Gardiner, ME/Gardiner Area) one-timed a shot past the Knights' goaltender midway through the period.
Neumann scored on its first shot of the overtime to clinch the victory. The Knights outshot Buffalo State 30-29, as both the Bengals' Shannon Anesetti (Cannonsburg, PA/Caron-McMillan) and Neumann's Lauren Voran made 28 saves.
Buffalo State and Neumann will face off again tomorrow at the Ice Arena a 1 p.m.