The win gave the Royals the series sweep, as they won at Hamline on Friday night, as well.
Bethel’s first goal came at 1:09 in the first period. The Royals then added goals 50 seconds apart in the second period at 13:02 and 13:52. Bethel scored their final goal with 55 seconds remaining in the game.
The Pipers now stand at 6-10-1, 2-7-1 MIAC with the conference loss. The Royals improve to 7-6-3, 6-2-2 MIAC. The Pipers will next travel to St. Thomas on Friday, January 31, for a 7:00 p.m. game.