10 Ben Marshall  
Ben  Marshall

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mahtomedi, Minn.

High School:
Mahtomedi

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 179

Position:
Defense

Club:
Omaha - USHL


02/06/2015

Gophers Open Series with 4-2 Win

Leon Bristedt, Justin Kloos, Travis Boyd and Vinni Lettieri tallied goals in the win with Boyd tallying his team-leading fifth game-winning goal of the season.

01/29/2015

Video: Border Battle Preview

Hear from Gopher Hockey head coach Don Lucia, Kyle Rau, Brady Skjei and Ben Marshall as the Gophers prepare for two Big Ten road games in Madison this weekend against the Wisconsin Badgers.

01/28/2015

Border Battle Heads to Madison

The Gophers return to Big Ten action this weekend with a two-game series against the Badgers at the Kohl Center in Madison.

12/03/2014

Gophers Head to MSU for B1G Opener

All four of Minnesota's games against the Spartans last season where decided by a goal or less.

12/02/2014

Marshall Named B1G Third Star

The senior defenseman from Mahtomedi, Minn., picked up his first career Big Ten weekly honor on Tuesday.

01/16/2014

Pride On Ice: Ep. 2

Watch Episode 2 of Pride on Ice.

01/13/2014

Gophers Beat Nittany Lions

The Golden Gophers beat Penn State, 3-2, in the first meeting between the two programs.

03/18/2013

Gophers Sweep Beavers

Ben Marshall scored with less than a minute to play to send Minnesota past Bemidji State, 4-3.

01/22/2013

Minnesota beat UND 5-1

Minnesota opened its weekend series with North Dakota with a 5-1 win.

01/14/2013

Minnesota rallies past Seawolves

The Golden Gophers rallied for a 4-3 win over Alaska Anchorage.

02/26/2015

MHK: Michigan State at Minnesota 2-26-15

Michigan State at Minnesota 2-26-15

02/17/2012

Men's Hockey vs Bemidji 02.17.12

Men's Hockey vs Bemidji 02.17.12

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2014-15 | SENIOR SEASON
Will serve as an alternate captain for the Gophers. • Tallied an assist in a win over UMD. • Netted his first goal of the season in a 5 - 0 victory over Notre Dame. • Added a goal in a 6 - 2 road victory over Boston College. • Tallied two assists in a 3 - 2 road loss to Northeastern. • Picked up an assist on a Sam Warning short handed goal in a 5 - 0 victory at Michigan State. • Added an assist in a 3 - 4 overtime loss at Michigan. • Tallied an assist on a Taylor Cammarata power play goal in a 7 - 5 victory on the road at Wisconsin. • Notched an assist during a 4 - 2 victory over Ohio State.

2013-14 | JUNIOR SEASON
Played in 39 games for the Gophers as a junior • totaled 18 points (three goals, 15 assists) • led the Gophers with 66 blocks • team was 12-2-2 when Marshall picked up a point • opened the season with an assist in Minnesota's 6-0 win over Mercyhurst in the season opener • scored a power-play goal for his first tally of the season in the Gophers' 6-3 win over Bemidji State and added an assist the next night in a 5-1 victory to complete the sweep • scored the Gophers lone goal in a loss at Notre Dame • added an assist in a 4-1 win over Wisconsin • recorded a pair of assists in Minnesota's 6-2 win over RPI • tallied three points (one goal, two assists) in Minnesota's sweep at Penn State • picked up an assist in both games at the North Star College Cup as the Gophers went on to win the inaugural title • added assists against Wisconsin and Michigan • tallied two assists in the Gophers' home sweep of Penn State • closed out the regular season with an assist at Ohio State in a 2-2 overtime tie • played in all four NCAA tournament games • had an assist in Minnesota's 7-3 victory over Robert Morris to open the NCAA tournament • earned third letter.

2012-13 | SOPHOMORE SEASON
Appeared in all 40 games this season as a sophomore for the Gophers • collected career bests in pointsâ?^(19), goals (8) and assists (11) • netted three game-winning goals and three power-play goals • was a +9 for the season • scored the Gophers first goal of the season versus Michigan State (10/12) • netted a goal for the second night in a row against the Spartans on opening weekend (10/13) • assisted on a goal in back-to-back nights in Houghton, Mich. against the Huskies of Michigan Tech (10/19-20) • scored a power-play goal in Anchorage (11/9) • recorded a pair of assists against Boston College at the Mariucci Classic to claim the title (12/30) • scored the game-winning goal late in the third period to give the Gophers a 4-3 victory over Alaska Anchorage (1/11) • netted the game-winning goal on the power play late in the second period against North Dakota (1/18) • collected two primary assists, including Seth Ambroz's game-winning goal against Wisconsin (2/15) • registered the primary assist on Nate Condon's goal on the Gophers' first shot versus Minnesota Duluth (2/22) • posted another primary assist on Mike Reilly's power-play goal in the first period against Minnesota Duluth (2/23) • scored the first goal of the game in the first period against Bemidji State in a 4-3 road victory (3/8) • netted Minnesota's only goal of regulation in game one of the WCHA playoff series against Bemidji State (3/15) • won the WCHA playoff series against Bemidji State with an unassisted goal with 52 seconds remaining in regulation in game two (3/16) • All-WCHA Academic Team honoree.

2011-12 | FRESHMAN SEASON
Had four goals and nine assists in 41 games • third on the team in blocked shots (50) • made his collegiate debut against Sacred Heart (10/7) and was a team-high +5 • scored his first collegiate goal against Sacred Heart (10/8) • earned seven penalty minutes against St. Cloud State (11/19) • scored at Michigan State (11/26) • had his first multiple-assist game of his career (2a) against Notre Dame (1/7) • scored a power-play goal at St. Cloud State (1/28), snapping a 12-game drought without a goal • missed both games at Nebraska Omaha (2/24 and 2/25) with an injury • returned to the lineup and blocked a team-high four shots against Wisconsin (2/3) • had two assists against Alaska Anchorage (3/10) in Game 2 of the first round of the WCHA playoffs • scored the first goal of the game against North Dakota (3/25) in the NCAAâ?^West Regional championship game.

INTERNATIONAL
Scored one goal in three games for Team USA's Under-18 Select Team at the 2009 Ivan Hlinka Memorial in Piestany, Slovakia • played in four games and recorded a shorthanded goal for the second-place U.S. Under-17 Select Team at the 2008 Five Nations Tournament in Prievidza, Slovakia.

HIGH SCHOOL/JUNIORS
Played for the Omaha Lancers of the USHL under head coach Bliss Littler in 2010-11 • was a teammate of fellow Gopher freshman Seth Ambroz • led Omaha defensemen in scoring with 33 points • selected to the All-USHL Second Team, USHL All-Rookie Team, and USHL Western Conference Midseason All-Star team • USHL CCM Defensive Player of the Week for the weeks of 12/6 and 3/7 • played high school hockey for Mahtomedi under Jeff Poeschl • led Zephyrs to two Class A State Tournament appearances • earned first team all-state honors in 2010 • received honorable mention for the AP Minnesota High School Hockey All-State Team in 2009 • two-time All-Classic Suburban conference selection • drafted by the Detroit Red Wings in the seventh round (201st overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft • played football for Mahtomedi.

PERSONAL
Major is youth studies • most memorable sports thrill was playing in the Minnesota High School State tournament • son of Scott and Linda Marshall • born August 30, 1992.