Marshall ranks tied for first among ECHL rookie defensemen and tied for 10th among all league defensemen with 35 points.
The Gophers have won four-straight regular-season conference titles including back-to-back Big Ten championships.
Minnesota opens the series on Friday, Nov. 27 and concludes the two-game meeting on Sunday, Nov. 29.
The Gophers compete in a home-and-home series with Minnesota State this weekend.
The Maroon & Gold boast a 26-14-3 all-time record against Notre Dame including a 4-1-0 mark over the last three years.
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The Golden Gophers beat Penn State, 3-2, in the first meeting between the two programs.
Ben Marshall scored with less than a minute to play to send Minnesota past Bemidji State, 4-3.
Minnesota opened its weekend series with North Dakota with a 5-1 win.
The Golden Gophers rallied for a 4-3 win over Alaska Anchorage.
2014-15 | SENIOR SEASON
Appeared in 39 games as a senior • totaled 11 points on 9 goals and 2 assists • as a Gopher, tallied 61 total points on 17 goals and 44 assists • served 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 • added an assist in a 3-0 win over Ohio State in the Big Ten tournament semifinals.
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 points (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 NCAA West Regional championship game.
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.
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.
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.
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Remembering Former Gov. Wendell Anderson
Anderson was a Gopher Hockey alum and won a silver medal as a member of the 1956 U.S. Olympic Team.
Ward Joins Sabres Coaching Staff
A defenseman for the Gophers, Ward was a three-year letter winner who played in 70 career games with seven points.