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.
Traffic Advisory: Busy Weekend on Campus
Fans are advised to plan extra time for travel and parking on campus this Friday and Saturday due to multiple events taking place.
Gophers Host Border Battle Finale
The No. 4 Gophers return to Mariucci Arena this weekend to take on No. 19 Wisconsin in a Border Battle series between the top two programs in the Big Ten.
Pitlick, Kloos Earn Weekly Accolades
Rem Pitlick was honored as both the NCAA First Star of the Week and the Big Ten First Star of the Week, while Justin Kloos picked up Big Ten Third Star of the Week accolades.