10 Ben Marshall  
Ben Marshall

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mahtomedi, Minn.

High School:
Mahtomedi

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 179

Position:
Defense

Birthdate:
02/30/1992

Club:
Omaha - USHL


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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.

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: 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 undeclared • most memorable sports thrill was playing in the Minnesota High School State tournament • son of Scott and Linda Marshall • born August 30, 1992.