Bethany Brausen
Bethany Brausen


Little Canada, Minn.

High School:
Roseville Area HS






Top 10: #7 Gophers Silence Crowd in Madison

GopherSports.com is counting down the top 10 moments from the 2013-14 Gopher women's hockey season


Gophers Earn Best Team GPA in Program History

Minnesota recorded a 3.529 grade point average for the spring 2014 term


Seven Gophers Collect B1G Academic Honors

Big Ten honors Bona, Brandt, Brausen, Gillanders, Ramsey, Sletta and Terry


Season Recap: A Look Back at 2014

The Gophers finished the 2013-14 season as national runners-up


WCHA Awards: Minnesota, Hats Off to Thee

The Gophers took home the league's four major individual awards Friday night


Hockey City Classic Feature

Relive the the Hockey City Classic with the Gopher women's hockey team.


Hockey Team at Twins Game

The national champion Gopher women's hockey team threw out the first pitch at the Twins game.


Women's Hockey Honored

The Gopher women's hockey team was honored by Governor Mark Dayton and the State of Minnesota.


Gophers vs. Tigers

Women Hockey Action


Gophers vs North Dakota

WCHA Action

Photo Gallery

2013-14 • Senior Season: Named team captain • named WCHA Scholar-Athlete and WCHA All-Academic Team and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • recorded 15 points (4g-11a) and played in all 41 games • finished her career as the Gophers' all-time leader with 161 career games played, tied with fellow senior Baylee Gillanders • assisted Sarah Davis's game-winning goal in 4-0 win at Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 18) • recorded an assist at Bemidji State (Oct. 25) • tied career series-high with two assists at St. Cloud State (Nov. 8-9) • had a three-game point streak with three assists (Nov. 2-9) • tied career series-high with three points (2g-1a) in sweep over Princeton (Nov. 30-Dec. 1) and tied career game-high with two points (1g-1a) in 9-1 win over Princeton (Dec. 1) • picked up an assist in a 6-0 win over OSU (Jan. 10) • assisted Kelly Terry's game-winning goal at Minnesota State (Jan. 19) • recorded two points (1g-1a) in series sweep over Bemidji State (Feb. 7-8) • assisted Dani Cameranesi's game-winner in 3-2 win to clinch the WCHA regular-season title at Wisconsin (Feb. 14) • recorded two points (1g-1a) in sweep at Wisconsin (Feb. 14-15) • had four points (2g-2a) during a four-game point streak (Feb. 7-15) • assisted Kelly Terry on the first game-tying goal in 5-3 comeback win over Wisconsin in the Frozen Four semifinals (March 21).

2012-13 • Junior Season: Skated in all 41 games • had a career-high 18 points (4g-14a) • posted a plus/minus ratio of +22 • team co-captain • All-WCHA Academic Team • WCHA Scholar-Athlete Award • assisted Becky Kortum in Gophers' 6-0 win over St. Lawrence (Oct. 13) • tallied an assist on a Brook Garzone goal against North Dakota (Oct. 27) • recorded a goal in the 4-1 defeat of Minnesota Duluth (Nov. 2) • got an assist in the series finale against UMD (Nov. 3) • assisted Amanda Kessel on a goal against Minnesota State (Nov. 17) • had a goal and an assist in the 10-2 rout of New Hampshire (Nov. 24) • posted an assist in the 8-1 rout of Minnesota State (Jan. 18) • had an assist in the shutout win over Minnesota Duluth (Feb. 1) • scored a career-high two goals against Ohio State (Feb. 8) • tallied an assist in the comeback win over OSU (Feb. 9) • assisted Rachel Ramsey on the game-winning goal against St. Cloud State (Feb. 22) • recorded two assists in the series sweep of Bemidji State in the WCHA First Round (March 1-2) • notched an assist in the 5-0 win over Ohio State (March 8) in the semifinals of the WCHA Final Face-Off • assisted Hannah Brandt on a goal in the triple-overtime win over North Dakota (March 16) in the NCAA quarterfinals • assisted Sarah Davis on the overtime game-winning goal over Boston College (March 22) in the NCAA semifinals.

2011-12 • Sophomore Season: Played in all 41 games, tallying six goals and three assists for nine points • scored a goal in an 8-0 victory over St. Cloud State (Oct. 8) • scored a goal against UNH (Nov. 18) • scored the game-winning goal at Ohio State (Feb. 10) • had a goal in the 6-1 win over St. Cloud State in the WCHA First Round • WCHA Scholar Athlete • Academic All-WCHA honoree.

2010-11 • Freshman Season: Saw action in all 38 games as a rookie • letterwinner • produced two goals and seven assists for nine points • posted two multiple-point games • tallied a career-high two points in the 7-5 win over Wisconsin (Nov. 5), setting up two goals by Emily West • tallied an assist on Sarah Erickson's game-winning goal against Minnesota State (Nov. 19) • netted her first career goal in the 4-2 win against then-No. 10 Harvard (Nov. 28) • tied a career-high two points with assists on both of linemate Laura May's goals against MSU (Jan. 8) • notched the game-winning goal against Minnesota Duluth (Jan. 15) for her second goal of the season • set up Terra Rasmussen's goal in the 5-3 win over North Dakota (Feb. 18).

High School/Club: Member of the Roseville Area High School team under coach Vic Brodt • recipient of the 2010 Ms. Hockey award after a stellar senior season • captained the Raiders to a state championship and was named to the all-tournament team • named the Star Tribune Metro Player of the Year and the Associated Press Player of the Year • named the Lions Club Athlete of the Year • led Roseville in scoring with 35 goals and 35 assists for 70 points as a senior • had 19 multiple-point games and 10 multiple-goal games in her final season • finished her high school career with 216 career points • a four-time all-conference and two-time all-state honoree • as a junior, named the Pioneer Press Girls Hockey Player of the Year and a first-team all-metro selection • also the team captain her junior year and led Roseville to the section finals and its fourth conference championship • named the team's most valuable player in 2009 after she recorded 28 goals and 27 assists for 55 points • all-state honorable mention as a sophomore when she helped the Raiders to a 21-4-2 and was an all-conference selection • tallied 14 goals and 19 assists for 33 points and in her sophomore campaign • was a member of the East Metro Team in the Elite League for the second-straight season • also a standout softball player and was named the team captain for the 2009-10 season • earned three letters for academics.

Personal: Daughter of Pamela and David Brausen • born May 16, 1992 • graduated from Roseville Area High School with a 3.85 grade point average • shoots left • major is psychology.

Bethany Brausen's Career Statistics
Season GP G A Points Shots Shot% Pen-Min +/- PPG SHG GWG Blk
2010-11 38 2 7 9 37 .054 9-18 +8 0 0 1 0
2011-12 41 6 3 9 36 .167 3-6 +12 1 0 1 4
2012-13 41 4 14 18 47 .085 5-10 +22 0 0 0 5
2013-14 41 4 11 15 41 .098 5-10 +17 0 0 0 15
Career Totals 161 16 35 51 161 .099 22-44 +59 1 0 2 24


Top-Three Border Battle Up Next


No. 3 Minnesota travels to No. 1 Wisconsin for a WCHA series this Friday and Saturday.

Gophers Earn Road Sweep


Minnesota defeated Minnesota State, 2-1, in game two of this weekend's series to secure a WCHA sweep.

Gophers Roll Past Mavericks, 11-1


Seven Gophers scored goals as Minnesota earned an 11-1 win over Minnesota State on the road Friday afternoon.

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