Minnesota travels to Columbus, Ohio, for a WCHA series with the Buckeyes this Friday and Saturday
Sarah Potomak's second goal of the game broke a 3-3 tie late in the third period to secure the win for Minnesota
Head coach Brad Frost and Gophers Dani Cameranesi and Paige Haley discuss this weekend's series
A top-four battle pits Minnesota against Minnesota Duluth at Ridder Arena this Friday and Saturday
The Gophers scored three third-period goals, including two by Dani Cameranesi, to top the Beavers
Minnesota beat Ohio State, 6-0, on Friday night and tied 2-2 in the rematch on Saturday.
Minnesota swept Minnesota State in a home-and-home series.
Minnesota wrapped up exhibition play with a 7-0 win over British Columbia.
Minnesota opened exhibition play with a 6-0 win over Team Japan.
Women's Saturday Hockey
2015-16 • Junior Season: Named Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award top-10 finalist, Second Team All-American, All-WCHA First Team, All-USCHO Second Team, and WCHA Scoring Champion • named WCHA All-Academic Team and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • earned three WCHA Player of the Month awards and two WCHA Player of the Week awards • led the Gophers with a career-best 68 points (33g-35a) • led the Gophers in goals and power play goals, scoring 33 and 13, respectively • scored two power-play goals in 7-0 win over St. Cloud State (Oct. 9) • combined for five points (2g-3a) in sweep over the Huskies (Oct. 9-10) • had career-high eight points (4g-4a) in sweep at Ohio State (Oct. 16-17) • recorded four points (3g-1a), including scoring both game-winning goals, in sweep over UMD (Oct. 23-24) • had two points (1g-1a) in 4-3 loss at UND (Oct. 30) • led the Gophers with seven points (2g-5a) in sweep over Bemidji State, including four assists in 8-3 win (Nov. 13-14) • scored a hat trick in 6-3 win over Yale (Nov. 20) • had five points (3g-2a) in sweep over Yale (Nov. 20-21) • named WCHA Offensive Player of the Week after recording six points (3g-3a), including a game-winning goal, during series sweep at Minnesota State (Nov. 27-28) • named WCHA Offensive Player of the Month for November after leading the NCAA with 18 points (8g-10a) and four power-play goals during the month • had two points (1g-1a) in 7-0 win over St. Cloud State in the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Museum game (Dec. 11) • had three points (2g-1a), including a game-winning assist, in series sweep vs. Ohio State (Jan. 9-10) • had two points (1g-1a) in 3-2 win vs. Minnesota State (Jan. 17) • had five points (2g-3a), including an assist on a game-winning goal, in series sweep at St. Cloud State (Jan. 22-23) • had two points (1g-1a) in 2-1 win at Bemidji State (Jan. 30) • named WCHA Offensive Player of the Month for January after tying for the WCHA lead with 12 points (6g-6a) and 1.50 points per game during the month • assisted on the game-winning goal in the 3-0 win vs. UND (Feb. 5) • named WCHA Offensive Player of the Week after recording five points (3g-2a) in series sweep at UMD (Feb. 12-13) • had two assists in series sweep vs. Wisconsin (Feb. 19-20) • scored a hat trick, including the game-winning goal, in 5-0 WCHA First Round win vs. Ohio State (Feb. 27) • totaled six points (4g-2a) in WCHA First Round sweep vs. Ohio State (Feb. 26-27) • named WCHA Offensive Player of the Month for February after leading the WCHA with 14 points, seven goals, and a .269 scoring percentage during the month • recorded an assist in NCAA quarterfinal win over Princeton (March 12).
2014-15 • Sophomore Season: Named Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award top-10 finalist, AHCA/CCM Second Team All-American, All-USCHO Third Team, All-WCHA First Team, NCAA All-Tournament Team, WCHA All-Academic Team, and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • ranked fourth in the nation and second in the WCHA with 65 points (23g-42a) • ranked second in the nation and led the WCHA with 42 assists • ranked fourth in the nation and led the team with 1.05 assists per game while playing in 40 games • 42 assists and +63 plus/minus is tied for seventh in Gopher single-season records • 189 shots on goal is tied for 10th in Gopher single-season records • tied for seventh in the nation with seven power-play goals • tied for sixth in the nation with six game-winning goals • second on the team with 18 multi-point games, including 11 multi-assist games and five multi-goal games • recorded at least one point in eight of the first nine games of the season, including a seven-game point streak (Oct. 10-31) • had three-consecutive four-point series at Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 10-11), at then-No. 1 Wisconsin (Oct. 17-18) and against then-No. 9 North Dakota (Oct. 24-25) • recorded four points (1g-3a) in sweep at Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 10-11), including scoring the game-winning goal in the 3-0 win • named WCHA Offensive Player of the Week after having three goals and one assist at then-No. 1 Wisconsin (Oct. 17-18), including scoring a natural hat trick in 4-1 win (Oct. 17) and setting up the game-winning goal in 2-1 overtime win (Oct. 18) • had four points (2g-2a) in sweep over then-No. 9 North Dakota (Oct. 24-25) • scored game-tying goal with 1:28 remaining in 2-2 overtime tie with Bemidji State (Oct. 31) • missed 1-0 loss to Bemidji State (Nov. 1) while earning silver with the U.S. Women's National Team at the Four Nations Cup in Kamloops, British Columbia (Nov. 4-8) • led all players with four points (2g-2a) in four games at the Four Nations Cup • scored second hat trick of the season in 5-1 win at Minnesota State (Nov. 21) and added one more goal in 4-0 win (Nov. 22) for a career-best four-goal series against the Mavericks (Nov. 21-22) • earned second WCHA Offensive Player of the Week award of the season after scoring five goals, including two game-winning goals, in three games against Minnesota State (Nov. 21-22) and St. Cloud State (Nov. 24) • set a new Gopher program record (tied with linemate Hannah Brandt) with a career-best six assists in 12-0 win over St. Cloud State (Dec. 5) • tied her career best with six assists in sweep over St. Lawrence (Jan. 4-6) • combined for 12 assists in four games (Dec. 5-Jan. 6) • had two points (1g-1a) in 4-1 win over then-No. 3 Wisconsin (Jan. 10) • recorded six points (1g-5a) in sweep over Minnesota State (Jan. 16-17) • named WCHA Offensive Player of the Week after recording three points in sweep over then-No. 6 Minnesota Duluth (Feb. 13-14), including two assists in a 7-1 win before scoring the game-winning goal in a 2-0 win to clinch the 2015 WCHA regular-season title • earned fourth WCHA Offensive Player of the Week award after leading the team with four goals (2g-2a) in sweep at Bemidji State (Feb. 20-21) • had a career-best seven points (2g-5a) in WCHA First Round sweep over Minnesota State (Feb. 27-28) • had three points in the NCAA postseason with one assist in each game • won gold with Team USA at the 2015 IIHF Women's World Championship in Malmo, Sweden.
2013-14 • Freshman Season: Named National Rookie of the Year, WCHA Rookie of the Year, All-WCHA Rookie Team honoree, USCHO All-Rookie Team honoree and WCHA Preseason Rookie of the Year • played in all 41 games and ranked second in the nation in rookie scoring with 36 points (19g-17a) • registered 11 multi-point games, including five multi-goal games • led the team and ranked second in the nation with eight power-play goals • ranked second on the team with 161 shots on goal • picked up four WCHA Rookie of the Week awards • made collegiate debut in season-opening 3-1 win at Colgate (Oct. 4) • recorded first collegiate points with two assists in 2-0 win over Wisconsin (Oct. 12) • scored first collegiate goal in 4-0 win at Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 18) • scored two power-play goals, including the game-winner, in 6-3 win at Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 19) • named WCHA Rookie of the Week after recording four points (3g-1a) at UMD (Oct. 18-19) • scored game-tying goal with 2:02 remaining in 4-3 win at St. Cloud State (Nov. 9) • recorded four points (2g-2a) in sweep at Princeton, including a game-winning goal and a power-play goal (Nov. 30-Dec. 1) • named WCHA Rookie of the Week (Dec. 11) after recording second-straight four-point (2g-2a) series in road sweep at Ohio State (Dec. 7-8) • scored first career shorthanded goal, added a power-play goal and had one assist in 9-2 win at OSU (Dec. 7) • named WCHA Rookie of the Week after recording three points (2g-1a) in 6-0 win over Ohio State (Jan. 10) • had 11 points (6g-5a) during a five-game point streak (Nov. 30-Jan. 10) • had back-to-back three-point series in road sweep at No. 3/4 North Dakota (Jan. 31-Feb. 1) and against Bemidji State (Feb. 7-8) • named the WCHA Rookie of the Week after scoring the game-winner in 3-2 win to clinch the WCHA regular-season title at Wisconsin (Feb. 14) • recorded seven points (4g-3a) during a five-game point streak (Jan. 31-Feb. 14) • named to the WCHA Final Face-off All-Tournament Team after leading the Gophers with four points (2g-2a) in the WCHA Final Face-off, including an empty-net goal in the 3-1 title game against North Dakota (March 8) • recorded three assists in the Frozen Four.
High School/Club: Played for the Blake School under coach Shawn Reid • named 2013 Minnesota Ms. Hockey • team was Minnesota Class A State champions in 2013 and 2009 • four-time all-state honoree • four-time all-conference honoree • five-year letterwinner in hockey • scored 57 goals and added 38 assists for 95 points as a senior • recorded 200 goals and 157 assists for 357 career points • member of U.S. Under-18 Team • earned silver medals with Team USA at the 2012 and 2013 IIHF U-18 Women's World Championships • also lettered in lacrosse.
Personal: A 2013 graduate of the Blake School • born June 30, 1995 • daughter of Ken and Tess Cameranesi • has two older siblings, Tony and Samantha • sister Samantha competed on the Gophers' dance team from 2009-13 • brother Tony plays hockey for Minnesota Duluth • majoring in Agricultural and Food Business Management • shoots left.
|Dani Cameranesi's Career Statistics (As of March 22, 2016)|
Gopher Women's Hockey Live vs. Ohio State
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