No. 2 Minnesota scored three times in the shootout to take an extra point in the league standings
Hannah Brandt shares her thoughts on the season so far
Minnesota hosts Ohio State at Ridder Arena this Friday and Saturday
Seven different Gophers scored goals Saturday afternoon
Minnesota has outscored St. Cloud State, 28-0, in four meetings this season
Minnesota rallied for a 5-3 win over Wisconsin to advance to the NCAA title game.
Sophomore Hannah Brandt is a top three finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Award.
Minnesota beat Ohio State, 6-0, on Friday night and tied 2-2 in the rematch on Saturday.
Following a 6-1 win on Saturday, the Gopher women's hockey team fell to North Dakota, 3-2.
The Gophers completed a perfect season with a 6-3 win over Boston Univ. to win its second straight title.
2014-15 Junior Season: Named WCHA Preseason Player of the Year recorded at least one point in each of the first eight games of the season had three points, including an assist on the game-winner, in season-opening 8-0 win over Penn State (Oct. 3) scored four goals on the road at Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 10-11) scored a short-handed goal and added an assist in 4-1 win over Wisconsin (Oct. 17) set up Rachel Ramsey's game-winner in 2-1 overtime win at Wisconsin (Oct. 18) recorded seven points (2g-5a) in sweep over North Dakota (Oct. 24-25) and was named WCHA Offensive Player of the Week for her efforts 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) recorded five points (3g-2a) in sweep over Minnesota State (Nov. 21-22) had four points (2g-2a) in sweep at Princeton (Nov. 29-30) named WCHA Offensive Player of the Week after tying her career-best with nine points (2g-7a) in sweep over St. Cloud State (Dec. 5-6) set a new Gopher program record (tied with linemate Dani Cameranesi) with a career-best six assists and added a goal to tie a Gopher program record with a career-high seven-point game in 12-0 win over St. Cloud State (Dec. 5) ended the first half of the regular season with 13 points (4g-9a) during a four-game point streak (Nov. 29-Dec. 6) recorded four points (2g-2a) in sweep over St. Lawrence (Jan. 4-6) named WCHA Offensive Player of the Week after leading the Gophers with four points (3g-1a) and scoring the lone shootout goal as Minnesota took five of six WCHA points from Wisconsin (Jan. 10-11) had six points (1g-5a) in sweep over Minnesota State (Jan. 16-17).
2013-14 Sophomore Season: Named Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award top-3 finalist, AHCA/CCM First Team All-American, WCHA Player of the Year, All-WCHA First Team honoree, All-USCHO First Team honoree, WCHA Scoring Champion, WCHA Preseason Player of the Year, WCHA Scholar-Athlete and WCHA All-Academic Team and Academic All-Big Ten honoree ranked second in the nation and led the Gophers with 65 points (23g-42a) ranked third in the nation with 1.59 points per game while playing in all 41 games led the nation with 42 assists and 1.02 assists per game 42 assists ranks tied for seventh in Gopher single-season records scored five game-winning goals led the Gophers with 21 points (5g-16a) on the power play tied for second on the team with a +42 plus/minus rating third on the team with 159 shots on goal fifth on the team with 28 blocked shots led the Gophers with 20 multi-point games, including 12 multi-assist games and five multi-goal games scored Minnesota's first goal of the year at Colgate (Oct. 4) combined for six points (1g-5a) in season-opening series sweep at Colgate (Oct. 4-5) recorded three points (2g-1a), including scoring the game-winner, in 4-3 win over Bemidji State (Oct. 26) assisted Milica McMillen's game-winning goal with 1:09 remaining in 4-3 comeback win at St. Cloud State (Nov. 9) led the Gophers with three points (1g-2a) in 6-1 win over North Dakota (Nov. 16) led the Gophers with five points (2g-3a) and assisted both game-winning goals against Princeton (Nov. 30-Dec. 1) had four points (1g-3a) in sweep at Ohio State (Dec. 7-8), including a power-play goal and an assist on Maryanne Menefee's game-winning goal in 9-2 win (Dec. 7) scored third career hat trick, including the game-winner, in 6-0 win over Ohio State (Jan. 10) had 16 points (8g-8a) during a seven-game point streak (Nov. 23-Jan. 10) had three assists in road sweep at No. 3/4 North Dakota (Jan. 31-Feb. 1) named WCHA Offensive Player of the Week (Feb. 12) after leading the Gophers with five points (4g-1a) in sweep over Bemidji State (Feb. 7-8) recorded 13 points (5g-8a) during an eight-game point streak (Jan. 17-Feb. 8) scored the team's second goal in 4-0 win at Wisconsin (Feb. 15) tied her career best with five assists in sweep over Minnesota Duluth (Feb. 21-22) recorded six points (2g-4a) in the WCHA First Round sweep over St. Cloud State (Feb. 28-March 1) scored the game-winning goal in the championship game of the WCHA Final Face-off, a 3-1 win over North Dakota (March 8) had three points (1g-2a) in the NCAA postseason, including two points (1g-1a) in the 5-3 comeback win over Wisconsin (March 21) in the Frozen Four semifinal.
2012-13 Freshman Season: Appeared in all 41 games finished second in the nation in scoring and set a Minnesota freshman record with 82 points (33g-49a) posted the team's best plus/minus ratio of +77 Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award Top-10 Finalist USCHO.com Rookie of the Year All-USCHO.com Second Team WCHA Rookie of the Year All-WCHA First Team and All-WCHA Rookie Team recorded a hat trick in her first career game against Colgate (Sept. 28), which was the start of a 15-game point streak and a seven-game goal streak notched six points (2g-4a) in first career start against Colgate (Sept. 29) named WCHA Rookie of the Week (Oct. 3) for her nine-point (5g-4a) performance in the Colgate series (Sept. 28-29) tallied four points (1g-3a) in win over St. Cloud State (Oct. 5) had a goal and an assist in shutout of SCSU (Oct. 6) scored a goal and an assist in 5-0 win over St. Lawrence (Oct. 12) netted a goal in shutout of SLU (Oct. 13) received second WCHA Rookie of the Week honor (Oct. 24) for her six-point (2g-4a) weekend against Ohio State (Oct. 19-20) had a goal and an assist in series opener against North Dakota (Oct. 27) tallied three assists versus UND (Oct. 28) posted back-to-back games with two assists against Minnesota Duluth (Nov. 2-3) garnered third WCHA Rookie of the Week award (Nov. 7) after tallying four assists against UMD (Nov. 2-3) named WCHA Rookie of the Week for the fourth time for notching five points (3g-2a) against Minnesota State (Nov. 16-17) recorded five points (3g-2a) in win over New Hampshire (Nov. 24) had two assists in triumph over Wisconsin (Dec. 1) tagged WCHA Player of the Month by the American Hockey Coaches Association for tallying 14 points (6g-8a) during the month of November netted a goal in win versus Bemidji State (Dec. 7) notched two assists in shutout of BSU (Dec. 8) received fifth WCHA Rookie of the Week accolade for having three points (1g-2a) against Bemidji State (Dec. 7-8) had a seven-point weekend (2g-5a) in the home sweep of North Dakota (Jan. 11-12) recorded two goals and an assist in the 6-0 shutout of Minnesota State (Jan. 19) posted two goals, both game-winners, and two assists in the road sweep of Wisconsin (Jan. 25-27) to receive sixth WCHA Rookie of the Week honor (Jan. 30) had a five-point weekend (1g-4a) in a sweep of UMD (Feb. 1-2) and was named WCHA Rookie of the Week for the seventh time (Feb. 6) tallied three points (1g-2a) in an 8-0 rout of Bemidji State (Feb. 15) recorded an assist in the 3-2 overtime win over BSU (Feb. 16) had a goal in the final regular season game of the year versus SCSU (Feb. 23) posted four points (1g-3a) in the WCHA First Round sweep of Bemidji State (March 1-2) had a goal and an assist in the 5-0 win over Ohio State (March 8) in the semifinals of the WCHA Final Face-Off named to the WCHA Final Face-off All-Tournament Team netted a goal in the 3-2 triple-overtime triumph over UND (March 16) in the NCAA quarterfinals notched a goal in the 3-2 overtime victory against Boston College (March 22) in the NCAA semifinals tallied a goal in the national championship game against Boston University (March 24) named to the NCAA Women's Frozen Four All-Tournament Team.
High School/Club: A member of the U.S. Under-18 Team that won a gold medal at the 2011 World Championships played on the U.S. National Team that went 6-0 at the 2011 Twelve Nations Invitational played high school hockey at Hill-Murray High School, where she led her team to four-straight conference titles and a fourth place finish at the 2011 Minnesota State High School Tournament five-time All-Classic Suburban Conference honoree and four-time all-state award winner collected 45 goals and 25 assists for 70 points to lead Hill-Murray as a junior in 2010-11 2012 Ms. Hockey award winner 2012 Star Tribune Metro Player of the Year 2012 Pioneer Press Player of the Year one of six players to be selected to the 2011 Star Tribune All-Metro first team, and was a second-team honoree as a sophomore in 2010 played club hockey with the Minnesota Junior Whitecaps.
Personal: Born November 27, 1993 daughter of Greg and Robin Brandt intends to study Health and Wellness in the Inter-College Program lettered in hockey, soccer, academics, and link crew in high school National Honor Society member an "A" Honor Roll student shoots right.