Minnesota faces Minnesota Duluth in the WCHA semifinals Friday
Minnesota defeated St. Cloud State 7-1 Saturday evening
The teams face off in game two of the best-of-three series at 4 p.m. Saturday
No. 1 Minnesota hosts eighth-seeded St. Cloud State in a best-of-three series
Sophomore Maryanne Menefee scored her first hat trick as a Gopher against UMD
Minnesota opened exhibition play with a 6-0 win over Team Japan.
The Gopher women's hockey team posted back to back shutouts of Bemidji State.
The Golden Gophers clinched the 2013 WCHA title with a sweep of UMD at Ridder Arena.
The Golden Gophers remained unbeaten with a sweep in Mankato.
Minnesota posted 7-0 and 4-1 wins in WCHA play against St. Cloud State.
2013-14 Junior Season: Led the Gophers with two points (1g-1a) in 4-0 win at Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 18) tied her career-best by scoring two goals, including the game-winner, in 4-0 win at Bemidji State (Oct. 25) missed four games due to injury (Nov. 1-9) saw limited action in series split with North Dakota (Nov. 16-17) named WCHA Offensive Player of the Week (Nov. 27) after leading the Gophers with four points (2g-2a) in series sweep at Yale (Nov. 23-24) scored unassisted short-handed goal in 5-1 win at Yale (Nov. 23) had three points (1g-2a), including a power-play goal, in 4-1 win at Yale (Nov. 24) recorded four points (1g-3a) in sweep over Princeton (Nov. 30-Dec. 1), setting up the game-winner in a 6-0 win (Nov. 30) and scoring the game-winner in a 9-1 win (Dec. 1) registered three points (1g-2a) in 9-2 win at Ohio State (Dec. 7) had 11 points (4g-7a) during a five-game point streak (Nov. 23-Dec. 7) scored two goals in the series sweep over Minnesota State (Jan. 17-19), including scoring the game-winning goal on the power-play in the Gophers' 4-0 win on the outdoor ice at TCF Bank Stadium in the Hockey City Classic (Jan. 17) named WCHA Offensive Player of the Week after recording three goals on nine shots in series sweep over St. Cloud State (Jan. 24-25) added three more points in series sweep at North Dakota (Jan. 31-Feb. 1) for a six-game point streak (Jan. 17-Feb. 1) missed two games against Bemidji State due to injury (Feb. 7-8) recorded two points (1g-1a) in sweep at Wisconsin (Feb. 14-15) had three points (1g-2a) in 6-0 win over UMD (Feb. 21).
2012-13 Sophomore Season: Skated in all 41 games had a career-high 23 points (9g-14a) posted a plus/minus ratio of +27 netted two goals in the Gophers' 11-0 rout of Colgate (Sept. 29) scored a goal in shutout win over St. Cloud State (Oct. 6) assisted Kelly Terry in win over Ohio State (Oct. 19) recorded an assist on a Bethany Brausen goal against Minnesota Duluth (Nov. 2) had an assist in series finale against Minnesota State (Nov. 17) recorded three points (1g-2a) in 10-2 victory over New Hampshire (Nov. 24) had a goal and an assist against Bemidji State (Dec. 7) assisted Amanda Kessel on her third goal against BSU (Dec. 8) notched a career-high four assists in the Gophers' 6-3 win over North Dakota (Jan. 11) had an assist in the series finale against UND (Jan. 12) had a goal in the 8-1 rout of Minnesota State (Jan. 18) scored a goal in a 6-2 win over Minnesota Duluth (Feb. 2) tallied a goal and an assist in the 5-3 triumph over Ohio State (Feb. 9) posted a goal in the 8-0 shutout win over Bemidji State (March 2) in the final game of the WCHA First Round assisted Sarah Davis on the overtime game-winning goal against Boston College (March 22) in the NCAA semifinals.
2011-12 Freshman Year: Played in all 41 games, collecting five goals and five assists for 10 points in her rookie campaign scored her first career goal in a 6-0 victory over St. Cloud State (Oct. 7) named WCHA Rookie of the Week (Oct. 8) after recording two goals against St. Cloud State had two assists against Minnesota State (Oct. 20) scored a goal in an 11-0 victory over UNH (Nov. 18) assisted on a Rachael Bona goal against Harvard (Nov. 27) assisted on a Sarah Erickson goal against Ohio State (Feb. 11) scored a goal in the 6-0 win over St. Cloud State in the WCHA First Round (Feb. 25).
High School/Club: A six-time hockey letterwinner at Irondale High School the 2011 Star Tribune Metro Player of the Year Ms. Hockey finalist tallied 361 career points (219 goals, 142 assists) led her team to the 2009 and 2010 Minnesota State Tournaments where Irondale finished fifth in 2009 and third in 2010 earned all-state honors in 2008, 2010 and 2011 earned All-North Suburban Conference honors in 2007 and 2010 also played with the Minnesota Jr. Whitecaps beginning in 2008 helped lead the Whitecaps to three Bauer NIT Championships participated in the USA Hockey Player Development Camps in 2007, 2008 and 2009 member of the U.S. Under-18 Team that won a silver medal at the 2010 World Championships.
Personal: A 2011 graduate of Irondale High School a four-time Gold Award winner, given to students who maintain at least a 3.5 GPA major is Human Resource and Development and Business and Marketing with a minor in Communications birthday is June 25, 1992 daughter of Daniel and Jodi Lorence has two older siblings, sister Amie and brother Chad Amie played hockey and softball at Bethel University shoots left.