The Gophers and Beavers face off at 7 p.m. Friday and 4 p.m. Saturday
The Gophers host UND at 7 p.m. Friday and 4 p.m. Saturday at Ridder Arena
Get to know Gophers' freshman Nina Rodgers
High School/Club: Played for coach Vin Paolucci at Hopkins High School 2014 Minnesota Ms. Hockey finalist 2014 Star Tribune All-Metro first team selection scored 50 points, including 26 goals, as a senior two-time All-Lake Conference honoree four-time hockey letterwinner 2013 all-state honoree helped Hopkins to a third-place finish at the 2010 Minnesota Class AA state tournament member of the U.S. Women's National Under-18 Team earned silver with Team USA at the 2014 and 2013 IIHF U-18 Women's World Championships participated in 2013 Women's Under-18 Series vs. Canada in Lake Placid, N.Y. attended USA Hockey Development Camps played club hockey with the Minnesota Junior Whitecaps and competed in the Minnesota High School Fall Elite League also lettered in lacrosse.
Personal: Born April 8, 1996 daughter of Michele Rodgers given name is Maliya has an older sister, Myriah, who played softball at St. Johns University in Queens, N.Y. intends to major in physics enjoys photography.