Taylor Wente
Taylor  Wente


Plymouth, Minn.

High School:
Maple Grove HS





Gophers Share Favorite Moments of 2017-18

The Gopher women's hockey team shared some of their favorite moments from the 2017-18 season


Gophers Win WCHA Title

Minnesota defeated top-ranked Wisconsin by a score of 3-1 to win the 2018 WCHA Final Faceoff on Sunday evening


No. 7 Gophers Shut Out No. 5 Buckeyes, 2-0

Minnesota and Wisconsin will meet in Sunday's WCHA Final Faceoff championship game at Ridder Arena


Gophers Win 4-2 Over Minnesota State

The Gophers and Mavericks wrap up this weekend's WCHA series at 4 p.m. CT Saturday at Ridder Arena


Gophers Cruise Past Catamounts, 6-1

Minnesota won game two to settle for a non-conference series split with Vermont at Ridder Arena this weekend


Career Stats

2017-18 • Freshman Season: Recorded 25 points (11g-14a) while appearing in all 38 games • had six multi-point games • ranked second on the team with a +20 plus/minus rating • tied for second on the team with three game-winning goals • ranked fourth on the team with 11 goals • scored first collegiate goal in 4-1 win over Merrimack (Oct. 1) • had three points (1g-2a) in first career multi-point series in road sweep at Minnesota State (Nov. 3-4) • recorded eight points (3g-5a) during a six-game point streak (Nov. 3-18) • had back-to-back two-point games (2g-2a) in series with Minnesota Duluth (Dec. 8-9) • recorded three points (1g-2a) in series split with Vermont (Jan. 12-13) • had four points (1g-3a) in five postseason games • assisted the game-winning goal in 2-0 win over Ohio State in WCHA Final Faceoff semifinal (March 3) • scored the first goal and assisted the third goal in 3-1 win over Wisconsin in WCHA Final Faceoff championship (March 4).

High School/Club: A 2017 graduate of Maple Grove High School where she played for coach Amber Hegland • four-year hockey letterwinner who also earned two varsity letters in softball • four-time all-state and all-conference honoree in hockey • two-time captain • three-time Star Tribune all-metro honoree • led Maple Grove to a 22-5-1 record and posted 53 points (26g-27a) in 26 games as a senior • three-time USA Today American Family Insurance All-USA honoree • named USA Today Preseason All-American and 2017 USA Today High School Sports All-USA Second Team honoree • named 2017 Athena Award recipient • 2017 Minnesota Ms. Hockey finalist • helped the Crimson to a state runner-up finish at the 2016 Minnesota State Class AA Tournament as a junior • named to 2016 Minnesota Class AA all-tournament team • member of U.S. Women’s Under-18 Team • two-time gold medalist with the U.S. Women’s National Under-18 Team at the 2017 and 2016 IIHF Under-18 Women’s World Championships • competed in Under-18 Three-Game Series between the U.S. and Canada in August 2015 and August 2016.

Personal: Born April 1, 1999 • daughter of Paul and Jill Wente • has two siblings, Josh and Parker • interested in studying education or sales • shoots right.



Leveille Returns to State of Hockey

Leveille Returns to State of Hockey

6/18/2018 - W. Ice Hockey

University of Minnesota alumna Amanda Leveille has signed with the NWHL's Minnesota Whitecaps for the 2018-19 season.

Meet the Newcomers: Sydney Scobee

Meet the Newcomers: Sydney Scobee

6/15/2018 - W. Ice Hockey

Get to know one of the newest Gophers, Sydney Scobee, a junior goaltender joining the Maroon & Gold from the University of Vermont.

Trio Earns Academic All-America Honors

Trio Earns Academic All-America Honors

6/14/2018 - W. Ice Hockey

Seniors Sydney Baldwin, Sidney Peters, and Yaroslav Pochinka have been named to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-America At-Large Teams.

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