The Gopher women's hockey team shared some of their favorite moments from the 2017-18 season
Minnesota defeated top-ranked Wisconsin by a score of 3-1 to win the 2018 WCHA Final Faceoff on Sunday evening
Minnesota and Wisconsin will meet in Sunday's WCHA Final Faceoff championship game at Ridder Arena
The Gophers and Mavericks wrap up this weekend's WCHA series at 4 p.m. CT Saturday at Ridder Arena
Minnesota won game two to settle for a non-conference series split with Vermont at Ridder Arena this weekend
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
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
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
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.