Jan. 10, 2014
MINNEAPOLIS - A Hannah Brandt hat trick and two goals by Dani Cameranesi propelled the University of Minnesota women's hockey team (20-1-0, 13-1-0 WCHA) to a 6-0 win against Ohio State on Friday at Ridder Arena. Brandt's 11th, 12th and 13th goals of the season gave the sophomore her third career hat trick.
Brandt lit the lamp again on the power play at 14:05 with a backhand from the right post assisted by Menefee and Milica McMillen. She completed the hat trick at 3:01 in the second in a scramble in front of the net.
Cameranesi notched Minnesota's second and fifth goals of the game, her 11th and 12th of the season. At 7:09 in the first, she scored over the goalie's left shoulder, with assists from Kelly Terry and Megan Wolfe. Cameranesi scored again in the second, and also added an assist on one of Brandt's goals.
Minnesota and Ohio State will conclude the series on Saturday with puck drop set for 6:07 p.m. The game will be televised on BTN.
Top-Three Border Battle Up Next
No. 3 Minnesota travels to No. 1 Wisconsin for a WCHA series this Friday and Saturday.
Gophers Earn Road Sweep
Minnesota defeated Minnesota State, 2-1, in game two of this weekend's series to secure a WCHA sweep.
Gophers Roll Past Mavericks, 11-1
Seven Gophers scored goals as Minnesota earned an 11-1 win over Minnesota State on the road Friday afternoon.