Feb. 4, 2012
After six goals were scored in the opening period yesterday, the score was just 1-0 after the first period today. Senior captain Sarah Erickson got
The Gophers got a quick goal in the second period, as sophomore Sarah Davis found the net 49 seconds into the period, assisted by freshman Rachel Ramsey and sophomore Amanda Kessel. Emily West scored her first goal of the weekend five and a half minutes into the period, driving through traffic to get a goal, assisted by Sarah Erickson. The Gophers had several power play opportunities in the second period, but
The Gophers added three more goals in the third period, and began running four lines regularly. Third period scoring started with Kelly Terry's goal five minutes into the period to bring the score to 5-0. Megan Bozek and Emily West were credited with assists on Terry's goal. Less than a minute later, junior Becky Kortum got her first goal of the season, giving the Gophers a 6-0 lead. Kortum was assisted by senior Anne Schleper and freshman. Stephanie Anderson. Twelve minutes into the period, Amanda Kessel scored to bring the score to 7-0. Jen Schoullis and Schleper had assists on Kessel's goal.
Gopher goalie Noora Raty saved 14 shots in the game and earned her 22nd career shutout to set the school record. The shutout marked Raty's sixth this season.
The Gophers travel to
Gopher Women's Hockey Live vs. Minnesota Duluth
Minnesota and Minnesota Duluth face off at 7 p.m. Friday at AMSOIL Arena.
Frost, Piazza Preview Minnesota Duluth
Hear from head coach Brad Frost and sophomore Cara Piazza on this weekend's series at Minnesota Duluth.
Leveille Earns WCHA Weekly Award
Senior Amanda Leveille is this week's WCHA Defensive Player of the Week after earning back-to-back shutouts against North Dakota.