Nov. 18, 2011
Led by Amanda Kessel with four goals, No. 2/3
Both teams remained scoreless through the first 15 minutes of play, with senior Emily West putting the Gophers on the board 15 minutes, 41 seconds into the game. The goal marked West's sixth of the season. Kelly Terry and Sarah Davis had assists on the power play goal. Just over three minutes later, freshman Meghan Lorence gave the Gophers a two-goal lead with her fourth goal of the season. Rachael Bona and Becky Kortum were credited with assists. The assist was Kortum's first point of the season.
The second period was a scoring fest for the Gophers, with six goals scored in the period. Junior Megan Bozek scored an unassisted goal on the power play, her seventh goal of the season, two minutes, 28 seconds into the period to give
With four goals in tonight's game, Amanda Kessel became the ninth Gopher to score four or more goals in a game, and the first since 2009. The hat trick by Kessel was the third of her career and second this season.
The same teams face off again tomorrow afternoon, with a start time of 4:07 at Ridder Arena.
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