There won't be a banner-raising ceremony, but No. 2 Minnesota (13-2-1, 9-2-1) won the Windjammer Classic, defeating Vermont (3-8-4, 2-6-2) 6-2 on Saturday in Burlington, Vermont.
Zumwinkle and Wente have been roommates and have been on the same line since last year. The pair played on the U.S. Under-18 national team that won gold medals at the 2016 and 2017 world championships.
No. 4 UCLA (16-3-1) defeated Minnesota (12-9-2) 5-0 on Friday at Wallis Annenberg Stadium in Los Angeles.
No. 2 Minnesota (11-2-1, 9-2-1-0) swept St. Cloud State (4-11-1, 2-8-0) this weekend, winning 4-3 in overtime on Saturday in St. Cloud and 7-2 on Sunday at Ridder Arena.
The Gophers (12-8-2) are underdogs on the road against No. 4. UCLA (15-3-1), but head coach Stefanie Golan said Minnesota embraces the that role.
Defender Emily Brown may try to ignore it on the ice, but science has been a presence in her life for the past few years.
Minnesota (12-8-2) defeated Auburn (12-6-2) 2-0 on Friday in Auburn, Alabama in the first round of the NCAA tournament. The Gophers will play in the second round of the tournament for the first time since 2015. It was the first postseason road victory in Minnesota history.
On Monday, the Gophers cheered and clapped after watching the results of the NCAA selection show. Minnesota (11-8-2) learned it would play Auburn (12-5-2) in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Friday.
Minnesota (11-8-2) defeated No. 15 Penn State (15-5-1) 5-4 on penalty kicks after a 0-0 draw on Sunday at Grand Park in Westfield, Indiana. The Gophers, who were seeded seventh in the Big Ten tournament, clinched their second Big Ten championship in three seasons.
No. 2 Minnesota (9-2-1, 7-2-1-0) swept Bemidji State (0-9-1, 0-5-1-0), winning 6-3 on Friday and 2-1 on Saturday at Ridder Arena. Head coach Brad Frost said Saturday's game exemplified the rivalry between the Gophers and the Beavers.