Minnesota's trip to Ohio did not go as planned for the team. The No. 5 Gophers (17-8-2, 10-6-2-0 WCHA) lost to No. 7 Ohio State (17-5-4, 10-2-4-3 WCHA) 5-1 on Saturday in Columbus, Ohio. The Gophers lone scorer was Sydney Baldwin, who netted a goal with 9:47 left to play in the third period. Alex Gulstene started the game for the Gophers by making 13 saves, but goaltender Sidney Peters replaced her for the final 30 minutes.
Coming into Friday's game against Ohio State, the Gophers had a 10-0 road record. At the end of the second period, it looked like Minnesota was going to add another win. The Gophers (17-7-2, 10-5-2 WCHA) were unable to keep their perfect road record Friday night, losing to Ohio State (16-5-4, 9-2-4-3 WCHA) 3-2 in Columbus, Ohio.
The Gophers went through their share of headaches to get back from their vacation to Australia during the Australian Open tennis tournament.
The No. 5 Gophers (17-6-2) beat Vermont (6-14-4) 6-1 in game two of the weekend series against the Catamounts at Ridder Arena on Saturday night. The game was tied at one after two periods, but it was all Gophers in the third period, as they scored five goals to put away the Catamounts and split the series.
Gophers men's basketball coach Richard Pitino on Reggie Lynch: "We never saw any red flags leading up to this"
University of Minnesota basketball center Reggie Lynch is suspended, Gophers Athletics Director Mark Coyle announced Friday. Multiple outlets reported Thursday night Lynch had violated the school's sexual misconduct policy.
The Gophers (15-5-2, 10-4-2 WCHA) beat Minnesota-Duluth (9-11-1, 5-8-1-1 WCHA) 5-0 in the second game of the weekend series. The Gophers were led by Nicole Schammel who had two goals.
Senior Cara Piazza has already surpassed her point total from last year with 15 points so far, but it is her work with teammates that has made head coach Brad Frost happy.
The No. 6 Gophers (14-5-1) beat Bemidji State (6-10-2) 3-2 in a tightly contested battle on Friday night at Ridder Arena. Minnesota lost 4-2 in its next game against the Beavers on Saturday.
Senior Caitlin Reilly comes from a family deeply rooted in Minnesota hockey, but she has made her own name on the ice this season.
No. 6 Minnesota (13-4-1, 8-3-1 WCHA) defeated Lindenwood (2-9-1, 2-4-0 CHA) 4-3 in overtime after Lindenwood tied the game with 13:39 remaining in the third period.