Max Biegert


Ohio State sweeps Minnesota with high-octane offense

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.

Gophers suffer first road loss of season

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. 

Gophers split series with Vermont

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.

Cara Piazza leads in Olympic year

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.