Gophers women's hockey team sets record with 22nd straight win

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The Golden Gophers women's hockey team made NCAA history Saturday with their 22nd consecutive victory, the Pioneer Press reported.

The record-breaker for the defending NCAA champions came with a 9-1 victory over Minnesota State - Mankato at Ridder Arena.

The streak dates back to last season -- the Gophers are 14-0 this season so far.

The previous record for consecutive victories was held by Harvard, who won 21 straight games from Jan. 4 to March 15, 2008.

The Gophers have 20 games left on their regular season schedule.

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