Gopher men defeat Ohio State 6-2
Travis Boyd recorded his first career hat trick as the Gopher men's hockey team beat Ohio State 6-2 to complete a weekend sweep.
Boyd now leads Minnesota (14-9-3, 5-2-3-0 Big Ten) with 13 goals this season. Sam Warning and Seth Ambroz each had a career-high three assists.
Adam Wilcox stopped 16 shots Saturday as Minnesota outshot Ohio State 28-18. Full recap here.
The Gophers host Michigan for two games Friday and Saturday nights.
Gopher women defeat UND 3-1
No. 2 Minnesota scored three unanswered goals in a 3-1 win and earn a series split on the road at No. 8 North Dakota Saturday afternoon.
Minnesota's (25-2-4, 18-2-4-2 WCHA) goals came from Dani Cameranesi, Hannah Brandt and Rachel Ramsey. Goalie Amanda Leveille had 17 saves. Full recap here.
The Gophers host Minnesota Duluth on Friday and Saturday nights at Ridder Arena.
MSU Mankato defeats Alaska Anchorage 4-0
Top-rated Minnesota State Mankato won over Alaska Anchorage 4-0 in Mankato Saturday evening, completing the two-game series sweep. The win gives the Mavericks their 17th victory in the last 20 games. Full recap here.
UMD over Northern Michigan 6-3
The Bulldogs of Minnesota Duluth scored three goals in the first period en route to a 6-3 win over former WCHA rival Northern Michigan and complete the series sweep. Full recap here.