Gopher men's hockey swept by MSU, women bounce backMinnesota Sports
- The University of Minnesota men's hockey team suffered a big setback this weekend as they were swept by Minnesota State 2-1 in Mankato. The Gophers' women's team however came back to beat Bemidji State 6-2.
The University of Minnesota's women's hockey team scored five goals before Bemidji State scored its first in the third period as the Golden Gophers won 6-2 Saturday in Bemidji.
Kelly Terry had two assists and a goal as did teammate Amanda Kessel. Goalie Noora Raty made 19 saves. The U improves to 11-6 overall and 6-6 in the WCHA.
Meanwhile the Gopher men's team were beaten again by instate rival Minnesota State. Minnesota fell behind 2-0 early in the third period and while Cade Fairchild was able to score for the U they were unable to get an equalizer before time expired.
For the second night in a row the Golden Gophers were scoreless on the power play. Minnesota outshot MSU 50-32 but Mavericks' goalie Phil Cook made 49 saves. The Gophers fall to 8-7-1 overall but 5-6-1 in the WCHA.