Gopher men's hockey sweeps UAA, women upset by Bemidji StateMinnesota Sports
-- The University of Minnesota men's hockey team completed a sweep of the University of Alaska-Anchorage with a 3-1 win Saturday night but the U's women's team was upset by Bemidji State 2-1.
The University of Minnesota men's hockey team completed a sweep of the University of Alaska-Anchorage with a 3-1 win Saturday night in Anchorage. The Golden Gophers took a 2-0 lead on goals from Zach Budish and Nate Condon. The Seawolves scored late in the second period to make the score 2-1 and challenged the Gophers but Kyle Rau's empty net goal sealed the U's win, which puts them now at 7-1 overall and 5-0 in the WCHA. Rau also had an assist and teammate goalie Kent Patterson made 26 saves.
The University of Minnesota's women's hockey team suffered a 2-1 loss at Bemidji State Saturday. BSU scored two goals in the second period, including a power play goal to Sadie Lundquist. The Gophers' Emily West scored in the third period to make it 2-1 but Bemidji State held on as goalie Zuzana Tomickova made 41 saves. Gopher goalie Noora Raty made 25 saves. Despite the loss Minnesota still leads the WCHA with a 6-2 record, 8-2 overall.