2020-21 WCHA Game Recap

Senior forward Grace Zumwinkle had a a goal and three assists for the Gophers
Minnesota Earns Weekend Sweep With 9-1 Win Over Bemidji State
Senior forward Grace Zumwinkle had a a goal and three assists for the Gophers

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Sanford Center) -- The University of Minnesota got two goals and an assist from Abby Murphy, while Grace Zumwinkle posted a game-high four points on a goal and three helpers to lead the No. 4 Golden Gophers to a 9-1 victory over Bemidji State University Saturday and earn a Western Collegiate Hockey Association series sweep.

BSU was led by Paige Anderson, who netted her first collegiate goal at the 7:59 mark of the first period to cut the deficit in half, 2-1. But the Gophers skated out of the first period owning a 4-1 lead.

BSU's Hannah Hogenson started the game in net making five saves and allowing four goals in 12:36 of action to take the loss. She moved to 0-2-0 on the season. Kerigan Dowhy posted 22 saves and surrendered five goals in 47:24 of work in relief.

The Beavers, now 2-14-2 overall and in WCHA play will return to Sanford Center next weekend to cap the regular season with a series versus St. Cloud State University. The two-game set will get underway at 3:07 p.m. Friday and the team will cap the home season with a 1:07 p.m. opening faceoff Saturday.

Game Summary

Saturday, February 20, 2021

Game statistics
36 Shots 11
1 / 2 Power Plays 0 / 0
0 / 0 PIM 2 / 4
11-7-1 Records 2-14-2
Minnesota Bemidji State
Madeline Wethington (2)
Emily Brown (3)
1st/2:12  GW
Paige Anderson (1)
Abbey Murphy (6)
Josey Dunne (3)
Grace Zumwinkle (16)
Crystalyn Hengler (4)
2nd/9:13 PP
Taylor Heise (7)
Abbey Murphy (7)
Amy Potomak (2)
Minnesota Bemidji State
Makayla Pahl
40:00, 6 Saves, 1 GA
(W, 2-2-1)

Olivia King
20:00, 4 Saves, 0 GA
Hannah Hogenson
12:36, 5 Saves, 4 GA
(L, 0-2-0)

Kerigan Dowhy
47:24, 22 Saves, 5 GA