|February 20, 2021||1st||2nd||3rd||Final|
|1||00:46||UMN||Wethington, Madeline (Heise, Taylor , Boreen, Abigail)|
|1||02:12||UMN||Brown, Emily (Wethington, Audrey )|
|1||07:59||BSU||Anderson, Paige (Passolt, Lydia )|
|1||11:09||UMN||Murphy, Abbey (Zumwinkle, Grace , Hengler, Crystalyn)|
|1||12:36||UMN||Dunne, Josey (Wethington, Audrey , Wethington, Madeline)|
|2||04:03||UMN||Zumwinkle, Grace (Murphy, Abbey , Nicholson, Maggie)|
|2||09:13||UMN||Hengler, Crystalyn (Boreen, Abigail , Wethington, Madeline)|
|3||00:21||UMN||Heise, Taylor (Zumwinkle, Grace , Knowles, Olivia)|
|3||08:21||UMN||Murphy, Abbey (Oden, Emily , Zumwinkle, Grace)|
|3||09:02||UMN||Potomak, Amy (Wente, Taylor , Brown, Emily)|
|Shots on Goal||36||11|
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.
Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooden region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, BSU sponsors 15 varsity athletic programs with NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey membership in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, while its 13 NCAA Division II programs hold membership in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).