DULUTH – The Gophers women’s hockey team broke open a close game with three third-period goals and skated past Minnesota-Duluth 4-0 on Friday.
Sophomore Amanda Leveille made 26 saves in recording her second shutout of the season for the Gophers (5-0, 3-0 WCHA), who extended their NCAA-record winning streak to 54 games.
Junior Meghan Lorence scored nine seconds into the third period to give the Gophers a 2-0 lead. It was the first goal of the season for Lorence, who also had an assist on a first-period goal by senior Sarah Davis.
At 9:16 of the third period, Dani Cameranesi scored her first goal of the season to make it 3-0. Rachael Bona’s team-high fifth goal of the season made it 4-0 with 5:21 remaining.
The Gophers, ranked No. 1, outshot the No. 7 Bulldogs (2-2-1, 0-2-1), 40-26.
|Kansas City - LP: B. Chen||1||FINAL|
|Cleveland - WP: C. Kluber||5|
|Cincinnati - WP: T. Cingrani||2||FINAL|
|Pittsburgh - LP: B. Cumpton||1|
|Chicago WSox - LP: J. Quintana||4||FINAL|
|Detroit - WP: M. Scherzer||7|
|St. Louis - LP: L. Lynn||1||FINAL|
|NY Mets - WP: B. Colon||4|
|Minnesota - WP: R. Nolasco||9||FINAL|
|Tampa Bay - LP: E. Bedard||7|
|Arizona - WP: M. Bolsinger||5||FINAL|
|Chicago Cubs - LP: E. Jackson||2|
|San Diego||0||Bottom 2nd Inning|
|Baltimore||0||Top 2nd Inning|
|NY Yankees||1||Bottom 1st Inning|
|Oakland - S. Kazmir||7:10 PM|
|Houston - B. Oberholtzer|
|Philadelphia - K. Kendrick||9:10 PM|
|Los Angeles - D. Haren|
|Indiana||9||1st Qtr 6:10|
|Oklahoma City||7:00 PM|
|LA Clippers||9:30 PM|
|San Jose||9:30 PM|