Gophers women complete hockey sweep of Ohio State

  • Article by: NEWS SERVICES
  • Updated: December 9, 2013 - 7:04 AM

 

Sophomore Milica McMillen had a career-high four points for the No. 1 Gophers women’s hockey team in its 5-1 victory over Ohio State on Sunday in Columbus, Ohio.

McMillen had two goals and two assists and Sarah Davis had two goals for the Gophers (19-1-0, 13-1-0 WCHA), who closed out the first half of their season with the second-best first-half record in program history.

“It was a hard-fought win here,” Gophers coach Brad Frost said. “It was great to see our players come out and play so well after a good game yesterday. I’m proud of the way our kids battled and competed all day in the midst of some pretty tough circumstances.”

In a physical game, the Gophers were called for a season-high 11 penalties (22 minutes). Ohio State (5-11-2, 2-10-2) took nine penalties for 29 minutes, including a five-minute major and a game disqualification for Cara Zubko for checking from behind.

“The team played great, and finishing off the first half 19-1 is just fantastic,” Frost said. “Overall, a great day, a great weekend and a great first half.”

McMillen staked the Gophers to a 1-0 lead at 4:03 of the first period. The Buckeyes tied the score with a goal by Danielle Gagne at 15:45.

The Gophers took control of the game with four second-period goals, beginning with Davis’ shorthanded goal 33 seconds into the period. McMillen scored her seventh of the season on the power play less than two minutes later. Davis and Baylee Gillanders added even-strength goals at 6:18 and 15:07, respectively.

The Gophers, who outshot the Buckeyes 48-13, are off until Jan. 10.

 

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