The Gophers women's hockey team will play St. Cloud State at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Roseville Skating Center in the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame game.
No. 3 Minnesota (15-3, 11-3 WCHA) is coming off losing two games at Wisconsin last weekend. The Huskies (8-8-2, 4-8-2-2) have lost 27 games in a row to Minnesota.
U signs 15 in track
The Gophers women's track and field and cross-country programs signed 15 athletes, including 10 from the state.
The Minnesotans: Meleah Biermaier of Thief River Falls (hurdler); Jenna Conzemius of Hastings and Brieasha Hunter of St. Paul (middle distance runners from Cretin-Derham Hall); Carissa Dock of Waconia (middle distance); Maddie Gourley of Eagan (sprinter); Lindsey Greenlund of Rochester (Mayo, middle distance); Bethany and Megan Hasz of Alexandria (distance runners); Natalie Manders of Apple Valley (discus, Eastview), and Ashley Ramacher of Eden Prairie (high jump, hurdles).
Also signing with the Gophers were Sofie Albrechtsen of Esbjerg, Denmark (multi-events, high jumper); Hannah Arason of Grand Forks (Red River), N.D. (multi-events, javelin); Delaney Eigenberger of Madison (Memorial), Wis. (distance runner); Alyssa Faucett of Wausau (West), Wis. (sprinter), and Elyse Prescott of Urbandale, Iowa (distance runner).
Junior middle blocker Paige Tapp of the Gophers was named to CoSIDA's second All-America academic team in volleyball. She has a 3.87 GPA as a marketing major.