Presley Norby of Minnetonka, Natalie Snodgrass of Eagan and Sydney Brodt of North Oaks scored goals as the under-22 U.S. women's hockey team beat Canada 4-2 on Thursday in Lake Placid, N.Y., in the second game of their three-game series. The Americans won the opener 4-3 in overtime.
In the under-18 series, the U.S. edged Canada 3-2 in overtime on Abbey Murphy's second goal of the game. Danielle Burgen of Chisago Lakes scored the first U.S. goal. That series is tied 1-1.
Ex-Gopher Johnson named grad assistant
Former Gophers guard and DeLaSalle standout Jarvis Johnson, who graduated in the spring with a youth studies degree, was named a graduate assistant at Minnesota.
A heart condition kept Johnson on the sidelines for his entire college career. But he remained on scholarship and supported his Gopher teammates the past four seasons.
• Defending MIAC champion Gustavus Adolphus was ranked No. 18 in the country in the American Volleyball Coaches Association's preseason poll. St. Benedict was No. 25.
• Van Holmgren of Plymouth lost to Pierceson Coody of Plano, Texas, 3 and 1 in the round of 32 at the U.S. Amateur Championship in Pinehurst, N.C.
• Dan Motl and Chesny Young each hit home runs as the visiting St. Paul Saints beat the Lincoln Saltdogs 7-4. Motl had three hits, Chesny two, and each scored twice.