The Minnesota Gopher Womens Hockey teams scored 4 times in the 3rd period to break open a close game and beat MN State Mankato 5-1. Lauren Bench stopped 40 shots in the win. Abigail Boreen scored two goals on the night. This series was not originally on the schedule. Both teams opponents for this weekend had to cancel due to COVID concerns. Opening up this opportunity for a home and home series in Minneapolis and Mankato this weekend.