Cornell at No. 1 Wisconsin
The Badgers needed more than 50 minutes to find the net Friday night, but managed three goals in those final minutes to win 3-0. On Saturday, Wisconsin scored a minute into the game and Cornell came back to tie them twice in the first period, but the Badgers pulled away in the second to sweep the weekend with a 5-2 win. Annie Pankowski scored three times on the weekend, giving her six goals in the past four games.
Bemidji State at No. 2 Minnesota
Minnesota scored three times in the final frame on Saturday en route to a 4-0 win. On Sunday, Kelly Pannek scored twice in the first to lead the Gophers to a 4-1 win. Dani Cameranesi had four goals on the weekend.
No. 4 Minnesota-Duluth at Harvard
Harvard struck first on Friday, but Minnesota-Duluth scored the next four goals, including two in the third period from Katherine McGovern to secure the win. On Saturday, the Bulldogs outshot Harvard 41-16, but the Crimson had a 1-0 lead in the final two minutes of the game. Ashliegh Brykaliuk scored with just 1:17 to go and Sidney Morin secured the win in overtime. Lara Stalder finished the weekend with five assists.
No. 5 Clarkson vs. Robert Morris (Windjammer Classic)
Clarkson had a 3-1 lead with a minute to go in the second period, but Robert Morris’ Brittany Howard netted a power play goal a second before the buzzer to close the gap and Kristen Welsh scored with :31 to go in the third period to force OT. The tie was not broken, but Clarkson moved ahead in the tournament with a shoot-out win.
Merrimack at No. 8 Quinnipiac (Nutmeg Classic)
Quinnipiac outshot Merrimack 44-12, but needed a shootout win to advance in the tournament. Kenzie Lancaster scored for the Bobcats while Paige Voight netted the goal for Merrimack.
No. 6 Boston College at No. 10 Northeastern
A barrage of third-period scoring decided this one. Northeastern had a 2-1 lead six minutes into the final frame thanks to a short-handed goal by McKenna Brand and a goal from Paige Savage. Boston College responded with a short-hander of their own from Kristyn Cappizzano and goals from Toni Ann Miano and Kali Flanagan to secure the 4-2 win.
Syracuse at No. 7 North Dakota
On Friday, Syracuse blocked 28 shots and scored once in each period to upset North Dakota 3-0. Heather Schwarz had two goals and an assist for the Orange. On Saturday, the Fighting Hawks returned the favor with a 3-0 win of their own. Ryleigh Houston, Emma Nuutinen, and Jordan Hampton scored for the Fighting Hawks.
The rest of the top 10
Connecticut 2, at No. 8 Quinnipiac 3
No. 5 Clarkson 3, at Vermont 1