Weekend wrap: Jan. 29

No. 7 Robert Morris at Syracuse
On Friday, Robert Morris scored twice in the second period and Maeve Garvey added an empty-netter, her second goal of the game, to lead the Colonials to a 3-1 win. On Saturday, the teams were tied heading into the second period, but Syracuse scored four unanswered goals to cruise to a 5-1 win. Stephanie Grossi scored twice for the Orange.

No. 8 Cornell at Dartmouth
The Big Red outshot Dartmouth 29-13 and a goal from Kaitlin Doering was all it took to earn Cornell the 1-0 win.

North Dakota vs. Bemidji State (home-and-home)
On Friday, Amy Menke became the seventh North Dakota women’s hockey player to reach the century mark with a first period goal. Sarah Lecavalier and Charly Dahlquist also scored for the Fighting Hawks en route to the 3-1 win in Bemidji. On Sunday, Emily Bergland scored for Bemidji just five minutes into the game and the Beavers controlled the game until the third period, when Dahlquist got the equalizer and forced overtime in Grand Forks. North Dakota earned an extra conference point with the shootout win.

No. 8 Cornell at Harvard
Harvard’s Briana Mastel scored a power-play goal with less than four minutes to go in the game to earn the tie for the Crimson. Haley Mullins opened the scoring, putting Harvard up 1-0 in the first. Kaitlin Doering extended her scoring streak to three games and Sarah Knee gave Cornell the lead before the end of the second.

Boston University at Merrimack
Freshman Mikyla Grant-Mentis tallied her first career hat trick to lead Merrimack to its first-ever win over Boston University. Victoria Bach scored on the power play for Boston University, but it was all Merrimack after that.

Vermont at Connecticut
On Friday, Vermont  earned its first win over Connecticut since November 2, 2014. Catamounts goalie Madison Litchfield recorded her 28th career win, a UVM D-I program record. Alyssa Gorecki, Eve-Audrey Picard and Kourtney Menches gave the Catamounts a 3-0 lead before Leah Lum and Briana Colangelo brought the Huskies in striking distance. Cassidy Campeau scored for Vermont in the third to secure the 4-2 win. On Saturday, two goals from Lum helped the Huskies snap a five-game losing streak with a 2-1 win.

No. 1 Wisconsin vs. Minnesota State
The Badgers kept rolling with an relatively easy sweep of Minnesota State, 5-0 and 6-1. Ann-Renée Desbiens made 15 saves in recording her 11th shutout of the season. Saturday, Sam Cogan had three assists in the 6-1 win.

No. 2 Minnesota Duluth vs. Ohio State
The Bulldogs looked impressive in sweeping a tough Ohio State team, 6-1 and 3-0. Friday, Duluth broke open a 1-1 game with five unanswered goals in the third. Katherine McGovern scored at 2:34 to get it started, and then Duluth got goals from Jessica Healey, Sidney Morin, Maria Lindh, and McGovern again in a 1:40 span starting at 7:55 to break the game open.

No. 4 Minnesota at St. Cloud State
No. 4 Minnesota swept St. Cloud State, 2-1 and 5-0. Friday, Madeleine Dahl got the start for St. Cloud instead of Janine Alder, and made 22 saves, and Nicole Schammel broke a 1-1 tie with a goal at 7:29 of the third. In Saturday’s 5-0 win, Schammel had a goal and assist while Lee Stecklein had a goal and two assists. Saturday, Maddie Rooney made 18 stops to earn her fourth shutout of the year.

Rest of the top 10
No. 3 Clarkson 4, RPI 2
No. 3 Clarkson 3, Union 1
No. 5 St. Lawrence 8, Union 1
No. 5 St. Lawrence 5, RPI 2