No. 7 Minnesota at No. 1 Wisconsin
On Friday, Minnesota took a 2-0 lead into the second period thanks to two goals from Sydney Baldwin. Sam Cogan narrowed the lead early in the second, but the Gophers responded right away with a goal from Grace Zumwinkle to make it 3-1 Minnesota. Cogan scored near the end of the second to make it 3-2 Gophers heading into the third. The Badgers outshot Minnesota 30-7 over the second two periods. Claudia Kepler scored twice in the third period to give Wisconsin the come-from-behind 4-3 win. On Saturday, Wisconsin blocked 19 shots and kept the Gophers without a shot on goal over four power plays. Maddie Rolfes’ first-period goal was the only scoring as Wisconsin won 1-0 and swept the four-game regular season series with the Gophers for the first time in 19 years of Division I play.
Dartmouth at No. 2 Clarkson
The Golden Knights scored two in the first and two in the third to take a 4-0 win over Dartmouth. Elizabeth Giguère had two goals, and Michaela Pejzlová had three assists in the win.
Harvard at No. 2 Clarkson
Savannah Harmon, Kelly Mariani, and Loren Gabel had Clarkson up 3-0 before the midpoint of the game. Bradley Fusco put one on the board for Harvard, but it was not enough as the Golden Knights took a 3-1 win. Clarkson earned a share of the regular season title. They earn the top seed for the conference tournament.
No. 3 Colgate at Rensselaer
Shea Labbe and Olivia Zafuto put Colgate up 2-0 heading into the final period. Malia Schneider scored a power-play goal on a five-on-three to put the Raiders ahead by three, and that was too big a deficit for RPI to overcome. Blake Orosz and Jamie Grigsby scored for the Engineers, but they lost 3-2.
No. 3 Colgate at Union
Jessie Eldridge led Colgate with two goals and an assist en route to a 6-1 win. Haley Shugart was the goal scorer for Union. Colgate earned their first ever ECAC regular season title, which they share with Clarkson this season. The Raiders will be the no. 2 seed in the conference tournament.
No. 4 Boston College at No. 10 Maine
In game one, Daryl Watts and Toni Ann Miano each had a goal and two assists, and five different Eagles scored as Boston College won 5-0. In game two, Maine outshot the Eagles, 31-29, but they could not overcome an early deficit. BC had a 2-0 lead going into the final period thanks to goals from Erin Connolly and Caitrin Lonergan. Brittany Kucera cut the lead to one with a goal early in the third, but Ryan Little’s goal a few minutes later extended the lead and secured the win for the Eagles, who enter the Hockey East tournament as the top seed. Maine will be the third seed.
No. 5 Cornell at Union
Kristin O’Neill and Lenka Serdar each scored a short-handed goal to open the scoring for Cornell and lead them to a 5-0 win. There were five different goal scorers for the Big Red.
No. 5 Cornell at RPI
Special teams won the day for Cornell as Paige Lewis scored shorthanded and Kristin O’Neill scored on a power play to lead the Big Red to a 2-1 win. Blake Orosz was the goal-scorer for RPI.
Bemidji State at No. 6 Ohio State
Tatum Skaggs and Julianna Iafallo each scored twice on Friday to lead Ohio State to a 4-0 win. On Saturday, Maddy Field put Ohio State on the board first with a goal early in the second period, but Bemidji State responded. Alexis Joyce tied it in the second period and Jacqueline Kaasa scored on a power play five minutes into the third to give Bemidji State the 2-1 win. Ohio State is the number two seed in the WCHA and will host Minnesota State. Bemidji State earned the fifth seed and will play at UMD.
Harvard at No. 8 St. Lawrence
St. Lawrence outshot Harvard, 41-16, but two goals from Becca Gilmore helped the Crimson to a 2-1 win. Justin Reyes scored in the final minutes for the Saints, but they ran out of time to mount a comeback.
Dartmouth at No. 8 St. Lawrence
The Saints rebounded with a 5-0 win on Saturday. Kayla Nielsen and Rachael Smith each had a goal and two assists in the victory.
No. 9 Robert Morris at Mercyhurst
Maggie Knott and Samantha Fieseler scored for Mercyhurst to lead them to a 2-0 win on Friday. On Saturday, Jaycee Gebhard gave Robert Morris the 2-0 lead heading into the third period. Mercyhurst responded with a goal from Brooke Hartwick, but Brittany Howard extended the lead to two goals again less than two minutes later. Hartwick scored again about halfway through the final frame, but Mercyhurst could not complete the rally. Robert Morris had a two point lead on the Lakers as the CHA heads into its final weekend of regular season play.