The Minnesota Daily

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Gophers taste defeat, spit it back out

December 13, 2004

For the first time in 27 games Saturday, Minnesota's top-ranked women's hockey team lost. But after a 4-3 overtime win Sunday against second-ranked Dartmouth, that didn't seem to matter all that much. "We...

No. 1 Gophers travel to No. 2 Dartmouth

December 10, 2004

Every other time Minnesota's women's hockey team has embarked on a series this season, it had done so with the confidence of well-played games the weekend before. But now, heading into its third away series...

With family watching, Miller flourishes in rookie season

December 7, 2004

At a Minnesota's women's hockey game earlier this season, Mary Ann Miller, dissatisfied with an official's call, made her voice heard. "It was obvious it should have been a penalty shot, and I'm big-mouthed,...

Gophers take three from Badgers

December 6, 2004

Even for the defending national champions with a virtually spotless record, coming away with just three points from the weekend is fine. But, for Minnesota's women's hockey team, coming away with three...

Minnesota heads to Madison to face upstart Badgers team

December 3, 2004

If Minnesota's women's hockey team's home confines at Ridder Arena is a pond, then this weekend's series at Wisconsin's Kohl Center should have the feel of a slightly bigger stage. Like Lake Superior. To...

Healthy Wendell’s two hat tricks translate to sweep

November 29, 2004

When it headed out East this weekend, Minnesota's women's hockey team faced one certain challenge and one potential challenge. The first: playing fourth-ranked Harvard. The second: playing fourth-ranked...

Wendell’s status iffy as Gophers ready selves for Harvard

November 24, 2004

Minnesota women's hockey junior Krista Johnson summed up what Krissy Wendell's possible absence this weekend could mean for the Minnesota's women's hockey team in four words: "Obviously, she's Krissy Wendell." And...

Tie with Duluth is year’s first blemish

November 22, 2004

Apparently, trailing in a game does not sit well with Minnesota's women's hockey team. So, despite playing one of the top teams in the nation, the Gophers only did it for one period this weekend. But in...

Unbeaten Bulldogs come to town for intensifying rivalry

November 19, 2004

With four vital players off competing at the Four Nations Cup last weekend, practice for Minnesota's women's hockey team last week might have felt a little empty. While senior forward Kelly Stephens, junior...

Penalty-calling changes benefit potent Gophers power play

November 17, 2004

With the No. 1 rank in the nation and an undefeated record, it might be hard to believe Minnesota's women's hockey team has found any challenges in its first 10 games of the season. But one look at the...

Gophers unblemished so far, just as they were supposed to be at this point

November 16, 2004

The easy part is over. Now bring on the competition. Minnesota's women's hockey team will face ranked opponents for the first time starting this weekend, entering into a stretch that threatens to challenge...

Wrestling takes eight of 10 individual titles at Bison Open

November 15, 2004

Minnesota's wrestling team got off to a solid start this weekend at the Bison Open in Fargo, N.D., winning eight of the 10 individual weight titles. "I think it was a real good starting point for our guys,"...

Wrestling opens season at Bison Open tournament

November 12, 2004

After a disappointing eighth- place finish at nationals last season, Minnesota's wrestling team opens the season Saturday armed with the artillery to improve. Last year's finish in the NCAA Championships...

Gophers seek help behind dominant line

November 10, 2004

With two Olympic veterans and one Olympic hopeful skating on the same line, any hockey fan could have predicted Minnesota's women's hockey team's top line would be a dominant shift. But this dominant? The...

Buckeyes are the latest victims

November 8, 2004

If Minnesota's women's hockey team was worried about opponents catching on to its power play, it wasn't apparent over the weekend. The first-ranked Gophers (10-0-0, 10-0-0 WCHA) scored seven power-play...

Gophers look to perfect nationally prominent special teams vs. Buckeyes

November 5, 2004

Minnesota's women's hockey team has realized something significant about its dominant special teams: Opponents are catching on to it. Though the top-ranked Gophers (8-0-0, 8-0-0 WCHA) hold a 39.6 power-play...

Psyched to save: Horak gets mind right

November 4, 2004

Most hockey goaltenders would envy Minnesota women's hockey goaltender Jody Horak: In her college career, she's had one span of inconsistency. And it only lasted about three weeks. But for Horak, who has...

Sweep of Mavericks keeps Minnesota unbeaten, untested

November 1, 2004

MANKATO, Minn. - Facing what it deemed its toughest opponent of the season so far, Minnesota's women's hockey team used this weekend's series against Minnesota State-Mankato to prove it's as good as its...

Gophers recall Mavericks’ ambush win

October 29, 2004

Minnesota's women's hockey team will have a little extra incentive to beat Minnesota State-Mankato this weekend. The Mavericks (0-3-1, 0-3-1 WCHA, seventh in WCHA) last year became one of only four teams...

Lost half season and missed national title run are motivation enough for Wall

October 28, 2004

As a freshman, Lyndsay Wall led Minnesota's women's hockey team's defenders in points while only playing in half of the scheduled games. Now, as a sophomore, she'll see what she can do with a full season. Wall...

Hungry Beavers can’t slow rolling Gophers

October 25, 2004

Lesson number one for Minnesota's women's hockey team to take away from this weekend's series at Bemidji State: Don't underestimate the opponent. Even though the Gophers swept the Beavers 5-0 Friday and...

Minnesota looks to continue historical dominance of Beavers this weekend

October 22, 2004

Bemidji State coach Bruce Olson said he knows his Beavers can't keep pace with the Minnesota women's hockey team's high-powered offense. Not that they don't want to try. They just know it won't work. "We're...

Wacker skating tall again after six iceless months

October 19, 2004

When Minnesota women's hockey sophomore Becky Wacker started her first shift of the season last weekend, the ice might have felt a little different. Perhaps it's because, for the first time since she began...

Gophers sweep Huskies in contrasting games

October 18, 2004

On paper, the two games looked nearly the same. On the ice, it was a different story. Minnesota's women's hockey team (4-0-0, 4-0-0 WCHA) completed a two-game sweep of St. Cloud State (1-3-0, 1-3-0) on...

St. Cloud State visits for Minnesota’s celebratory weekend

October 15, 2004

With all the fanfare of the 2004 national championship banner-dropping ceremony taking place tonight, it could be easy for Minnesota's women's hockey team to get sidetracked. But as the Gophers host St....

From backwoods to backchecks for Ross

October 14, 2004

For most University students, the campus is a big place. But when your hometown's population consists of four families, it gets just a little bit bigger. Bobbi Ross, a freshman forward on the Minnesota...

Old and new alike contribute to sweep of North Dakota

October 11, 2004

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Something about playing North Dakota works for Minnesota senior forward Kelly Stephens, as her only two collegiate hat tricks have come against the Sioux. She just doesn't know what,...

Sioux try to grasp the bigger picture at start of first season in WCHA

October 11, 2004

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Minnesota women's hockey team welcomed North Dakota into the WCHA this weekend by scoring 15 goals in two games. But the Sioux aren't taking that as a sign they can't skate in the same...

Gophers aim to ‘Get it done’ again

October 6, 2004

Players might have graduated and shifts might have changed, but one aspect of the 2004 national champion Minnesota women's hockey team will remain the same: its motto. "Why change things that worked?"...

Men’s team to match up with the best in the nation at Chicago tournament starting today

October 4, 2004

If losing a berth into the 2004 NCAA Championships by one stroke was a wake-up call, consider today's tournament for Minnesota's men's golf team a double shot of espresso. The team embarks on its second...

Gophers tie for fourth in Wash.

September 29, 2004

Improving on its finish Monday, Minnesota's men's golf team secured a tie for fourth place Tuesday in the Husky Invitational in Bremerton, Wash. The Gophers' 1,107 score over three rounds placed them 22...

Gophers tied for fifth at Husky

September 28, 2004

An inexperienced team proved not to be a huge problem for the men's golf team in the first round of its fall season opener. After a fog delay pushed back the tee times, the men's golf team finished in...

Gophers begin at Wash. tourney

September 27, 2004

After losing an NCAA Championship berth last spring by one stroke, Minnesota's men's golf team heads into its first action of the fall well aware of its past. "It's a good wake-up call for the players,"...

After four years of waiting and watching, Greve’s chance has come

September 23, 2004

Golfer Ben Greve has seen it all. Or rather, he's seen it all somewhat from the sidelines. As a fifth-year senior, Greve has ridden the rollercoaster that has been the recent history of the Minnesota men's...

Light rail to open first phase in June

May 4, 2004

Light rail transit will begin June 26, the Metropolitan Council announced Monday. The first train will operate at 11 a.m. from the Minneapolis warehouse district, said Bob Gibbons, Metro Transit spokesman. The...

State-funded University initiative works toward renewable-energy solutions

March 30, 2004

University professors and researchers are working to research and promote renewable energy. The Initiative for Renewable Energy and the Environment has four groups that cover various issues, including...

Fashion show marks 10 years

March 29, 2004

After months of balancing Campbell's soup cans on his head in preparation for a traditional Filipino dance, University sophomore Gilbert Sace finally showed off his moves in front of an audience. On Friday,...

Groups push for more conservation at U

March 23, 2004

To preserve resources on which the community relies, the University formed a work group to draft proposals for on-campus conservation. "We need to look past recycling as a solution to many environmental...

Students rally to different banners

February 20, 2004

For sophomore Maya Berezovsky, it's abortion. For senior Margaretta Kusch, it's the environment. Sophomore Joseph Decker is concerned with international economic policy. No matter what the issue, some...

U student chases bag thief

February 20, 2004

In a show of true Valentine's Day spirit, University student Jacquelyn Hartwig's boyfriend ran after a man who stole her backpack Feb. 14. University student Nathaniel Arnold chased the thief, George Williams,...

City police might get Tasers

February 18, 2004

New Minneapolis Police Chief Bill McManus was sworn in Tuesday, but he is already considering new policies - including equipping all officers with Tasers. An alternative to firearms, Tasers can discharge...

U police hold event to encourage unity in the community

February 4, 2004

In attempts to bring the community and police together, University and Minneapolis police officers will mingle and eat with students to show unity in the community. The event, called "Cops, Donuts, Students...

U-area groups apply for restorative justice

January 30, 2004

The Marcy-Holmes and Southeast Como neighborhood associations will submit applications today to become part of an alternative justice program to combat petty crimes. The Central City Neighborhoods Partnership...