NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Sophomore Brook Garzone (Sand Springs, Okla.) led all players with two points as the No. 1 Minnesota women's hockey team skated to a 5-1 win over Yale at Ingalls Rink Saturday afternoon.
Ten different Gophers picked up at least one point in the team's 36th-straight road victory, led by Garzone's two-assist effort. The win also marked head coach Brad Frost's 200th career win as Minnesota's head coach (200-37-16).
Junior Meghan Lorence (Mounds View, Minn.) scored Minnesota's second short-handed goal of the season, and sophomore Hannah Brandt (Vadnais Heights, Minn.) netted the game-winner in the first period.
Minnesota (14-1-0, 11-1-0 WCHA) took a 3-0 lead into the first intermission after outshooting Yale 26-3 in the first period. Freshman Dani Cameranesi (Plymouth, Minn.) opened the scoring at 7:26 of the first period before Brandt and senior Kelly Terry (Whitby, Ont.) netted back-to-back tallies over a 65-second span in the final four minutes of the period.
The Gophers added two more goals midway through the second period when junior Rachel Ramsey (Chanhassen, Minn.) scored her seventh of the season at the 10:41 mark before Lorence finished off a short-handed breakaway at 13:39.
Yale (2-6-1, 2-3-1 ECAC) got on the board with a goal by Hanna Astrom at 10:44 of the third period.
Sophomore Amanda Leveille (Kingston, Ont.) and junior Shyler Sletta (Elko New Market, Minn.) both saw time in goal for the Gophers. Leveille made 19 saves on 20 shots before Sletta played the final 6:03 and did not face any shots.
Minnesota owned a 57-20 advantage in shots for the game. The Gophers were 0-for-4 on the power play while holding Yale scoreless on five opportunities.
The Gophers and Bulldogs wrap up the non-conference series at 11 a.m. CT Sunday.