Gophers are champs again by combining toughness, skill

  • Article by: RACHEL BLOUNT , Star Tribune
  • Updated: March 19, 2012 - 6:37 AM

The Gophers, getting outstanding play from their goalie, claimed their first NCAA crown since 2005 by beating the defending national champion.

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Grin0048Mar. 18, 12 5:27 PM

You mean a team in maroon in gold played a rival in a big game and didn't wet the bed? shocking.

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michaeltonMar. 18, 12 5:31 PM

Way to go, goils! Guys? Now's your turn! Forget about last Friday!

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hockeyfoxMar. 18, 12 5:42 PM

NICE JOB LADIES!!!! Thankfully this team was not coached by Don Lucia!

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g5thistimeMar. 18, 12 5:59 PM

Congrats to the NCAA Champions!!

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wisstinks2Mar. 18, 12 6:03 PM

The world has balance and boy do I love it. YES, Goldy Gopher is the national champion is women's NCAA hockey. Amanda Kessel can dance on the cheesefaces all night long. WOOO HOOO!!!!! YES, YES, YES!

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karova100Mar. 18, 12 6:04 PM

Congratulations Gophers!

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patrickjayMar. 18, 12 6:23 PM

Noora was unbelivable! Our team speed was the difference. Thank you Amanda for helping us take down Bucky! Go Goghers!

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paramedicrnMar. 18, 12 6:28 PM

Way to go Gopher Women! Keeping the championship in the state it belongs at is fantastic!

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Loon03Mar. 18, 12 6:28 PM

I think, technically, there was no official NCAA title until 2006. But, either way, well done Gophers!!

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calsunshineMar. 18, 12 6:39 PM

Awesome very very proud of the lady Gophers!

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