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Greatest Games Bracket: No. 4 vs No. 13

The storied history of Wisconsin women's hockey is filled with memorable games, but which one is the best of all time? This summer, we're going to determine the greatest Wisconsin women's hockey game and we're putting it to a vote. A total of 16 games will be paired off bracket-style and a new matchup will appear every-other day for fan voting on the UW Women's Hockey Facebook page.


The No. 4 vs. No. 13 matchup features the first of four national championship games. Coming in at No. 4 is the 2011 National Championship game that saw the Badgers down Boston University 4-1. At No. 13 is the first hockey game to be played at Camp Randall Stadium and, at the time, set the NCAA single-game attendance record.

Below are the recaps and box scores from the two games. To cast your vote, head over to the women's hockey Facebook page and select your choice in the corresponding fan poll. The votes will be tallied and a winner declared on Saturday morning, July 21, before the next matchup is announced.


No. 4 - 2011 National Championship (March 20, 2011)

National champion Badgers bring home fourth crown!

Box Score

ERIE, Pa. -- The No. 1 Wisconsin women's hockey team won its fourth national championship in six years on Sunday as the Badgers defeated Boston University, 4-1, at Tullio Arena in front of 3,956 fans.

Despite UW outshooting BU 10-4 in the first period, the teams remained locked in a scoreless tie after the opening 20 minutes. The Badgers finally put one past BU goaltender Kerrin Sperry at the 2:25 mark of the second period when Carolyne Prevost redirected a shot from the point to give Wisconsin a 1-0 lead.

Wisconsin then took a 2-0 lead with 4:26 remaining in the middle frame when junior Brooke Ammerman converted the eventual game-winner on the power play. With just 3:23 remaining, the Badgers extended their lead back to two. Junior Hilary Knight gained control of the puck and took it into the zone, firing a shot at Sperry. The rebound popped loose, and a streaking Mallory Deluce buried it.

The Terriers pulled Sperry immediately following Deluce's goal and again with 2:33 to go. BU fired five shots, including two stopped by Alex Rigsby, before Prevost secured the victory and national championship with an empty-net goal at 19:42.


No. 13 - Camp Randall Hockey Classic (Feb. 6, 2010)

Badgers freeze Beavers in 6-1 outdoor victory

Box Score

MADISON, Wis. -- The Wisconsin women's hockey team defeated the Bemidji State Beavers, 6-1, in the first-ever Culver's Camp Randall Hockey Classic on Saturday afternoon at Camp Randall Stadium. The Badgers played in front of an NCAA-record crowd of 8,263 fans in the second-ever women's hockey outdoor showdown.

Sophomore Carolyne Prevost scored the first goal in Camp Randall history at the 16:53 mark when she broke away from the Bemidji State defense and backhanded it in to put the Badgers up 1-0. The Badgers kept up the pressure on the Beavers, outshooting Bemidji 13-2 in the first 20 minutes of play. At the close of the second frame, with the Badgers leading 4-0, Wisconsin dominated the shot chart 29-6.

Kelly Nash finished the contest with a career-high four points, scoring a goal and tallying three assists. The Badgers dominated offensively, outshooting the Beavers 42-13. Freshman goaltender Becca Ruegsegger finished with 13 saves in net for Wisconsin, and Alana McElhinney recorded 36 for BSU.