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Archived Gameday Blog: Women's Hockey National Championship

Mandy Hansen and Ben Fromstein chronicled all the action in No. 1 Wisconsin's 4-1 win over No. 3 Boston University in the 2011 NCAA Women's Frozen Four national championship game on March 20, 2011 at Tullio Arena in Erie, Pa. The Badgers earned their fourth national title.

 

BU and UW unfamiliar foes

Sunday's national championship game marks the first meeting between Wisconsin and Boston University in the history of the two women's hockey programs.

Although the teams have not met, UW and BU faced four common opponents this season in North Dakota, Boston College, Northeastern and Mercyhurst. The Badgers were 8-0-0, sweeping the four teams, including five victories over the Fighting Sioux. Meanwhile, BU posted an 8-4-1 mark, including series splits against Boston College (2-2-0) and North Dakota (1-1-0).

Diary of the Frozen Four: Carolyne Prevost

The Badgers will share their take on their Frozen Four experience in Erie, Pa. Catch up with Carolyne Prevost in this diary entry.

Archived Gameday Blog: Women's Hockey vs. Boston College

Mandy Hansen chronicled all the action in No. 1 Wisconsin's 3-2 win over No. 4 Boston College in the semifinal round of the 2011 Women's Frozen Four on March 18, 2011 at Tullio Arena in Erie, Pa.

Diary of the Frozen Four: Carla Pentimone

The Badgers will share their take on their Frozen Four experience in Erie, Pa. Catch up with Carla Pentimone in this diary entry.

Diary of the Frozen Four: Alex Rigsby

The Badgers will share their take on their Frozen Four experience in Erie, Pa. Catch up with Alex Rigsby in this diary entry.

Diary of the Frozen Four: Brianna Decker

The Badgers will share their take on their Frozen Four experience in Erie, Pa.  

Wisconsin vs. the Frozen Four field

Entering the 2011 postseason, the Badgers owned an 11-2 mark in NCAA tournament games. Meanwhile, the rest of the 2011 NCAA Women's Frozen Four field, made up of Boston College, Boston University and Cornell, combined for a 3-4 record, including a 1-2 record in Frozen Four games.

Wisconsin's Frozen Four record? A blistering 7-1 for a .875 winning percentage.

Prough featured in Wisconsin State Journal

Leading up to this weekend's NCAA Women's Frozen Four, Andy Baggot of the Wisconsin State Journal caught up with senior Geena Prough. Prough discusses the transition after transferring to Wisconsin from Mercyhurst and battling injury. Read the full story below:

Wisconsin State Journal: Prough pushes through, March 15, 2011

What they're saying about the NCAA quarterfinals

Last weekend, Wisconsin secured its fifth NCAA Women's Frozen Four appearance, earning a 2-1 win over Minnesota Duluth in the NCAA quarterfinal round to keep its season alive.

Meghan Duggan scored her sixth game-winning goal of the season and Hilary Knight led all players with two points. Goaltender Alex Rigsby made 29 saves as she improved to 25-1-2 on the season. After being outshot 12-11 in the first period, the Badgers outshot the Bulldogs 40-30 in the game.

Check out the coverage of the Badgers' NCAA quarterfinal game.

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