MinnesotaGoldenGophers 2005–06 Minnesota Golden Gophers
Conference WCHA
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine College Sports
2005–06 Record 29-11-1
Head Coach Laura Halldorson
Arena Ridder Arena
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The 2005–06 Minnesota Golden Gophers women's hockey team represented the University of Minnesota in the 2005–06 NCAA Division I women's hockey season. The Golden Gophers were be coached by Laura Halldorson and play their home games at Ridder Arena.

Regular seasonEdit

In her freshman year, Gigi Marvin ranked second on the team in points and first in assists with 30. She tied for fourth in the WCHA in overall scoring and second in assists. She had seven power-play goals, three game-winning goals and one short-handed goal. In addition, she was named the WCHA Rookie of the Week five times. On October 7, 2005, she earned her first career goal on her first career shot in a 3-0 win over Connecticut. [1] She had a four-game scoring streak from October 14-22. On November 4, she had a career-high five point game in the 9-5 win over Ohio State, including four assists. For her efforts, she was named the WCHA Rookie of the Week. She added three assists in a 5-1 win over Brown on November 12. In the Gophers’ 5-0 win over St. Cloud State on January 14, she scored two goals and two assists for four points. She assisted on the game-winning goal in the 1-0 win over Mercyhurst College on January 21. In early February, Marvin notched two goals and an assist in Minnesota’s 4-3 overtime win over Minnesota State and later earned rookie of the week honor. She contributed on all three goals in the Gophers’ 3-2 win over St. Cloud State on February 17. The week later, she would get five points in the sweep against North Dakota and receive the WCHA Rookie of the Week for the second consecutive week. [2]


In the 2006 WCHA playoffs, Marvin made several contributions. She notched three goals and two assists in the WCHA first round against Minnesota State. On March 11, Marvin set up Jenelle Philipczyk for the game-winning goal in the 2-1 win over Minnesota Duluth. She would assist on Allie Sanchez’ power-play goal in the WCHA Championship game against Wisconsin.

Awards and honorsEdit

  • Gigi Marvin, WCHA All-Tournament Team
  • Gigi Marvin, led WCHA Rookies in scoring
  • Gigi Marvin, named WCHA Rookie of the Year
  • Gigi Marvin, All-WHCA Rookie Team
  • Gigi Marvin, All-WCHA third team selection.


External linksEdit

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