NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

Ben Marshall, Defenseman
VITALS: 5’9”, 179 lbs. from Mahtomedi, Minnesota (Feb. 30, 1992)
DRAFTED: R7 (201), 2010
2012-13 TEAM: University of Minnesota (WCHA)
2012-13 STATS: 2GP-2G-0A-2P-0PIM, even +/- rating
UPCOMING GAMES: Friday & Saturday at Michigan Tech
TWITTER UPDATES: @gopherhockey, @gopherpucklive, @thedailygopher
WEB UPDATES: http://www.gophersports.com, http://wcha.com

The Golden Gophers retained their #1 NCAA ranking in the latest USA Today and USA Hockey Magazine pools, marking their third straight week being named the top team in the nation. Minnesota earned back-to-back home wins over Michigan State this past weekend, outscoring the Spartans 12-2 in the process. Click HERE to read a recent DetroitRedWings.com feature on Marshall, who has scored two goals in as many games played thus far in 2012-13.