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Governor Dayton Proclaims March 20, 2012 Gopher Women’s Hockey National Champions Day

March 19, 2012

Governor Dayton Proclaims March 20, 2012 Gopher Women’s Hockey National Champions Day
 
Today, Governor Dayton announced that he has proclaimed tomorrow, March 20, 2012 to be Gopher Women’s Hockey National Champions Day, after the University of Minnesota Women’s Hockey Team defeated the University of Wisconsin 4-2 in the NCAA Division I Women’s Hockey 2012 Frozen Four championship game, earning them the distinction of being the NCAA Division I Champions for the year 2012.
 
Governor Dayton’s proclamation notes that “Led by Coach Brad Frost, the Gopher Women demonstrated extraordinary determination, skill, and perseverance on their way to the school’s third National Championship in Women’s Hockey and its first since 2005, serving as a source of great pride for all people in the State of Minnesota.”