Wisconsin (33-4-2) fell behind in the first minute of the game 1-0, then scored five unanswered goals. Senior Hilary Knight had two goals to lead the Badgers, including the game winner. The Badgers scored twice in the first and three more times in the second period to put the game away.
Mark Johnson’s Badgers will face Minnesota in Sunday’s 3pm championship game at AMSOIL Arena in Duluth, Minnesota. The Lady Gophers advanced with a 3-1 semifinal win over Cornell on Friday night.