With that national match momentum, and the return of fifth yr netminder Emma Soderberg, the Bulldogs hope to skate into the 2023 Frozen Four right at property in Amsoil Arena.

“That would be a huge knowledge,” Soderberg claimed. “From the previous two decades, past calendar year we obtained to the Frozen Four, manufactured it into the semifinals, this calendar year we got one recreation additional. If we continue on that journey I think it’s heading to be a really very good spring in Duluth.”

Head mentor Maura Crowell said the match has designed huge enhancements, and hopes Duluth can assistance go on that pattern. She observed the abundance of signage about Point out College, welcoming resort accomodations, and valuable match staff members.

“1 of the biggest variances between Erie and some other spots that I’ve been for the Frozen Four is just the signage was seriously excellent,” Crowell explained about Penn State. “That was a large thrust from the NCAA to make absolutely sure that everybody in the location understood what was going on. I think it can be critical that our players experience like rock stars when they go to a Frozen 4, and there was that feel.”

This will be the fourth general, and initially time considering the fact that 2012, that UMD will host the event.