Rhyen McGill scored with 1:31 left and Clarkson never trailed in its 4-3 win over Minnesota on Friday night in the women's Frozen Four.
Minnesota was attempting to become just the second team in NCAA history to win three straight national titles.
Genevieve Bannon, Loren Gabel and Savannah Harmon each added a goal for No. 2 Clarkson (31-4-5), which will play No. 1 Wisconsin in the championship game Sunday. The Golden Knights lost their two regular-season matchups against the Badgers.
Minnesota (26-8-5), which has won four of the last five NCAA titles, had its streak of five straight national championship game appearances snapped. The No. 5 Golden Gophers have won all...