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Sports

Previously, USA Hockey had recommended the use of neck guards but did not mandate them nationwide.

Minnesota hockey community weighs in on new neck guard mandates

by Eitan Schoenberg
Published February 21, 2024
USA Hockey will be requiring youth, girls and junior-age classification players to wear neck guards during games.
Mara Braun shoots the basketball while guarded by Chloe Moore-Mcneil on Jan. 17, 2024.

Gophers women’s basketball slowly acclimating without leading scorer

by Alex Karwowski
Published February 19, 2024
Grace Grocholski stepped up on Saturday with a career-high in points, leading the Gophers to their first win without starting guard Mara Braun.
Gopher goaltender Lucy Morgan attempts to locate the puck in a net-front scramble during Saturday afternoon’s 4-0 loss. Morgan had 27 saves and allowed one power-play goal in the loss.

Gophers women’s hockey earns one point in Border Battle series

by Eitan Schoenberg
Published February 18, 2024
Minnesota’s late comeback on Friday night was not enough to beat the Badgers in overtime.
Gophers softball is 3-2 after facing several ranked opponents in the opening week of the 2024 season.

Changes seen after Gophers softball’s first tournament

by Andrew Cornelius
Published February 18, 2024
The Gophers traveled to San Diego to kick off their 50th season with five games, including playing against three ranked opponents.
Softball coach Piper Ritter at a softball practice.

Coach Ritter’s recruiting philosophy is about more than softball

by Andrew Cornelius
Published February 15, 2024
Under Ritter, the Gophers recruit across the entire country, looking for the best talent to fit their softball family.
Gophers volleyball huddles together during a match against Rutgers on Oct. 20, 2023.

Former Gophers volleyball players help trailblaze the Pro Volleyball Federation in inaugural year

by Alex Karwowski
Published February 14, 2024
The Pro Volleyball Federation launched Jan. 24 with two Gophers playing in the inaugural game.
The Gophers two standout sophomores look to build on strong freshmen seasons.

Kris Hokenson and Weber Neels share a bond beyond baseball

by Andrew Cornelius
Published February 14, 2024
The two Gophers baseball players have grown a brother-like relationship since their time together on the Northstar club team.
Gophers volleyball huddles together during a match against Rutgers on Oct. 20, 2023.

Gophers volleyball embraces change in the offseason

by Alex Karwowski
Published February 13, 2024
Veteran players will take on different roles and mentor new players as they prepare for the spring season.
Charves Head, a chef at Athlete’s Village Nutrition Center, serves a student athlete dinner on Monday, Feb. 12, 2024.

What does an athlete’s nutrition look like?

by Champ Howard
Published February 12, 2024
UMN head nutritionist Tommy Jensen offers insight into the importance of nutrition for athletes.
Minnesotas shooting efficiency has stagnated in past games.

Analysis: Shooting efficiency more consistent in Gopher men’s hockey’s recent series

by Eitan Schoenberg
Published February 12, 2024
Minnesota’s sweep over Penn State consisted of similar shooting percentages between the two games but fluctuated during the season.

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