The Minnesota Daily

Bitter defeat ends spikers’ six-match win streak

Ben Goessling
September 9, 2002

In Northern Iowa's volleyball team's 2002 media guide, four players list their "best sports memory" as their five-game comeback win over Minnesota in the second round of the 2001 NCAA Tournament. Defeating...

Women’s cross country runs meet despite golf balls

Adam Fink
September 9, 2002

Temperatures approaching 95 degrees and golf balls flying through the air weren't going to stop Minnesota's women's cross country team from running its intrasquad meet and a chance at bragging rights. On...

Gophers attempt to put loss behind them in win

Brian Stensaas
September 9, 2002

LAFAYETTE, La. - Leading up to Saturday's game against LouisianañLafayette, Minnesota's football team talked about nothing but togetherness. They talked about being a family rather than a team and coming...

Football team takes heavy hearts to Louisiana

Brian Stensaas
September 6, 2002

When the air horn sounded shortly after 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon on the Minnesota football practice field, it not only signaled the beginning to the day's practice, it also was a sign of things slowly...

Soccer team shuts out second-straight opponent

September 5, 2002

Thanks to a 3-0 shutout of Southwest Missouri State on Wednesday afternoon, Minnesota's soccer team boasts its first winning record since it was 7-6 during the 2000 campaign. The win over the Bears at...

Women’s cross country poised for greatness

Adam Fink
September 5, 2002

Minnesota women's cross country coach Gary Wilson looked around at his runners last weekend during his cross country camp and realized the competitiveness and talent surrounding him was better than any...

Football program ponders increased player safety

Brian Stensaas
September 4, 2002

But along with the energetic nightlife and presence of big name acts and professional teams comes the chance for violence. It's always been there. And according to Minneapolis Police Department statistics,...

University football squad mourns death of teammate

Brian Hall
September 4, 2002

Minnesota football coach Glen Mason and his players decided one way to help cope with teammate Brandon Hall's death was to come together as a team and draw on each other's strength. So with Monday off,...

Men’s hockey gets verbal commitment from Borgen

Adam Fink
September 4, 2002

The past two months have been a formality for Brent Borgen. The senior hockey player from Mahtomedi always knew he wanted to compete for Minnesota's men's hockey team, and after almost two months of visiting...

Big Ten coaches weigh in on dealing with team tragedy

Brian Stensaas
September 4, 2002

Word of the tragic shooting death of Minnesota defensive tackle Brandon Hall spread quickly through the fraternity of Big Ten coaches over the weekend. For some, the news rekindled old memories and feelings...