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The Minnesota Daily

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The Minnesota Daily

Vander Well named player of the week as volleyball moves to eighth in poll

by The Minnesota Daily
Published October 22, 2002

No. 8 Minnesota sophomore setter Lindsey Vander Well was named Big Ten Co-Player of the Week Monday. It marks the second time this season Vander Well has received the honor. Vander Well averaged 16.43...

Four Gophers to represent U.S. at Four Nations Cup

Published October 15, 2002

Four members of Minnesota's women's hockey squad have been selected to represent the United States at the 2002 Four Nations Cup in Ontario. Winny Brodt, Natalie Darwitz, Krissy Wendell and Kelly Stephens...

Upchurch shines on special teams

by Brian Stensaas
Published October 14, 2002

Rarely has freshman cornerback Danny Upchurch been called upon in his position this season to come up big for the 6-1 (2-1 Big Ten) Minnesota football team. Turns out, the Columbus, Ohio, native has been...

Women’s hockey scores 15 goals in opening two games

by Brett Angel
Published October 14, 2002

Minnesota women's hockey coach Laura Halldorson said last week she didn't mind the Gophers opening up the season on the road. It's a good bet Halldorson didn't mind her team was playing the University...

Soccer suffers second straight winless weekend

by Anthony Maggio
Published October 14, 2002

After stunning then 14th ranked Michigan at home three weekends ago, Minnesota's soccer team has yet to come up with another win. This weekend, the Gophers tied Wisconsin-Milwaukee and then dropped their...

Volleyball readies for taller Illinois

by Ben Goessling
Published October 11, 2002

Take a quick look down Illinois' volleyball team's roster, and your eye can't help but drift to the height column. And once it's there, your jaw can't help but drop. The Illini feature four middle blockers...

Vasiljeva runs down Big Ten cross country honors

Published October 9, 2002

Minnesota junior Darja Vasiljeva was named the Big Ten Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week. Vasiljeva won the Iowa State Invitational last Saturday, covering the four-kilometer course in 14 minutes,...

At 5-1, Gophers on brink of bowl game eligibility

by Brian Stensaas
Published October 8, 2002

Minnesota football coach Glen Mason arrived at Bierman athletic complex at approximately 4:15 a.m. Monday and almost immediately made the decision to hold the early practice indoors. The mercury had dipped...

Rowers receive much-needed competition at home

by Brett Angel
Published October 7, 2002

Minnesota's varsity rowing team began the fall season by finishing first in its division at the Head of the Mississippi regatta Saturday at Riverflats Park. The Gophers won the Open Women's Eight competition...

Offense clicks for Gophers in 31-10 win over Illini

by Brian Stensaas
Published October 4, 2002

Minnesota's football team enjoys this life much better. The Gophers enjoy the existence which they led the first four games of the year when they went 4-0 and were rarely challenged in a game. And they...