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Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

Serving the UMN community since 1900

The Minnesota Daily

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...

Lupus unable to ruin Hesse’s college soccer dream

by Anthony Maggio
Published October 2, 2002

In her 10 year soccer career, Minnesota midfielder Kyndra Hesse has battled tough opponents at the high school, club and Division I levels. But through it all, Hesse's toughest opponent has literally been...

Washington stop is latest in roller coaster ride for men’s golf

by David La Vaque
Published October 1, 2002

A reporter made his way out of Murphy Hall last week when he spotted a familiar face in the crowd. "Wilhelm!" the scribe bellowed to Gophers golfer Wilhelm Schauman. The slender Swede stopped, returned...

Cross country teams enjoy solid Griak performances Saturday

by Brett Angel
Published September 30, 2002

Minnesota's men's cross country team finished fifth at the Roy Griak Invitational at the Les Bolstad Golf Course Saturday in St. Paul. More than 50 NCAA Division I schools and nearly 2,600 runners compete...

Refreshed, Grumstrup sets a lofty goal

by Adam Fink
Published September 26, 2002

There wasn't any big city noise, pressure of school, or even working plumbing. But a three-week trip to a cabin in north central Colorado this summer was just what Minnesota cross country runner Erik Grumstrup...

Hess and Emil teaming up to pace cross country’s success

by Adam Fink
Published September 25, 2002

It was on a joint recruiting trip to Minnesota last October when cross country runners Jen Hess and Carly Emil first met. Both were the top runner at their state high schools, Hess in Minnesota and Emil...