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Sophomore Sara Kinch smiles as she helps the Gophers to a 9-3 win over St. Thomas on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn.

Gophers softball tops St. Thomas 9-3 in first-ever Division 1 meeting

by Michael Lyne , Sports Reporter
Published April 27, 2022
Minnesota hit four solo home runs, two of which came in back-to-back at-bats.
Redshirt Senior Ellee Jensen Courtesy of Brad Rempel, Gopher Sports.

 Gophers softball loses 4-3 against Maryland in series finale, drops series 2-1

by Matthew Kennedy and Michael Lyne
Published April 24, 2022
Despite scoring 13 runs to win in the first game of the series, Minnesota went on to score a combined four runs in their next two games in back-to-back losses against Maryland.
Natalie Denhartog waits for the pitch during the game against Iowa at the Jane Sage Cowles Stadium on Friday, April 26.

Gophers swept by Big Ten-leading Cornhuskers

by Matthew Kennedy, Sports Reporter
Published April 18, 2022
Nebraska is undefeated in Big Ten play (13-0).
Natalie Denhartog hits the ball on Friday, May 17, 2019 at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium in Minneapolis. The Gophers beat North Dakota State University 3-0.

Gophers take two in Iowa City

by Matthew Kennedy, Sports Reporter
Published April 10, 2022
The Gophers improve to 18-15-1 on the season and are ninth in the Big Ten standings.
Natalie Denhartog hits the ball on Friday, March 29 at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium in Minneapolis. The Gophers beat the Purdue Boilermakers 5-1.

Gophers softball falls to Illinois in home-opener series

by Matthew Kennedy, Sports Reporter
Published April 4, 2022
Minnesota will look to bounce back against rival Iowa on the road next weekend.
Natalie Denhartog waits for the pitch during the game against Iowa at the Jane Sage Cowles Stadium on Friday, April 26.

DenHartog breaks softball program career home run record

by Matthew Kennedy
Published April 1, 2022
DenHartog breaks Jordanne Nygren’s previous record. Nygren played from 1999-2003.
Natalie Denhartog hits the ball on Friday, May 17, 2019 at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium in Minneapolis. The Gophers beat North Dakota State University 3-0.

Gophers softball win first Big Ten series of the season over Rutgers

by Matthew Kennedy, Sports Reporter
Published March 28, 2022
Natalie DenHartog set a program record with her 52nd home run on Sunday.
Pitcher Amber Fiser and catcher Emma Burns celebrate striking the Bison out on Friday, May 17, 2019 at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium in Minneapolis. The Gophers beat North Dakota State University 3-0.

Gophers softball looks to build off 2021 success

by Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
Published February 2, 2022
After losing leaders MaKenna Partain and Amber Fiser, Minnesota will look to build off the 31-13 record it posted a season ago.
MaKenna Partain waits to bat on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the Jane Sage Cowles Stadium.

Gophers softball ends postseason bid with loss to UCLA

by Matthew Kennedy
Published June 1, 2021
Minnesota was just two games away from moving on to the NCAA Super Regional round
Gopher softball’s Autumn Pease having breakout 2021 season

Gopher softball’s Autumn Pease having breakout 2021 season

by Matthew Kennedy
Published May 1, 2021
Pease has tallied 85 strikeouts in her 92 innings pitched for the Gophers softball team.