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Softball

Softball head coach Piper Ritter.

Piper Ritter and her pitching dynasty at Minnesota

by Andrew Cornelius
Published July 23, 2023
The legacy of the Gophers softball head coach is marked by numerous Big Ten Pitchers of the Year and All-American Honors.
Jess Oakland’s game-tying home run against Michigan at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium on May 6, 2023.

Jess Oakland is a star in the making for Gophers softball

by Andrew Cornelius
Published June 15, 2023
The Gophers shortstop started all 57 games, integral to their Women's College World Series Regional appearance.
Amani Bradley tripled for her 100th career hit in the first inning of the Gophers second game against Iowa. Photo taken by Brad Rempel for Gophers Athletics.

Gophers softball dominates border battles

by Andrew Cornelius
Published May 1, 2023
Minnesota went a perfect 5-0, sweeping both the Iowa Hawkeyes and Wisconsin Badgers over the past week. The Gophers also swept Ohio State over the weekend.
The Gophers will take on the Wisconsin Badgers next starting Wednesday.

Gophers softball wins 3rd straight Big Ten series

by Andrew Cornelius
Published April 17, 2023
Minnesota takes two of three games in East Lansing over the weekend, improving to 6-6 in conference play.
Autumn Pease struck out her 500th batter as a Gopher in the series third game. Photo taken by Craig Lassig of Gopher Athletics.

Gophers softball wins series against Indiana, improving to 23-15

by Andrew Cornelius
Published April 10, 2023
Minnesota knocked off the best team in the Big Ten, handing them their first two conference losses.
The Gophers will take on the Wisconsin Badgers next starting Wednesday.

Gophers softball wins Big 10 home opener against Penn State

by Andrew Cornelius
Published April 3, 2023
Minnesota wins the first two games of the three-game series at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium.
The Gophers will take on the Wisconsin Badgers next starting Wednesday.

Gophers softball stumbles in Big 10 play

by Andrew Cornelius
Published March 28, 2023
Northwestern sweeps Minnesota in the Gophers’ first Big Ten action of the season.
The Gophers will take on the Wisconsin Badgers next starting Wednesday.

2 ranked wins start off Gopher softball road trip

by Andrew Cornelius
Published March 20, 2023
Minnesota went 3-1 in two doubleheaders in 48 hours in Kansas and Oklahoma.
The Gophers will take on the Wisconsin Badgers next starting Wednesday.

UMN softball go 5-0 at Gopher Indoor Classic

by Andrew Cornelius
Published March 14, 2023
The Gophers improve to 16-9 on the season as they near conference play.
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.

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