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Softball

 Amber Fiser pitches during the game against Louisiana State University on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the Jane Sage Cowles Stadium.

No. 24 Gophers softball wins three of four against Nebraska

by Matthew Kennedy, Sports Reporter
Published April 20, 2021
Autumn Pease threw a no-hitter in the second game of the series, the 32nd in program history.
MaKenna Partain waits to bat on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the Jane Sage Cowles Stadium.

Gophers softball wins three of four during Partain’s record-breaking weekend

by Matthew Kennedy
Published March 30, 2021
In 2019, Partain broke the single-season runs record with 66.
Photo Courtesy of Gopher Softball

Gophers’ softball adds alum Katie Richardson as assistant coach

by Julianna Landis
Published July 2, 2020
The opportunity to return to her alma mater as a coach is a "dream come true" for Richardson.
Junior Katelyn Kemmetmueller practices on the side as freshman Emma burns goes up to bat on Friday, May 17, 2019 at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium in Minneapolis. The Gophers beat North Dakota State University 3-0.

Ritter in for the long haul as Gopher softball coach

by Nolan O'Hara
Published May 4, 2020
"We won't keep having this transition," Ritter said. "I can't say that it will be 50 years, but this transition is something I didn't want student-athletes to ever have to feel."
The Gopher softball team stands during the national anthem on Saturday, May 18 at the Jane Sage Cowles Stadium in Minneapolis. The Gophers beat the University of Georgia 2-1.

Gophers softball begins head coaching search

by Nolan O'Hara
Published April 30, 2020
The Gophers have a void to fill after the sudden departure of head coach Jamie Trachsel.
Gophers softball head coach Jamie Trachsel speaks to players of the team.

Gophers softball head coach Jamie Trachsel announces departure for Ole Miss

by Nolan O'Hara
Published April 24, 2020
Trachsel was with Minnesota for three years.
Junior Katelyn Kemmetmueller throws the ball to first base for an out on Friday, May 17, 2019 at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium in Minneapolis. The Gophers beat North Dakota State University 3-0.

Three more seniors announce 2021 return for Gophers softball

by Nolan O'Hara
Published April 22, 2020
Four of the team's six seniors have now announced their intentions to return next season.

Brooke Vander Heide reflects on short yet meaningful senior season

by Nolan O'Hara
Published April 20, 2020
Vander Heide transferred to Minnesota this year after three years at BYU.
Juniors Katelyn Kemmetmueller and Amber Fiser celebrate after an out on Saturday, May 18 at the Jane Sage Cowles Stadium in Minneapolis. The Gophers beat the University of Georgia 2-1.

As the country adjusts to life under lockdown, days at the Kemmetmueller farm stay the same

by Julianna Landis
Published April 13, 2020
The Kemmetmueller family owns a dairy farm in Rogers, Minnesota.
Pitcher Amber Fisher hugs catcher Emma Burns after a strike out pitch at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium against Northwestern on Friday, May 3, 2019.

Amber Fiser to come back in the circle in 2021

by Nolan O'Hara
Published April 6, 2020
Fiser is one of six seniors who have the option to return for another season with the Gophers.

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