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Softball

Junior Amber Fiser pitches during the game against Louisiana State University on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the Jane Sage Cowles Stadium. (Jasmin Kemp / Minnesota Daily)

Softball’s season comes to a sudden end

by Nolan O'Hara and Julianna Landis
Published March 19, 2020
Ending before they've barely begun, the Gophers find themselves with an extended offseason after NCAA cancelations.
Natalie Denhartog waits for the pitch during the game against Iowa at the Jane Sage Cowles Stadium on Friday, April 26.

Minnesota softball puts together its best weekend of the year

by Nolan O'Hara
Published March 2, 2020
The Gophers outscored their opponent's 42-14 on the weekend.
MaKenna Partain waits to bat on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the Jane Sage Cowles Stadium.

MaKenna Partain is a consistent force for Gophers softball

by Nolan O'Hara
Published February 27, 2020
The senior ranks second on the team with a .408 batting average and 11 RBIs.

Gophers softball win three of five in Baylor Tournament

by Nolan O'Hara and Julianna Landis
Published February 23, 2020

The Gophers' softball team earned another trio of wins in a wild weekend series at the Baylor Tournament in Waco, Texas.  Texas State escapes, Gophers stomp Tulsa Friday The Gophers dropped their...

Emily Hansen, left, and Natalie DenHartog.

Who’s on first? — Hansen fills void for Gophers softball

by Nolan O'Hara
Published February 20, 2020
With Hope Brandner out, Minnesota has turned to sophomore Emily Hansen.
Photo Courtesy of Gopher Softball

Gophers softball splits weekend series in Clearwater

by Nolan O'Hara
Published February 17, 2020
Minnesota picked up a top-five win over Florida State on Friday.
 Amber Fiser pitches during the game against Louisiana State University on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the Jane Sage Cowles Stadium.

Gophers win three of five games on opening weekend

by Nolan O'Hara and Julianna Landis
Published February 11, 2020
Senior McKenna Partain was named to All-Tournament Team with .389 batting average.
Members of the Gopher softball team celebrate after winning the NCAA Super Regional against Louisiana State at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium on Saturday, May 25. 

Gophers softball embraces expectations

by Nolan O'Hara
Published February 6, 2020
Minnesota returns a cast of a familiar characters following a historic 2019 season.
Junior Hope Brandner takes a swing at bat on Wednesday, May 29.

Gophers announce Hope Brandner is not medically cleared to play

by Paul Hodowanic
Published January 28, 2020
Brandner hit .354 last season with 19 home runs and 59 RBIs.
Autumn Pease.

Gophers softball adds a pair of transfers

by Nolan O'Hara
Published July 31, 2019
Autumn Pease and Brook Vander Heide are two of six newcomers to the 2020 roster.

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