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Softball

Softball finally clinches spot in Big Ten tournament

Published April 28, 2003
Wins over Penn State and Ohio State mean Minnesota will be in the tournament field for the first time since 1999.

Softball set for crucial four-game home weekend

Published April 25, 2003
Minnesota plays host to Ohio State and Penn State at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium.

Nygren’s determination an asset to softball team

by Sam Campanaro
Published April 24, 2003

Most little kids start playing a sport because their parents sign them up to play. Jordanne Nygren was no exception. She started playing softball at the age of seven thanks to her mom and dad and cried...

Softball rebounds for two road wins

by Sam Campanaro
Published April 21, 2003

Minnesota's softball team returned from its final road trip in Illinois trying to heal after a rough fight through the weekend. The wounds were slightly mended at Northwestern with 1-0 and 3-1 wins after...

Softball ends road schedule with tough Big Ten duo

by Sam Campanaro
Published April 18, 2003

The Land of Lincoln will be the travel spot for the Minnesota softball team this weekend. The fifth-place Gophers (30-13-1, 6-4 Big Ten) face Illinois on Friday and Saturday, and then go to Northwestern...

Nanchy leads softball to win, weather takes game two

by Sam Campanaro
Published April 16, 2003

Northern Iowa played scrappy softball against Minnesota on Tuesday night, just as Gophers' co-head coach Julie Standering anticipated. For one full game at least. The Panthers held Minnesota to a 1-0 game...

Softball gets mixed bag in games with Michigan schools

by Sam Campanaro
Published April 14, 2003

The state of Michigan brought some strong softball clubs to Minnesota over the weekend as the Gophers faced Michigan State and No. 13 Michigan. Michigan broke the Gophers' six-game winning streak Sunday...

Softball posts two shutouts in opener

by Sam Campanaro
Published April 9, 2003

Home openers are supposed to be scheduled so the host team will win. The Minnesota softball team was able to follow that rule with its home opener Tuesday. The Gophers shut out Wisconsin-Green Bay in both...

Softball team aims for second consecutive trip to NCAAs

by Brian Stensaas
Published April 2, 2003
Minnesota has endured a tough non-conference schedule thus far this season.

Nygren sets Big Ten home run record in Gophers’ sweep

by Brian Stensaas
Published April 1, 2003

Minnesota softball infielder Jordanne Nygren has made a habit of hitting home runs in her three full seasons of play for the Gophers. Her latest, she says, was the hardest to get. Batting in the leadoff...

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