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Senior Dani Wagner bunts at bat at the Jane Sage Cowles Stadium on Saturday, April 21.

Minnesota wins Big Ten Tournament

Kaleb Medhanie
May 14, 2018

Make it three consecutive for the Gophers' softball team. For the third year in a row, Minnesota was crowned the Big Ten champion after a delayed championship game Sunday at Madison, Wisconsin. The No....

Senior Dani Wagner bunts at bat at the Jane Sage Cowles Stadium on Saturday, April 21.

Dani Wagner’s long journey with the Gophers coming to an end

Drew Cove
May 3, 2018

It has been a long journey with a lot of bumps in the road for senior Dani Wagner to end up in center field for the Gophers softball team. Minnesota takes on Penn State in the final regular season series,...

Freshman outfielder Ellee Jensen runs to first base in a game at Siebert Field.

Minnesota wins doubleheader against North Dakota State

Drew Cove
May 2, 2018

It was business as usual for Minnesota in a doubleheader. The Gophers tacked on two more victories against North Dakota State Tuesday in the final nonconference matchup of the season. Minnesota won the...

Sophomore Amber Fiser pitches during a game against Nebraska at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium on Saturday, April 21.

Behind Amber Fiser’s perfect game, Minnesota sweeps Purdue

Drew Cove
April 30, 2018

Minnesota might not remember too clearly what losing feels like. The Gophers (32-14, 15-3 Big Ten) swept Purdue (13-39, 4-15 Big Ten) this weekend to further solidify their third-place hold in the Big...

Amber Fiser pitches against Northwestern on April 15, 2017 at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium.

Gophers rout Badgers in doubleheader

Taylor Pearson
April 26, 2018

Amber Fiser pitched a perfect game through five innings during Minnesota's second matchup against Wisconsin Wednesday.  The Gophers were one hit away from invoking the eight-run rule in the fifth...

Infielder Allie Arneson swings at bat at the Jane Sage Cowles Stadium on Saturday, April 21, 2018. The Gophers defeated Nebraska 6-0.

Minnesota softball wins series over Nebraska

Drew Cove
April 23, 2018

Minnesota is on a roll since Big Ten play began.  The Gophers swept Nebraska (30-17, 8-7 Big Ten) at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium over the weekend for the team's second consecutive series sweep. Minnesota...

Pitcher Sydney Smith warms up before a game on October 7, 2017.

After several stops, Sydney Smith finds ‘good fit’ with Minnesota

Drew Cove
April 19, 2018

University of Minnesota pitcher Sydney Smith is well-traveled with trips abroad and across the country. Smith just recorded her third victory with the Gophers in the series finale Sunday over Iowa, clinching...

Amber Fiser pitches against Northwestern on April 15, 2017 at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium.

Minnesota sweeps Iowa in rescheduled series

Drew Cove
April 16, 2018

Minnesota recorded its first three-game series sweep of the season on Friday. The games were rescheduled and not cancelled, and the Gophers took advantage and won their series versus Iowa on Thursday and...

Infielder MaKenna Partain swings during a game against Northwestern on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium.

MaKenna Partain’s demeanor works with children and softball

Drew Cove
April 12, 2018

The future for MaKenna Partain could go many ways, but working with kids will be part of the plan. "I'm hoping to become a family therapist, more so work with children. I am also minoring in child psychology,"...

Danielle Parlich watches the ball fly off her bat during a game against Northwestern on April 15, 2017 at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium.

Minnesota softball splits series with Michigan State

Drew Cove
April 9, 2018

Minnesota had another weekend of weather-related changes. The Gophers (21-14, 4-3 Big Ten) went to East Lansing, Michigan to face off against Michigan State (14-19, 2-6 Big Ten) for a three-day, three-game...