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Former UMN student-athlete carving out path in sport apparel

Former UMN student-athlete carving out path in sport apparel

Brendan O'Brien, Sports Reporter

September 25, 2020

Sarah Klecker, who competed in cross country and track and field at the U, has designed apparel for wheelchair racing and even running in the frozen tundra.

UMN student-athletes, coaches and fans protest decision to cut sports

Protestors march past Northrup in protest of the potential cancellation of several men’s sports programs on Wednesday, Sep. 16. The protest march began in Athlete’s Village and ended in front of Morrill Hall, near President Joan Gabel’s office.

Matthew Kennedy, Sports Reporter

September 18, 2020

Student-athletes, coaches and fans gathered outside Athletes Village and marched to president Joan Gabel’s office in protest of the U’s decision to cut three men’s sports.

Gophers athletics cuts several men’s sports for next season

A cloth mask and bouquet of flowers are seen on the Goldy statue outside Coffman Memorial Union on Wednesday, April 1. (Parker Johnson / Minnesota Daily)

Julianna Landis

September 10, 2020

The programs will be discontinued for both financial and Title IX-related financial sustainability issues, but would be able to compete in the 2020-21 season.

UMN student-athlete charged with criminal sexual conduct

Morgan La Casse

Nolan O'Hara

August 26, 2020

A University of Minnesota track and field athlete was charged Tuesday with third-degree criminal sexual conduct in Hennepin County District court, according to a criminal complaint. Kevin Nedrick, a rising senior, allegedly raped a woman in her campus apartment, after celebrating the woman's roommate'...

Temi Ogunrinde hoping to “throw” her way to the 2020 Olympics

<p>Temi Ogunrinde holds up a medal during the Big Ten Championship on May 12, 2017. </p>

John Miller

July 3, 2019

Temi Ogunrinde’s prolific career with the Gophers' track and field team took a complete left turn after her first year. Despite having success as a sprinter in high school and freshman year of college, her coaches thought that she would have the most success at the hammer throw.  “The first tim...

Minneapolis community, beyond remembers runner Gabe Grunewald

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey leads a run in honor of runner Gabe Grunewald on Tuesday, June 25

Paul Hodowanic

June 28, 2019

"Brave like Gabe." The mantra is known to most by now. It has been printed on the back of T-shirts and written along sidewalks. It has trended on social media, and touched so many. And on Tuesday, the woman behind it all, Gabriele Grunewald, was honored as Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz declared June 25 "Gabe ...

Minnesota track coaches preview upcoming Big Ten meet

Junior Eric Walker hurdles on Wednesday, May 1 at the Men's track Twilight meet at the Minneapolis Track and Field Stadium.

Babatunde Jinadu

May 6, 2019

This year’s Big Ten Outdoor Track and Field Championships are right around the corner, running from Friday to Sunday at the University of Iowa. Last year, the Gopher women’s team took first place at the ­conference meet, while the men finished in seventh. This year, Director Matt Bingle said he e...

Gophers host second day of Twilight Meet

Junior John Uchytil vaults on Wednesday, May 1 at the men's track Twilight Meet at the Minneapolis Track and Field Stadium.

Babatunde Jinadu

May 2, 2019

Last week, the women’s track and field team kicked off competition at its brand new stadium, sprinting out of the gates in a commanding fashion to win 10 titles at the Twilight Meet. On Wednesday, the men’s team held its own meet and brought in nine titles. "Last week, we had the women’s meet and ...

Four Minnesota athletes win big at Drake Relays meet

Sophomore Hannah Arason performs the high jump at the Minnesota Track & Field Stadium in Minneapolis for the Gopher women's Twilight Meet on Wednesday, April 24.

Babatunde Jinadu

April 29, 2019

The Minnesota track and field team faced competition from all over the country at the Drake Relays in Iowa over the weekend. While the team competition was not scored, the Gophers came away with four individual titles.  Two of those victories came from freshman sprinter Amira Young in the 100-m...

Captains leading the way for Minnesota track and field program

Redshirt senior Kiley Sabin winds up to throw at the Minnesota Track & Field Stadium in Minneapolis on Wednesday, April 24.

Babatunde Jinadu

April 25, 2019

Upperclassmen Temi Ogunrinde and Rachel Schow are leading by example for this year’s Minnesota track and field team.  Both captured event titles recently at the Stanford Invitational meet, and they’re making an impact on the team in other ways alongside other leaders. "A lot of times over th...