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Bethany Hasz competes at the University of Minnesota Track and Field stadium on Friday, April 30.

Gophers cross country and track and field star Bethany Hasz returning for 2021-2022 season

by Michael Lyne
Published July 14, 2021
Hasz is utilizing the extra year of eligibility, which was granted by the NCAA due to the COVID-19 pandemic, to return for a sixth season.
Bethany Hasz competes at the University of Minnesota Track and Field stadium on Friday, April 30.

Gopher track athletes complete weekend competition at NCAA’s

by Michael Lyne
Published June 15, 2021
Multiple athletes hit career-bests in their events at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
Kostas Zaltos competes at the University of Minnesota Track and Field stadium on Friday, April 30.

Zaltos, Basten and Kohut-Jackson shine in first half of the NCAA Championships

by Michael Lyne
Published June 14, 2021
Redshirt freshman Kostas Zaltos had a career-best throw of 71.21m to finish in third place in the men’s hammer throw.
Redshirt sophomore Rachel Schow clears a hurdle on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 at the Field House. The Gophers competed against several other colleges at the Jack Johnson Classic Track Meet.

Gophers men’s and women’s track and field athletes punch tickets to the NCAA Championships

by Michael Lyne
Published June 8, 2021
Fourteen Gophers qualified for the NCAA Championships
Bethany and Megan Hasz run side by side at Les Bolstad Golf Course on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018.  The Hasz twins finished first and second overall for Gopher womens cross country at the 33rd annual Roy Griak Invitational.

Gophers women win 2021 Big Ten indoor track and field championships

by Nolan O'Hara, Sports Editor
Published February 28, 2021
Eight first-place finishes carried the Gophers women’s track and field team to its first Big Ten title since 2018.
Bethany and Megan Hasz run side by side at Les Bolstad Golf Course on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018.  The Hasz twins finished first and second overall for Gopher womens cross country at the 33rd annual Roy Griak Invitational.

Gophers sweep 3,000 meter at Hawkeye Invitational

by Nolan O'Hara, Sports Editor
Published February 14, 2021
Gophers runners Bethany Hasz and Alec Basten both earned 3,000 meter titles at the Hawkeye Big Ten Invitational on Saturday.
Junior Shane Wiskus performs on the rings during the meet against against the Fighting Illini at the Maturi Pavilion on Friday, Jan. 24.

Board of Regents votes to eliminate three men’s sports

by Tony Liebert
Published October 9, 2020
On Friday, the Board of Regents voted to move forward with the athletics department’s proposal to eliminate men’s indoor track, gymnastics and tennis. The three programs will be discontinued after the 2020-21 school year.
Regent Michael D. Hsu attends a scheduled Board of Regents meeting on Friday, Sep. 13, 2019.

Gophers’ athletics department cutting women’s roster spots along with three men’s sports

by Matthew Kennedy
Published October 4, 2020
Following the protest on Sept. 16, new developments have risen in the fight for men’s track and field, gymnastics and tennis — most notably planning to cut women’s roster spots.
Former UMN student-athlete carving out path in sport apparel

Former UMN student-athlete carving out path in sport apparel

by Brendan O'Brien, Sports Reporter
Published 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.
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.

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

by Matthew Kennedy, Sports Reporter
Published 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.