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The Gophers huddle to celebrate defeating Oral Roberts three sets to none at the Maturi Pavilion on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019.

Gophers’ matches against Michigan postponed

Brendan O'Brien
February 24, 2021
These matches are the first two to be postponed for Minnesota in the 2021 season.
Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

Samedy, Rollins, Landfair power Gophers volleyball offense

Brendan O'Brien
February 22, 2021
Minnesota heads to Nebraska 8-0 and the production from its hitters has powered the team’s success.
The Gophers huddle to celebrate defeating Oral Roberts three sets to none at the Maturi Pavilion on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019.

Gophers volleyball swept by Nebraska, suffer first loss of the season

Brendan O'Brien, Sports Reporter
February 22, 2021
Minnesota struggled to get in a rhythm early and dropped its first match of the 2021 season.
The Gophers huddle to celebrate defeating Oral Roberts three sets to none at the Maturi Pavilion on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019.

Gophers start off strong, move to 9-0

Brendan O'Brien
February 20, 2021
After dominating the opening set, Minnesota beat the fourth-ranked Huskers to remain undefeated.
Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

Gophers volleyball outlasts Penn State in five

Brendan O'Brien, Sports Reporter
February 15, 2021
Behind Taylor Landfair and Stephanie Samedy, Minnesota completed the series sweep of the Nittany Lions to move to 8-0 in 2021.
The Gophers huddle to celebrate defeating Oral Roberts three sets to none at the Maturi Pavilion on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019.

Samedy shines, Gophers volleyball beats Penn State to remain undefeated

Brendan O'Brien, Sports Reporter
February 14, 2021
All-American Stephanie Samedy finished with 23 kills to help Minnesota move to 7-0 in the 2021 season.
Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

Gophers’ grit shows in wins without McGraw

Brendan O'Brien, Sports Reporter
February 11, 2021
After the libero left the match Friday at Purdue, Minnesota continued to show its talent and toughness on the volleyball court.
The Gophers huddle to celebrate defeating Oral Roberts three sets to none at the Maturi Pavilion on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019.

Gophers volleyball fight off Boilermakers, extend winning streak

Brendan O'Brien, Sports Reporter
February 6, 2021
After winning twelve consecutive sets to open the season, Minnesota was forced to five sets twice against Purdue over the weekend.
The Gopher celebrate a sweep over Indiana at Maturi Pavilion on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018.

Shaffmaster adds depth, promising future to Gophers volleyball

Brendan O'Brien
February 6, 2021
The freshman setter is making an impact early on for a deep Minnesota team looking to make it back to the Final Four.
Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

Gophers volleyball dominant at service line, take down Terps

Brendan O'Brien, Sports Reporter
February 1, 2021
Minnesota has won every set played thus far, as the team moved to 4-0 in the second weekend of play.