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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 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.
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 simplifying perspective in odd season

Brendan O'Brien
January 29, 2021
Minnesota was excited to get back on the court against Michigan State last weekend, but the team is focusing on one day at a time during a season of uncertainty.
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 take series with Michigan State

Brendan O'Brien, Sports Reporter
January 24, 2021
Led by opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy, Minnesota swept the Spartans to open up the season 2-0.
Outside hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball at Maturi Pavilion on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018. The Gophers swept South Carolina in all three sets.

Gophers volleyball sweeps Spartans in season opener

Brendan O'Brien, Sports Reporter
January 23, 2021
After a 401-day hiatus, Minnesota took down Michigan State to open up the Big Ten season opener in three sets.
Outside hitter Alexis Hart jumps to spike the ball at the Maturi Pavilion on Friday, Dec. 7, 2019. The Gophers were upset by Oregon, losing 3 sets to 1. 

An unusual spring season awaits Gophers volleyball

Brendan O'Brien, Sports Reporter
January 18, 2021
After not playing a fall season, Minnesota and the rest of the Big Ten will begin a conference-only spring season in January.
Head coach Hugh McCutcheon speaks to players during a time out at Maturi Pavillon on Saturday, Nov 3, 2018. The Gophers won 3-2 against Michigan State.

Gophers volleyball to kick off season Jan. 23

Nolan O'Hara, Sports Reporter
December 30, 2020
Coming off a Final Four appearance last season, the Gophers will look to be among the best in the country once again after returning a number of starters and adding the top-ranked recruiting class.