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Gophers tie for first in tourney

Betsy Helfand

October 29, 2014

The Gophers headed into the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown after a poor showing at their last tournament. But they bounced back, finishing tied for first in Nevada. “There’s some resilience there,” head coach Michele Redman said. “We just came off of one of the worst tournament...

Laguna, Laorr step up for Gophers

Betsy Helfand

October 23, 2014

The Gophers’ freshman class dominated the team’s starting lineup in its last tournament, taking three of five spots. Early on, the freshman trio has made an immediate impact on the course. But it was two of the team’s seniors who led in the third tournament of the season. Carmen Laguna and Anna Laorr c...

Mendez paces men’s team to eighth place

Betsy Helfand

October 15, 2014

The Gophers men’s golf team posted its lowest team score of the season Monday and Tuesday, finishing the three-round Alister MacKenzie Invitational at 8-over par as a team. The Gophers finished eighth in the tournament, led by sophomore Jose Mendez, who tied for 15th. Mendez, who has led the Goph...

Minnesota faces quick turnaround

Betsy Helfand

October 9, 2014

After a trip to the Chicago suburbs, the women’s golf team returned home Tuesday. On Friday, the team will hit the road again, and by Sunday, it’ll be playing in its second tournament in less than a week. The turnaround is the fastest one the team will encounter all season. The Gophers will...

Minnesota finishes 10th in second tourney

Betsy Helfand

October 8, 2014

The Gophers faced the toughest test of their young season this week in a strong field with quick greens and windy conditions. Despite freshman Celia Kuenster tying for sixth overall, the team finished 10th at the Windy City Collegiate Classic. “This is probably the toughest field that we’ll...

Freshmen make mark

Betsy Helfand

October 6, 2014

In her first college tournament, freshman Sabrine Garrison turned in a top-five finish. Fellow freshman teammate Celia Kuenster tied for sixth in the competition. Those two, along with Heather Ciskowski, make up a talented and highly touted freshman class, bringing excitement to the golf program. &l...

Les Bolstad on track for renovations

David Nelson

September 24, 2014

Littered with emerald trees and encapsulated by rugged topography, Les Bolstad Golf Course near the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus has been a landmark at the school since it opened in 1929. However, with its cut up fairways and significantly shorter length than most championship courses, ...

Laorr leads Gophers in first tourney

Betsy Helfand

September 17, 2014

The Gophers finished seventh overall at the season-opening Minnesota Invitational. However, with one lineup change, the team would have experienced very different results. “Had we had Sabrine in our lineup, we would have finished second,” head coach Michele Redman said. Freshman Sabrine Garrison, who c...

Gophers kick off new season at Minnesota Invitational

Betsy Helfand

September 15, 2014

The Gophers wrapped up last season as one of the most successful teams in program history. They’ll try to build off that on Monday as they begin their 2014-15 campaign with many of last year’s key golfers and several fresh faces. “I think we definitely have good momentum. I think we know ...

Gophers recruiting class convenes at WWGA Championships

Joe Perovich

July 1, 2014

In 2014, the Gophers women’s golf team experienced its best year under head coach Michele Redman. That, combined with the strong recruiting class coming in, has Redman optimistic about what’s ahead. The sources of Redman’s optimism — incoming freshmen Celia Kuenster, Heather Ciskowsk...