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Sun Bowl snub would mean ‘U’ comes up $520,000 short

Published November 27, 2002

On Sept. 25, Minnesota's football team traveled to West Lafayette, Ind., and lost to Purdue. The defeat meant the Gophers would open the Big Ten season with a loss. Two months later, it appears the loss...

Stretch drive slump wearing on psyche of Gophers football team

Published November 21, 2002

Before each Minnesota football game, coach Glen Mason usually meets with the opposing coach and the two exchange pleasantries. But, according to the sixth-year Gophers coach, the talk in recent weeks has...

Gophers aim to keep grip on ax and keep rival Badgers home

Published November 20, 2002

They are two of the most celebrated rival trophies in all of college football and Minnesota must do battle for them in back-to-back weekends every fall. The Gophers will fight Iowa for Floyd of Rosedale...

Gophers drop third straight

Published November 18, 2002

Thousands of Hawkeyes fans stormed the Metrodome field following No. 5 Iowa's 45-21 victory over Minnesota on Saturday to celebrate their teams' share of the Big Ten title and a possible Rose Bowl birth. They...

Nimble feet help make Kuppe top tackle

Published November 14, 2002

His teammates call him "the phenomenon." Minnesota football coach Glen Mason has called him the "dancing bear." Quarterback Asad Abdul-Khaliq referred to him as the "gentle giant." All of which are nicknames...

Future of U sports teams could rest on local telethon

Published November 13, 2002

Minnesota Athletics Director Joel Maturi and Save Gopher Sports fund-raising campaign members announced Tuesday they will hold a telethon to raise the remaining money to save the Minnesota men's and women's...

Special teams miscues cause Gophers to unravel in third quarter

Published November 11, 2002

Minnesota's football team entered halftime Saturday on the wrong end of a 14-point deficit against Michigan. At halftime, Gophers assistant coach Greg Hudson attempted to inspire the squad by giving a...

Gophers look to end 13-game losing streak at Wolverines’ hands

Published November 8, 2002

Forgive the players of Minnesota's football team if their memories are a little fuzzy when asked to recall the last time the Gophers have beaten Saturday's opponent, Michigan. "I am not too sure how long...

Injuries playing havoc on Gophers passing game

Published November 6, 2002

After blocking a first quarter punt Saturday, Minnesota's football team took over offensively at the Ohio State 30-yard line. Momentum on their side, the Gophers drove to the Buckeye 7-yard line. On third...

Punters on both sides besieged at the Horseshoe

Published November 4, 2002

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Saturday offered a quick glimpse of déjà vu for Minnesota's special team's terror Jermaine Mays. After the Gophers forced Ohio State to punt on its first possession, Mays...

Mays becomes special teams terror

Published October 31, 2002

Following Minnesota's football practice Wednesday, senior Jermaine Mays strolled through the halls of the Gibson-Nagurski football complex wearing an Ohio State football helmet. Mays was no longer in pads....

Strong defense keys Ohio State’s undefeated record

Published October 29, 2002

Minnesota quarterback Asad Abdul-Khaliq received his wish. He and the rest of the Gophers football team watched last weekend as Ohio State narrowly defeated Penn State 13-7. The junior wanted a Buckeyes...

Gophers run Spartans into ground

Published October 21, 2002

EAST LANSING, Mich. - During Saturday's Minnesota-Michigan State football game, the Spartan Stadium public address announcer proudly proclaimed a sellout homecoming crowd of 74,232 people, the 24th-straight...

Gophers watching Spartans Rogers

Published October 17, 2002

David Lockwood had to see the play one more time. Minnesota's secondary coach, Lockwood sat in his office Tuesday afternoon preparing for the Gophers' upcoming opponent, Michigan State, by watching the...

Barber still trying to return from pulled hamstring

Published October 15, 2002

In most cases, the decision on hobbled tailback Marion Barber III would be clear for Minnesota's football team. The need or desire to redshirt the sophomore would be cut and dry. But, despite totaling...

Running game carries Gophers

Published October 11, 2002

>It was a sign of things to come as Minnesota's run defense was unable to contain the Wildcats' rushing offense and running back Jason Wright. Even when Northwestern was down by 24 in the fourth quarter...

Gophers’ young squad set to take on younger ‘Cats

Published October 10, 2002

Minnesota senior Antoine Burns witnessed the potential early. During two-a-day practices, he saw a group of young new starters with the talent to help the Gophers win right away, something which doesn't...

Banged up Gophers filling in the holes

Published October 7, 2002

It was early in the first quarter last Thursday and Illinois' football team was facing a third down with 12 yards to go on its first possession of the game. As Illini quarterback Jon Beutjer dropped back...

‘Flying Illini’ bring pass attack to Metrodome

Published October 3, 2002

Minnesota cornerback Mike Lehan can't recall the particular details of the Gophers' 25-14 loss in Champaign last season. Perhaps he doesn't want to remember the hurt Illini flanker Brandon Lloyd put on...

Gophers change practice schedule for short week

Published October 1, 2002

While most University students were waking up and getting ready for another long day of hitting the books, Minnesota's football team was hitting each other early Monday morning. Monday is normally a slow...

Gophers whiffing on big play chances too often

Published September 25, 2002

During the third quarter of Minnesota's football game against Buffalo last Saturday, junior Ben Utecht sprinted downfield without a defender within 10 yards of him. Quarterback Asad Abdul-Khaliq saw the...

Mason stirs Gophers out of early cruise control in 41-17 win

Published September 23, 2002

In most cases, Minnesota's football team would be happy following a 24-point win. Laughter and smiles should abound, and confidence should be riding high as the team heads into Big Ten play Saturday at...

Pushed around early, defense gets tough enough to win

Published September 16, 2002

Minnesota senior cornerback Mike Lehan was elated after Saturday's 31-21 victory over Toledo, saying it was one of his happiest moments as a member of the Gophers program. He compared the win his team's...

Utecht taking place among nation’s top tight ends

Published September 12, 2002

In July, Minnesota football coach Glen Mason addressed the media during the Big Ten football kickoff luncheon. He stated then he believed junior tight end Ben Utecht was the nation's best tight end. Now,...

Abdul-Khaliq embraced as Muslim, American

Published September 11, 2002

Following the events last Sept. 11, Minnesota quarterback Asad Abdul-Khaliq, a devout Muslim, feared the repercussions or reactions he might face as people sought revenge for the terrorist attacks. Osama...

Not-so-special teams raise issues despite wins

Published September 10, 2002

M innesota football coach Glen Mason met with the Twin Cities media Sunday morning and reflected on his team's most recent victory, a 35-11 win at Louisiana-Lafayette. Early in the meeting, Mason stated...

Football players gather at memorial for Brandon Hall

Published September 6, 2002

The players who earlier had arrived by bus together and sat united during Brandon Hall's memorial mourned in their own ways as they spread out among empty Williams Arena seats. Tight end Ben Utecht, whose...

University football squad mourns death of teammate

Published September 4, 2002

Minnesota football coach Glen Mason and his players decided one way to help cope with teammate Brandon Hall's death was to come together as a team and draw on each other's strength. So with Monday off,...

Gophers open up offense in 42-0 whitewashing

Published September 3, 2002

Last season, Minnesota’s football team received a rude awakening to the college football season by being handed a 38-7 defeat at the hands of eventual Motor City Bowl champion Toledo. After only...

Nystrom overtakes Lohmiller for career points record

Published September 3, 2002

Minnesota kicker Dan Nystrom has faced a few ups and downs during his Gopher career. As a freshman, Nystrom kicked the game-winning field goal against then No. 2 Penn State in one of the biggest wins in...

Gophers football player killed during Minneapolis shooting

Published September 1, 2002

niversity football player Brandon Hall was fatally shot in downtown Minneapolis early Sunday morning, according to coach Glen Mason, who made the announcement at an 11:30 a.m. news conference. “Our...

Men’s track making final push

Published May 10, 2002

Minnesota men's track and field team hangs its hat on two meets every year, the Big Ten Indoor and Outdoor Championships. While other high-profile meets are important to the Gophers, they merely give athletes...

Women’s track hopes for top-three Big Ten finish

Published May 9, 2002

Minnesota women's track and field coach Gary Wilson has seen it all before. He recalls two seasons ago when the Gophers were only expected to score in the 70's at the Big Ten championships. Wilson's team...

Track teams split squads, look for top marks

Published May 3, 2002

At the Drake Relays last weekend, Minnesota women's track and field coach Gary Wilson talked about his team's mental makeup. He wondered if the recent travel schedule and class load was affecting his squad's...

Men’s track finishes with a flourish

Published April 29, 2002

DES MOINES, Iowa - Early Saturday morning Minnesota hammer thrower Lynden Reder pulled off his sweatshirt and stepped toward the throwing circle mumbling. Reder, who considers himself a student of the...

Harrigan makes U sprint history at Drake

Published April 29, 2002

DES MOINES, Iowa - Minnesota's women's track and field coach Gary Wilson stood at the northwest corner of the Jim Duncan Track at Drake University smiling like a proud father. "A sprint champion at Drake,...

Financial woes don’t deter Reder

Published April 25, 2002

It's a simple message, one Minnesota men's track and field athlete Lynden Reder takes to heart. He reminds himself of it everyday walking into his room when he sees the sign hanging on his door which states,...

Strong-willed Marks leads teammates

Published April 24, 2002

Minnesota women's track and field coach Gary Wilson received a phone call in April 1998 from Curtis Marks. Wilson had recruited Marks' daughter Shani to become a Gopher, but the coach was only able to...

Track teams enjoy solid mid-season performances

Published April 22, 2002

The Minnesota women's track and field team got a late start to its weekend in southern California, but jetlag didn't affect solid performances in three meets over the weekend. Minnesota arrived in California...

Fleet feet pace strong showing for men’s track

Published April 15, 2002

Minnesota's runners led a solid showing for the Gophers men's track and field at the Sea Ray Relays over the weekend. Minnesota's distance runners earned three top-five performances while the 4x800-meter...

Talented sprinter realizes All-America abilities

Published April 11, 2002

Minnesota women's track and field assistant coach Sidney Cartwright approached star sprinter Tahesia Harrigan before the 60-meter dash at March's NCAA indoor championships. He asked the sophomore whether...

Women’s relay team resets its own record mark again

Published April 9, 2002

It is beginning to sound like a broken record. Minnesota's women's track and field team once again set a school record in the 4x100-meter relay. The relay team of Amber Day, Shannaine Osbourne, Melissa...

Promising talent has men’s track eager to step outside

Published April 4, 2002

As Minnesota men's track and field coach Phil Lundin puts it, sophomore Mitch Potter is the "King of Dings." Potter has gone under the knife seven times, including surgery on each foot, and has suffered...

Women’s track gets shot at steeplechase event this season

Published April 2, 2002

Minnesota senior Victoria Moses has run in the NCAA indoor and outdoor track and field championships. She earned top ten finishes in the 10,000 and 5,000-meter runs. During the 2002 indoor season, she...

Women’s track heating up early in outdoor season

Published March 29, 2002

While most people enjoy the warm weather Minnesota has been presented with the past few days, the sunshine means it is time to get to work for Minnesota's women's track and field teams. Coach Gary Wilson...

Abdul-Khaliq one of few certainties for U football

Published March 26, 2002

It didn't take Minnesota football coach Glen Mason long to outline his key objectives Monday as the Gophers enter spring practice. Mason diagramed five items, expanding the offense, evaluation of talent,...

Holman scores 22, exorcises Big Ten Tourney demons

Published March 14, 2002

Following Minnesota's loss to Illinois in the second round of last week's Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament, senior Travarus Bennett and junior-transfer Jerry Holman sat and discussed the game. Bennett...

Questions of pride only ones left for men’s hoops in NIT

Published March 13, 2002

On Tuesday afternoon, with the anxiety of an unknown postseason fate gone and the frustration of Sunday's selection snub behind it, Minnesota's men's basketball team focused on the task at hand, the National...

Co-captain Burleson paces men’s hoops 84-60 victory

Published March 8, 2002

INDIANAPOLIS - Minnesota point guard Kevin Burleson calmly walked the ball up the court with just over 11 minutes remaining in the Gophers opening game of the Big Ten tournament. Penn State had finished...

Men’s hoops heads into next must-win game

Published March 7, 2002

Freshman Maurice Hargrow is yawning underneath a hoop in Williams Arena, as is fellow rookie Aaron Robinson five feet away. Sophomore Michael Bauer is sitting in a front-row seat complaining about an upcoming...

Gophers exhale slightly after 69-51 win over ‘Cats

Published February 28, 2002

Eight and half minutes into Wednesday's game, Minnesota men's basketball coach Dan Monson was irate and called a timeout. Monson had just watched his team give away second-shot opportunities to Northwestern...

Battle for NCAA tourney bid rages on for men’s hoops

Published February 26, 2002

Minnesota men's basketball coach Dan Monson offers a simple message amid a clouded postseason picture. Considered an NCAA tournament bubble team headed into the final week of regular season play, the Gophers...

Road loss puts men’s hoops in desperate state

Published February 22, 2002

EAST LANSING, Mich. - It appeared Kerwin Fleming couldn't end his misery quick enough. Michigan State held a 16-point lead with 29 seconds left when the senior guard chased down and attempted to tackle...

Men’s hoops striving for wins to stay off bubble

Published February 21, 2002

The question becomes commonplace this time every year when discussing the NCAA tournament. Who is on the bubble? Unexpectedly, "the bubble" has become a term destined to define the Big Ten this season. With...

Men’s hoops fizzles down stretch, falls 67-62

Published February 18, 2002

Just under three minutes into Saturday's game with Wisconsin, Minnesota men's basketball coach Dan Monson made wholesale changes, replacing each member of his starting five. Outscored 7-0 to start the...

Men’s hoops clamps down defensively during streak

Published February 12, 2002

Near the end of Minnesota's 86-78 defeat of Iowa last Saturday, Hawkeye stars Reggie Evans and Luke Recker sat dejected on the Iowa bench, each with his head in his hands. While the two seniors were expectedly...

Physical practices give men’s hoops much-needed toughness

Published February 8, 2002

During Minnesota's practice Thursday, the Gophers men's basketball team was running full court drills when senior Justin Lorang hit the floor. As Lorang and senior Travarus Bennett battled for a rebound,...

Offense explodes for men’s hoops in three wins

Published February 5, 2002

It was another Saturday against a ranked opponent, another matchup against a top-ranked defense, and once again a decisive Minnesota win. It was also the third straight game in which the Gophers set the...

Consecutive wins have men’s hoops anxious for Hoosiers

Published February 1, 2002

Following Minnesota's 24-point drubbing of Penn State on Wednesday night, the Gophers sounded like a broken record when talking about the impending arrival of Indiana to Williams Arena. "Bring it on. We're...

Lowly Penn State another mental test for men’s hoops

Published January 30, 2002

Last February, Minnesota forward Michael Bauer sat on the sidelines and watched the Gophers basketball team suffer its worst home loss since 1994. Minnesota was on the short end of an 82-62 drubbing by...

Benching gives men’s hoops proper incentive for 89-71 win

Published January 28, 2002

Minnesota men's basketball coach Dan Monson knew something must be done. The Gophers had lost two straight games, each of which they led entering the second half, and were quickly losing sight of an NCAA...

Men’s hoops defense under scrutiny for lapses last week

Published January 24, 2002

During the final seconds of Minnesota's men's basketball team loss at Michigan, the score was tied at 67 when Gophers senior Travarus Bennett jumped in front of a Wolverine pass to center Chris Young and...

Late collapse dooms men’s hoops in Michigan

Published January 22, 2002

ANN ARBOR, Mich.- Following Minnesota men's basketball team's narrow defeat at the hands of a slumping Michigan squad, the visitors locker room was eerily silent. In a game in which the Gophers did more...

Rickert fuels second-half surge, 75-72 victory

Published December 11, 2001

Rick Rickert is one of the most highly touted recruits to ever play for Minnesota's men's basketball team. But did anyone expect the freshman forward to mature so quickly? "It is always a matter of when,"...

Recent slump leaves men’s hoops looking for victory, not apathy

Published December 7, 2001

After Tuesday's loss to UNC-Wilmington, Minnesota's men's basketball team was visibly deflated. Out-rebounded, outplayed and out-coached by the Seahawks, the Gophers would not surprise anyone by going...

Gophers play halfway through 58-50 loss

Published December 5, 2001

A dejected Dan Monson sat in front of reporters and answered questions concerning his basketball team's slow start in the second half of Minnesota's past two games. Monson watched as UNC-Wilmington used...

Vander Well expected to set tone for spikers next season with natural talents

Published December 5, 2001

Every season Minnesota volleyball volunteer assistant coach Dennis Amundson brands each player with a nickname. In the case of freshman Lindsey Vander Well, or "Hobbs" as she's called, the inspiration...

Spikers defeated in second round of NCAA tourney

Published December 3, 2001

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa - Minnesota's volleyball team won its first two games Saturday and sprinted into the locker room. Upon their return the Gophers were relaxed and seemed to be a lock to make their third...

Spikers not content just to play in NCAA tourney this weekend

Published November 30, 2001

After logging consecutive Sweet Sixteen appearances, Minnesota's volleyball team is attempting to move forward this season despite a youthful cast. Loaded with talent and experience during the past two...

Spikers get into NCAA tourney, play on Friday

Published November 27, 2001

Senior Stephanie Hagen had not yet arrived at the Williams Arena Club Room on Monday when the selection show for the 2001 NCAA volleyball tournament started. A class conflict kept Hagen from being present...

NCAA bid uncertain for spikers after being swept at home

Published November 26, 2001

Near the end of game three Friday, Minnesota's volleyball team attempted to mount a comeback against No. 12 Ohio State. Normally a starter, senior Kathy Tilson stood on the sideline because of back spasms...

Hebert hopes recent NCAA tourney picks hold true to form

Published November 21, 2001

Throughout the season, Minnesota volleyball coach Mike Hebert has watched his team through the highs and lows. But he almost missed watching one of the high points ñ a win at Northwestern on Friday that...

Spikers earn important win before sweep at Wisconsin

Published November 19, 2001

MADISON, Wisc. - Minnesota's volleyball team got the win expected to earn them an NCAA tournament bid on Friday at Northwestern but was unable to keep its five-match winning streak alive as the Gophers...

Volleyball faces must-win situation this weekend

Published November 16, 2001

After two months of roller coaster play in the Big Ten, Minnesota volleyball coach Mike Hebert knew a change was in order before NCAA tournament hopes faded out of sight. Now, after a four-match winning...

Cipperly grows into supporting role for Gophers

Published November 15, 2001

Amanda Cipperly was not recruited to Minnesota's volleyball team to be the next Nicole Branagh or Stephanie Hagen. She does not have the sheer power and leaping ability of the two-time All-American Branagh...

Spikers find groove in time for national tournament run

Published November 12, 2001

After another disappointing loss to Michigan State last weekend Minnesota's volleyball team knew it must improve. The Gophers also knew they needed to begin winning more than once every two matches to...

Spikers raise confidence level with win over Iowa

Published November 8, 2001

After narrowly escaping with a win against Division I-AA opponent Wisconsin-Green Bay on Monday, Minnesota's volleyball team received a much-needed confidence boost against Iowa on Wednesday night. Returning...

DI-AA opponent takes U spikers to the brink in loss

Published November 6, 2001

Using a mixed lineup due to injuries and facing a Division I-AA opponent, Minnesota's volleyball team narrowly defeated the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in five games (30-20, 28-30, 30-21, 28-30,...

Weekend split leaves spikers questioning their intensity

Published November 5, 2001

In 1998, seniors Lindsey Berg and Stephanie Hagen were freshmen on a youthful Minnesota volleyball team which went 17-14 overall, and 7-13 in the Big Ten as the Gophers just missed out on their third-straight...

Spikers aiming for sustained effort down the stretch

Published November 2, 2001

On Sept. 28 and 29, Minnesota's volleyball team traveled to the state of Michigan and completed its worst road trip of the season by losing two matches in six games. It was then the Gophers began showing...

Second ankle sprain unlikely to sideline Berg

Published October 31, 2001

Senior co-captain Lindsey Berg's playing status is once again up in the air for Minnesota's volleyball team after she re-injured her left ankle at Illinois. However, in Berg's mind there is no question....

Purdue women’s hoops team reloads for Big Ten title run

Published October 30, 2001

CHICAGO - Senior Kelly Komara experienced first hand how Purdue's women's basketball team became one of the elite teams in the nation. The Boilermakers won the national championship during her freshman...

Second half provides Gophers with chance to make tourney run

Published October 26, 2001

Senior Kathy Tilson is experiencing Minnesota volleyball in much the same way a freshman would. The outside hitter who transferred from the University of Texas repeatedly tasted Big Ten action over the...

Brafford leaves a paper trail of accomplishments

Published October 24, 2001

Within the journal of sophomore volleyball player Bethany Brafford the newest entry might read something like this: had career-high .818 hitting percentage as Minnesota recorded a convincing sweep of Northwestern...

Spikers salvage weekend after shaking nerves

Published October 22, 2001

A large Sports Pavilion crowd eagerly awaited an upset from Minnesota's 21st ranked volleyball team over No. 6 Wisconsin on Friday. ESPN hoped to see a match up of perennial Big Ten powers deserving of...

Livingston leads Wisconsin spikers to Pavilion

Published October 19, 2001

Minnesota's 21st ranked volleyball team heads into the final weekend in the first half of Big Ten play with a 4-4 conference record, looking to define its place in the Big Ten race. The Gophers (10-6,...

Gritty play from Berg draws coach’s admiration

Published October 18, 2001

Senior co-captain Lindsey Berg's ankle sprain continues to improve, but Minnesota volleyball coach Mike Hebert is being cautious with his setter and team leader. Berg injured her left ankle making a set...

Berg questionable for huge road series this weekend

Published October 10, 2001

Heading into the biggest road trip of its season, Minnesota's volleyball team might be without setter and team leader Lindsey Berg. Berg sprained her ankle on the last play of Saturday's match against...

Berg injures ankle in spikers sweep

Published October 8, 2001

The No. 21 Minnesota volleyball team earned two wins over the weekend but might have suffered an even bigger loss in the process. On Friday night, the Gophers (10-4, 4-2 Big Ten) offense was the key as...

Spikers ready to get defensive on home floor

Published October 5, 2001

It has been a long month for the No. 21 Minnesota volleyball team. After an eight game road stretch the Gophers (8-4, 2-2 Big Ten) finally return to the Sports Pavilion for their first home match exactly...

Busse becoming vital part of spikers’ attack

Published October 3, 2001

Two years ago, she was leading Prior Lake to the Minnesota State Christian High School Volleyball Championship. Then, playing on the Northern Lights Volleyball Club for 18 year-olds, she was a second stringer. Last...

Berg reaches assist mark in deflating weekend sweep

Published October 1, 2001

Receiving a phone call from former teammate Ali Berres to commend her on 5,000th assist was bittersweet for Minnesota's Lindsey Berg. Berg earned the assist on a Cassie Busse kill during the second game...

Several solid Gophers’ performances overshadowed in loss

Published October 1, 2001

The developments at the end of Saturday's football game between Minnesota and Purdue overshadowed just about everything taking place in the first 59 minutes of regulation. Lost in the Boilermakers 35-28...

‘Hornets’ nests’ await volleyball team this weekend

Published September 28, 2001

After being the only Big Ten road team to post a victory last weekend, the Minnesota volleyball team continues its four-game conference road streak this weekend in Michigan. The No. 17 Gophers battle Michigan...

Career assists milestone nearing reality for Berg

Published September 26, 2001

Growing up in Honolulu, Hawaii, Minnesota setter Lindsey Berg started learning how to react on the volleyball court at an early age. Now on the verge of becoming the fourth Gopher - and 12th Big Ten player...

Berg sets stage for Minnesota sweep of Purdue

Published September 24, 2001

Opening week of the Big Ten volleyball season saw host teams post a record of 9-2. Minnesota was the only team which survived outside its home arena. The No. 17 Gophers (8-2, 2-0 in the Big Ten) took two...

Spikers win at Iowa, Hebert notches 700th victory

Published September 20, 2001

IOWA CITY, Iowa - After missing an opportunity 11 days ago against San Diego, Minnesota volleyball coach Mike Hebert finally joined an exclusive Division I fraternity. Hebert earned his 700th victory as...

Eager but rusty, U spikers square off with Iowa

Published September 19, 2001

Minnesota volleyball coach Mike Hebert knows the Iowa players aren't the only obstacle for the Gophers as they open Big Ten play at Iowa on Wednesday night. They must also contend with the playing environment. "The...

Weekend games postponed after further review

Published September 14, 2001

A day after athletics directors in both the men's and women's departments at the University decided to "go forward" with all scheduled sporting events this weekend there has been a change of heart. In...

Weekend events shuffled, but women’s athletics welcome several sports to town

Published September 13, 2001

Minnesota volleyball was the first, but one of several Gophers athletics teams affected by Tuesday's tragedy. The third annual "Border Battle" between No. 17 Minnesota and No. 24 Northern Iowa was postponed...