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Goehner, Lohman win gold on Europe tour

August 25, 2016

Two members of the Gophers volleyball team traded the Sports Pavilion for the international court last month and came home gold medal-winners. Juniors Alyssa Goehner and Molly Lohman competed with the...

Groenewegen has successful summer with Team Canada

August 25, 2016

Pitcher Sara Groenewegen had little time to take off from competing in softball with her national team for the summer. The Gophers ace has recently competed in Japan, Oklahoma and British Columbia with...

Gophers women lead Directors’ Cup

July 20, 2016

The University of Minnesota has placed inside the top 20 of the Division I Learfield Director’s Cup for the first time since 2010. Gophers Athletics finished 18th in the competition, where Minnesota...

Gopher alums adjust to pro careers

July 13, 2016

Rachel Banham had her season ended by an injury in 2014 after playing just 10 games. After 15 games with the WNBA’s Connecticut Sun, the team announced Friday that Banham has again encountered a...

Buford, Handley get experience with USA Volleyball

July 6, 2016

Two more players joined what has become a summer tradition for the Minnesota volleyball team last week.  Senior setter Erica Handley and sophomore middle blocker Kayla Buford participated in the U.S....

Dani Camoranesi, left, and Lee Stecklein.

Two Gophers drafted to NWHL

June 22, 2016

Two more Gophers became a part of professional women’s hockey history Saturday as first-round picks in the National Women’s Hockey League’s second-ever draft. Defenseman Lee Stecklein...

Outside hitter Daly Santana strikes the ball against Penn State in the Sports Pavilion on Nov. 14, 2015.

Santana makes history with Team Puerto Rico

June 22, 2016

Daly Santana’s historic run with the Gophers may be over, but the former Minnesota outside hitter is not done adding to her list of accolades. Santana helped her home country Puerto Rico’s...

Senior Sean Donnelly practices the hammer throw at an outdoor practice field on June 4.

Gophers sweep All-American honors

June 15, 2016

The six Gophers who set out to compete at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore., last week all came home with All-American awards.   “I’m very proud,”...

Minnesota caps off successful season at national championships

June 15, 2016

Once again, the Gophers made history with its performance in the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon last week.  Two weeks after the team tied a program record by sending...

University director of athletics Mark Coyle speaks with the press at the Crow River Golf Club in Hutchinson, Minn on June 1. This was the first stop of the Gopher Road Trip Chalk Talk where University coaches talk about the upcoming season with fans and the press.

Coaches, Coyle kick off statewide tour

June 8, 2016

An annual tradition for Gophers athletics kicked off last week as eight coaches and new athletics director Mark Coyle hit the road for the Gopher Road Trip. The event, which started in Hutchinson, Minn.,...

Eight qualify for NCAA final meet

June 1, 2016

The women’s track and field team came out of last week’s West Preliminary meet with a program-high eight athletes advancing to the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore.,...

Gophers’ season ends at regional

May 25, 2016

The Gophers fell in the first round of the NCAA Tournament last weekend after winning their second Big Ten Tournament title in three years.  Minnesota won its first game of the Seattle Regional against...

Gophers send 20 to preliminaries

May 25, 2016

Minnesota’s women’s track and field team looks to continue a successful streak as 20 of its athletes compete in the NCAA West Preliminary in Lawrence, Kan., this week.  The meet comes...