The Minnesota Daily

All content by Kristian Pope

Forcieable future looks challenging

June 20, 1997

Like a bad case of the flu, situations like this may seem to cloud around Pat Forciea. Professional sports teams uprooting their history and bolting for beaucoup bucks in unforgiving cities, craving the...

Stars not out Saturday night

January 27, 1997

Theory: Clem Haskins believes a team built with no superstars is one primed for success. Evidence: In three consecutive years, the superstar player has put Big Ten championship plaques in Purdue coach...

U hires first women’s hockey coach

October 24, 1996

John Mariucci is commonly known as the Godfather of Gophers hockey. To this day, the former player and coach is remembered as the man who made it the dream of every young boy from Minnesota to play for...

The Gophers voll…

October 7, 1996

The Gophers volleyball team ran into trouble with fog this weekend. Their heads were in it Friday. And on Sunday morning in Waterloo, Iowa -- a stopover en route from Illinois -- they were socked in it. Luckily,...

There will be c…

October 4, 1996

There will be cheers. Jeers, too, maybe. No one is totally sure what the reaction will be on Saturday when Mike Hebert enters Huff Hall. In that University of Illinois arena, Hebert became a women's college...

Belgium players lift their teams

September 30, 1996

Not regarded as a volleyball hotbed, the country of Belgium is making an impact on the Big Ten. Take Saturday's game at the Sports Pavilion. Sure, there were players from Minnesota and Ohio State's rosters...

It wasn’t a pla…

September 30, 1996

It wasn't a playoff game or a final four, but the Gophers volleyball team played Saturday like a Big Ten title was on the line. The fans at the Sports Pavilion felt it, too. All 1,311 stood during game-deciding...

Big Ten season opens for Gophers volleyball team

September 27, 1996

There's no hiding now. The Gophers volleyball team opens up its Big Ten season tonight and Coach Mike Hebert has two familiar foes to deal with in his first weekend. "Anyone who sees that we're going...

V-ball team set for Big Ten

September 26, 1996

The Heidi's are gone, but the Gophers move on. Heidi Olhausen and Heidi Foesch, a tandem that combined for 4.64 kills per game, are gone after their eligibility ran out last season. But every other Minnesota...

Hebert’s work undone as new coach

September 26, 1996

It began as an accident. But in 20 years, the coaching career of Dr. Mike Hebert has shown purpose. Just ask women's athletics director Chris Voelz, who hired Hebert in December with hopes of resuscitating...

Four injuries d…

September 24, 1996

Four injuries didn't prevent the Gophers volleyball team from four victories at the Eagle Classic in Boston this weekend. With Tara Baynes on the bench resting an injured back, and Katrien DeDecker, Becky...

Kerr doesn’t make cut at NCAAs

May 31, 1996

Minnesota's Rob Kerr shot a 7-over-par 79 Thursday at the NCAA Men's Golf Championships in Chattanooga, Tenn., and did not qualify for today's third round. Kerr, the only Gophers golfer at NCAAs this...

NCAA update: Kerr 95th in first round, Rantanen 10th

May 30, 1996

Firing a 6-over-par 78, Minnesota's Rob Kerr was in a tie for 95th place on Wednesday after the first round of the NCAA Men's Golf Championships in Chattanooga, Tenn. "The scores are kind of high, so...

Sneaky Kerr sets sights on NCAAs

May 29, 1996

Rob Kerr's unlikely win two weeks ago at the NCAA Central Golf Regional came as a surprise to many, including the Gophers' sophomore. But according to Kerr's coach, the win was inevitable. Kerr made up...

Kerr wins regional, but men’s team struggles to close season

May 20, 1996

On his approach to the final hole at the NCAA Central Regional tournament in Ann Arbor, Mich., Rob Kerr's thoughts were on his teammates, not himself. It was an unselfish gesture by the sophomore from...

Kerr leads U golfers to 7th

May 17, 1996

Rob Kerr is one of the Gophers golf team's young guns. A former junior champion in his native Quebec, Kerr redshirted the 1994-95 season and knew that he would be among several qualified underclassman...

Homeless Gophers seek refuge at Midwest regional

May 16, 1996

They say there's no place like home. But the problem for the Gophers men's golf team is, there is no home. Gophers sports teams typically play to big crowds at their respective homes. Williams Arena....

Golf team takes4th at Big Tens

May 13, 1996

Behind senior Aaron Barber's tie for fifth place, the Minnesota men's golf team placed fourth at this weekend's Big Ten championships at the Penn State Blue Course in University Park, Pa. Barber led all...

Gophers seek first crown in 24 years

May 10, 1996

This season the Minnesota men's golf team has matched up against Ohio State and Northwestern more than they'd care to admit. The Gophers will get friendly with those schools again today as the 1996 Big...

Dahle tees off at golf meet today

May 9, 1996

Sophomore Amy Dahle, the only Gophers women's golfer in postseason play, will begin the first round of the NCAA East Regional Golf Tournament today in Auburn, Ala. "It's kind of nerve-racking," said Dahle,...

U hires Li as itsnew diving coach

May 8, 1996

Kongzheng Li, a former Olympic bronze medalist with an eye for athletes around the globe, was announced on Monday as Minnesota's new head diving coach. Beginning July 1 Li, a native of China and a 1984...

Gophers 3rd after day one

February 23, 1996

Gophers Devon Coellner, Tanya Schuh and Beth Shimanski have teammate Olga Splichalova to thank for getting them into next month's NCAAs. And while they're at it, they ought to thank Coach Jean Freeman,...

Swimmers abuzz for Big Ten meet at Aquatic Center

February 22, 1996

Some sported their team logo neatly carved into a haircut, others wore T-shirts painted with inspiring slogans. Nearly 300 Big Ten swimmers practiced Wednesday morning in preparation for the 15th annual...