The Minnesota Daily

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Over 240 minutes later, and still not giving up goals

December 10, 2007

.MANKATO, Minn. - The Minnesota women's hockey team finished off the first half of their season on a high note by sweeping Minnesota State. up next wayne State what: Women's hockey when: 1 p.m., Sat.,...

Mankato no easy place to play as Gophers hit the road

December 7, 2007

Last season, a trip to Mankato spelled trouble for the Minnesota women's hockey team, but this season the Gophers will try to turn the tables on the Mavericks. Minnesota (11-4-1, 9-4-1 WCHA) faces Minnesota...

Dome a good home in the cold

December 5, 2007

Warm, pleasant weather is associated with golfing and playing baseball, but in Minnesota that isn't a luxury that the coaches can promise to incoming recruits. Instead, coaches like head baseball coach...

Minnesota will defend unbeaten record at Ridder

November 30, 2007

The Minnesota women's hockey team has said all year that they take each team they play seriously and this weekend will be no different against Bemidji State. The Gophers will battle the Beavers on Friday...

WCHA possibly in midst of the most competitive season since its inception

November 28, 2007

Two months into the Western Collegiate Hockey Association season, parity is becoming apparent between the teams as they face each other in conference play. There are five teams separated by six points...

Minnesota ignites for 10-goal weekend

November 26, 2007

The Minnesota women's hockey team cruised to a series sweep over North Dakota and in the process moved into sole possession of second place in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. up next bemidji...

After tough stretch, a little breather for Minnesota

November 21, 2007

After facing an extremely difficult stretch in their schedule, against the top two teams in the WCHA, the Minnesota women's hockey team now faces a team at the other end of the standings. The Gophers (7-4-1,...

Minnesota bounces back from big loss with shutout

November 19, 2007

Once again the Minnesota women's hockey team showed resilience by battling back in the second game of a series to earn another split on the road against a top WCHA opponent. up next North Dakota what:...

Short turnaround has Minnesota ready for a Duluth rematch

November 16, 2007

This Minnesota women's hockey team will try to continue their recent hot play against top-flight competition, as they return to action this weekend. The Gophers (6-3-1, 4-3-1 WCHA) began the current streak...

From walk-on to senior captain, Graft has worked her way up the ladder

November 7, 2007

The honor of being named captain is satisfying, but it is can be even better when it comes after years of hard work. That is the case for Gophers senior forward Whitney Graft, who entered the Minnesota...

Gophers improve to 3-1 against No. 1 teams

November 5, 2007

All year the Minnesota women's hockey team has said that each series is a learning experience for them, but this weekend, they displayed their new knowledge immediately. up next minnesota-duluth what:...

Minnesota gets chance No. 2 against another No. 1

November 2, 2007

Each week, the WCHA presents its challenges, but this weekend will see one of the biggest challenges to date for the Minnesota women's hockey team this season. The Gophers, coming off a series sweep of...

Gophers shine in light of longtime equipment manager’s passing

October 30, 2007

As the Minnesota women's hockey team celebrated its 10-year anniversary last weekend, they also mourned the loss of a beloved member of its program. Bonnie Olein passed away last Tuesday after a two-year...

No shortage of questions in a wide-open race for Big Ten

October 30, 2007

As the women's basketball season prepares to open, there are still plenty of questions surrounding the Big Ten. Can Ohio State repeat itself, grabbing a fourth straight conference title? Will Wisconsin...

Gophers obliterate No. 1 Minnesota-Duluth

October 29, 2007

In front of past Minnesota women's hockey greats, the Gophers made No. 1 Minnesota-Duluth look like an after-thought. Minnesota (5-2-1, 3-2-1 WCHA) defeated the Bulldogs 3-1 Friday night and 5-1 Saturday. up...

No easy task for Gophers on 10-year anniversary

October 26, 2007

Rivalry games always crank up the intensity between teams, but when one of those teams is ranked No. 1, the amplitude of the game rises to a new crescendo. No. 10 Minnesota will battle No. 1 Minnesota-Duluth...

Final round not friendly to Minnesota

October 23, 2007

A disappointing final round performance led to the Minnesota men's golf team falling from third place to fifth place at the Big Ten/Pac Ten Challenge in Tacoma, Wash. The Gophers were led individually...

Gophers score eight goals but get only one win in Columbus

October 22, 2007

An offensive onslaught was followed by an offensive struggle as the Minnesota women's hockey team split their series with Ohio State at the OSU Ice Rink. The Gophers (3-2-1, 1-2-1 WCHA) beat the Buckeyes...

Minnesota still looking for its first conference victories

October 19, 2007

The Minnesota women's hockey team heads to Ohio State for a contest that features two teams searching for their first WCHA victories. The games will be played at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, in a weekend...

Former Minnesota basketball player Webster finds home at Utah State

October 19, 2007

Former Minnesota basketball player Bryce Webster has confirmed he will play basketball next year at Utah State. Webster left the Gophers mid-August for California. Last season, as a freshman, Webster started...

Rask continues dominant streak for Minnesota

October 17, 2007

A Californian tournament saw a Big Ten showdown in The Prestige at PGA WEST in La Quinta, Calif. Minnesota senior Clayton Rask and Wisconsin junior Dan Woltman tied for medalist honors with 8-under-par...

St. Cloud State hands Gophers a winless weekend

October 15, 2007

The Minnesota women's hockey team struggled against St. Cloud State in a penalty-filled series. The Gophers tied the Huskies 4-4 Friday night and lost 2-1 Saturday afternoon. In the series, Minnesota had...

Gophers hoping last week’s offensive power transfers over to this weekend

October 12, 2007

The Gophers will taste conference competition for the first time this season as they begin WCHA play against St. Cloud State. The Gophers (2-0-0, 0-0-0 WCHA) will battle the Huskies (0-2-0, 0-2-0 WCHA)...

Second-day surge cut short in final round of play in Illinois

October 9, 2007

A lack of consistent scoring from the Gophers' starters resulted in a fourth place finish at the Windon Memorial Classic in Glencoe, Ill. However, Minnesota was led by a dazzling performance from senior...

Gophers open with two wins

October 8, 2007

A decade of excellence continued for the Minnesota women's hockey team this weekend at the Nike Bauer Women's Classic. The Gophers (2-0-0, 0-0-0 WCHA) defeated Northeastern 5-3 Friday night to win their...

Frost will try to get first win in debut

October 5, 2007

With a new head coach and a familiar cast of characters, the Minnesota women's hockey team will host the Nike Bauer Women's Classic at Ritter Arena this weekend. Coach Brad Frost has taken over after Laura...

Almstrom an unexpected, yet pleasant surprise for Gophers

October 2, 2007

Building off success from a strong showing in the 2007 spring golf season, junior Victor Almstrom is tearing up the golf course early this season for the Gophers. In the first two tournaments of the year...

Men have yet to set a solid five to compete this fall

September 25, 2007

After the completion of the Ping Preview this past weekend, Minnesota is still searching to fill out a consistent, competitive roster each week. The Gophers have been solid at the top of their lineup with...

Minnesota hammered in tough field at Lady Northern Invite

September 24, 2007

Competing at an unfamiliar course against multiple Big Ten rivals, the Minnesota Women's Golf Team struggled to keep up with their competition. The Gophers finished last place in the fourteen team field...

Women prepare for Lady Northern Tournament

September 21, 2007

In search of completing its first tournament without weather-related issues this season, the Minnesota women's golf team will head to University Park, Pa., for the Lady Northern Invitational. The Gophers'...

Director of golf James dedicated to winning with two teams

September 18, 2007

In past years coach Brad James has been responsible for only the Minnesota men's golf team, but now his role has expanded to director of Gophers golf. His new role includes being head coach of the Gopher...

A tough field proves too much for the Gophers in Wayzata

September 17, 2007

The Minnesota men's golf team had high expectations going into the Gopher Invitational this weekend but couldn't put together everything necessary. The Gophers finished a disappointing eighth this weekend...

Three top-25 teams to play for Gopher Invitational title

September 14, 2007

The Gopher men's golf team will begin their season this weekend at Spring Hill golf course in Wayzata at the Gopher Invitational. The tournament includes a gaudy list of participants as it features three...

Rain cuts Minnesota’s weekend short at Wisconsin tourney

September 11, 2007

Weather caused the 2007 Badger Invitational to be canceled before the final round could be completed and left the Minnesota women's golf team wanting more. The Gophers left Wisconsin with a little unfinished...

Minnesota opens season in Wisconsin with men’s golf coach at the helm

September 7, 2007

Under new direction this year, the women's golf team will head to the Badger Invitational to begin its season. Coach Brad James, who had previously anchored only the Gophers men's golf team, will now have...