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Golf: Van Rooyen to play in Ohio State regional

May 7, 2013

Men’s golf senior Erik Van Rooyen will compete at the Ohio State regional May 16-18 in his third trip to the postseason. The Gophers' No. 1 golfer this spring will compete as an individual at...

Van Rooyen named to All-Big Ten second team

May 1, 2013

Erik Van Rooyen of the Gophers men's golf team was named to the All-Big Ten second team, the conference announced Wednesday. This is the second straight year the senior has received the honor. Van...

Van Rooyen peaking as NCAAs, pro career loom

April 30, 2013

Erik Van Rooyen is a professional golfer in a Gophers uniform. The senior on the men’s golf team has been one of the program’s best golfers since he first set foot on campus. He plans to turn...

Golf: Women miss cut for NCAA tournament

April 30, 2013

The Gophers women’s golf team failed to make the NCAA Tournament for the second-straight year. Minnesota did not qualify its team or sophomore Carmen Laguna, the team’s top performer this spring,...

Minnesota golfer Erik van Rooyen demonstrates his golf swing Thursday, March 29, 2012, in the Bierman Field Athletic Building.

Van Rooyen, team finish second at Big Ten meet

April 29, 2013

Gophers senior Erik Van Rooyen shot 1-over par to finish tied for second at the Big Ten men’s golf championships during the weekend. Van Rooyen used a 2-under-par opening round and an even-par closing...

Minnesota golfer Carmen Laguna practices putting Tuesday, April 17, 2012, at the Les Bolstad Golf Course in Falcon Heights, Minn.

Gophers settle for eighth at Big Ten championships

April 29, 2013

The Gophers women’s golf team shot 57-over par to finish eighth out of 12 teams at the Big Ten championships during the weekend. Minnesota played its best golf in the final round Sunday despite rain...

Big Ten approves new East and West divisions

April 29, 2013

The Big Ten Conference on Sunday approved new East and West divisions that will begin in 2014. The conference also approved a nine game conference schedule beginning in 2016, ESPN reported. The new...

Women well-rested entering Big Ten meet

April 25, 2013

The Gophers women’s golf team purposely stayed home the past two weekends to prepare for the Big Ten championships. A busy spring schedule, with practice on the first day of spring semester, took...

Gophers tie for third in Pennsylvania

April 22, 2013

The Gophers men’s golf team shot 44-over par to finish tied for third out of 14 teams at the Rutherford Intercollegiate during the weekend. Binghamton University shot 38-over par to win the tournament,...

Minnesota's Lindsey Mable performs on the floor on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at the Sports Pavilion.

Freshmen Mable, Nordquist make podium at NCAAs

April 22, 2013

Gophers gymnasts Lindsay Mable and Hanna Nordquist capped impressive freshman seasons with top-five finishes in the event finals at the NCAA championships Sunday in Los Angeles. Mable tied for fourth place...

Minnesota's Ellis Mannon performs his parallel bars routine Saturday, March 2, 2013, at the Sports Pavilion.

Mannon places second on pommel horse at NCAAs

April 22, 2013

Gophers sophomore gymnast Ellis Mannon finished second in the pommel horse finals Sunday at the NCAA championships in University Park, Pa. Mannon scored 14.9 on the apparatus to take the lead, but Ohio...

Gymnastics: Mannon advances to pommel horse finals

April 21, 2013

Gophers gymnast Ellis Mannon will compete in the pommel horse finals at the NCAA championships on Sunday afternoon. The sophomore finished second on the apparatus Saturday night with a score of 15.0....

Men finish fourth in NCAA championships qualifying session

April 19, 2013

The Gophers men’s gymnastics team finished fourth out of six teams in the first of two NCAA championships qualifying sessions on Friday. Minnesota scored 424.7 as a team, two points behind third...

SEC teams get the best of Minnesota

April 19, 2013

The Gophers women’s gymnastics team finished fourth out of six teams at its NCAA championships semifinal session on Friday. Minnesota scored 196.375 in its first NCAA championships appearance since...

Women's gymnastics head coach Meg Stephenson and assistant coach Jim Stephenson speak with their team after they finished competing in an in-house meet Saturday, April 13, 2013, at Peik Gymnasium. This season the Gophers qualified for the NCAA championships for the first time since 2002.

Couple’s passion, trust built program

April 18, 2013

Jim and Meg Stephenson sat between the stacked tumbling mats and the spring-loaded floor apparatus in Peik Gymnasium on campus Saturday afternoon. Gymnastics practice had just ended, and the excited cheers...

DuToit shoots for confidence before Big Ten tourney

April 18, 2013

Jon DuToit knows he only needs one tournament to get his consistency back. The freshman on the Gophers men’s golf team inserted himself in the Gophers lineup this year, but he’s missed much...

Men tie for third at Hawkeye Invitational

April 15, 2013

The Gophers men’s golf team earned its best finish of the season during the weekend at the Hawkeye Invitational. Minnesota finished tied for third out of 12 teams with a score of 16-over par at the...

Weather limits practices, tryouts as Gophers’ season enters new phase

April 11, 2013

John Carlson is ready for sunshine. The Gophers men’s golf coach said Minnesota’s winter weather has impaired his team’s ability to practice this spring. The problem is especially challenging...

Minnesota Ellis Mannon competes on the pommel horse on Friday, April 5, 2013, at the Sports Pavilion.

Men finish third at Big Ten meet

April 8, 2013

The goal is the same every week for the Gophers men’s gymnastics team: hit all 30 routines. Minnesota accomplished its goal for the first time this season Friday night in front of an energetic crowd...

Minnesota gymnast Linday Mable competes on the floor on Saturday, March 16, 2013, at The Sports Pavilion.

Women return to NCAAs

April 8, 2013

The Gophers women’s gymnastics team is going back to the NCAA championships. Minnesota finished second at its NCAA regional in Gainesville, Fla., on Saturday night to advance to its first championship...

Fatigue shows in 15th-place finish

April 8, 2013

The Gophers women’s golf team shot 56-over par to finish 15th out of 18 teams at the Rebel Intercollegiate during the weekend. Coastal Carolina University won the tournament with a 1-under par score...

Golf: Women 12th through two rounds of Rebel Intercollegiate

April 6, 2013

The Gophers women's golf team is 12th out of 18 teams after two rounds at the Rebel Intercollegiate in Mississippi. Minnesota shot rounds of 15-over par and 20-over par, respectively, at the Ole Miss...

Men finish third at Big Ten championships

April 5, 2013

The Gophers men's gymnastics team finished third out of seven teams Friday night at the Big Ten championships. Michigan won the title with a score of 438.9 and Penn State finished second. Minnesota hosted...

Gopher gymnast Shannon Golich participates on the beam on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at the Sports Pavilion.

Women return to Florida for NCAA regional

April 4, 2013

The season is on the line for the Gophers women’s gymnastics team this weekend in Florida. Minnesota will compete against five teams in its NCAA regional Saturday in Gainesville, Fla. The Gophers...

Senior gets his game back at the right time

April 3, 2013

Robert Bell struggled to find his confidence and his golf swing last fall. Now he has it back. The senior on the Gophers men’s golf team has mostly returned to form halfway through the spring season. Bell...

Minnesota's Erik van Rooyen demonstrates his golf swing on Thursday, March 29, 2012, in the Bierman Field Athletic Building.

Gophers post best team score in three years at California meet

April 1, 2013

The Gophers men’s golf team used its best team score in three years to tie for 12th out of 18 teams at the U.S. Intercollegiate tournament during the weekend. Minnesota shot 18-over par at the Stanford...

Gymnastics: Women draw No. 2 seed in Florida regional, face top-ranked Gators

March 25, 2013

The Gophers women's gymnastics team will head to Gainesville, Fla., for its NCAA Regional competition April 6, the NCAA announced Monday. The Gophers are the No. 2 seed in their regional behind the...

Men finish 13th in Georgia

March 25, 2013

The Gophers men’s golf team shot 30-over par to finish 13th out of 14 teams at the Linger Longer Invitational on Sunday. Alabama won the tournament at 16-under par with a team score of 560 at the...

Minnesota gymnast Steve Jaciuk competes on still rings Saturday, March 23, 2013, at the Sports Pavilion.

Women finish third at Big Ten meet

March 25, 2013

The Gophers women’s gymnastics team finished third at the Big Ten championships Saturday night in East Lansing, Mich. A week after Minnesota and Michigan shared the first-ever Big Ten regular season...

Minnesota's Janell Campbell competes on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at the Sports Pavillion. Campbell carried the Gophers to victory during the final floor rotation with a score of 9.900.

Seniors’ bond extends beyond competition floor

March 14, 2013

Janell Campbell wrote down the top-100 goals she wanted to accomplish in her life at age 10. She knew what she wanted: a full athletic scholarship for gymnastics at a Big Ten school. Campbell accomplished...

Minnesota's Cierra Tomson competes on the vault on Saturday, March 9, 2013, at the Sports Pavilion.

Floor leads women to victory again

March 11, 2013

The Gophers women’s gymnastics team knows it has a lot of work to do before the Big Ten championships. Saturday night was a step in the right direction. Minnesota beat No. 12 Nebraska  and No....

Moulton helps Gophers win three of five

March 11, 2013

The Gophers softball team went 3-2 on the weekend at the Stanford Louisville Slugger Classic in Palo Alto, Calif. Minnesota (13-9) won a pair of games over Pacific University but lost a pair to host Stanford....

Laorr paces Minnesota to best score of spring

March 11, 2013

The Gophers women’s golf team shot 40-over par to finish eighth out of 16 teams at the Clover Cup in Mesa, Ariz. Minnesota shot a team score of 904 at the Longbow Golf Club — its best score...

Softball: Women 2-2 heading into final day of tournament

March 10, 2013

The Gophers softball team is 2-2 heading into the final day of the Stanford Louisville Slugger Classic. Minnesota split its games Saturday ­­- a 9-7 loss to Stanford and a 4-2 win over Pacific. The...

Golf: Women eighth after two rounds in Arizona

March 10, 2013

The Gophers women’s golf team is eighth out of 16 teams after two rounds at the Clover Cup in Mesa, Ariz. Minnesota shot 24-over par through its first 36 holes at the Longbow Golf Club. Oklahoma...

Minnesota's Sean Bauer competes on the rings for men's gymnastics on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at the Sports Pavilion.

Gophers, Illini first to experiment new format

March 7, 2013

Friday night will be a first for college gymnastics. Minnesota and Illinois will experiment with a new competition format and scoring system in hopes of making the meet easier for fans to follow. Both...

Minnesota's Ellis Mannon performs his parallel bars routine Saturday, March 2, 2013, at the Sports Pavilion.

Men win big in return home, women improve in loss

March 4, 2013

The Gophers men’s gymnastics team got revenge during the weekend for its first loss of the season three weeks ago at Iowa. The No. 6 Gophers beat the No. 8 Hawkeyes at the Sports Pavilion by more...

Specialist becomes all-around contributor in second season

February 28, 2013

Jenny Covers wasn’t content last season competing in only one event. The sophomore on the women’s gymnastics team was a vault specialist as a freshman. She told herself when last season ended...

Minnesota posts season-best score in seventh-place finish

February 27, 2013

The Gophers men’s golf team shot 8-over par to finish seventh out of 14 teams at the Snowman Getaway Invitational in Goodyear, Ariz. Minnesota on Monday shot its lowest round of the season, 287,...

Golf: Trasamar tied for second through two rounds in Arizona

February 26, 2013

Gophers men's golf player Jon Trasamar is tied for second after two rounds of the WSU Snowman Getaway Invitational. The junior shot rounds of 1-under par and 4-under par Monday at the Palm Valley Golf...

Chase breaks tibia in “forgettable” win

February 25, 2013

The Gophers men’s gymnastics team defeated Illinois-Chicago on Sunday afternoon in Chicago, halting a two-meet losing streak. Minnesota’s win came at a price, though. Junior Zack Chase fractured...

Rule change forces reduced lineup, difficult decisions

February 21, 2013

Thursday can be the toughest day of the week for Mike Burns. The ninth-year head coach of the Gophers men’s gymnastics team watches his team carefully throughout practice and meets, thinking about...

Gophers struggle with short game in Tampa

February 20, 2013

The Gophers women’s golf team shot 57-over par to finish 10th out of 12 teams at the Central District Invitational in Tampa, Fla. Southern Methodist won the 54-hole tournament at 24-over par. Gophers...

Women’s golf sits ninth after first day of Central District Invitational

February 19, 2013

The Gophers women's golf team is ninth out of 12 teams after day one of the Central District Invitational. Minnesota shot 40-over par through the first two rounds for a team score of 616. Vanderbilt...

Minnesota's Cierra Tomson performs on the floor exercise Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at the Sports Pavilion. Tomson scored a 9.85 in the event.

Bars present challenge amid success

February 14, 2013

The Gophers women’s gymnastics team has solidified itself among the top dozen programs in the country this season. But what separates the elite teams from the good teams is the ability to consistently...

Match play shows team’s weaknesses

February 11, 2013

The Gophers men’s golf team finished tied for ninth at the Big Ten Match Play Championship over the weekend. Minnesota lost two close matches Friday to Michigan and Penn State at the Concession Golf...

DiBenedetto competes in Winter Cup finals

February 11, 2013

Gophers freshman Daniel DiBenedetto finished seventh on high bar at the Winter Cup finals in Las Vegas on Saturday night. Minnesota sent three athletes to the event. Junior Zack Chase and sophomore Ellis...

Gophers finish strong on floor exercise, top Illinois

February 11, 2013

The Gophers women’s gymnastics team outlasted Illinois on Saturday night at the Sports Pavilion, pulling away in the final rotation to notch a 196.775-196.35 victory. Minnesota won all four events...

Men’s golf season begins with loss

February 8, 2013

The Gophers men's golf team started its season Friday at the Big Ten Match Play Championship in Bradenton, Fla. Minnesota lost its opening-round match against Michigan on Friday morning by a score...

Sophomore Ellis Mannon competes on the pommel horse Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at the Sports Pavilion.

Gophers send three to Winter Cup

February 7, 2013

Three members of the Gophers men’s gymnastics team will trade the snow and cold of Iowa for the warm and hustle of Las Vegas this weekend. Daniel DiBenedetto, Zack Chase and Ellis Mannon will compete...

Improved landing boosts vaulter’s scores

February 7, 2013

Kayla Slechta came to Minnesota three years ago with the tools to score high on vault. But she didn’t put it all together until this year. She won the vault in her first competition as a freshman...

Gophers finish sixth in first tourney

February 6, 2013

The Gophers women’s golf team finished sixth out of 16 teams in its season-opening Hurricane Invitational on Monday and Tuesday in Coral Gables, Fla. Minnesota shot 69-over par in the 54-hole event....

Carmen Laguna practices putting Tuesday, April 17, 2012, at Les Bolstad Golf Course in Falcon Heights, Minn.

Women sit sixth after first day

February 5, 2013

The Gophers women’s golf team shot 37-over par in the opening day of the Hurricane Invitational on Monday in Coral Gables, Fla. Minnesota is in sixth place out of 16 teams competing in the 54-hole...

Women’s golf season begins Monday

February 4, 2013

The Gophers women's golf team will kick off its season Monday and Tuesday at the Hurricane Invitational. The 54-hole tournament will feature 16 teams and will be held at Deering Bay Yacht & Country...

Minnesota's Steve Jaciuk competes on the rings Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at the Sports Pavilion.

Men enjoy comfortable home win, women weather cold at MSU

February 4, 2013

An energized Gophers men’s gymnastics team used season-high scores on three events to beat Nebraska and Illinois-Chicago on Saturday night. In front of an equally excited Sports Pavilion crowd, No....

Minnesota's Sean Bauer competes on the rings Saturday, March 24, 2012, at the Sports Pavilion. Bauer competed in the NCAA championships as a freshman in the 2012 season.

Experience guides seasoned sophomore

January 31, 2013

Most freshman athletes at the University of Minnesota aren’t expected to play a large role in a team’s success. The men’s gymnastics team has been an exception in recent years, as many...

Women score big, upset No. 1 Michigan at home

January 28, 2013

When Gophers gymnast Janell Campbell stepped onto the floor Saturday night, her team trailed No. 1 Michigan by less than a tenth of a point. When she finished her floor exercise, her team had edged the...

Freshman Mable impresses early, shows potential with Gophers

January 24, 2013

Fresh off an all-around win at Penn State in her first road meet with the Gophers and Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors, gymnast Lindsay Mable has shown she has the potential to be a mainstay in the...

Handel named U’s associate director for development

January 24, 2013

Randy Handel will be the University of Minnesota's next associate director for development, athletics director Norwood Teague announced Wednesday. Handel had been serving as the interim for the same...

Les Bolstad revamp estimated to cost $7M

January 23, 2013

The Les Bolstad Golf Course and its clubhouse are more than 80 years old. After years of use and disrepair, both need upgrades. In a report released last month, a task force recommended changes to the...

Women win at PSU, men take fourth in Chicago

January 22, 2013

The Gophers women’s gymnastics team rallied to win its second-straight meet Saturday night at Penn State. Minnesota trailed Kent State and Penn State after three rotations, but it scored well enough...

Gymnast Mable named Big Ten Freshman of the Week

January 22, 2013

Gophers gymnast Lindsay Mable was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week on Monday. The Aurora, Colo., native won the all-around title Saturday night at Penn State with a score of 39.325. She scored a 9.800...

Task force estimates Les Bolstad renovation at $7 million

January 17, 2013

The task force created in September to determine the cost of a renovation to Les Bolstad Golf Course has released its recommendations. In a report released last month, the task force recommended changes...

U brings in $900K in alcohol sales at TCF

December 12, 2012

The University of Minnesota brought in more than $907,000 in alcohol sales at TCF Bank Stadium this season. Gross sales for each of the Gophers’ seven home games averaged $129,610, University officials...

Alvarez would get $168,000 for Rose Bowl win

December 11, 2012

University of Wisconsin athletics director Barry Alvarez will earn $118,500 for coaching the Badgers in the Rose Bowl. The former head coach of the team from 1990 to 2005, Alvarez will receive...

Banham leads Gophers past UMKC

December 7, 2012

The Gophers women’s basketball team defeated Missouri-Kansas City 87-49 on Friday night at Williams Arena. Minnesota (8-3) never trailed en route to tying its highest point total this season. Sophomore...

Gophers bring in $89,000 over Black Friday weekend

December 4, 2012

The University of Minnesota’s athletics department raised more than $89,000 in sales over Black Friday weekend, department spokesman Garry Bowman said. That’s about an 80 percent increase from...

University likely to receive less bowl revenue despite trip to Houston

December 4, 2012

A down year in the Big Ten Conference will likely cause the University of Minnesota to receive less money from football bowl revenues despite the team's first postseason appearance since 2009. On Sunday,...

Former Gophers player Donald Constable earns PGA Tour card

December 4, 2012

Former Gophers golfer Donald Constable has earned a PGA Tour card for the 2013 season. Constable became the fourth player from the University to earn full-time PGA Tour status. Constable, a former All-Big...

Louisville to replace Maryland in ACC

November 29, 2012

The Atlantic Coast Conference has found a replacement for Maryland as its 14th member. Louisville, a member of the Big East Conference, will likely join the ACC starting in 2014, the same year Maryland...

U to create system-wide policy on child safety

November 28, 2012

The new work group in charge of creating the University of Minnesota’s first-ever child safety policy began meeting this month in response to the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse scandal. The group, which...

ACC sues Maryland in effort to force exit fee payment

November 28, 2012

The Atlantic Coast Conference filed a lawsuit Monday against the University of Maryland, saying the school is bound by conference laws to pay its nearly $53 million exit fee in order to join the Big Ten...

Rutgers follows Maryland to Big Ten

November 21, 2012

The Big Ten Conference has expanded for the second day in a row. Rutgers University announced Tuesday it would become the 14th member of the conference. On Monday, the University of Maryland accepted an...

Sophomore Tyler Shukert, a member of Minnesota Team Handball, at the YWCA of Midtown Minneapolis. Shukert is a junior national team player and played in the International Handball Federation Tournament in Mexico earlier this month.

U student plays handball abroad

November 21, 2012

Tyler Shukert left Japan in 2009 thinking his short-lived handball career would end. Shukert said he gave up playing handball because he thought no team existed in the U.S. But later that year, a friend...

Maryland to join Big Ten in 2014

November 20, 2012

The University of Maryland accepted an invitation Monday to become the 13th member of the Big Ten Conference. Maryland will leave the Atlantic Coast Conference and join the Big Ten in 2014. Rutgers, a...

Maryland accepts invite to join Big Ten

November 19, 2012

Maryland is the newest member of the Big Ten Conference. The university's Board of Regents voted unanimouslyMonday  to leave the Atlantic Coast Conference for the Big Ten. The Big Ten Council...

Big East announces temporary football divisions

November 16, 2012

Big East conference football will feature two divisions beginning in 2013, according to a news release. Conference commissioner Mike Aresco said Tuesday there will be East and West divisions of six teams...

Robyne Robinson, left, former Olympian Shani Marks-Johnson, center, and Mens Basketball head coach Tubby Smith, right, dance to

Task force works with U athletics to educate youth

November 14, 2012

For fifth- and sixth-grade students, the University of Minnesota can be a strange place. The pace of life is faster, and the environment is vastly different from anything they know. Some have never been...

Kaler names child safety committee

November 14, 2012

University President Eric Kaler has named the members of a committee that will create a new policy on child safety. According to a letter sent to the six members of the committee last week, Kaler is asking...

Crean gets extension at Indiana

November 12, 2012

Men's basketball head coach Tom Crean agreed to a contract extension to keep him with Indiana through the 2019-20 season. Indiana athletics director Fred Glass brought the sold-out crowd...

Big Ten to hand out postgraduate scholarships

November 12, 2012

Two Minnesota student-athletes will be honored by the Big Ten after they graduate as part of a new scholarship fund. The conference last week announced the establishment of an annual...

Minnesota forward Micaella Riche tries to find a teammate to pass to during Sunday's game against Villanova at Williams Arena.

Banham, Riche shine for champs

November 12, 2012

The Gophers women’s basketball team started its season by winning the Best Buy Classic at Williams Arena over the weekend. The Gophers triumphed 87-83 in double overtime Saturday against Washington...

Iowa advisor faces sexual harassment allegations

November 12, 2012

The University of Iowa athletics employee who resigned last week is facing allegations of sexual harassment, according to an internal investigation. Peter Gray, a senior academic advisor who resigned last...

Gophers open season with double-OT win

November 10, 2012

The Gophers women’s basketball team started its season with an 87-83 double-overtime victory over Washington State on Saturday at Williams Arena. With the win, Minnesota advances to the championship...

NCAA president says drug policies unlikely to change with legalization of marijuana

November 8, 2012

NCAA President Mark Emmert doubts that college sports’ governing body will relax its drug standards for student-athletes now that two states have legalized recreational marijuana use, The Associated...

Badgers hockey assistant leaves team

November 8, 2012

The Wisconsin Badgers men's hockey team lost one of its assistant coaches Wednesday. Bill Butters, a former University of Minnesota player and assistant coach, was in his third season with Wisconsin's...

Steinbach’s catching career leads him to coaching

November 6, 2012

Terry Steinbach walked into manager Tony La Russa’s office expecting to hear good news. The Oakland Athletics catcher thought he was going to be praised for his excellent hitting. Instead, La Russa...

Former Penn State president charged for covering up Sandusky’s actions

November 1, 2012

Former Penn State president Graham Spanier was formally charged Thursday for hiding child sex-abuse complaints against Jerry Sandusky. Prosecutors charged Spanier with participating in a "conspiracy...

Milica McMillen named WCHA’s Rookie of the Week

October 31, 2012

Gophers freshman defenseman Milica McMillen was named the WCHA's Rookie of the Week on Wednesday. McMillen became the third Gophers player to receive the award this season, joining Hannah Brandt and...

NCAA adopts stricter penalties, oversight rules

October 31, 2012

Head coaches at Division I universities can be suspended for major violations by their assistants and coaching staffs, according to new NCAA enforcement rules. The policy was among several changes the...

Gophers athletes’ graduation rates reach record high

October 25, 2012

University of Minnesota student-athletes are seeing higher graduation rates, posting a record-high Graduation Success Rate of 83 percent, according to the NCAA’s 2012 GSR report released this week. The...

Geno Auriemma suggests lowering rims for women’s basketball

October 24, 2012

UConn coach Geno Auriemma thinks lowering the rim of women's basketball hoops may help its popularity. Auriemma told the Hartford Courant that some fans don't want to watch women's basketball...

Women complete fall season with 6th-place finish in Las Vegas

October 24, 2012

The Gophers women’s golf team finished its fall season play Tuesday in Las Vegas. Minnesota finished sixth out of 18 teams in the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown at the Stallion Mountain Golf Course. The...

Minnesota defender Milica McMillen

Gophers reach milestones in sweep of OSU

October 22, 2012

The Gophers women’s hockey team swept Ohio State over the weekend in a physical battle between the top two teams in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. The No. 1 Gophers (8-0-0) extended their...

Räty earns 83rd career victory in shutout

October 20, 2012

Minnesota defeated Ohio State 8-0 on Saturday at Ridder Arena. Gophers goalie Noora Räty picked up her 83rd career win, tying her with Jody Horak for the most in school history. In a matchup...

Gophers win physical battle with OSU

October 19, 2012

The Gophers women’s hockey team beat Ohio State 7-2 on Friday in a physical battle between the top two teams in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. Minnesota (7-0-0) extended its winning streak...

Gophers complete fall season with 11th-place finish in Alabama

October 17, 2012

Minnesota men’s golfers faced some of the nation’s top competition this week in Alabama. The Gophers finished 11th out of 12 teams at the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate on Tuesday. The...

Kaler looks inward after Freeh report

October 16, 2012

In response to Jerry Sandusky’s sexual abuse scandal at Penn State, the University of Minnesota reviewed its own compliance policies last week. University President Eric Kaler led the Board of Regents...

Gophers take 3rd at Hoosier Fall Invitational

October 15, 2012

The Gophers women’s golf team finished third at the Hoosier Fall Invitational on Sunday. Led by sophomore Carmen Laguna’s second-place overall finish, the Gophers combined to finish 10 shots...

Kierra Smith swims the 100-yard butterfly event against Iowa State on Friday at the University Aquatic Center. Smith set meet records in the 100 breaststroke and 200 individual medley. (Ichigo Takikawa)

Women defeat Iowa State

October 15, 2012

The Gophers women’s swimming and diving team defeated Iowa State 144-140 in its first home meet of the season Friday at the University Aquatic Center. The defending Big Ten champion women won all...