The Minnesota Daily

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Wolverines, Badgers picked to top Big Ten

August 8, 2007

Media members attending the Big Ten's football media days announced their preseason honors and favorites Wednesday in preparation for the conference's 112th season of play. Michigan is selected as the...

Gophers ready for change of pace: spread offense is in

August 8, 2007

The Minnesota football team opened fall practice Monday at St. John's University with the goal of avoiding distractions. With no cell phones, laptops, or television allowed for the duration of the week,...

Selling over, coaching begins

August 1, 2007

In his first appearance before a collection of Big Ten and national media, first-year head coach Tim Brewster made it clear Tuesday he is excited to be leading Minnesota football in its 2007 campaign. After...

Eller to Hall of Fame

July 25, 2007

One of the most successful football players to suit up for the Minnesota football team was enshrined into the College Football Hall of Fame on Sunday in South Bend, Ind. Carl Eller, a defensive lineman...

Football stadium underway as logo revealed

July 18, 2007

Painted pavement on the former parking lots adjacent to Williams Arena currently outlines a new era in Gophers football. And with symbols of a past era serving as a backdrop - trains and grain elevators...

Minnesota drop back-and-forth battle with Sacramento in game at Williams Arena

July 11, 2007

Williams Arena felt like a sauna Friday night, but with hometown hero Prince wowing crowds across town Saturday at the Target Center, the Minnesota Lynx were forced to make their regular season debut at...

Alicia Rue earns spot on U.S. Pan American Games team

July 3, 2007

The Minnesota track and field season may have already concluded, but one athlete will look to continue her string of success on an international stage in July. Vaulter Alicia Rue earned a spot on the United...

Special Olympics meet lights up U during weekend meet

June 27, 2007

Cheers, smiles and excitement flowed throughout the University this past weekend as the Special Olympics descended upon campus to celebrate its 2007 Summer Games. Thousands of athletes, coaches, volunteers...

Truax dominates ‘Brawl in St. Paul’ in route to victory

June 20, 2007

Another bout, another convincing knockout. This is the story of Caleb Truax's young professional career to this point. Boxing under the lights of Roy Wilkins Auditorium Friday night in an event dubbed...

Truax prepares for second professional bout in event dubbed ‘The Brawl in St. Paul’

June 13, 2007

University alum Caleb Truax wasted no time in turning his professional boxing debut into his first professional win in April at the Target Center. In dominative fashion, Truax (1-0) knocked his opponent...

Three Gophers earn NCAA honors

June 6, 2007

Three Minnesota baseball players were recognized Monday for their efforts in the Gophers' first NCAA tournament run in three years. Senior shortstop Dan Lyons, sophomore first baseman Bryan Jost and freshman...

Minnesota comes up short on West Coast

June 6, 2007

The Minnesota baseball team saw one of its most successful seasons in the past decade come to a close Sunday in San Diego. Playing in their first NCAA regional since 2004, the Gophers (41-18) concluded...

Women to host Big Ten tournament, men hit road

April 26, 2007

The Minnesota women's tennis team dealt with tight losses, injuries, redshirts and absences throughout the course of its regular season. Starting today, none of these things will matter as the Gophers...

Setbacks don’t faze Risebrough

April 24, 2007

In a season full of injuries and medical redshirts, one member of the Minnesota women's tennis team has emerged as a starting lineup mainstay. Junior Lindsay Risebrough, a 2003 Edina graduate, has battled...

Tournament seedings finally set

April 23, 2007

The Minnesota women's tennis team salvaged a weekend split in convincing fashion Sunday at the Baseline Tennis Center. In the process of the 5-2 victory, the No. 56 Gophers (11-10 overall, 4-6 Big Ten)...

Both tennis teams look to clear up conference picture

April 20, 2007

The Minnesota women's tennis team will end its regular season in the confines of the Baseline Tennis Center this weekend battling two conference opponents and ultimately determining its postseason fate. The...

Men split home duals, women pick up road win

April 16, 2007

The Minnesota men's tennis team ended its successful week on a downswing Sunday against border rival Wisconsin at the Baseline Tennis Center. The 36th-ranked Gophers (14-7 overall, 4-4 Big Ten) battled...

Gophers looking for pair of wins

April 13, 2007

The Minnesota men's tennis team took its first step up the Big Ten ladder Wednesday against unranked Iowa to begin its weeklong home stand. Starting this afternoon, the 36th-ranked Gophers (13-6 overall,...

Gophers take on Iowa, try and bounce back from rough stretch

April 11, 2007

The Minnesota men's tennis team appeared to hit a wall both physically and mentally in its last three conference matches. Quickly dropping from a top-25 spot and losing its undefeated conference record...

Gophers handle Spartans, back in Big Ten race

April 9, 2007

The Minnesota women's tennis team continued to dig itself out of an early conference hole on Saturday, picking up its second consecutive Big Ten victory and keeping its NCAA tournament hopes alive in the...

After first conference win, women trying to climb standings

April 6, 2007

Escaping with its first conference win last weekend nearly 1,000 miles east, the women's tennis team takes its game back to the Baseline Center on Saturday to face Michigan State as the Big Ten season...

Senior leaving mark on program

April 5, 2007

Senior Mikey Kantar took up tennis in South Minneapolis at a young age. Over a decade later, his tenure of competitive play is coming to a close in the very same city. In the midst of his final semester...

Men continue to struggle, women split weekend duals

April 2, 2007

Less than 10 days ago, the Minnesota men's tennis team sat in the top 25 with an undefeated conference record and a date with a conference powerhouse. up next iowa when: 2 p.m. April 11 where: Baseline...

Men host pair, women hit road

March 30, 2007

It's not Ohio State, but the Minnesota men's tennis team will not be coming across a lull in the schedule anytime soon as it plays host to two top-40 teams this weekend. In the midst of the Big Ten conference...

Despite injury, Malmberg not allowing impressive career to end yet

March 29, 2007

Battling through constant pain and frustration for the sake of the team is what defines senior Ida Malmberg. In her final semester at Minnesota, she finds her individual goals derailed by a knee surgery...

Women lose pair, men split weekend

March 26, 2007

It came down to one match for the Minnesota women's tennis team Sunday. Battling a tough Indiana squad to a 3-3 tie, a player who is no stranger to the spotlight again found herself in the all- deciding...

Men hit road, women host

March 23, 2007

The Big Ten season is in full swing for the Minnesota men's tennis team and a one-two punch of conference foes awaits the team this weekend on the road. The Gophers (11-3, 1-0 Big Ten) will match up with...

Career sprinting to an end

March 21, 2007

A typical goal of a senior is to go out on top. Sprinter Aaron Buzard's objective is no different. After dropping the 400-meter dash by less than three-tenths of a second at this year's NCAA Indoor Championships,...

Konrad, Gophers NCAA Champions

March 19, 2007

>AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Taking down the Minnesota wrestling team was tough; keeping them down proved to be impossible. Battling back from a disastrous Friday that saw Iowa State take over the tournament's...

National title on the mind of wrestlers

March 9, 2007

The Minnesota wrestling team took the Big Ten Championships in dominating fashion. In fact, the space between the Gophers and a distant second place Wisconsin was 56.5, the largest gap between the title...

NCAA indoor championships begin for men and women

March 9, 2007

Both the men's and women's track teams head south this weekend to compete in the NCAA Indoor Championships. The men's team will send four athletes to Fayetteville, Ark., while the ninth-ranked women's...

Brothers make history with Big Ten titles, but have eyes set on bigger prize

March 8, 2007

Minnesota wrestling has seen its share of impressive sibling duos over the years, but the one currently in the spotlight continued to make history this past weekend. For the second consecutive year, junior...

Minnesota cruises to Big Ten tournament title

March 5, 2007

;EAST LANSING - The Minnesota wrestling team will send nine wrestlers to the NCAA tournament after winning the Big Ten title with ease in East Lansing, Mich. over the weekend. Racking up a team score of...

Minnesota cruising through Big Ten Championships

March 2, 2007

EAST LANSING, Mich. - At the conclusion of Saturday's action at the Big Ten Wrestling Championships, Minnesota has a sizable lead over the rest of the pack with 121 team points. The nearest competitors...

Top-seeded Gophers trying to repeat as conference champs

March 2, 2007

The Minnesota wrestling team finished undefeated in regular-season conference play, but that means little this weekend as the Gophers' 10 best hit the mat at the Big Ten Championships. Earning four top...

Minnesota filling up the record books

March 1, 2007

Although Minnesota wrestlers are focusing on earning a place in the record books with the Big Ten and NCAA tournaments approaching, five Minnesota wrestlers have already joined historic company. Redshirt...

Minnesota goes 3-0 in Homewood Suites Shootout

February 26, 2007

The Minnesota baseball team is 3-0 for the first time in nearly a decade after an impressive early-season showing this weekend. up next Dairy queen classic when: 12:15 p.m. Friday where: Metrodome By...

Minnesota heads to South Carolina for season opener

February 23, 2007

The Minnesota baseball team heads south this weekend for its season-opening set. The road trip will include an early morning contest with North Carolina-Asheville today, along with games against The Citadel...

Minnesota perfect, wins Big Ten crown

February 19, 2007

What was expected to be a challenging weekend for the Minnesota wrestling team became just another three-day span of utter supremacy as the Gophers picked up a Big Ten title in the process. Minnesota wrapped...

Regular season almost over

February 16, 2007

The Minnesota wrestling team is invading borders this weekend, taking its perfect conference record into Wisconsin, then rolling to Iowa. And barring two upset losses, the top-ranked Gophers will have...

Rivera making strides toward national title

February 14, 2007

As he wipes away the sweat dripping into his eyes after another tough practice, looking as though he might collapse onto the mat, it's obvious this particular wrestler does not skimp on effort. Manny Rivera,...

Nebraska, Michigan State no match for Gophers

February 12, 2007

The Minnesota wrestling team concluded the weekend by bulldozing its second nationally ranked opponent in a span of three days. Jumping out 15-0 over No. 21 Nebraska, the Gophers never looked back in capturing...

Final home meet for top-ranked Minnesota

February 9, 2007

The Michigan State wrestling team comes to the Sports Pavilion tonight looking to complete a near-impossible task: knock off the top-ranked team in the country. And if that wasn't intimidating enough,...

Brewster announces 2007 recruiting class

February 8, 2007

Minnesota football coach Tim Brewster announced the 22 newest members of his team Wednesday before heading to the Sota Social to celebrate the occasion. The first-time head coach said the recruiting process...

Illini no match for Gophers

February 5, 2007

The Minnesota wrestling team concluded an undefeated weekend with a convincing 28-12 victory over No. 11 Illinois on Sunday in Champaign, Ill. up next Michigan State when: 7 p.m. Friday where: Sports...

Minnesota hits the road for first time in two weeks

February 2, 2007

The Minnesota wrestling team hits the road this weekend for the first time in the young Big Ten season to face off against two top-20 teams. Having spent the last two weeks at home, where they opened the...

Gophers cruise past foes

January 29, 2007

The Minnesota wrestling team continued its dominance over the Big Ten on Sunday with another convincing conference victory, 32-9, against unranked Purdue. The Boilermakers came to the Sports Pavilion having...

Gophers want payback against Michigan

January 26, 2007

Dual meet perfection was dashed last season when Michigan, then ranked No. 3, knocked off top-ranked Minnesota - its only dual loss of the season. Flash forward nearly a year and Minnesota is again No....

Injured All-American Mack Reiter returning to top-ranked Minnesota

January 24, 2007

The Minnesota wrestling team is No. 1 in the country, and in a matter of weeks it could be adding a two-time All-American to a lineup that already includes six top-five wrestlers. Mack Reiter, who has...

Nittany Lions no match for Gophers

January 22, 2007

The Minnesota wrestling team wasted no time proving to the nation why it's on top again. And based on its performance Sunday in a convincing 31-12 victory, it has plans to remain there. up next Purdue WHEN:...