Nayoka Clunis, a member of the women's track and field team for Minnesota, will compete at the first-ever Athletics World Cup in London this weekend.
The 2018 class is highlighted by a former running back, a player from the women's basketball team that went to the Final Four and a letterwinner in two sports.
In nearly identical tweets posted within two minutes of each other on Sunday, brothers John and Luke Mittelstadt committed to play their college hockey for the University of Minnesota.
The Gopher Road Trip — a four-day, two-leg, nine-stop road trip across the state — stopped in Alexandria, Minnesota to gave fans and supporters alike the chance to interact with and listen to Gophers coaches. Speakers reflected on past athletic successes and looked forward to upcoming seasons.
No. 11 Minnesota emerged as the overall team champion in both the indoor and outdoor Big Ten tournament on Sunday in Bloomington, Indiana. The Gophers finished with 134 points and beat second-place Purdue by two points.
It has been a long journey with a lot of bumps in the road for senior Dani Wagner to end up in center field for the Gophers softball team.
The Gophers tacked on two more victories against North Dakota State Tuesday in the final nonconference matchup of the season. Minnesota won the first game 3-0 and the second game 6-1 against its neighbors to the northwest.
The Gophers (32-14, 15-3 Big Ten) swept Purdue (13-39, 4-15 Big Ten) this weekend to further solidify their third-place hold in the Big Ten standings. Minnesota just swept its fourth consecutive series, with victories over Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin and now the Boilermakers.
The Gophers swept Nebraska (30-17, 8-7 Big Ten) at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium over the weekend for the team's second consecutive series sweep.
University of Minnesota pitcher Sydney Smith is well-traveled with trips abroad and across the country. Smith just recorded her third victory with the Gophers in the series finale Sunday over Iowa, clinching a sweep for the weekend. For Smith, it was a long journey to find herself pitching for Minnesota.