SPORTS


Softball 2/21/2019, 12:53am

Gophers offense finds power from new faces

The Gophers have found success from unexpected places this season as new faces have emerged to lead Minnesota on offense. Of the eight home runs the team has hit this season, all of them have been from players who had never hit a home run in a Gophers uniform before:  Hope Brandner, Carlie Brandt, Natalie DenHartog, Ali Lindner and Anne Miller. 


Last Updated 14 hours ago

Gophers lose to Terrapins at the buzzer

Minnesota went out to College Park, Maryland to extend its winning streak to seven games. Though the team led for most of the game, the Terrapins knocked in a buzzer-beating layup for the 71-69 victory.


Gymnastics 2/21/2019, 12:53am

Henry Meeker wants to pave his own legacy

Sophomore Henry Meeker currently competes on the team. However, years before him, his father Brian Meeker competed on the mats for the Gophers as a Big Ten champion gymnast and five-time All-American from 1979-1982.


Swimming and Diving 2/21/2019, 12:46am

Seniors reflect on leadership ahead of Big Ten Championships

The seniors of the Gophers women’s swimming and diving team are preparing for the Big Ten Championship, and the end of their collegiate careers is approaching quickly. This group of seniors is large, comprising 14 of the 34 swimmers on the roster in the class. 


Women's Golf 2/19/2019, 11:20pm

Wu's outstanding performance highlights improved Gophers

After defeating Michigan 7.5-6.5 in match play in Naples, Florida on Feb. 2, the Gophers returned to the Sunshine State to compete in the Moon Golf Invitational at Duran Golf Club in Melbourne, Florida. The Gophers finished in a tie for 12th at the tournament with a combined 884 (+20), which is their best result to par of the season.


Wrestling 2/18/2019, 10:56pm

Gophers nearly flawless wrestling buries Indiana

For the second straight week, the Gophers' wrestling team dominated a conference opponent. This time, the Gophers took down the Indiana Hoosiers, walking away with nine individual match victories, including five bonus point victories that led to a 34-3 win.


Women's Basketball 2/17/2019, 11:30pm

Minnesota rolls to sixth consecutive victory over Penn State

Penn State (10-15) came into the contest second-to-last in the Big Ten Conference standings, while Minnesota (19-7) was riding high on the waves of a five-game win streak. That recent success continued for the team as they were able to secure another victory, this time 97-67.


Men's Hockey 2/17/2019, 11:26pm

Minnesota sweeps No. 2 Ohio State on the road

Minnesota beat No. 2 Ohio State by a score of 4-3 in each game Friday and Saturday in Columbus, Ohio. The sweep gave them six conference points, and put them back at the No. 2 spot in the Big Ten conference.


Softball 2/17/2019, 11:22pm

Minnesota splits St. Pete/Clearwater Invitational

Minnesota (4-3) won two of its four games in the tournament in Clearwater, Florida, defeating Notre Dame (4-6) on Saturday 10-0 in five innings and California (5-5) 4-0 on Sunday. The Gophers lost to No. 6 Tennessee (8-1) 4-2 on Friday and No. 1 Florida State (9-0) 17-6 on Saturday.