Although the college volleyball season is seven months away, many of the Gophers volleyball team are back in action this weekend in hopes of being selected to the USA National Collegiate Team.
Minnesota finished the regular season with a 5-2 victory over Arizona State, completing the series sweep in the final game Saturday. Minnesota will play Michigan in the first round of the Big Ten tournament next weekend.
Minnesota got out of February with a victory over Northwestern in Evanston, Illinois Thurdsay. Amir Coffey led the team with 31 points in the game.
Ryan Zuhlsdorf and Tyler Nanne are both junior Gopher hockey defensemen from Edina. But the two have very different stories when it comes to hockey.
Transferring from school to school has become a common trend throughout college sports nationwide. However, some programs haven't emphasized it during recruiting, including the Gophers women's gymnastics team.
Center fielder Ellee Jensen relies on her all-around ability on offense and defense, in addition to her distinctive batting style.
When January ended, Minnesota found itself favorably positioned to make the NCAA Tournament, holding a 6-4 record in the Big Ten and a 16-5 record overall. However, it was clear that the team's toughest tests would come in February.
After a tricky first round on Monday in which the Gophers shot a combined 29-over par (317), the team found themselves in last place. Ultimately, the Gophers finished tied for 11th place with a cumulative score of 905 (+41), but Redman knows it could have been higher.
With two road contests looming in their final games of the regular season, the Gophers knew they needed to improve on their 1-7 record in away games in order to make the NCAA tournament.
The Gophers had a chance to take the series victory on Sunday at Dallas Baptist University when they took a 2-0 lead off a two-run homer from freshman Andrew Wilhite — the first hit of his career.
For the first time since the 2014-15 season, and for the 10th time in program history, the Gophers are WCHA regular season champions. No. 2 Minnesota (29-4-1, 19-4-1-0) defeated Bemidji State (13-19-2, 10-12-2-0) 6-3 on Friday and 4-3 on Saturday at Sanford Center in Bemidji, Minnesota.
After a week off, the men's gymnastics team traveled to Nebraska for a tri-meet against No. 8 Nebraska and No. 18 University of Illinois-Chicago. They finished second behind Nebraska, losing 404.650-403.600.
Minnesota's softball team traveled to Tuscaloosa, Alabama this past weekend for the Easton Bama Bash, taking on Alabama, Louisiana Monroe and Missouri State.
At one point, the Gophers women’s basketball team was ranked as the No. 14 team in the country — then the Big Ten conference play began, and the team lost seven of nine games.
Although there were some bright spots during a weekend trip in Madison, Wisconsin for the Gophers' women's tennis team (5-5, 0-1 Big Ten), the team ultimately walked away with two losses.
Playing in their final conference game of the season, the Gophers were in desperate need of a victory.