Severe weather put a premature end to the first day of the Duke Invitational track and field meet on Friday, but it wasn’t enough to stop the Gophers from taking six titles on day two at Morris Williams Track and Field Stadium.
The 2018-19 season has brought several changes for the track and field program at the University of Minnesota. It started when former women’s team head coach Matt Bingle was named director of men's and women's track and field and cross country at the University of Minnesota.
The weather postponed what was to be Minnesota's first outdoor home meet in a decade. The team was without a stadium before the University of Minnesota Track and Field Stadium opened in September 2018.
Khalid Hussein, a freshman on the Gophers men’s track and field team, recently represented the United States at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Denmark.
Now that their season has ended, players from the Gophers' women’s basketball team are beginning to unpack the memories from their time playing under head coach Lindsay Whalen.
Minnesota played its final game of the season against Cincinnati in the second round of the WNIT. The Gophers lost 72-65 after having a lead going into the fourth quarter.
Minnesota failed to qualify for the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament, so the team took the extra opportunity to compete at the Barn where they beat UNI in dominating fashion 91-75.
This year’s senior class is a unique group that has seen adversity during a variable season both on and off the court. All the while, they were learning to play under a new coaching staff.
In the first game of the Big Ten tournament, Indiana upset Minnesota 66-58 in Indianapolis, Indiana on Thursday.
“This is like my second family, I wish I could stay longer but I know that’s not how it works," said senior Kenisha Bell after Minnesota beat Michigan State 82-63 on senior night.