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Minnesota finishes strong in first meet

The women’s tennis team kicked off its fall season by hosting the Gopher Invitational at the Baseline Tennis Center Friday through Sunday. The Gophers won a majority of the matches they played — Minnesota went 20-14 in singles matches and dominated doubles play to finish the tournament with a 22-7 record.

Gophers tie for sixth at Inverness Intercollegiate meet in Ohio Tuesday

The Gophers had strong showings from both veteran and newer players in their second tournament of the year, and the team looks to be taking the meet as a learning experience. Minnesota finished tied for sixth out of 13 teams in the Inverness Intercollegiate in Toledo, Ohio on Monday and Tuesday, but the squad is still searching for consistency. “We made a lot of birdies this week,” head coach John Carlson said.

Gophers finish tied for sixth, Doeden ties for 20th

The Gophers finished their second tournament of the season tied for sixth place. Minnesota scored a 296 in yesterday’s first round and a 287 in the second round, and finished off its third round this afternoon with a 290, bringing its three-round total to 873, 21-over-par. Senior Justin Doeden ended his tournament with a third round score of 69, two-under-par, to finish with a three-over-par total of 216, which tied him for 20th place.

Gophers fifth through first day

The Gophers are in fifth place in the team standings out of thirteen teams through the first day of the Inverness Intercollegiate tournament in Toledo, Ohio. Freshman Thomas Longbella finished the day in a three-way tie for 16th place.

Gophers finish ninth in Minnesota Invitational

The Gophers maintained their place from day one of the Minnesota Invitational tournament to finish ninth overall in the team standings. Minnesota, anchored by the performances of junior Heather Ciskowski and sophomore Muyu Wu, shot a final mark of 907 for the tournament, 43 strokes over par.

Gophers tie for ninth in season opener, Doeden ties for 11th place in individual

In its first tournament of the season, Minnesota finished tied for ninth out of 15 teams at the Gopher Invitational over the weekend. The first round had the Gophers “A” team tied for tenth with a score of 298, and after the second round they had settled into ninth with a second round score of 291 and a two-round total of 589.

New rugby coach embodies tradition

Minnesota’s men’s rugby team may be a lesser-known program on campus, but it has long been a key part of Jimmy Hanson’s life. The former University of Minnesota student and rugby team alumnus has recently taken the helm of the club team as its head coach, and he is dedicated to ensuring the success of the program. “The program did a lot for me when I was a student-athlete,” Hanson said.