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After lengthy road trip, Minnesota softball returns for home opener

Minnesota heads into its second Big Ten series of the season, this time against Illinois. The team will find itself not traveling to play for the first time this season. The Gophers have their home opener at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium Friday after their season started in early February. 

Minnesota goes 1-2 in first weekend of Big Ten play

The Gophers (18-13, 1-2 Big Ten) played close against Northwestern (19-9, 2-1 Big Ten) from Drysdale Field in Evanston, Illinois with a 3-2 loss Friday, an 11-10 loss in extras Saturday and an 8-0 victory Sunday. 

Allie Arneson's return brings depth at shortstop

After a few weekends of work, Allie Arneson is back in the swing of the season. The Gophers (17-11) begin Big Ten play this weekend against Northwestern in Evanston, Illinois and their roster is closer to full strength with Arneson back in the fold.