The Gophers' historic 2019 season came to an end on Saturday with a loss to a familiar opponent. No. 3 Washington (51-8) defeated No. 7 Minnesota (46-14) 5-3 in the elimination bracket of the Women's College World Series on Saturday at Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
No. 7 Minnesota (46-13) will face No. 3 Washington (50-8) Saturday at 11 a.m. in the elimination bracket of the Women's College World Series at ASA Hall of Fame Stadium. The Gophers must win tomorrow or their season will come to an end.
UCLA defeated Minnesota 7-2 in the Gophers' first Women's College World Series game in program history. They will play Washington in an elimination game on Saturday.
In its 3-0 defeat of Louisiana State University's team Saturday, the Gophers softball team is halfway to its first national championship in program history. They will open play on May 30 at USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City.
No. 7 Minnesota (44-12) defeated Georgia (42-19) 8-1 to advance to the NCAA Tournament's super regional round for the first time since the 2014 season.
On a cloudy Saturday afternoon, Gophers first baseman Hope Brandner brightened the days of Minnesota fans at Jane Sage Cowles Stadium with a win that will advance the team to the regional championship.
In Minnesota's first regional home softball game since 2014, the Gophers treated fans to a victory.
At the Buffalo Wild Wings steps away from TCF Bank Stadium, University of Minnesota softball fans gathered to watch the NCAA tournament selection show.
No. 3 Minnesota lost to No. 1 Michigan 3-2 in a battle for the Big Ten championship Saturday.