Erik Nelson


Minnesota sweeps Iowa in weekend series

On a sunny Friday afternoon, the Gophers' offense was efficient as Minnesota won both games in five innings thanks to the mercy rule. The Gophers won the first game 9-0 and the second game 8-0.  

In final season, Maddie Houlihan looks to lead Gophers to another Big Ten title

Right fielder Maddie Houlihan was Minnesota's hero against Maryland this weekend. In the Gophers' first Big Ten series of the season, Houlihan led Minnesota offensively with a .667 batting average and drove in six runs. The highlight of her weekend came on Saturday. The Gophers trailed the Terrapins 4-2 heading into the top of the sixth inning.