A native of Prospect, Ohio, Atherton is excited to be back in Big Ten country. She grew up just an hour away from Ohio State and spent two years at Nebraska.
Dr. Nelson has assembled a team of doctors, public health experts and epidemiologists to advise the athletics department through the pandemic.
The Gophers' soccer team has established a leadership group to guide the team during voluntary workouts.
On Thursday, the Big Ten conference announced it is eliminating all nonconference games for fall sports in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The opportunity to return to her alma mater as a coach is a "dream come true" for Richardson.
University of Minnesota athletics director Mark Coyle explained what that process will look like for Gophers athletes and the plans in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.
Minnesota forward Sampo Ranta was in the midst of a successful sophomore campaign when the men's hockey season was cut short due to coronavirus concerns.
The NBA revolutionized recruitment with the Professional Pathway Program. Hockey has had a similar blueprint for decades
While hockey may have a smaller footprint than the other four major sports, it has excelled at providing alternative pathways to the professional level outside of the collegiate system.
In just his second season with the program, Gopher men's hockey head coach Bob Motzko was named Big Ten Coach of the Year.
The Gophers announced Piper Ritter as the softball team's new head coach after serving as a longtime assistant coach.