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.
Gophers' Alex Woken and Patti Marshall were selected by the NWHL's Minnesota Whitecaps. Woken was selected fifth overall and Marshall was selected in the second round at 11th overall.
How student-athletes would stay in shape without access to the campus facilities they were used to training in was a question that was hard to answer in the weeks following the cancellation of classes at the University.
When the Gophers softball season ended, what awaited senior Katelyn Kemmetmueller at home was not the typical quarantine. Instead of increased time on Netflix or shopping online, Kemmetmueller traded in her mitt and bat for some boots and gloves on her family's farm in Rogers, Minnesota.
In his second year with the program, Motzko led the Gophers well into the postseason before their run was cut short due to COVID-19.
After weeks of sports leagues across the world shutting, the postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games is the latest and largest competition to go on hold in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gopher hockey's Tyler Nanne signs AHL contract with the Hershey Bears, the minor-league affiliate of the Washington Capitals, after the abrupt end to his senior season.
The Gophers men's hockey team is preparing for their run at the postseason, where they will battle a familiar foe in the Big Ten quarterfinals: the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.