Kaitlin Merkel


New fall caps motivate Gophers

Minnesota head coach John Anderson did something differently during fall practice this season.     Instead of giving out the team’s traditional baseball caps with an “M” logo, he gave each of his players a hat reading “Me/We.&rd

Banham beats the buzzer against Iowa

With eight seconds on the clock and the Gophers trailing by one point, head coach Marlene Stollings said, it was obvious who she wanted to take the last shot.  

Mullaney adjusts to new role

Senior guard Shayne Mullaney stepped into a starting spot early in her college career, but things have changed in her final season.     After starting 76 of her 83 games during her first three years, Mullaney has had to adjust to coming off the bench t

Minnesota attack on record pace

When Marlene Stollings took over the Gophers women’s basketball program in 2014, she brought her fast-paced offense with her.     Now, in only the team’s second season under Stollings, the system seems to have taken hold, as the Gophers are