Mike Hendrickson


Wolitarsky helps lead young receivers

Junior wide receiver Drew Wolitarsky is having a comeback season.   Wolitarsky missed five games last season and barely played in two due to injuries, but he’s stayed healthy this season and is second on the Gophers in receptions and receiving yards.   Senior wide receiving KJ Maye and Wolitarsky have led Minnesota’s young wide receiver corps as two of the only experienced players to see playing time at the position.  

Offensive play calling seeing new levels of success

A Gophers running back did something in Saturday’s game against No. 6 Iowa that hasn’t been done on the team since 2010. Redshirt junior quarterback Mitch Leidner lined up under center in the fourth quarter and pitched the ball back to freshman running back Shannon Brooks, who ran to the right and threw to junior wide receiver Drew Wolitarsky.

Offense up but defense down for Gophers

The beginning of the Gophers season had a very different story than the one that played out on Saturday.   The Gophers allowed 40 points and a season-high 506 yards of offense to No.

Mavericks make comeback to avoid sweep

The series sweep was in the Gophers’ hands.   Up 2-0 with fewer than four minutes remaining in the third period on Saturday, Minnesota was looking at a two-game sweep of Minnesota Stat

Minn. earns first victory

The Gophers didn’t need to break their three-point record in order to beat Wofford on Friday at the Williams Arena, but they did it anyway.