Freshman goaltender Eric Schierhorn was asked to do something difficult upon arriving on campus. Replace Adam Wilcox. The former Big Ten Player of the Year signed a professional contract in the offseason, and Schierhorn has started every game for the Gophers in net since. The Anchorage, Ala., native has stepped up to the task through seven games, as he is currently tied for the Big Ten lead in save percentage and is 22nd in
The Gophers lost a close game Friday night against No.
Associate athletics director Mike Ellis announced his resignation Friday, two months after temporarily stepping down amid reports concerning his conduct.
Junior Hudson Fasching and his line delivered for the Gophers after the team was reeling to start the season. The team was 0-3 to begin the year, but in their series against Northeastern, Fasching scored three goals to help propel the Gophers to their first two victories of the year.
To make a bowl game this year, the Gophers will have to get through some of the toughest defenses in the Football Bowl Subdivision. The Gophers will face No.
Quarterback Mitch Leidner broke his career high in passing yards for the second week in a row on Saturday, throwing for more than 300 yards in the team’s games against Michigan and Nebraska. The two career-high passing games for Leidner came after some tough days for the embattled quarterback, after he threw 131 yards
There were 129 total offensive plays between the Gophers and the Wolverines on Saturday.
Interim head coach Tracy Claeys, put in charge of the team on the heels of Jerry Kill’s sudden retirement, clearly stated his position on Wednesday.
The Gophers picked up their first two victories of the season in a weekend sweep, after stumbling out of the gate with a 0-3 start. No.
Philip “Flip” Saunders, the head coach and president of basketball operations for the Minnesota Timberwolves and a former University of Minnesota basketball player, died Sunday, according to the Timberwolves.