After their first-ever appearance in the NCAA Women's College World Series didn't go as planned, the Gophers softball team looked to strengthen its roster by adding two transfers: pitcher Autumn Pease and outfielder Brooke Vander Heide.
Gophers' men's basketball incoming freshman Isaiah Ihnen helped his native country, Germany, take third in the International Basketball Federation under-20 European Championship Sunday.
Persons, a Fargo native, shot a 1-under-par 71 in his first round and an even-par 72 in his second to finish 1-under-par at the Fargo Country Club.
"It's a thrill for me to join these guys out here," said Tom Lehman after his round Thursday. "It's a thrill for me to tee it up again with these guys who are so good and who represent the game so well."
"There's no one out there who's going to be able to put more passion and effort into this program, to get it back going in the right direction and get it back to its championship ways. I feel so invested and roots are so deep here in Minnesota," said new men's golf head coach Justin Smith.
While Justin Karstadt's Gophers gymnastics career ended in May, his days in the gym will continue. This time he will be competing for his country.
Fans poured into the Carlos Creek Winery in Alexandria last Wednesday to attend the sold-out final stop on the Gophers' annual Coaches Caravan.
"[Whalen] worked hard, everything she did sets the perfect example of how you should go out and what you need to do to be successful," said senior forward Annalese Lamke. "If you try to live the way Lindsay Whalen did and how hard she worked and how tough she was throughout the sport, I think it's just an incredible example."