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Ona Loper regains confidence after return from season-ending injury

Ona Loper's freshman year was more than anyone expected from the young gymnast. The Bluffton, South Carolina native was in the midst of a fantastic first few months, leading the team in floor exercise and vault scoring. She finished on the podium for both events four times each, including placing first in vault twice and on floor once. 

Gophers remain upbeat despite loss to Michigan

The Gophers came into Saturday hoping for revenge against the Wolverines, who finished one place better than them at last week's Windy City Invitational. Despite a season-high 408.300 score, the Gophers were unable to top Michigan, which scored 413.150. 

Several football players suspended for bowl game

The Gophers are expected be without at least six players for the Quick Lane Bowl due to disciplinary action taken by the team for a violation of team rules, according to reports from Star Tribune and Pioneer Press.

Gophers topple Fresno State 31-6

The Gophers ended their non-conference dual schedule on Saturday night, beating Fresno State 31-6. The victory moved the team to 3-1 on the season.