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Gopher WBB coach Plitzuweit fills out her coaching staff

Gopher WBB coach Plitzuweit fills out her coaching staff

Minnesota Women's Basketball Coach Dawn Plitzuweit announced the completion of her first staff as head coach of the Golden Gophers on Monday. Plitzuweit announced the elevation of Rachel Banham and Tyler VanWinkle to Assistant Coaches along with a role change for Jan...

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Gopher basketball hits high marks

Gopher basketball hits high marks

The University of Minnesota men's basketball team was recognized by the National Association of Basketball Coaches with a Team Academic Excellence Award, announced today by the organization. The NABC Team Academic Excellence Awards recognize men's basketball programs...

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Gopher men’s basketball summer workouts continue (AUDIO)

Gopher men’s basketball summer workouts continue (AUDIO)

(Minneapolis, MN) -- The Golden Gopher men's basketball team continues to conduct summer workouts on campus, working mostly in small group settings with a limited allowable time to spend with coaches. Gopher senior Parker Fox of Mahtomedi has missed each of the past...

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Gopher MBB continues with summer workouts (AUDIO)

Gopher MBB continues with summer workouts (AUDIO)

(Minneapolis, MN) -- The Golden Gopher men's basketball team continues with summer workouts this week on campus. Coaches are allowed to work with players on a limited basis during the summer workout period and head coach Ben Johnson says they are doing a lot of small...

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Gopher volleyball promotes assistant coach

Gopher volleyball promotes assistant coach

Kylin Muñoz has been promoted to assistant coach of Minnesota volleyball, head coach Keegan Cook announced on Monday. Muñoz, who has been working as the team's volunteer assistant since Jan. 1, 2023, had spent the past two seasons at Loyola Marymount University....

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Gopher MBB summer workouts continue (AUDIO)

Gopher MBB summer workouts continue (AUDIO)

(Minneapolis, MN) -- The University of Minnesota men's basketball team enters its fourth week of summer workouts, where coaches can be with the team for a limited amount of time. The Golden Gophers are coming off of a 9-22 season last year and guard Braeden Carrington...

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Gopher WBB set for summer trip

Gopher WBB set for summer trip

The University of Minnesota women's basketball program is providing its student-athletes with a once-in-a-lifetime foreign experience this August. Beginning on Thursday, August 17, the Golden Gophers will take a five-city foreign tour that consists of stops in Athens,...

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Former Gopher volleyball coach Schleuder passed away

Former Gopher volleyball coach Schleuder passed away

Former University of Minnesota volleyball coach Stephanie Schleuder passed away this week (1950-2023), her family announced. At the helm of Gopher Volleyball for 13 seasons (1982-94), Schleuder amassed a 263-173 record. During her span, the Gophers made it to the NCAA...

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Gopher men’s basketball officially Lithuanian wing player

Gopher men’s basketball officially Lithuanian wing player

University of Minnesota head men’s basketball coach Ben Johnson has announced that Kristupas Keinys (Klaipeda, Lithuania) will join the Golden Gopher program for the upcoming season. Keinys joins the Gopher freshman class of Kadyn Betts, Cam Christie and Erick Reader....

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Morgan, McGraw earn Big Ten honors

Morgan, McGraw earn Big Ten honors

A pair of Minnesota standouts were recognized today as recipients of the Big Ten's Sportsmanship Award. Volleyball's CC McGraw and football's Tanner Morgan were selected as the Maroon and Gold's representatives. McGraw was a two-time AVCA All-America honoree on the...

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Gopher volleyball releases full 2023 schedule

Gopher volleyball releases full 2023 schedule

The University of Minnesota volleyball program has announced its full 2023 fall schedule. As announced previously, Minnesota will compete in eight non-conference matches before beginning a 20-match Big Ten conference schedule on Sept. 20 at Iowa. Game times and...

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Gopher swimming legend Luken dies

Gopher swimming legend Luken dies

Former Minnesota national champion swimmer Virgil Luken passed away Saturday, June 10, at his home in Minnetonka, Minn. at the age of 80. A 2004 member of the M Club Hall of Fame, Luken became a national champion the first year he competed on the University of...

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Zaltos national runner-up for Gophers

Zaltos national runner-up for Gophers

The University of Minnesota saw its second national runner-up finish of the 2022-23 athletic year with redshirt junior Kostas Zaltos earning the silver medal in the men's hammer throw. The Greek national earned his third NCAA medal in his third season with the...

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Gophers extend contract of soccer coach Chastain

Gophers extend contract of soccer coach Chastain

University of Minnesota head women's soccer coach Erin Chastain has received a contract extension through the 2027 season. Chastain, who enters her third season at the helm of the Golden Gopher soccer program, has amassed an 16-14-6 record (8-10-2 Big Ten) and a .528...

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Gopher volleyball announces 2023 non-conference slate

Gopher volleyball announces 2023 non-conference slate

The Minnesota volleyball team has announced its 2023 non-conference schedule. The Gophers will partake in eight non-league games from Aug. 25 through Sept. 16 before Big Ten play begins. Before their first regular season match, Minnesota will host Northern Iowa in an...

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Gophers announce start times for four football games

Gophers announce start times for four football games

The Big Ten Conference announced today the start time for four Minnesota football games for the 2023 season. The games announced were Minnesota's first home games against Nebraska, Eastern Michigan and Louisiana. The kick time for Minnesota's road game at North...

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Gophers excited to finalize returners for men’s hockey

Gophers excited to finalize returners for men’s hockey

The Minnesota men's hockey team got its summer started with exciting news as it announced the return of a core group of players, including fifth-year seniors Bryce Brodzinski, Justen Close and Jaxon Nelson along with upcoming sophomores Logan Cooley and Jimmy...

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Gopher Softball set for NCAA Tourney

Gopher Softball set for NCAA Tourney

GAME ONE Minnesota (37-17, 17-6 Big Ten) vs. McNeese State (44-14, 21-3 SLC) Date: Friday, May 19 Time: 5:30 p.m. CT Location: Seattle, Wash. Site: Husky Softball Stadium Twitter:@GopherSoftball, @McNeeseSoftball GAME TWO Minnesota (33-16, 14-6 Big Ten) vs. No. 5/6...

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Gopher golfer set for NCAA Championship tourney

Gopher golfer set for NCAA Championship tourney

Golden Gopher freshman Isabella McCauley is one day out from beginning play at the NCAA Championship in Scottsdale, AZ. The freshman will be the first Gopher women's golfer to compete in this event since 2011. McCauley has finished top-10 in her past four events. The...

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U of M football announces Gopher Pass for fans

U of M football announces Gopher Pass for fans

Gopher Athletics announced today that the popular Gopher Pass, which is the most flexible ticket ever for Minnesota football fans, is returning for the 2023 season. For only $199.96, the Gopher Pass grants fans access to all seven Minnesota home games at Huntington...

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Gophers walk-off win in Big Ten quarterfinals

Gophers walk-off win in Big Ten quarterfinals

Senior Autumn Pease had everything working on Thursday, striking out nine Ohio State hitters over eight innings of work to help propel the Minnesota Golden Gophers past the Buckeyes 3-2. In addition to her nine strikeouts, Pease (26-6) threw eight innings, giving up...

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