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A child grips a football player held by a Golden Gopher athlete at the HopeDay Festival.

Gophers host annual HopeDay Festival

The U of M athletic department held its largest community service event of the year recently at TCF Bank Stadium.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
A stack of track and field hurdles

U of M opens new track and field stadium

Gopher Athletics celebrated a new era of track and field with the grand opening of the U of M Track and Field Stadium.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
A number of track & field hurdles

U combines cross country, track & field programs

The U is combining its men's and women's track & field and cross country programs under a single coaching and support staff.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
The Gophers cheer team leads the charge before the football season opener on Aug. 30, 2018.

Fall sports are back in action

Minnesota celebrated the start of its 10th season at TCF Bank Stadium with a convincing win over New Mexico State.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
A man holds a giant M flag on the berm at Siebert Field.

Minnesota finishes 19th in Directors' Cup standings

The U of M ended the 2017-18 school year ranked 19th out of 291 schools in the final Learfield Directors' Cup standings.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Obsa Ali with a look of disbelief after winning the NCAA steeplechase title

Ali captures NCAA title in steeplechase

Obsa Ali became the University of Minnesota men's track & field program's 14th national champion.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Gopher players celebrate with a trophy after beating UCLA in the Minneapolis Regional championship game.

Gophers surge forward to Super Regional

The Golden Gopher baseball team won its first NCAA regional tournament since 1977 and will advance to next weekend's Super Regional.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Head coach John Anderson gets a Gatorade shower after the Gophers beat Purdue 6-4 in the championship game of the Big Ten Tournament.

Title No. 2 in a terrific season

The Gopher baseball team beat Purdue May 27 to claim its 10th Big Ten Tournament championship, and now will host an NCAA regional.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
A bunch of M flags blowing in the wind

Gophers shine again with APR scores

The NCAA released its most recent Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores in late May, and Gopher teams once again shined.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
The softball and women's track and field teams pose after their championships.

Gophers claim titles in two sports

On a weekend to remember, the women’s track and field team won the outdoor Big Ten championship and the softball team claimed its third straight Big Ten Tournament title.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Male and female athlete of the year winners Tristan Duran and Kaitlyn Long

Golden Gopher student-athletes honored

The U of M recently celebrated the achievements of its 700 student-athletes at the annual Golden Goldys award ceremony.
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A collage of three images of Lindsay Whalen.

Whalen returns to lead Gophers

Former University of Minnesota star Lindsay Whalen has been named the new head coach at her alma mater.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities