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Gopher softball team wins B1G

The Gopher softball team holds its banner for winning the Big Ten Tournament championship.

The U of M softball team has backed up its Big Ten regular season title with another championship—its second straight Big Ten Tournament title—and now looks to make a move in the NCAA Tournament.

Gophers continue to excel in NCAA’s APR awards

An M flag waving in the wind

NCAA announced 11 Golden Gopher programs have been honored with Academic Progress Rates (APR) Public Recognition Awards.

A night for Golden Goldys

Brett Pfarr and Sarah Wilhite holding trophies.

On May 1 Intercollegiate Athletics recognized both the athletic and academic achievements of its more than 700 student-athletes in a special ceremony at TCF Bank Stadium.

Gophers gain Academic All–Big Ten honors

Maroon and gold M flags flapping in the breeze

Seventy-nine University of Minnesota student-athletes from winter sports have received Academic All­–Big Ten honors, the conference recently announced.

Gophers inaugurate stadium with a win

Toby Hanson takes a throw at first base.

The Golden Gophers picked up the first Division I baseball victory at U.S. Bank Stadium with a 13-4 decision over Seattle University on Feb. 24. 

Dance team, Goldy elite again

The U of M dance team performs.

The U of M’s spirit squads—and Goldy Gopher—were dominant on the national stage once again at the recent cheerleading and dance team championships.

Fleck named new football coach for Golden Gophers

P.J. Fleck speaks at a news conference.

The University of Minnesota announced January 6 that P.J. Fleck will be its new head football coach. 

Gophers advance to second straight Final Four

Gopher volleyball players celebrate in a match against UCLA.

The University of Minnesota volleyball team beat UCLA Saturday night in the regional final to advance to the NCAA Final Four.

Gopher graduation rates up again

Gopher student-athletes pose in graduation gowns.

University of Minnesota student-athletes have again posted an impressive Graduation Success Rate, the latest in a trend of impressive academic and graduation numbers.

Soccer team wins Big Ten Tournament title

The Gopher women's soccer team poses after its Big Ten Tournament title.

The Gopher soccer team won the 2016 Big Ten Women’s Soccer Tournament with a 2-1 victory over Rutgers on November 7, and now moves on to the NCAA tourney.

Stecklein, Pfarr honored at scholarship banquet

An M flag waving

The Golden Gopher Fund hosted its annual Scholarship Banquet and honored two outstanding student-athletes—Lee Stecklein and Brett Pfarr.  

McCann takes place in history with marching band

Betsy McCann in action

Betsy Kerns McCann is the first-ever female marching band director in the Big Ten.

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