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Minnesota finishes 19th in Directors' Cup standings

A man holds a giant M flag on the berm at Siebert Field.

The U of M ended the 2017-18 school year ranked 19th out of 291 schools in the final Learfield Directors' Cup standings.

Ali captures NCAA title in steeplechase

Obsa Ali with a look of disbelief after winning the NCAA steeplechase title

Obsa Ali became the University of Minnesota men's track & field program's 14th national champion. 

Gophers surge forward to Super Regional

Gopher players celebrate with a trophy after beating UCLA in the Minneapolis Regional championship game.

The Golden Gopher baseball team won its first NCAA regional tournament since 1977 and will advance to next weekend's Super Regional. 

Title No. 2 in a terrific season

Head coach John Anderson gets a Gatorade shower after the Gophers beat Purdue 6-4 in the championship game of the Big Ten Tournament.

The Gopher baseball team beat Purdue May 27 to claim its 10th Big Ten Tournament championship, and now will host an NCAA regional.

Gophers shine again with APR scores

A bunch of M flags blowing in the wind

The NCAA released its most recent Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores in late May, and Gopher teams once again shined. 

Gophers claim titles in two sports

The softball and women's track and field teams pose after their championships.

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.

Golden Gopher student-athletes honored

Male and female athlete of the year winners Tristan Duran and Kaitlyn Long

The U of M recently celebrated the achievements of its 700 student-athletes at the annual Golden Goldys award ceremony.

Whalen returns to lead Gophers

A collage of three images of Lindsay Whalen.

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

A ‘transformative space’ for training and learning

The lobby of the Land O'Lakes Center for Excellence

The U of M’s recently opened Athletes Village is setting a new standard of excellence for student-athletes.

Big Ten recognizes 95 Gophers with academic honors

The front of Northrop against a blue-sky backdrop

Ninety-five University of Minnesota student-athletes were recognized March 21 with Academic All-Big Ten honors.

Gophers and Bulldogs are golden in epic U.S. victory

The six former and current Golden Gophers display their gold medals after Team USA's victory over Canada.

Among the stars for Team USA in its thrilling victory over Canada for the Gold medal were a host of players with U of M

Maroon and gold in the Olympics

Two curling stones, one red/maroon and the other gold, on a sheet of ice

About 30 athletes, coaches, and staff with connections to the University of Minnesota will be at the 2018 Winter Olympics.