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Gopher volleyball players celebrate in a match against UCLA.

Gophers advance to second straight Final Four

The University of Minnesota volleyball team beat UCLA Saturday night in the regional final to advance to the NCAA Final Four.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/gophers-advance-second-straight-final-four
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Gopher student-athletes pose in graduation gowns.

Gopher graduation rates up again

University of Minnesota student-athletes have again posted an impressive Graduation Success Rate, the latest in a trend of impressive academic and graduation numbers.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/gopher-graduation-rates-again
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
The Gopher women's soccer team poses after its Big Ten Tournament title.

Soccer team wins 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.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/soccer-team-wins-big-ten-tournament-title
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
An M flag waving

Stecklein, Pfarr honored at scholarship banquet

The Golden Gopher Fund hosted its annual Scholarship Banquet and honored two outstanding student-athletes—Lee Stecklein and Brett Pfarr.  
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/stecklein-pfarr-honored-scholarship-banquet
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Betsy McCann in action

McCann takes place in history with marching band

Betsy Kerns McCann is the first-ever female marching band director in the Big Ten.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/mccann-takes-place-history-marching-band
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
The Mardi Gras Homecoming button from 1941.

Homecoming football trivia

As the University of Minnesota celebrates its 102nd homecoming, here is some homecoming-related football trivia.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/homecoming-football-trivia
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
A young boy poses with Goldy Gopher at the HopeDay Festival.

Gophers host HopeDay Festival

The University of Minnesota held the 10th annual HopeDay Festival for kids recently at TCF Bank Stadium. 
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/gophers-host-hopeday-festival
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Ben Blankenship runs in a race.

Gophers going for gold

Seven former Gopher athletes will be heading to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, with four competing for Team USA. 
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/gophers-going-gold
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Ben Blankenship running in a race

Blankenship joins Mead on U.S. Olympic team

Two Gopher track and field alums are heading to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro as a part of Team USA.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/blankenship-joins-mead-us-olympic-team
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
An M flag waving

Gophers finish 18th in Directors’ Cup standings

Minnesota finished 18th nationally and third in the Big Ten in the final 2015-16 standings for the Learfield Directors' Cup.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/gophers-finish-18th-directors-cup-standings
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Rachel Banham

Banham named Big Ten Female Athlete of the Year

The record-setting former Gopher Rachel Banham has been named the Big Ten Female Athlete of the Year.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/banham-named-big-ten-female-athlete-year
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018

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