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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
Mark Coyle sits amongst Gopher fans in Perham, Minnesota.

A maroon-and-gold road trip

Gopher coaches and new AD Mark Coyle hit the road for the first of two trips to various communities around the state.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/maroon-and-gold-road-trip
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
Gopher baseball players celebrate at Siebert Field, complete with their Big Ten championship trophy.

Baseball team captures Big Ten title

The Golden Gopher baseball team claimed its first Big Ten title since 2010 following a dramatic 4-3 win over Ohio State.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/baseball-team-captures-big-ten-title
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/25/2018
A Gophers cheer squad members runs with a giant M flag around TCF Bank Stadium.

Gophers Top Big Ten in Latest APR Awards

Fourteen Golden Gopher sports programs have been honored with Academic Progress Rates (APR) Public Recognition Awards, tops both in the Big Ten and among public institutions.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/gophers-top-big-ten-latest-apr-awards
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
04/15/2016
Goldy Gopher and Little Goldy

April Fools: Goldy Gopher to Retire

Goldy cites a long and fulfilling career and the desire to spend more time with family.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/april-fools-goldy-gopher-retire
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
04/05/2016
Captains Hannah Brandt and Lee Stecklein hoist the national championship trophy.

Gophers are Golden Again

The Gophers upset top-ranked Boston College to win back-to-back national championships and their fourth title in five years.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/gophers-are-golden-again
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
04/15/2016
Three Gopher players, including Lee Stecklein and Amanda Kessel, celebrate during their win over Princeton.

Gophers in the Frozen Four… Again

It’s become a familiar tournament for the Minnesota women’s hockey team and their fans—the Frozen Four. 
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/gophers-frozen-four%E2%80%A6-again
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
03/20/2016
Rachel Banham is mobbed by teammates and staff after hitting the game-winning shot.

Banham Nets 60, then Scores Two Encores

On Feb. 7, Rachel Banham scored a record 60 points in a win at Northwestern. Two games and 67 points later, she drained a buzzer-beater to down Iowa.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/banham-nets-60-then-scores-two-encores
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
02/24/2016
The U's dance and cheer teams perform at TCF Bank Stadium.

The dynasty continues

Once more, the U’s spirit squads have shined on the national stage—this time at the 2016 UCA and UDA College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship in Orlando.
https://twin-cities.umn.edu/news-events/dynasty-continues
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
01/20/2016

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