The No. 4-ranked University of Minnesota volleyball team continued its improbable bounce-back season in high style, capturing the Big Ten Conference championship outright with a win at Indiana on Nov. 28.
Although summer means a break from athletic competition, University of Minnesota student-athletes and the MAGIC (Maroon and Gold Impacting the Community) program continue to make a difference within the community.
The University of Minnesota has claimed the 2014-15 Border Battle over the University of Wisconsin in the annual rivalry that tracks head-to-head and comparative results in 22 sports. The Golden Gophers outscored the Badgers 465-415.
U of M athletics recognized the achievements of its 750 student-athletes in the annual Golden Goldys/Scholar Athlete banquet, held at TCF Bank Stadium. The evening included musical performances and the awarding of prized Goldy statuettes.
The men's tennis team captured a share of its first Big Ten regular-season title in two decades, defeating Northwestern April 19 at the Baseline Tennis Center. The No. 23 Gophers will next play Princeton in the first round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament on May 8.