For the third consecutive week, Samantha Seliger-Swenson was chosen the Big Ten’s setter of the week, the league announced Monday
Seliger-Swenson was named the Diet Coke Classic’s most valuable player after totaling 129 assists in three matches, including a season-high 59 on Friday against North Dakota.
She also recorded a double-double with 34 assists and 10 digs against Toledo win. At the net, Seliger-Swenson averaged 1.10 blocks per set, with 11 over three matches.
Gophers golf team in fifth in Ohio
The Gophers men’s golf team was in fifth place after the first day (two 18-hole rounds) at the 13-team Inverness Intercollegiate tournament in Toledo, Ohio.
The Gophers posted a team score of 15-over-par 583, two strokes behind fourth-place Penn State. First-place Duke (558) and runner-up Auburn (561) are the only teams below par.
Thomas Longbella of the Gophers had a 36-hole score of 1-over 143, for 16th place.
Apple Valley wrestler wins at worlds
Apple Valley state champion wrestler Gable Steveson won his second consecutive gold medal in the 100-kilogram (220 pounds) freestyle division at the Cadet World Championships in the country of Georgia.
Steveson, a junior at Apple Valley who won the Class 3A 220-pound individual state title as a freshman and sophomore, was one of two Americans to win gold in the event held in Tbilisi, Georgia.
His teammate, Yianni Diakomihalis, joined Steveson as the first Americans to capture two gold medals.