Breaking down the Gophers' opponents: New Mexico State

Breaking down the Gophers' opponents: New Mexico State

The Aug. 30 season opener brings a visit from the Aggies, who ended a 57-year bowl drought last year and are living life as an independent after leaving the Sun Belt Conference.

Former U golfer van Rooyen currently second at British Open

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Erik Van Rooyen of South Africa plays off the 14th tee during the first round of the British Open Golf Championship in Carnoustie, Scotland, Thursday
A former University of Minnesota golf captain, Erik van Rooyen played for the Gophers from 2009-2012 and shot a 4-under-par 67 in the opening round at Carnoustie,

Metro-area big men Carlson, Garcia have big AAU weekend in New York

July 18
Metro-area big men Carlson, Garcia have big AAU weekend in New York
Gophers 2020 targets and four-star big men Ben Carlson of East Ridge and Dawson Garcia of Prior Lake led the D1 Minnesota team to the 16U title in New York and are planning their fall recruiting trips.
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Minnesota head coach Hugh McCutcheon

Gophers volleyball coach McCutcheon honored

Hugh McCutcheon will be inducted into the International Volleyball Hall of Fame on Nov. 10
Gophers
July 17
Gophers football updates: Recruiting, award nominees and more

Gophers football updates: Recruiting, award nominees and more

Coach P.J. Fleck landed a verbal commitment from a Las Vegas athlete over the weekend, while Rodney Smith, Thomas Barber and Emmit Carpenter received some recognition.
News, live video, more: Keep up with Minnesota's D-II and D-III teams
State college sports News, live video, more: Keep up with Minnesota's D-II and D-III teams
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Minnesota college sports goes well beyond the Gophers. Here's a guide to the conferences that include the state's Division II and Division III programs.
Gophers
July 17
Board of Regents Chairman David McMillan, left, stood with University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler on Friday, when Kaler said he would leave his

Scoggins: U can't ignore sports when looking for Kaler's replacement

How will the next president view athletics in relation to the overall mission of the university? That should be an important component of the vetting process.
Gophers
July 16
Chris Streveler at Minnesota and with Winnipeg.

Reusse: From Gophers to Canada, Streveler redeems himself at QB

Two years after transferring from the Gophers to South Dakota, Chris Streveler is in the CFL with Winnipeg.
Gophers
July 14
Outgoing University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler greeted Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck during the 2017 spring game.

Hartman: Departing U president Kaler leaves legacy of accomplishments

Eric Kaler's accomplishments are wide-ranging, and he has overseen drastic changes in the athletic department during turbulent times for the Gophers.
Gophers
July 14
Samantha Seliger-Swenson has helped the Gophers reach two Final Fours. The senior would like to make it three this year.

Reusse: Back from Italy, Seliger-Swenson can 'dream' of Gophers in local Final Four

Now a senior, Gophers volleyball setter Samantha Seliger-Swenson is five weeks away from starting what could be a memorable season. This year's NCAA Final Four is at Target Center.
Gophers
July 13
Amir Coffey

Hartman: Gophers' Coffey still working his way back

Amir Coffey's sophomore season was ruined by an injury to his right shoulder. He is rehabbing daily but is probably two months away from being fully cleared.
Gophers
July 12
Eric Curry had an outstanding freshman season in 2016-17 and was expected to be a key player last season before suffering a knee injury.

Healing Curry has summer dreams of winning winter for Gophers

Sophomore Eric Curry is on a conservative recovery path this summer after last year's knee injury, and the Memphis native hopes to again be a major contributor at center.
Gophers
July 12
Ronda (Curtin) Engelhardt starred for the Gophers and coach Breck School to the 1A hockey title in February.

Former U women's hockey star will share Whitecaps coaching duties

Ronda (Curtin) Engelhardt, the former head coach at Breck School, will coach the NWHL team along with Jack Brodt. Robb Stauber, head coach of the gold-medal winning U.S. women's team, said he "decided not to take the job."
Gophers
July 11
Gophers AD Mark Coyle

AD Coyle offers glowing report on Gophers athletics progress

Gophers AD Mark Coyle on Wednesday briefed the U of M Board of Regents about athletic and academic achievements. "It's nice when you have good news to tell," he said.
Gophers
July 11
The 2018 Star Tribune All-Metro Female and Male Athletes of the Year: Emily Covert of Minneapolis Washburn, and Gable Steveson of Apple Valley.

Athletes of the Year Emily Covert, Gable Steveson throw out first pitch at Twins game

Two weeks ago, they picked up some hardware. Wednesday, they threw some hardball. The Star Tribune All-Metro Male and Female Athletes of the Year —…
Gophers
July 11
Matthew Hurt

Which 2019 prospects are Pitino and the Gophers watching in July?

Gophers coach Richard Pitino and his assistants hit the road recruiting Wednesday at the start of the July evaluation period. Their top priority: fill the 2019 recruiting class
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July 10
Whalen jumps into first July recruiting period with Gophers

Whalen jumps into first July recruiting period with Gophers

New Gophers women's basketball coach and Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen is relying heavily on her assistants during the July recruiting period
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July 6

Gophers pitchers Fredrickson, Meyer named to freshman All-America team

Starter Patrick Fredrickson and reliever Max Meyer of the Gophers were named to D1Baseball.com's All-America freshmen first team
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July 5
When it comes to the overall health of the program, Gophers Athletic Director Mark Coyle pointed to the teams’ continued academic success and overal

Hartman: Gophers AD Coyle still confident in Pitino, Fleck

Gophers Athletic Director Mark Coyle offered support to both coaches during a wide-ranging interview.
Minneapolis
July 5
U's Field House will get a new exterior, new track and indoor turf

U's Field House will get a new exterior, new track and indoor turf

The University of Minnesota's Field House will sport a new exterior envelope under a recently approved $7.4 million renovation.
Gophers
July 5
Grad transfer Geno Crandall picks Gonzaga over Gophers and Xavier

Grad transfer Geno Crandall picks Gonzaga over Gophers and Xavier

North Dakota graduate transfer and former DeLaSalle guard Geno Crandall announced Thursday he will play for Gonzaga next season. He also considered Minnesota and Xavier
Gophers
July 3
Antoine Winfield Jr. (left to right), Thomas Barber, Carter Coughlin and Kamal Martin share an apartment together and, as they showed above, it can ge

Key Gophers football players building bonds 'that cannot be broken' on and off field

Time together on and off the field has opened up four U players to a bond they say will last a lifetime.
Gophers
July 3

A closer look at the Gophers' Fab Four

Roommates and third-year players Thomas Barber, Carter Coughlin, Kamal Martin and Antoine Winfield Jr. anchor the Gophers defense. Here's a closer look at them:
Gophers
July 2

Minnesota Scene: Hamline coach to lead U-18 hockey team at Gretzky Cup

Hamline men's hockey coach Cory Laylin was named the head coach of Team USA's Under-18 entry in the Hlinka Gretzky Cup tournament.