The Gophers coach, who led her team to a 53-19-8 record over the past four season, wants to spend more time with her family.
Mikki Denney Wright resigned her position as Gophers women's soccer coach, athletic director Joel Maturi announced Tuesday. Denney Wright, who has led the program since 2004, said she is stepping aside to devote more time to her family.
In her eight years at Minnesota, Denney Wright compiled a record of 91-60-14, including a run over the past four years in which the Gophers won more than 70 percent of their games (53-19-8).
Denney Wright also guided Minnesota to the 2008 Big Ten championship as well as the program's only NCAA Sweet 16 appearances in 2008 and 2010.
According to Maturi, Denney Wright will stay on in a temporary capacity while a national search is conducted to find her replacement.Etc.
• The Gophers women's basketball team will play host to Virginia in the sixth annual ACC/Big Ten Women's Basketball Challenge, the conference offices announced. The Gophers and Cavaliers will play at Williams Arena on Nov. 29. Game time and broadcast information have not yet been determined.
• Gophers redshirt senior rower Molly Kalmoe was named to the 2012 Division I Central All-Region First Team, the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) announced.
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