The Gophers volleyball team will face its first ranked team of the season when it plays No. 4 Texas on Thursday and Friday night in Austin.
The Longhorns are 5-1, with their one loss coming last weekend at Penn State. They are led by 2011 Big 12 Player of the Year Bailey Webster, a junior outside hitter.
Last season the Gophers played host to the Longhorns and beat them 3-0 in both matches.Texas has the nation's longest current home winning streak at 33 matches. The Longhorns are 81-2 at home since the 2007 season.
The Gophers are ranked 14th and off to a 5-0 start under new coach Hugh McCutcheon.Paralympic Games update
Mallory Weggemann of Eagan finished sixth in the women's swimming SM8 200-meter individual medley Wednesday at the Paralympic Games in London.
Weggemann, who won Sunday's 50-meter freestyle S8 gold medal, finished in 2:58.44, which was 21.35 second behind gold medalist Jessica Long of the United States.
Chuck Aoki of Minneapolis scored a team-high 14 goals as the U.S. men's wheelchair rugby team opened with a 56-44 victory over Great Britain.
The U.S. men's wheelchair basketball team, which includes Ian Lynch of Brooklyn Park, beat Germany 57-46 in the quarterfinals. The Americans play Australia in Thursday's semifinals.Klasse wins Senior Women's State Am
Leigh Klasse of Keller Golf Course shot a second-day 71 to run away with the 37th Senior Women's State Amateur Championship, played at Golden Eagle Golf Club in Fifty Lakes. Klasse had a 36-hole total of 148, nine strokes better than Claudia Pilot of Austin Country Club.
|Chicago WSox - WP: S. Carroll||6||FINAL|
|Cleveland - LP: Z. McAllister||2|
|Atlanta - WP: M. Minor||11||FINAL|
|Chicago Cubs - LP: E. Jackson||6|
|NY Yankees - WP: S. Greene||3||FINAL|
|Baltimore - LP: C. Tillman||0|
|Arizona - WP: W. Miley||2||FINAL|
|San Francisco - LP: R. Vogelsong||0|
|St. Louis - WP: A. Wainwright||10||FINAL|
|Milwaukee - LP: J. Nelson||2|
|Miami - LP: M. Dunn||4||FINAL|
|NY Mets - WP: V. Black||5|
|Boston - LP: J. Peavy||2||FINAL|
|Houston - WP: J. Fields||3|
|Minnesota - WP: K. Correia||9||FINAL|
|Colorado - LP: T. Matzek||3|
|Toronto - LP: D. Hutchison||3||FINAL|
|Tampa Bay - WP: J. Odorizzi||10|
|Detroit - WP: R. Porcello||5||FINAL|
|Kansas City - LP: J. Shields||1|
|Washington - WP: R. Detwiler||5||FINAL|
|Philadelphia - LP: J. Diekman||3|
|Pittsburgh - WP: J. Wilson||6||FINAL|
|Cincinnati - LP: J. Hoover||5|
|LA Angels - WP: J. Weaver||5||FINAL|
|Texas - LP: M. Mikolas||2|
|San Diego - LP: K. Quackenbush||0||FINAL|
|Los Angeles - WP: K. Jansen||1|
|Oakland - LP: J. Chavez||2||FINAL|
|Seattle - WP: H. Iwakuma||6|
|Red Bull New York||4|
|Sporting Kansas City||2||FINAL|
|Real Salt Lake||0||FINAL|