Chicago forward joins Gophers' 2013 class

  • Article by: NEWS SERVICES
  • Updated: October 13, 2012 - 9:53 PM

The Gophers knocked a second men's basketball recruit off their wish list Saturday, getting a verbal commitment from Chicago recruit Alex Foster.

Foster, a former teammate of the other 2013 Gophers recruit, Alvin Ellis, announced on Twitter that he would be joining the Gophers next year.

"Its official im a Golden Gopher!" he tweeted.

Foster, at 6-8, 200 pounds, could play at small forward or power forward, depending on how the Gophers decide to use him.

The Gophers are seeking one more forward along with Foster to help them replace Trevor Mbakwe and Rodney Williams after they graduate. Still on the wish list is Gavin Schilling, another former teammate of Foster and Ellis at Chicago's DeLaSalle. Foster currently attends Seton Academy while Schilling attends Findlay Prep in Nevada.

AMELIA RAYNO

Gophers women score sweep

Hannah Brandt and Amanda Kessel scored shorthanded goals in the first period for the Gophers women's hockey team, which completed a two-game sweep of St. Lawrence with a 6-0 victory in Canton, N.Y.

The Gophers improved to 6-0-0 with back-to-back shutouts of the Saints (0-4-0).

Milica McMillen, Becky Kortum, Kelly Terry and Sarah Davis also scored for the Gophers, who open WCHA play next weekend at home against Ohio State.

Gophers women win La Crosse meet

Stephanie Solfelt, Kait Mincke and Jessica Schmidt finished ninth, 10th and 11th, respectively in leading the Gophers women's cross-country team to the team title at Wisconsin-La Crosse's Tori Neubauer Invitational.

The Gophers scored 82 points. Runner-up Wartburg scored 99 and placed two runners in the top five, including medalist Alana Enabnit, who finished in 21 minutes, 41.5 seconds over 6,000 meters. St. Olaf's Jorden Johnson was second, and the Oles women placed fifth.

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• The Gophers women's golf team posted a score of 596 over 36 holes, good for third place behind host Indiana and Wisconsin heading into Sunday's final round of the Hoosier Classic. The Gophers' Carmen Laguna is second overall at 2-under 142, two shots off the lead.

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