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Daniel Freitag is experiencing a different side of basketball as an official. He thought it would expand his basketball knowledge. But it has also exposed him to an ugly side of how fans can mistreat referees.
Lois Arterberry, who coached at St. Thomas the past two years, replaces Catrina Thompson, who led the U for six seasons. No reason was given for Thompson's departure. Gophers AD Mark Coyle (pictured) made the announcement in a news release.
The Cowgirls had only one run and two hits, but that was enough for them to beat the Gophers for the second time in two days. After losing 5-4 to the Cowgirls in 13 innings, Minnesota lost 1-0 to them on Saturday.
McNeese State scored two runs in the top of the 13th, Minnesota only got one in the bottom of the inning on Natalie DenHartog's homer. The Gophers lost 5-4 in their first game of the double-elimination bracket.