Top Chaska (MN) senior Mallory Heyer talks about her commitment to Gophers

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Mallory Heyer, a 6-foot-1 senior forward from Chaska (MN) High, committed to Minnesota last October. She is ranked as the fourth-best senior in Minnesota by Prep Hoops and as the 54th best senior in the country by ESPN.  Heyer is part of a four-player recruiting class of local talent that are ranked as the second, […] READ MORE


Q&A with Gophers women’s basketball commitment Nia Holloway

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Nia Holloway, a 6-foot senior forward from Eden Prairie (MN) High, committed to Minnesota last October. She is ranked as the fifth-best senior in Minnesota by Prep Hoops.  Holloway is part of a four-player recruiting class of local talent that are ranked as the second, third, fourth and fifth best players in the state. She […] READ MORE


4 Things Learned from matchups vs. #1 Texas and #5 Florida

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1. The Gophers can compete with the best teams in the country Despite losing both matches 3 sets to 1, the Gophers demonstrated that they could compete with the best teams in the country, in stretches.  The Gophers were tied or ahead late in each of the 4 sets vs. #1 Texas.  They jumped out […] READ MORE


Get to Know Gophers Freshman Volleyball Player Lauren Crowl

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Lauren Crowl is a 6’4” Opposite from Eagan, MN.  She was a 5-year letter winner and 4-year All-Conference selection at Eastview (MN) High School.  Lauren finished her high school career with 931 kills, 769 digs and 84 aces.  As a senior, Lauren was named Metro Player of the Year, First Team All-State and a Third […] READ MORE


Get to Know Gopher Freshman Anna Wolf

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Anna Wolf is a 6’4” Middle Blocker from River Falls, WI and Minnesota Select Volleyball Club.  She led her high school team to a 138-12 record and 4 straight trips to the state tournament.  In spite of an injury in her junior season and a shortened senior season, Anna finished her high school career with […] READ MORE


Top Hopkins (MN) recruit Amaya Battle on what it means to be a Gopher

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Amaya Battle, a 5-foot-11 2022 guard from Hopkins (MN) High, committed to Minnesota in June. She is ranked as the third best senior in Minnesota by Prep Hoops and is the #37 player in the country, according to ESPN.    Battle is part of a four player recruiting class of local talent that are ranked […] READ MORE


Get to know Gophers freshman volleyball player Skylar Gray

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Skylar Gray is a 5’10” Libero/Defensive Specialist from Maple Grove, MN and Minnesota Select Volleyball Club.  She finished her high school career as the schools leading scorer with more than 1,000 kills, 737 digs and 83 aces.  Skylar was a four-time All-Conference selection and was named First-Team All-State as a senior.  She was named to […] READ MORE


Gable Steveson’s path to a gold medal

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Aug. 4, 2021: Minnesota’s own and 2021 NCAA heavyweight wrestling champion Gable Steveson officially begins his pursuit of a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics Wednesday night. –> Follow @Tony Liebert on Twitter   Gophers’ heavyweight wrestler Gable Steveson officially begins his pursuit of a gold medal in the men’s freestyle 125kg (275 pounds) event at […] READ MORE


Four Things That Must Happen for Gophers to Win the Volleyball National Title

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Once again in 2021, the expectations are high for Hugh McCutheon’s Women’s Volleyball team.  The Gophers reached the Final Four in 2015, 2016 and 2019, but have not yet captured an NCAA title.  For a team to win a National Championship, a lot of things have to go right.  Here are four things that must happen […] READ MORE


PODCAST: Kendal Shell & Nadine Babu talk about George Floyd, community involvement and much more!

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With Minneapolis in the national spotlight, Nadine Babu brought in St. Louis Native Kendal Shell to discuss the past week in Minneapolis. The two discuss race, Kendal’s personal experience with recent protests and his story from his time at the U of M and MPD.  PODCAST LINK: https://share.transistor.fm/s/b693f3f7  Video clips from the interview can be found […] READ MORE