The Coaches’ Caravan provides the Minnesota Athletic Department a wonderful opportunity to reach out to their out-state fan base. Traveling on this leg of the caravan are basketball coaches Tubby Smith and Pam Borton, women’s hockey coach Laura Halldorson and Associate Athletics Director Tom Wistrcill.
A highlight of the outing in Hermantown was having Gopher football alum Robin Tellor, a 1963 graduate and an offensive guard on the 1960 national champion squad, in attendance.
A lively crowd of over 100 Golden Gopher faithful greeted the Caravan in Grand Rapids. Among the guests were Bob Sandberg, the Gophers’ quarterback who captained the squad in 1946, and Jon Maturi, the brother of Minnesota Athletic Director Joel Maturi.
The largest crowd of the Northern Minnesota, including a group of local basketball campers, greeted the Golden Gopher contingent at The Lodge.
A Pair of Former Gophers Earn Medals
6/26/2017 - W. Volleyball
Two former University of Minnesota volleyball players gained medals at the 2017 Pan American Cup yesterday, in Canete, Peru.
Sabres Pick Mittelstadt at No. 8
6/23/2017 - M. Ice Hockey
A native of Eden Prairie, Minn., Mittelstadt is the highest Gophers draft pick since 2006 and the 10th Minnesota player selected by the Sabres.
Gopher Trio Races Internationally
6/26/2017 - W. Track & Field
Titania Markland, Kimberly Golding, and Emerald Egwim competed for their respective countries over the weekend.