Mandy Hansen joined the University of Minnesota as an assistant director of athletic communications in August 2013. She serves as the primary communications contact for Gopher women's hockey, women's track & field and women's cross country.
Prior to joining the staff at Minnesota, Hansen served as an athletic communications assistant at the University of Wisconsin where she oversaw media relations for the 2011 national champion Badger women's hockey team and worked with the Wisconsin men's soccer and men's and women's tennis programs. Most recently, she spent two years working in communications and marketing at Hamline University School of Law.
Hansen served as the athletic media relations graduate assistant at the University of Denver from 2007-2009 while completing her master's degree in public relations. She was the primary media contact for the Pioneer women's soccer and women's gymnastics teams and aided in communication efforts for all 17 DU athletic programs, including the Denver men's hockey, basketball and lacrosse teams.
A Duluth, Minn., native, Hansen graduated from the College of St. Scholastica with her bachelor's degree in communication and English in 2007. During her undergraduate career, she was a member of the Saints track & field and soccer teams and worked as a sports information student assistant for three years.
Hanson and Smith Named to All-Tourney Team
5/28/2017 - Baseball
The University of Minnesota’s Toby Hanson and Jordan Smith were voted to the Big Ten All-Tournament Team Sunday.
Spagnola Makes It Six
5/27/2017 - W. Track & Field
Emma Spagnola punched her ticket to the NCAA Championships in the 100m hurdles as the sixth Gopher to advance through the NCAA West Prelim.
4x100 Meter Relay Breaks School Record
5/27/2017 - M. Track & Field
The Minnesota 4x100 meter relay squad of Jordan Charles, Brad Neumann, Jordan Webb and Luca Wieland clocked a 39.80 to finish 16th in the event while the mark just edged the previous...