Michelle Traen
Michelle Traen

Assistant Director of Athletic Communications

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Michelle Traen has been with the University of Minnesota since September of 2001. In her second year as the athletic communications contact for volleyball, as well as community relations, Traen has also been the sport contact for baseball, women's hockey, men's and women's swimming and diving, rowing and women's tennis teams.

A 2000 graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato, Traen earned her bachelor of arts degree in mass communications with an emphasis in journalism and a minor in marketing. She was an undergraduate intern and a graduate assistant in the sports information department at MSU prior to her arrival at Minnesota.


Six Gophers Tabbed All-Big Ten

5/23/2017 - Baseball

The University of Minnesota had six student-athletes earn All-Big Ten Honors Wednesday morning.

Gopher Road Trip Moves On

5/23/2017 - General Release

Day two of the Gopher Road Trip includes stops in Owatonna, Fairmont and New Ulm on Tuesday before wrapping up on Wednesday.

Zeimann Paces New Zealand in Win

5/22/2017 - W. Volleyball

Gopher volleyball freshman Alice Zeimann competed with New Zealand’s U23 team as they participated in the Asian Women’s U23 Championships.

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