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.
Gopher Ground Game Gaining Yards, Scoring TDs
9/28/2016 - Football
Minnesota running game, which has scored 11 touchdowns, powered by three backs and a healthy quarterback.
Gophers Hit the Road to Indiana/Purdue
9/27/2016 - W. Volleyball
Minnesota travels to Indiana and Purdue this weekend to compete on Friday and Sunday.
Sherels, Murray, Boddy-Calhoun Impact NFL Games
9/27/2016 - Football
Sherels, Murray, Boddy-Calhoun impact NFL games with big plays. Sherels punt return sparks Minnesota to win, while Boddy-Calhoun returned an interception for a touchdown.