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.
Gophers Host Border Battle Finale
2/22/2017 - M. Ice Hockey
The No. 4 Gopher Hockey program returns to Mariucci Arena this weekend after a four-game road swing to take on No. 19 Wisconsin in a Border Battle series between the top two programs in...
Preview: Gophers at #24 Maryland
2/21/2017 - M. Basketball
Minnesota heads to the Old Line State for a rematch with the Terrapins Wednesday night.
Black History Month: Shani (Marks) Johnson
2/22/2017 - W. Track
In honor of Black History Month, Gopher Athletics is celebrating those who made us great.