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.
Early Offense Paces Minnesota to Victory
5/4/2016 - Baseball
Gophers accumulate 12 runs on 18 hits to complete sweep of Kansas at Siebert Field on Wednesday
Coaches Hit the Highway for 2016 Gopher Road Trip
5/4/2016 - General Release
The department's annual adventure around the state of Minnesota will log more than 1,000 miles this June
Athletes Village Construction Update
5/3/2016 - General Release
Crews have begun to lay the groundwork - literally - for construction of the University of Minnesota's new Athletes Village