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 Open B1G Play With 16-0 Victory
3/24/2017 - Softball
The No. 8/8 University of Minnesota Gophers opened Big Ten season with a 16-0 victory in five innings over the Nebraska Cornhuskers.
Gophers Defeat Buckeyes for First Big Ten Win
3/24/2017 - Baseball
The University of Minnesota picked up their first Big Ten Conference win of the season as they defeated Ohio State 5-2 at Bill Davis Stadium.
Gophers Set for Northeast Regional
3/21/2017 - M. Ice Hockey
The 2017 NCAA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament marks the 37th appearance in the national tournament for the Maroon & Gold -- the most of any program in college hockey.