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.


Three Gophers Named All-B1G

3/19/2018 - W. Gymnastics

University of Minnesota gymnasts Lexy Ramler, Ivy Lu and Hannah Hitchcock have been named to the 2018 All-Big Ten teams.

Pochinka, Wiskus Sweep B1G Awards

3/19/2018 - M. Gymnastics

For the first time in his career Yaroslav Pochinka won the Big Ten Gymnast of the Week while Shane Wiskus won his sixth B1G Freshman of the Week honor.

Gophers Claim Series Victory Over No. 9 TCU

3/18/2018 - Baseball

Minnesota split a pair of results on Sunday against Baseball America's No. 9-ranked team in the nation, TCU, claiming the series two games to one.

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