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 Beat Ohio State in Five-Set Thriller
11/25/2015 - W. Volleyball
Minnesota ended its regular home season in a five-set win over Ohio State, 25-27, 29-31, 25-17, 25-15, 15-9. The Gophers are now 25-4 overall and 17-2 in the Big Ten.
Watch Brick by Brick: "Border Battle"
11/25/2015 - Football
Look back at the win against Illinois and towards the Border Battle showdown Wisconsin in the latest episode.
Gophers Return to WCHA Action
11/23/2015 - W. Ice Hockey
Minnesota travels to Minnesota State for a league matchup this Friday and Saturday.