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 Settle for Split with UW
1/21/2017 - M. Ice Hockey
Tyler Sheehy ended the night with a pair of assists and leads the Big Ten in scoring with 32 points on the year.
Gophers Edged in OT By No. 17 Wisconsin, 78-76
1/21/2017 - M. Basketball
Amir Coffey scored 19 points and Akeem Springs added 16 for the Gophers (15-5, 3-4), who lost their third straight game.
Gophers Earn Win Over Air Force
1/21/2017 - M. Gymnastics
No. 5 Minnesota topped No. 10 Air Force 407.700 to 395.350 on Saturday afternoon at the Sports Pavilion.