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.
Gopher Hockey Live: Clarkson
10/28/2016 - M. Ice Hockey
Follow the Gophers as they play the team's first-ever game at Cheel Arena against Clarkson.
Game Day Live: Gophers vs. Rutgers
10/28/2016 - W. Volleyball
Follow the Gophers as they face the Rutgers Scarlet Knights tonight at 7 p.m.
Gophers Receive B1G Accolades
10/28/2016 - W. Soccer
After winning a share of the Big Ten Conference regular season title on Wednesday, the Golden Gophers were well recognized in the post-season awards.