Michelle (Traen) Traversie has been with the University of Minnesota since September of 2001. Traversie is in her sixth season as the athletic communications contact for volleyball, as well as community relations and external events. She also assists with the Gopher Athletic Communications student program as well as championships. During her Minnesota career, Traversie 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.
Six Gophers Win Olympic Gold
2/22/2018 - W. Ice Hockey
Team USA defeated Canada in a shootout to take home gold at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.
The Man of Many Weights
2/22/2018 - Wrestling
Junior Brandon Krone has won matches at 165, 174, 184 and 197-pounds throughout his nearly four years in a Maroon and Gold singlet.
Gophers Headed to Citrus Classic
2/22/2018 - Softball
No. 22/22 Minnesota hits the road once again as they travel back to The Sunshine State this time to participate in the Diamond 9 Citrus Classic.