Michelle Traversie
Michelle  Traversie

Associate Director of Athletic Communications

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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.


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