Samuel Kortes
Samuel Kortes


High School:
Franklin High School

Year on Team: 1st

Major: Psychology

High School: Franklin High School

Favorite Place on Campus: The Rec Center

Favorite sport to watch/cheer for: Wrestling

What made you want to cheer at the U of M? It is a sport that allows me the challenge myself in a new way

What's something that most people don't know about you? I enjoy writing fiction when I have free time

What non-cheering accomplishment are you most proud of? Placing 5th at the high school state wrestling tournament

What do you like to do when you're not cheering? Relax, work out

What are you looking forward to on this team? Learning new stunts and cheering at games


Goldy Gopher Featured in Minnesota Daily


The Minnesota Daily takes an in-depth look at the history of Goldy Gopher who dates back to 1952.

Spirit Squads during 2015 Football Season


Check out photos of the Spirit Squads performing at Gopher football games this season.

Goldy Featured in the New York Times


Goldy Gopher and the spinning of his head were featured in the New York Times.

Proud Sponsors Of Gopher Athletics