Gopher Athletics Set to Hold Annual Food Drive

Go Gophers! Gopher student-athletes will be collecting food items or monetary donations for its annual drive.
Go Gophers!
Gopher student-athletes will be collecting food items or monetary donations for its annual drive.
Go Gophers!

Oct. 24, 2013

The University of Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletics department will hold its annual food drive at various Gopher athletic events this academic season. Gopher student-athletes will be accepting canned or non-perishable food donations at the main entrances at participating Gopher athletic facilities. They will also accept monetary donations at the events. All proceeds go towards Second Harvest Heartland and Prospect Park Food Shelf.

The food drive begins this Friday when the No. 1 Gopher men's hockey team hosts Boston College, Oct. 25. Nov. 16 showcases two events; at the Gopher volleyball match vs. Penn State and the women's hockey game against North Dakota. The Nov. 24 women's basketball game against Navy will be the final event prior to Thanksgiving, followed by two events in January at the men's basketball game vs. Purdue (1/5/14) and the Gopher wrestling match against Wisconsin (1/12/14).

Food Drive Events
10/25/2013 Men's Hockey vs. Boston College (Mariucci Arena)
11/16/2013 Volleyball vs. Penn State (Sports Pavilion)
11/16/2013 Women's Hockey vs. North Dakota (Ridder Arena)
11/24/2013 Women's Basketball vs. Navy (Williams Arena)
1/5/2014 Men's Basketball vs. Purdue (Williams Arena)
1/12/2014 Wrestling vs. Wisconsin (Sports Pavilion)