Kaitlyn Richardson, Sara Moulton, Sara Groenewegen, and Erika Smyth won team awards Friday night
Minnesota finishes with a 44-12 record
Minnesota will play North Dakota State Saturday at 1:30 p.m. for a spot in the regional championship game
Minnesota will play either Michigan or Wisconsin in the Big Ten Tournament title game
Minnesota, 38-9 in 2014, reached the conference title game last year
2014 REDSHIRT SENIOR SEASON:
Academic All-Big Ten Big Ten Big Ten Sportsmanship Award honoree appeared in 33 games as a pinch runner, scoring 14 runs stole her lone base of the season Feb. 28 in a win over South Carolina crossed the plate with the game-winning run on Senior Day against Penn State (April 26) and in the Big Ten quarterfinal round against Purdue (May 9).
2013 REDSHIRT JUNIOR SEASON:
Saw action in 32 games for the season all as a pinch runner finished the season with four runs recorded one stolen base named a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Academic All-Big Ten.
2012 JUNIOR SEASON:
Did not see action during the 2012 season named a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar.
2011 SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Appeared in 44 games, all as a pinch runner finished sixth on the team with 15 runs recorded three stolen bases named a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar.
2010 FRESHMAN SEASON:
Appeared in 37 games named Most Improved Player as chosen by her teammates scored 11 runs and recorded two stolen bases.
A 2009 graduate of Aitkin High School lettered five years in softball, four years in tennis and three years in basketball earned All-Great River Conference honors three times in softball along with two Great River Conference MVP's two-time team MVP as a junior batted .546 and as a senior batted .408 three-time Great River Conference selection in tennis, along with four-time team MVP and two-time state entrants all-conference honorable mention honoree in basketball.
Daughter of Joe and Andria Klucas graduated with a degree in environmental science policy and management with a 3.72 GPA in 2013 and is pursuing a Master's Degree in environmental engineering while interning at 3M born June 8, 1991.
Gophers Fall To Washington in Regional Final, 5-2.
5/20/2018 - Softball
Minnesota softball could not hold off a late rally by No. 5/5 Washington, falling by a score of 5-2.
Gophers Survive and Advance to NCAA Regional Final
5/20/2018 - Softball
Behind a late spurring offense and the strong arm of junior Sydney Smith, Minnesota (41-16) advanced to Sunday's Regional Final.
Gophers Fall in NCAA Regional Opener to Texas, 2-1
5/18/2018 - Softball
Minnesota found themselves on the opposite side of a pitcher's duel before falling to Texas in the opening round of the NCAA Seattle Regional, 2-1.