March 5, 2013
Junior distance runner Laura Docherty is the most recent Minnesota student-athlete featured in the "Get to Know Your Gophers" series. Docherty recently earned All-Big Ten Second Team honors after a second-place finish in the 5,000 meters and a third-place finish in the 3,000 meters at the Big Ten Indoor Championships.
Gophers Welcome Two New Staff Members
Director of operations Lyndsey Thorpe and athletic trainer Sarah Wambheim have joined the Gopher Athletics staff.
Spotakova Earns Olympic Bronze in Javelin
Gophers All-American Barbora Spotakova threw 64.80m in to place third in the javelin at the Rio Olympic Games.
Gophers to Visit Minnesota State Fair
Golden Gopher teams and coaches are scheduled to appear at the Minnesota State Fair Aug. 29-31.