Aug. 5, 2012
Former Gopher Lindsey Berg and future Gopher and current United States head coach Hugh McCutcheon went undefeated in Pool B play after wins against Serbia and Turkey.
With the wins, Team USA finishes pool competition with a 5-0 record heading into Tuesday's quarterfinal match. With win over Turkey, the US will have the overall No. 1 seed and will face the Dominican Republic. In pool competition, Team USA only dropped two sets (South Korea and Brazil) en route to five wins. Team USA held 15 points in pool play, while in Pool A, Russia had 14 points, followed by Italy with 13.
In Sunday's match against Turkey, USA won in three sets, 27-25, 25-16, 25-19. Although Berg left the third set due to an injury, Team USA went on to close the match with a 25-19 third-set win. On Friday, Team USA clinched the top spot in Pool B with a three-set win over Serbia by scores of 25-17, 25-20, 25-16.
Gophers Close out 2016 Spring Season
Minnesota hosted North Dakota State to close out the 2016 spring season, while the 2015 championship season was also honored.
Buford, Handley Make CNT-Indy Roster
Minnesota will have two representatives on U.S. Collegiate National Team-Indianapolis program in middle blocker Kayla Buford and setter Erica Handley.
Point U! Podcast: Spring Episode 1
Gopher Coach Hugh McCutcheon and Hannah Tapp sit down for the first episode of spring Point U! Podcast