Gopher Athletics: Week in Review (July 11-17) | #students | #parents

Athletics | 7/17/2020 5:18:00 PM

@GopherSports: Gopher Athletics is asking Minnesota to “Mask Up”.

GopherSports.com: The latest episode in the Minnesota Proud series focuses on former Gopher student-athletes participating in the fight against COVID-19.

GopherSports.com: Swimming’s Lindsey Kozelsky and Gymnastics’ Ivy Lu are Minnesota’s two nominees for the 2020 NCAA Woman of the Year award.

KSTP.com: Football’s Casey O’Brien helped surprise a recent high school graduate with a trip to Hawaii as part of the Wishes & More organization.

GopherSports.com: New Soccer assistant coach Maya Hayes was a three-time All-American at Penn State and played professionally before beginning her coaching career. Get to know her in this Q&A.

GopherSports.com: Following the Big Ten’s announcement of conference-only schedules, the 2020 Roy Griak Invitational has been canceled.

GopherSports.com: Men’s Basketball was recognized by the National Association of Basketball Coaches with its Team Academic Excellence Award.

@TheCuoreProject: Volleyball alum Taylor Morgan shared her thoughts on society and justice with The Cuore Project.

MNDaily.com: The Daily’s Julianna Landis gave an update on Soccer’s return to campus and the start of training.

@Coach_Fleck: Go behind the scenes of Football’s workouts on campus.

TheNext.com: Women’s Basketball Laura Bagwell Katalinich, a graduate transfer from Cornell, was featured by TheNext.com.

GopherSports.com: Softball will welcome eight newcomers to its roster for the 2020-21 season.

GopherSports.com: Swimming & Diving’s Deep Dive series continues with senior Emily Cook.

GopherSports.com: Women’s Gymnastics’ All-Around series begins with sophomore Maya Albertin.

EqualTimeSoccer.com: Six current and former Gopher Soccer student-athletes joined Equal Time Soccer to preview the NWSL Challenge Cup.

EqualTimeSoccer.com: Patricia Ward and Arianna Delmoral were guests on the Equal Time Soccer podcast.

GopherSports.com: Baseball has student-athletes participating in summer ball all over the country. Here’s an update on how they are doing.

@GopherSwimDive: Former Gopher Tevyn Waddell reflected on helping Minnesota’s 200 Medley Relay team win a Big Ten Championship.

Fox9.com: After earning a spot in next week’s 3M Open, current Gopher Angus Flanagan will be joined in the field by alums Tom Lehman and Erik van Rooyen.

GopherSports.com: Erik van Rooyen joined fill-in host Mike Grimm on this week’s Golden Gopher Podcast.

GopherSports.com: Phil Steele Publications unveiled its preseason All-Big Ten teams with seven Gophers recognized.

GopherSports.com: Tanner Morgan is one of 30 quarterbacks on the Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award watch list.

GopherSports.com: Junior running back Mohamed Ibrahim has been named a preseason candidate for the Doak Walker Award.

GopherSports.com: Junior receiver Rashod Bateman has been named to the preseason Biletinkoff Award watch list.

StarTribune.com: Former Gopher All-American Rachel Banham is preparing for her Minnesota Lynx debut later this month when the WNBA begins play.

KFAN.com: Former Gopher and NFL receiver Ron Johnson filled in for Justin Gaard on KFAN and provided plenty of Gopher talk this past Sunday.

GopherSports.com: Nineteen Gopher alums are taking part in NHL training camps. The season is scheduled to resume on August 1.

TheRinkLive.com: Former Gopher and current Northern Michigan head hockey coach Grant Potulny was a guest on The Rink Live podcast.

@GopherBaseball: Check out highlights of Max Meyer in workouts with the Miami Marlins.

@GopherMTennis: Bodin Zarkovic talks with Coach Geoff Young about the impact Novak Djokovic had on him in his native Serbia.

GopherSports.com: A look back at the top moments from the 2019-20 Wrestling season continues with Mitch McKee’s run of five straight pins, the sixth longest streak in program history.

GopherSports.com: Women’s Hockey has announced that Grace Zumwinkle, Emily Brown, Olivia Knowles and Taylor Wente will serve as captains in 2020-21.

PostBulletin.com: Women’s Hockey’s Taylor Heise reflected on the recruiting process that led her to Minnesota.

TheProvince.com: Former Softball standout Sara Groenewegen is planning to be a part of a new pro fastpitch league that will award individual points to players as part of the games.

@StAnthonyCC: Former Gopher runner Stacey Hutton has been named head cross country coach at St. Anthony Village High School.

The next Minnesota Day on BTN is next Wednesday.




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