(FOX 9) - The Minnesota Gophers finished the regular season with a big win over Big Ten rival Wisconsin on the road, taking back Paul Bunyan's Axe for the first time since 2003. It's the season finale of The P.J. Fleck Show.
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Gophers Softball walks off Georgia, moves on to Sunday's regional final
The Gophers Softball team is now 2-0 in its NCAA Regional after a dramatic walk-off win over Georgia Saturday afternoon.
The team first bested North Dakota St. Friday night before turning their attention to the Bulldogs Saturday. The game was locked at 0-0 until Georgia took a late 1-0 lead. The Gophers tied the game in the 7th inning and then won in an extra inning walk-off off the bat of Hope Brander.
All we needed was a little Hope to make it to Championship Sunday. 〽️ pic.twitter.com/rtnhLnbAwA — Minnesota Softball (@GopherSoftball) May 18, 2019Read the full article
Gophers 'embracing the opportunity' of home regional
Home field advantage doesn’t guarantee anything as the University of Minnesota softball team gets ready to host the Minneapolis Regional in this weekend’s NCAA Tournament.
The Gophers (41-12) know that, and they're embracing the challenge that awaits this weekend.
The mindset has changed from shock and excitement to preparation as the Gophers face their first home regional since 2014. The three opponents coming to town, North Dakota State, Drake and Georgia, all have RPIs in the top 45 in the country.Read the full article
‘I was just in shock': Gophers react to NCAA seeding
One of the eight roads to the NCAA Women’s College World Series runs through Minneapolis.
The University of Minnesota women’s softball team had to take a minute to let that sink in Sunday night. They were at the Stadium Village Buffalo Wild Wings, awaiting their seed for the NCAA Softball Tournament.
They were hoping to be one of the top 16 seeds in the tournament, which would guarantee hosting a first round regional. The top eight seeds, if they get out of the first round, host the following Super Regional and pave the path to the World Series.Read the full article