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    Default PP: Winners in every team sport: Gophers stand alone among Power Five schools

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    University of Minnesota student-athletes had a school-record 3.29 grade point average last year and tied for the lead among public Big Ten schools with a 93 percent graduation rate, according to a school report.

    The Gophers also achieved a rare feat on the playing field: Of the 65 schools in the “Power Five” conferences, Minnesota was alone in posting a winning record in every team sport, Athletics Director Mark Coyle said in an annual report Thursday to the Board of Regents.

    “We make it very, very clear to our coaches, when they start to recruit these young men and women, that they have to compete on this campus academically and athletically,” Coyle said.

    https://www.twincities.com/2019/07/1...-five-schools/

    Go Gophers!!


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    Quote Originally Posted by BleedGopher View Post
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    University of Minnesota student-athletes had a school-record 3.29 grade point average last year and tied for the lead among public Big Ten schools with a 93 percent graduation rate, according to a school report.

    The Gophers also achieved a rare feat on the playing field: Of the 65 schools in the “Power Five” conferences, Minnesota was alone in posting a winning record in every team sport, Athletics Director Mark Coyle said in an annual report Thursday to the Board of Regents.

    “We make it very, very clear to our coaches, when they start to recruit these young men and women, that they have to compete on this campus academically and athletically,” Coyle said.

    https://www.twincities.com/2019/07/1...-five-schools/

    Go Gophers!!
    Winning record in every sport? That's impressive! Go Gophers!

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    Wow, that is incredible!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by cncmin View Post
    Wow, that is incredible!!
    It is.

    I guess all the stuff we hear about Minnesota sports and constant losing is... uh, inaccurate.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RememberMurray View Post
    It is.

    I guess all the stuff we hear about Minnesota sports and constant losing is... uh, inaccurate.

    Gophers have typically been good in non revenue sports.

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    I'm sure Rochelle Olson is about to release a multi part series of articles on this achievement.

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    Yeah while there have been low moments, most of the Gopher teams have at least had winning seasons, with some of them better than others. All things considered, the last decade has been alright
    Since 2012:
    Football has won at least five games every season, earned six bowl berths, including a New Year's Day, won three bowls. Plus won all of the rivalry trophies in that span
    Men's Basketball has three NCAA berths along with an NIT title and an NIT runner-up
    Women's Basketball had two NCAA berths and made a strong hire with Lindsay Whalen
    Men's Hockey had six conference titles, a conference tourney win and two Frozen Fours
    Women's Hockey had four conference titles, four conference tourney titles, seven Frozen Fours and four national titles
    Volleyball has had six trips to the NCAA, with two trips to the Final Four and two conference titles
    Baseball earned two conference titles, a conference tourney title, two NCAA berths and a regional title.
    Softball with four conference titles, four tourney titles, seven NCAA berths and two Super Regional appearances
    You guys are playing like this is some throw away game up in Rochester.

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