The college career of Gopher women’s soccer forward Taylor Stainbrook has been quite the journey, but she has found a home at the University of Minnesota. The redshirt junior joins hosts Matt Nelson and Mike Gallagher to relive the Gophers NCAA tournament appearance last year, talk about the team’s early season play, and give a look ahead to personal and team goals for the rest of the year and beyond.
Gopher Sports Update goes beyond the scores and brings listeners unparalleled access, conversations and profiles of Golden Gopher student athletes, coaches, administrators and alumni.
The Gopher Volleyball team is off to a hot start in 2014 with Big Ten play right around the corner. To discuss her maturation as a volleyball star for the U of M and the team’s impressive early season play, is senior star Adrianna Nora, who took home Yale Tournament MVP honors this past weekend.
An exciting time at Gopher Sports Update as you can tell by the exclamation point that rounds off our title, and this sentence! GSU gets out of the studio and brings it’s gong show to the Great Minnesota Get Together, where Big Ten and Gopher football are discussed and questions from the audience are taken.
It’s been quite some time since Glen Mason has roamed the sidelines as University of Minnesota head football coach, but he’s still around the game in a slightly different capacity. Listen as the Big Ten Network analyst previews the 2014 Big Ten Football season and gives his two cents about the product on the field for the Gophers this season.
With the Gopher football season about a week away, the guys listen in to Jerry Kill at Big Ten media day and break down the maroon and gold’s schedule that comes in like a lamb, but finishes like a lion.
Gopher Sports Update never forgets those that have left campus, especially when they’ve gone on to big things. Former maroon and gold left-handed pitcher Tom Windle is in the middle of making those big things happen, carving out a path to the major leagues in the Los Angeles Dodgers farm system. He takes some time to catch us up on his progress and take a few trots down memory lane.
GSU takes a trip out of the studio to Richard Pitino’s summer press conference in which he addresses goals for the upcoming season, where the Gophers need to improve after his first season at the helm, and the facts and myths of a clash with Louisville come November.
In an annual favorite, Gopher baseball coach John Anderson checks in with Gopher Sports Update to discuss his team’s season, his incoming recruiting class, and the ongoing drama of where his program fits in with the new Vikings stadium.
The conclusion of our two-part interview with former Minnesota Vikings and maroon and gold safety Jack Brewer. In the finale, Jack talks about the effect concussions are having in the lives of those around him at just 35 years old, and about why he is “disappointed” in Norwood Teague and the Gophers as they move forward in their facility fundraising efforts.
An impressive player on the field, former Gopher football defensive star Jack Brewer has done even more amazing things away from the gridiron in recent years. In part one of our two-week discussion with the founder of The Brewer Group and The Jack Brewer Foundation, topics included are his recent philanthropic efforts, how he has gotten to where he is today, and pay-for-play at the college level.