Gopher Sports Update

Gopher Sports Update goes beyond the scores and brings listeners unparalleled access, conversations and profiles of Golden Gopher student athletes, coaches, administrators and alumni.

Jul 23 Part 2 with Former Gophers and Vikings Safety Jack Brewer

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.Screen Shot 2014-06-28 at 7.28.58 PM

Jun 25 Emerging Gopher Softball Star Taylor LeMay

At this time last year, Gopher softball starting catcher Taylor LeMay hadn’t stepped foot on a college softball diamond, not seeing the field while at Division II Concordia-St. Paul her freshman season. Now, she can say she started every game behind the dish for a team that made the NCAA Super Regionals before being ousted by Oregon one step before the College World Series. A fun conversation with a great story, soon-to-be junior Taylor Lemay of the Gopher softball team.University of Minnesota vs. Oklahoma State University Women's softball.

Jun 11 Gopher Women’s Track & Field Star Megan Geyen

One of the more open conversations you’ll hear on this, or any sports talk show, maroon and gold track and field star Megan Geyen opens up about the struggles she has overcome throughout her career on her way to Eugene, Oregon, the site of her final collegiate race at the NCAA Championships this week.geyen

Jun 4 Gopher Head Women’s Tennis Coach Chuck Merzbacher

The guys are joined by Gopher head women’s tennis coach Chuck Merzbacher to discuss the improvement of his team this past season, one that saw them finish with their most conference and overall wins in more than a decade.Screen Shot 2014-05-13 at 10.37.57 PM

 

May 21 Top Gopher Sports Moments of the Year: No. 10 through No. 6

Co-hosts Mike Gallagher and Matt Nelson discuss the best moments of the 2013-14 U of M athletic year in the annual countdown of Gopher glory, with numbers six through 10 being covered this week in descending order. Numbers one through five will be released in the conclusion of this two part episode next week.Screen Shot 2014-05-13 at 10.15.12 PM