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Gophers volleyball has 'room to grow' with Michigan, Penn State visiting

The Gophers volleyball team is 5-5 on the season and coming off a three-set loss at Nebraska. Senior Kylie Murr said, "There's still so much room to get better."

No. 12 Gophers volleyball keeps it close but swept at No. 2 Nebraska

The Cornhuskers seemed to come through when they had to at every key moment.

As Gophers volleyball enters Big Ten play, missing offense is a mystery

The offensive numbers are staggeringly low and just as importantly, they aren't passing the eye test, with Minnesota's opponents hitting them time and again with huge runs.

Shaffmaster injured, No. 9 U volleyball falls in five sets to No. 14 Creighton

Setter Melani Shaffmaster exited in the fourth set but did return in the fifth for the No. 9 Gophers. However, they could not overcome the 14th-ranked Bluejays.

Time to panic? U volleyball not going there despite resounding losses

Coach Keegan Cook is staying calm after losses to Texas and Florida, but that doesn't mean the Gophers aren't urgently addressing issues ahead of another big weekend.

Gophers volleyball gets championship lesson in four-set loss to Texas

Texas, who won the NCAA title last season, was crisp, assured and powerful — Minnesota was relentless but came up short in some fundamentals.

Gophers volleyball transfers soaring as defending champ Texas hits town

The sting of losing Carter Booth and Jenna Wenaas didn't linger for the Gophers once Kylie Murr, Phoebe Awoleye and Lydia Grote arrived.

Gophers volleyball wins debut under new coach Keegan Cook, beating TCU

The Gophers dropped their first set before steadying and turning back the Horned Frogs.

How good can Gophers volleyball be? New-look team amped for its debut

The lineups and relationships are still being built, but a grueling non-conference schedule has arrived starting Friday. Here is what to watch for as the 2023 season gets underway.

New coach's challenge: Stabilize a shaken Gophers volleyball team

Hugh McCutcheon's departure left the U volleyball program reeling. His replacement, Keegan Cook, had eight months to refocus players, persuade wavering recruits and prepare for a season that begins this week.