The No. 9 University of Minnesota volleyball team continued their stellar play against Indiana on Wednesday night, beating the Hoosiers in the Big Ten opener, 3-0. In addition to the win, senior Ashley Wittman hit her 1,500 career kill.
The Shakopee native had 1,492 kills entering the matchup and finished with 1,501.
The Gophers are 13-1 on the season and 1-0 in conference play. Next up for Minnesota will be Purdue, who will visit the Sports Pavilion on Sunday for a matinee matchup.
In Other News…
- The Gopher men’s hockey team will play two games against Boston College in the inaugural Big Ten/Hockey East Challenge. Eleven programs will participate in the tournament.
- Chicago Bears’ head coach and former Golden Gopher quarterback Marc Trestman learned plenty from Tony Dungy during their years in Minnesota, according to the Chicago Tribune. The two were often roommates during trips to road games.
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