Gopher Softball Heads to Big Ten Tourney as Top Seed

May 12, 2017 08:05 PM

After unprecedented success in the regular season, the Gopher softball team heads into the postseason - starting with the Big Ten Tournament this weekend in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

The Gophers are currently ranked #2 in the nation by Baseball America.  It's the highest ranking in program history.

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It comes amid a 23-game win streak that is the longest in program history, and the team's 51 wins are also a team record.

This week, the team swept the Big Ten Awards:

  • Kendyl Lindaman was named Freshman of the Year and Player of the Year
  • Sara Groenewegen earned Pitcher of the Year honors
  • Jessica Allister is the Big Ten's Coach of the Year

Click the video box on this page to watch Allister, Groenewegen and Sam Macken discuss this weekend's Big Ten Tournament

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