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Catch up on all the latest Gopher Athletics news from the past week. Former Matthew Wilkinson qualified for the U.S. Olympic team after finishing second in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. It will be determined in early July whether he will compete in Paris.

@GopherSwimDive: Sarah Bacon will compete in two events in Paris after winning the 3-meter springboard at the Olympic diving trials.

@GopherCCTF:After finishing seventh in the hammer throw, American Shelby Frank qualified for Thursday’s discus final at the U.S. Olympic Trials. and two-time NCAA champions Natalie Darwitz and Krissy Wendell-Pohl will be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in November in Toronto. Kyle Okposo spoke with NHL Network after becoming the 13th Gopher and third in a row to win the Stanley Cup following Florida’s 2-1 win over Edmonton. Gymnastics is hosting an open workout Thursday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Peik Gym.

@GopherWGym: Check out the latest construction timelapse of the new gymnastics training center.

@GopherWGym:The Gophers were asked who their all-time favorite Olympic gymnast was. Cam Christie spoke with KSTP’s Darren Wolfson ahead of tonight’s NBA draft. Wrestling celebrated its 2023-24 season at its annual team banquet this past weekend. Ten student-athletes earned SCC academic all-district honors. student-athletes have been named Big Ten Distinguished Scholars.

@GopherHockey:Newcomers Brodie Ziemer and John Whipple talked about the process leading up to this week’s NHL Draft. Football announced the addition of Brown University graduate Evelyn Calhoun. women’s basketball team introduced their new teammate, Allie, to Team IMPACT. Johnson was a guest on the Won & Done podcast.

@GopherMBB:The men’s basketball team participated in the Tee Time Challenge. is introducing fans to its newcomers, starting with Georgia transfer Tyler Williams. Aireontae Ersery was named a second-team All-American and 11 honored with All-Big Ten honors during Athlon’s 2024 football preview.

@BigTenNetwork: Punter Mark Crawford gave BTN a behind-the-scenes look at the Nutrition Center. native Jaxon Howard spoke with Fox 9 about his decision to join Gopher Football after one year at LSU.

@GopherFootball:Football held its annual etiquette dinner last week. Safety Tyler Nubin makes a good first impression after being drafted by the New York Giants. A year after being drafted, pitcher George Klassen is turning heads in his first summer in the Philadelphia Phillies organization.

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