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Minnesota Volleyball Final Four Notes and Open Thread

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It's here. The Minnesota Golden Gophers are playing in the Women's Volleyball tonight! Plus news on ALL-AMERICANS and NATIONAL COACH OF THE YEAR awards.

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University of Minnesota Golden Gopher Volleyball
University of Minnesota Golden Gopher Volleyball
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THE BIG DANCE

The Minnesota Golden Gophers Volleyball team plays Big 12 champ Texas in the first of two semi-final matches tonight. The second game will feature Kansas vs. Nebraska. For a good review of the final four, click here to be brought to the NCAA page.

Minnesota Volleyball Team - Final Four 2015

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Minnesota Volleyball

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If Minnesota wins tonight they will face the winner of the Kansas/Nebraska game on Saturday night in the final.

OTHER NEWS:

All-Americans

Four Gopher Volleyball players were named AVCA All-Americans. First Team: Daly Santana (Sr) & Hannah Tapp (Jr.) Second Team: Samantha Seliger-Swenson (Fr.) Third Team: Paige Tapp. Read the Gophersports.com announcement here.

Minnesota Volleyball 2015 All Americans

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AVCA National Coach of the Year

AVCA Coach of the Year

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The American Volleyball Coaches Association named University of Minnesota head coach Hugh McCutcheon their 2015 Division I Coach of the year. Coach McCutcheon is the first coach to receive the AVCA award in school history and was he was also named the Big Ten coach of the year and the AVCA North Region Coach of the Year earlier. Ready the Gophersports.com article here.

OPEN THREAD

Please use the comments on this article as your open thread for the game as well as the Kansas/Nebraska game. Go GOPHERS!

Minnesota Volleyball Team - Final Four 2015

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