The Gophers are Seeded eighth in the NCAA tournament, and will play the first round against Liberty this coming weekend at the Sports Pavillion, reported the StarTribune.
The Minnesota Daily reported, the Gophers have a 24-7 overall record, while Liberty is 25-7. Minnesota head coach Hugh McCutcheon said he does not have a lot of information about Liberty's team, but his team is prepared.
Gophers opposite hitter Katherine Harms and middle blocker Tori Dixon were selected as part as the All-Big Ten team during the middle of the season, while Daly Santana is seventh in the national rankings in aces per set with 0.49, reported the StarTribune
"I believe in this group. I think we can go far," McCutcheon said to the Minnesota Daily. "It doesn't mean we'll win."