The No. 4 Gophers softball team won the Big Ten Conference regular season on Saturday with a 14-1 victory in five innings over Penn State. It's the first championship title since 1991 and fourth in program history.
Outright. @B1Gsoftball. Champs.
— Big Ten Network (@BigTenNetwork) May 6, 2017
Minnesota is also the first school to win 50 games at the Division 1 level, moving to 50-3 and 21-1 in conference play. The 50 wins are a school record for a single-season.
Junior Dani Wanger hit two home runs in the win and freshman pitchers Amber Fiser and Carlie Brandt threw a combined four-hitter.
The Gophers will close out their regular season on Sunday against the Penn State.