For the third time in Goldy's history -- the University of Minnesota mascot has won the 'Best D1 Mascot' championship at the 2017 College Cheerleading & Dance Team National Championship in Orlando, Florida. Goldy finished second last year.

The 2017 Top-Ten College Mascots

  1. Goldy Gopher - University of Minnesota
  2. Aubie the Tiger- Auburn University
  3. Brutus Buckeye - Ohio State University
  4. Hook 'Em - University of Texas
  5. Chip the Buffalo - Colorado University
  6. Bearcat - University of Cincinnati
  7. Smokey the Bluetick Coon Hound - University of Tennessee
  8. Butch T. Cougar - Washington State University
  9. Big Al the Elephant - University of Alabama

Way to go Goldy!  GO GOPHERS!

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