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Gophers women’s basketball has a different look this season

Gophers Forward Jasmine Powell approaches defenders in Williams Arena on Sunday, Feb. 10. The Gophers suffered a defeat against Michigan 52-77.
Tony Liebert, Sports Reporter
October 14, 2020
After losing six players who scored nearly half the Gophers points last season, Minnesota will rely on freshmen and sophomores to step up in 2020-21.

Gophers thankful to play summer baseball

Gophers Pitcher Trent Schoeberl launches a pitch at U.S. Bank Stadium on Tuesday, March 3. (Kamaan Richards / Minnesota Daily)
Brendan O'Brien, Sports Reporter
September 9, 2020
In total, 27 players competed in developmental or local leagues.

Gophers thankful to play summer baseball

Gophers Pitcher Trent Schoeberl launches a pitch at U.S. Bank Stadium on Tuesday, March 3. (Kamaan Richards / Minnesota Daily)
Brendan O'Brien
September 8, 2020

As spring turned to summer, the pessimism about playing summer baseball continued to grow for Gophers baseball players. For collegiate players, the inability to play would be quite the disappointment....

Max Meyer selected No. 3 to the Miami Marlins

5Sophomore Max Meyer pitches the ball on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Siebert Field. The Gophers beat the Ohio State Buckeyes 5-4 in the bottom of the 18th inning. 
Paul Hodowanic
June 10, 2020

Wednesday night proved to be a historic night for the Gophers' baseball program. Junior right-handed pitcher Max Meyer was selected No. 3 overall by the Miami Marlins in 2020 MLB Draft, making him the...

MLB Draft Preview: Max Meyer primed to make Gophers history

5Sophomore Max Meyer pitches the ball on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Siebert Field. The Gophers beat the Ohio State Buckeyes 5-4 in the bottom of the 18th inning. 
Paul Hodowanic
June 10, 2020

When Max Meyer hears his name called during Wednesday's 2020 MLB Draft, he will likely make Gopher history. The junior from Woodbury has been hailed as a consensus first round pick, one with a high chance...

Summer plans in limbo for Gophers baseball players

Gophers Pitcher Bubba Horton throws a pitch at U.S Bank Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 29. The Gophers fell to Duke 3-7.
Brendan O'Brien
April 27, 2020

Baseball is one of the quintessential activities of every summer. Without the freshly cut grass, the 3-2 counts and the crack of the bat, it would not feel like summer. But with the cancellation of the...

With season canceled, Gophers learning lessons that transcend baseball

Gophers Head Coach John Anderson observes the game and provides feedback to players at U.S Bank Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 29. The Gophers fell to Duke 3-7.
Nick Jungheim
April 27, 2020

For most teams, seasons end on the field, either in defeat or with a championship. It is rare that, midway through the schedule, the remainder of the year's games are ripped away. But that is the reality...

After overcoming injuries, Gophers’ outfielder Grimm faced with another obstacle in COVID-19

Outfielder Otto Grimm rounds third base during the Gophers' 7-6 win against Texas Christian University at U.S. Bank Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 23.
Brendan O'Brien
April 17, 2020

Otto Grimm's time with the Gophers baseball team has been an uphill battle. Growing up in Bemidji, Minnesota, Grimm dreamed of taking the field for the Gophers. While he had a local option to play college...

Joshua Culliver rehabbing arm after shortened season

Courtesy of Kelly Hagenson/University of Minnesota Athletics.
Brendan O'Brien
April 16, 2020

The Gopher baseball season ended abruptly about a month ago, but the season was over earlier for junior pitcher Joshua Culliver. In February, head coach John Anderson announced Culliver's season ended...

Gophers pitcher Massey continues to make strides

Pitcher J.P. Massey pitches the ball during the Gophers' 7-6 win against Texas Christian University at U.S. Bank Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 23.
Brendan O'Brien
April 4, 2020

Every student-athlete has their own reasoning for choosing a certain university. For Gophers pitcher J.P. Massey, it wasn't just the product on-field that attracted him but the culture it provided.  The...