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Redshirt sophomore Jordan Kozicky watches the pitch during a game against North Dakota State University at Siebert Field on Tuesday, Apr. 4, 2017.

Gophers baseball wins first two home games

Jack Warrick
March 1, 2018

The Gophers had their home opening series on Tuesday and Wednesday night at U.S. Bank Stadium.  Minnesota (7-2) did not carry its hot hitting performance in Florida back home, but they pulled out...

Catcher/infielder Eli Wilson readies to hit the ball during a game against North Dakota State University at Siebert Field on Apr. 4, 2017.

Eli Wilson carries on family name behind the plate

Jack Warrick
March 1, 2018

Gophers catcher Dan Wilson was an All-American and first round draft pick in 1990. Now, there is another Wilson behind the plate for Minnesota, but this time it's Eli. Gophers sophomore Eli Wilson, Dan's...

Gophers shortstop Terrin Vavra turns a double play against Iowa on March 5, 2017 at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Gophers bats come alive on road trip

Jack Warrick
February 26, 2018

The Gophers offense was on fire in Florida. Minnesota went 3-0 at the Snowbird Classic, beating three other northern teams who went south for the weekend — Boston College, Chicago College and Mount St....

Infielder Micah Coffey runs to first during a game at Siebert Field on Apr. 1, 2016.

Micah Coffey returns as leader after missing out on MLB Draft

Jack Warrick
February 22, 2018

The Gophers weren't sure they were going to get one of their biggest leaders back for this season. Multiple outlets projected senior Micah Coffey as a possible late-round draft pick in the 2017 MLB Draft...

Redshirt sophomore Jordan Kozicky watches the pitch during a game against North Dakota State University at Siebert Field on Tuesday, Apr. 4, 2017.

Gophers start season 2-2 in Georgia

Jack Warrick
February 19, 2018

The Gophers went down to Georgia for the start of the season and came back to Minneapolis with a .500 record. Minnesota beat Kennesaw State twice on Saturday and lost to Georgia Tech and Georgia State...

Toby Hanson throws the ball back to pitcher Brett Schulze during the Gopher's game against Illinois on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Siebert Field.

Gophers looking to start spring on high note

Jack Warrick
February 16, 2018

The Gophers are looking to turn the page on last season, after the team lost in the Big Ten tournament semifinals and didn't make the NCAA tournament at the end of the year. Minnesota will begin its 130th...

Minnesota starter Tyler Hanson pitches against Augsburg at Siebert Field on May 6, 2014.

Former Gophers pitcher set to join the Colorado Rockies

Jack Warrick
July 15, 2017

Monday was going to be Tyler Hanson’s first day working full time with Wells Fargo.He was set to hang up his cleats in exchange for a suit and tie. Then, he got a call from the Colorado Rockies.“Out...

Gopher's catcher Eli Wilson plays for the Willmar Stingers during a game against the Rochester Honkers on Monday, June 19, 2017 at Mayo Field in Rochester, Minnesota. The Stingers have three Gophers spending their summer season with the team.

Northwoods league helps Gophers in offseason

Jack Warrick
June 26, 2017

The season never ends for members of the Gophers baseball program.After the Big Ten Tournament concluded, the Gophers jumped right into more baseball with summer leagues all around the country.Thirteen...

Left, Lucas Gilbreath and Brian Glowicki. Gilbreath was taken by the Colorado Rockies in the seventh round and Glowicki was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 10th round.

Two Gophers pitchers selected in MLB draft

Jack Warrick
June 19, 2017

Two Gophers pitchers, Brian Glowicki and Lucas Gilbreath, were drafted Tuesday in the second day of the 2017 MLB draft.Gilbreath, the junior left-handed pitcher from outside of Denver, was drafted in the...

Pitcher Lucas Gilbreath throws pitches at Siebert Field on April 17, 2016.

Gilbreath chases the majors with hometown team

Karim Nabhan
June 19, 2017

For Gophers pitcher and Colorado native Lucas Gilbreath — a lifelong dream became reality Tuesday.The Colorado Rockies chose Gilbreath with the 206th selection in the seventh round of the...