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

Gophers baseball sweeps Ohio State in first conference series

Luke Hanlon
March 27, 2017

After winning the Big Ten last season, Minnesota started its title defense this weekend with a sweep of Ohio State.Coming into conference play, the team isn’t focused on trying to repeat. They are trying...

US Bank Stadium as seen before a Gophers baseball game on Feb. 26, 2017.

U.S. Bank Stadium gets mixed reviews for Minnesota baseball

Luke Hanlon
March 23, 2017

When Minnesota played Seattle University on Feb. 24 at U.S. Bank Stadium, it marked the first time the Gophers had played a home game in February since 2013.Only two players on the current roster were...

Sophomore first baseman Toby Hanson bats during the Gophers baseball game against Kansas at Siebert Field on Wednesday.

Minnesota moves to 8-4 after two midweek wins

Luke Hanlon
March 10, 2017

Minnesota is 8-4 through 12 games this season, giving just enough of a sample size to assess the season thus far.“I’m happy where we’re at,” head coach John Anderson said. “The home stand’s...

Redshirt senior Jordan Smith winds up to hit on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Minnesota hosted 30th Dairy Queen Classic at U.S. Bank Stadium

Luke Hanlon
March 6, 2017

After a four-year break, the Dairy Queen Classic returned to Minnesota, and the host Gophers went 2-3 over the weekend.They started the weekend with a thrilling 4-3 extra-inning victory over Oral Roberts....

Gophers take first loss at U.S. Bank Stadium

Luke Hanlon
March 1, 2017

After scoring 44 runs in their first five games of the season, the Gophers could only manage one in their loss against North Dakota State University Tuesday night at U.S. Bank Stadium.Freshman Nolan Burchill...

Redshirt sophomore pitcher Reggie Meyer pitches the ball on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 at U.S. Bank Stadium. The Gophers won 11-7 against the University of Seattle.

Gophers sweep first games at U.S. Bank Stadium

Tommy Sletten
February 27, 2017

The Minnesota baseball team started its home portion of the schedule early this year – and the Gophers fared well with a sweep.The weekend marked not only Minnesota’s first home series of the season...

Redshirt Junior Jordan Smith prepares to hit a pitch during the weekend series against Maryland at Siebert Field on April 17, 2016.

Smith traded time on the turf for Ryder Cup internship

Tommy Sletten
February 23, 2017

The University of Minnesota baseball team has most recently been celebrated for its on-field successes.But what isn’t always seen is the work that goes into making the Gophers successful people beyond...

Gophers pitcher Toby Anderson throws the ball against Kansas State at Siebert Field on April 28, 2015.

Gophers baseball opens season Friday

Tommy Sletten
February 16, 2017

Minnesota’s baseball team is back, fresh off of a Big Ten Championship, and ready to take on the 2017 campaign by storm.The Gophers were recently picked to finish sixth in the Big Ten, but the adversity...

Tyler Hanson pitches for the Willmar Stingers in a game against the Rochester Honkers at the Bill Taunton Stadium in Willmar, Minn., on July 9, 2015.

Gophers carry success into summer leagues

Jack White
July 27, 2016

Following a memorable season that ended in an NCAA Tournament appearance, many Gophers baseball players headed off to summer leagues to keep their games sharp. Minnesota has 22 representatives playing...

Left to right: Jordan Jess, Austin Athmann and Matt Fiedler. Not pictured: Dalton Sawyer.

Four Gophers taken in MLB Draft

Jack White
June 15, 2016

Four Gophers and one incoming freshman realized lifelong dreams when their names were called in the MLB Draft over the weekend.  Seniors Matt Fiedler and Austin Athmann, graduated players Jordan Jess...