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High school teammates reunited after taking different paths to Minnesota

Nick Jungheim
April 1, 2020

Last fall, a trio of Mountain Vista High School alumni set foot on campus to join the University of Minnesota baseball team. The paths they took to get there were all unique but led to the same place. Two...

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. 

Gophers’ pitching staff was turning a corner before canceled season

Brendan O'Brien
March 27, 2020

In the early goings of the 2020 season, head coach John Anderson had high praise for the Gophers' pitching staff, calling it potentially the deepest staff from top to bottom he has had at Minnesota. That's...

Drake Davis winds up to throw a pitch.

After facing several obstacles, Drake Davis determined to overcome suspended season

Nick Jungheim
March 27, 2020

During his first two seasons of college, redshirt sophomore Drake Davis got all too accustomed to waiting. In 2020, the right-hander finally made his collegiate debut. But with the season cut short, he...

Jordan Kozicky eyes the ball during the game against Illinois on Sunday, April 14 at Siebert Field in Minneapolis. The Gophers lost 3-13.

Senior Jordan Kozicky finds perspective during the unknown

Brendan O'Brien
March 19, 2020

Like many this past week, redshirt senior Jordan Kozicky saw part of his life turn upside down. When he and his Gophers baseball teammates were heading out to the bus to leave for a road series at Air...

Gophers Infielder Zack Raabe makes a catch at U.S. Bank Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. The Gophers fell to Duke 3-7.

Gophers sweep Creighton in two-game series

Brendan O'Brien
March 12, 2020

After losing six of their last seven games, the Minnesota baseball team picked up two wins to get back on track, sweeping Creighton in a mid-week series. Tuesday - Minnesota 5, Creighton 3 What started...

Gophers Pitcher Trent Schoeberl scans the field at U.S. Bank Stadium on Tuesday, March 3.

Minnesota drops baseball series against Utah

Nick Jungheim and Brendan O'Brien
March 10, 2020

The Gopher baseball team dropped a home series against Utah over the weekend, losing the final two games against the Utes after winning off a strong pitching performance Friday night. Friday — Minnesota...

Sophomore Sam Thoresen pitches during the game North Dakota State University on Tuesday, April 9.

Gophers host trio of ACC opponents in Cambria College Classic

Nick Jungheim and Brendan O'Brien
March 4, 2020

The Gophers hosted the Cambria College Classic over the weekend, a six-team, three-day round robin tournament at U.S. Bank Stadium. In addition to Minnesota, participants featured Iowa and Purdue from...

Gophers and Cambria College Classic

Nick Jungheim and Brendan O'Brien
February 27, 2020

Wednesday - Minnesota 4, South Dakota St. 2 In a warm-up before the Cambria College Classic, the Gophers secured a 4-2 win over South Dakota State Wednesday. After a weekend in which Minnesota's pitching...

Max Meyer watches the ball at Siebert Field on Tuesday, April 9.

Gophers face Twins, lose series to TCU

Nick Jungheim and Brendan O'Brien
February 26, 2020

Minnesota could not find many hits or score runs against the Minnesota Twins and the TCU Horned Frogs, resulting in three losses in four games over the weekend.  Friday - Gophers 0, Twins 16 The Gophers...

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. 

Minnesota baseball opens up season in Arizona

Nick Jungheim and Brendan O'Brien
February 18, 2020

While the Twin Cities are still in the clutches of winter weather, Minnesota's baseball team traveled south over the weekend where they found green grass, blue skies and brown infield dirt to begin the...